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Creating elegant spaces, brimming with personality
Founded in 1991 by David Spence, Graham Harris and Neil Hogan, SHH is an internationally acclaimed, award winning Chartered Architecture and Interior Design practice based in West London that is dedicated to creating world-class projects with integrity, intelligence and flair.

Our multi-faceted team of more than 50 talented individuals, offers a range of unique, specialist skills in Architecture and Interior Design, resulting in an outstanding portfolio of Hospitality and Residential projects. Additional creative support is provided by our in-house 3D visualisation and logistics teams, ensuring a seamless client experience every time.

We understand that every new appointment is an opportunity to create something that is both extraordinary and unique within a design that is effective, practical and smart. Whether it’s a striking new-build home, a beautifully restored period property, a luxury hotel or a hospitality suite at a sporting venue - a project’s natural starting point is always the client. A bespoke team will be dedicated to every project to manage each stage within a carefully coordinated program. Design is key, but the completion of every project on time and on budget is just as fundamental to our work.

At SHH we pride ourselves in the seamless delivery of exceptional projects and attention to the finest detail. We work with the very best craftsmen and specialist suppliers so that our service can be tailored to your exact requirements and every dream becomes a reality.
“The company’s ethos is to create spaces that are elegant, comfortable, functional and fun for all who use them.”

Our Team

David Spence

Company Chairman & Co-founder
Ba (Hons) Dip Arch ACIOB RIBA
David has a Diploma in construction and worked as a contractor before reading architecture. He is a hugely-experienced RIBA chartered architect from a third generation architect family and drives the practice’s highly successful residential arm, overseeing the creation of all housing schemes for both developer and private clients.
David’s passion is simple: designing and building innovative, functional and original spaces, he is never happier than with his pen in hand.




Graham Harris

Managing Director & Co-founder
Ba (Hons) Dip Arch RIBA
As a leading spokesperson for the company, Graham has a highly visible presence in the industry. He is involved on a daily basis with local planning authorities, major London estates, developers and high-end agencies, giving clients and their legal teams early stage advice and evaluation on property deals and the potential and merits of individual sites.
Additionally, Graham has particular expertise in the complexities of listed buildings, conservation areas and other sensitive developments. His passion for his trade is infectious and he is rarely seen without some insider bit of knowledge in his back pocket.

Neil Hogan

Creative Director & Co-founder
Ba (Hons)
Neil heads up the hospitality and branding teams, liaising with clients at the pitch and briefing stages and overseeing the creative direction of all project work in these areas, with more lengthy involvement in larger schemes. He also works on and adds fresh dimensions to a select number of residential interiors schemes.
Never happier than when he’s tinkering with a motorbike you can find Neil at the weekends racing over sand dunes on biking trips in far flung places such as Morocco.



Adriel Lack

Associate & Creative Head of Residential Interiors
B Des (Interior Design)
Adriel joined SHH in 2014 to help grow the team and expand our well-established residential interior design service further. Adriel background at Harrods Studio means her understanding of the Super Prime residential and commercial sector is comprehensive and she is comfortable delivering leading-edge, award-winning concepts for international private clients and property developers.
Adriel’s international background & extensive experience enable her to have a complicit understanding of clients from all over the world, and she enjoys working with them from inception to completion to make their vision a reality.

Brendan Heath

Associate Director

Ba (Design)
Brendan leads SHH’s commercial team, specialising in hospitality. He enjoys the entire design process, taking projects from concept to completion ensuring that briefs are met in a timely and efficient manner.
Brendan is a strong advocator of continuous learning and is interested in the design world at large, reading and travelling widely to ensure he is fully informed on the latest trends, projects, technologies and materials, which translate into his innovative and original design style.

Guy Matheson

Associate Director

BBSc BArch (hons)
Guy Matheson is highly-experienced in residential architecture. He specialises in luxury residential projects and is often involved with new clients at the earliest presentation and concept stages, as well as all the way through project delivery. Guy is also a technical specialist and a first port of call for the whole company in the resolution of complex technical challenges. He is particularly passionate about fine detailing and believes it is crucial in the delivery of luxury schemes.
Guy is well-travelled and interested in global architecture, helping him to offer our international clientele a strong frame of design reference.

Pawel Nawojczyk

Associate

MEng. Arch (PL) Arch RIBA
Pawel Nawojczyk is a fully-qualified architect. He has worked in both the commercial and residential teams at SHH, but has specialised latterly in major hi-end residential new-build houses and residential refurbishment projects.
Pawel oversees the implementation of complex architectural schemes and particularly enjoys both interaction with SHH’s clients and the satisfaction of seeing projects move from the briefing stage to the drawing board, and from the building site to final completion.

Rupert Martineau

Associate & Project Head of Residential Interiors
BSc
Rupert works on the company’s most high-profile residential schemes and liaises closely with SHH’s architectural team, when the company is also involved in the build aspect of a project. The team also works on standalone interiors projects.
Rupert particularly enjoys the business end of projects (contracts and costing) and the consultant co-ordination and detailing stages, as well as the implementation process leading up to project delivery, relishing the sharp end of problem-solving on site.

Steven Southall

Associate Director

B.Arch (Aus)
Steven Southall one of the company’s most senior and long-serving members of staff. He has over 20 years’ architectural experience, including several years managing major projects. His role at SHH includes giving advice on contract administration and project programming. He is a sounding board for all the company’s staff on technical, contractual and logistical issues and works closely with the practice directors on job resourcing and effective project management.
He has a broad combination of skills but his main focus is always to ensure the best possible methodology for getting a job built, both technically and contractually.

Stuart McLauchlan

Associate Director
NDip (Arch)
Stuart McLauchlan is the company’s longest-serving member of staff. He has worked on a huge variety of projects in over a decade at the practice, specialising in both high-end residential schemes and the creation of award-winning health and fitness centres.
Stuart particularly enjoys client interaction and takes pride in listening carefully to the client’s aspirations, in order to create the perfect transition from brief to reality. Stuart understands that in the Super Prime sector, the magic is in the detail, ensuring that the end result always exceeds expectations.