AT THE GREAT INDOORS WE CREATE BEAUTIFUL AND FUNCTIONAL RETAIL DESIGN, WORKPLACE, HOSPITALITY AND BRAND INTERIOR DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE.
WE UNDERSTAND HOW TO CONNECT AND CURATE YOUR BRAND WITH AN ARCHITECTURAL SPACE. A SPACE THAT IS ENGAGING WITH CUSTOMER AND USER EXPERIENCE.
The Great Indoors
Based in Sydney, Australia
T +61 (0) 477 004 990
Our 'sweetspot' is creating and developing new concept designs based on intelligent brand & design strategy.
We work with our clients reviewing and setting the tone for the right creative territory to align with their brand. We celebrate a brand within a physical space and we work closely with our industry partners to develop strategic direction, brand & digital creative design.
We are a team of creative & highly skilled interior designers and architects.
BIOGRAPHY & EXPERIENCE
Lee Hopkinson - Creative Director
Lee is a designer that specialises in architecture, interiors and branded environments across retail, workplace, commercial and residential projects.
Lee has worked on projects with architects and developers across UK, Europe, Australia and Asia for notable architects and design companies Foster and Partners, MCM, Burley Katon Halliday and creative design agencies 20|20, HMKM in London and e2 in Sydney.
From individual retail flagship stores and departments stores and shopping centres to public spaces, mixed use residential/retail buildings, residential and commercial workplace fit outs. Lee’s experience allows him to lead projects from strategic design brief, concept design, documentation, project management and through to construction.
Notable projects include Foster and Partners’ first international skyscraper in New York for Hearst Media Group, Nike ID experience NikeTown, Asprey and Fortnum and Mason retail projects in London.
Lee’s distinct hand-drawn illustrations and visual communication ability are a rare offering in a technology-driven industry, and the clients love this old-school touch.
Gesa Hopkinson - Studio Director
Gesa is a qualified architect with a degree in Engineering and more than 20 Years experience in architecture and master planning projects across Europe and Australia.
Gesa has worked on high profile master planning, retail and commercial projects including Selfridges Birmingham & Manchester Department Stores UK.
Gesa has a very strong technical knowledge for construction, project management and office procedure and systems.
Clearly Eyeware Retail Experience Sydney
Winner of Sydney Design Award for Best Retail Experience & Finalist for World Retail Awards 2014
Officeworks 3D Print Service Retail Experience Melbourne
Gold Winner of Melbourne Design Award for Best Service Retail & Finalists of Popai Awards 2015
KFC Urban Concept Store Sydney
Shortlisted for Timber Australian Design Awards