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About

Based in a converted warehouse overlooking the Thames in Chelsea, Studio Indigo was established as a result of Creative Director Mike Fisher’s ambition to create a multidisciplinary practice encompassing architecture, interior design and building management.

Since its inception in 2005, the company has gone from strength to strength, progressing to their current national and international profile.

Working alongside the highest quality craftsmen and artisans, tradesmen and professionals, they have been able to attain a consistent level of quality upon which their reputation is formed.

Studio Indigo combine quality of design and attention to detail with vast experience to create truly outstanding homes, while lovingly retaining heritage features and developing their potential to maximise space and light.

At Studio Indigo, creativity is encouraged and new ideas are welcomed. The company has built an environment where young designers can flourish under the guidance of more experienced colleagues, and design is a conversation which results in the creation of residences of exceptional quality.

The office is a unique environment, comprising of more than 50 full-time professionals across Architecture, Interior Design and Building Management, and boasts a multi-cultural, multi-national workforce, with a diversity of language, culture and ideas.

The languages in the office include Afrikaans, Czech, Dutch, Edo, English, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Irish, Italian, Marathi, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Urdu.

The result is an astonishing diversity of expertise, experience and design influence, which is applied with Studio Indigo’s proven track record.

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    Ethos

    For many designers the design process is about “them”, at Studio Indigo it’s all about the client.

    We want to embark on a design journey with the client that is creative, imaginative, surprising and enjoyable. This is the ethos of Studio Indigo and means each project is unique and reflects the character and requirements of the client.

    Studio Indigo brings a flair for creative design and problem solving. We have an outstanding reputation for attention to detail and delivering and working to programme and budget.

    We are renowned for the ability to enhance value through good design – a result of expert collaboration between our in-house designers and our knowledge of the luxury market.

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    Service

    Studio Indigo takes great pride in producing work of the highest order and seeks to greatly surpass clients’ needs and expectations, their raison d’etre.

    Studio Indigo’s approach envelops every element of design and building, covering all aspects from conception to use. We start by working closely with clients to understand their needs and translating them into innovative and creative design solutions.

    Offering an inclusive architectural service from conception through to completion, we manage the planning stages, tender documentation and contract administration until the completion of the project. The collaboration between architect and interior designer is our secret to superior design and beautiful spaces.

    Studio Indigo also work with their clients to develop the interior design, from furniture to fittings, fabrics to art in order to create interiors of quality, individuality and distinction.

    It is this unparalleled approach which enables Studio Indigo to produce exceptional homes, time and time again

    Studio Indigo’s national and international profile of work extends across a diverse range of sectors including luxury private homes, commercial developments, superyachts and private jets.

    If required, an on-going Property Management Service is also available for the completed house – a service which makes Studio Indigo unique and illustrates their dedication to their clientele.

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Careers

At Studio Indigo we have a common commitment to deliver excellence, and as a Practice we stand or fall by the quality of our team.   We value each individual and we understand that high quality projects require motivated, inspired and happy people.

We are always on the lookout for talented Architectural Designers, Technicians and Interior Designers to strengthen our ever growing team of professionals.  In return for the dedication of individuals we offer a rich mix of career opportunities.

If you are talented and passionate and want to work within a team of active minds, please send your CV and samples of your work to info@studioindigo.co.uk

The skills we require are:

  • Experience in high end residential refurbishment projects
  • Excellent AutoCAD skills
  • Excellent Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Positive, out-going, strong communicator and able to prioritise and handle multi-tasks when required to do so
  • Can keep up with a fast paced working environment and deal with obstacles and tight deadlines with a positive attitude
  • Excellent English, both verbal and written
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Mike Fisher

Creative Director

Mike Fisher graduated in Architecture from the University of Dundee and went on to complete his Master’s Degree at Oxford Brookes in Urban Design.
He has over 25 years’ experience in designing and building residential properties in the UK and across the world, and is increasingly becoming involved in superyacht design.

Since its inception, Mike has seen Studio Indigo grow from modest beginnings and he now leads a team of nearly 50 skilled and dedicated architects and interior designers.

Mike is passionate about his work and is a great believer in creating exceptional environments by using good design, quality materials and skilled workmanship. The key to his success lies in integrating architecture and interior design, listening to his clients wishes and skillfully interpreting their desires to create memorable, timeless and comfortable spaces – be it in a house, superyacht or aircraft.

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Andrew Richards

Joint Managing Director

Andrew joined Studio Indigo in early 2012, following six years at a specialist architectural practice. Andrew brings with him a wealth of building experience and technical knowledge, which is invaluable as buildings become ever more complex. His personable manner, design skills and breadth of experience makes him an ideal project leader for large and small projects alike.

Andrew was made an Associate in 2013 and was promoted to Development Director in 2015 following a successful three years. He has since been promoted to his current title of Joint Managing Director.

His exceptional attention to detail and efficiency ensures the clients’ hopes and expectations are greatly surpassed.

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James Kandutsch

Joint Managing Director

James joined Studio Indigo in 2008 having spent the previous three years working on a range of residential and mixed-use schemes in his native New Zealand. He was promoted to Team Leader in 2010 before being made a Director in 2015, followed closely in 2016 by a further promotion to his current position of Joint Managing Director.

He has worked on and led teams on a number of prestigious projects, including two large Victorian town house refurbishments in Kensington and a Grade II listed building in Chelsea as well as a 70m Superyacht. James’s expertise in managing projects and his invaluable communication skills, coupled with his easy going Kiwi manner, help to reinforce Studio Indigo’s ability to lead projects effectively from concept through to completion.

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Raimundo Torres

Director

Raimundo (Ray) graduated from The Central University of Venezuela and joined Studio Indigo in 2008 as a Project Leader. He was then promoted to Associate in 2010, Director of Architecture in 2013 and is now our Commercial Director.

Ray has excellent residential design and technical skills and is particularly successful at negotiating and winning complex planning approvals. His easy manner and great interpersonal skills make him an inspirational team leader, and he is highly successful at delivering fast-track projects for his clients on time. Ray is fluent in Spanish which is an added benefit to our international clients and overseas projects.

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Tyché McCaig

Director

Tyché joined Studio Indigo in 2007 having graduated from the University of Port Elizabeth in South Africa where her passion for Historical Architecture developed.

Tyché was promoted to Project Leader in 2012, becoming an Associate of Architecture in 2013 and is now Director. Her project management skills and her ability to deliver projects for clients is second to none. Her pragmatic design skills and her ability to understand and interpret the client and interior designers’ requirements, linked with the ability to visually interpret the potential of any given space make her invaluable. Tyché is fluent in Afrikaans.

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Melissa Hamilton

Interior Design Director

The Scottish Designer, joined Studio Indigo in early 2017 as Interior Design Director. Melissa graduated from UCL with a BA in Italian and Design. This included her time in Milan, completing two years of Industrial Design from the Politecnico di Milano. With over 15 years’ experience within the interior design industry and an extensive portfolio of completed projects in London and Europe, Melissa will be overseeing all interior projects at Studio Indigo. She is fluent in Italian and English.

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Peter Tulinski

Estates Director

Peter graduated from the University of Wroclaw with a degree in Technology. He joined Studio Indigo at its conception in 2006 and was made Director of Building Management in 2013. In 2015 he became Estates Director.

Peter heads Studio Indigo Management and is responsible for managing completed projects on behalf of our clients. He is also responsible for all the office IT systems. Peter’s wealth of experience and his ability to “turn his hand” to anything makes him a great asset to the company.

His humour and excellent people skills are invaluable for “getting things done”. Peter is fluent in Polish, Russian, German and, of course, English.

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Rohit Solanki

Finance Director

Rohit joined Studio Indigo in 2013 to run their finance department and was recently promoted to Finance Director. Rohit gained his degree in Commerce and Economics from the Mumbai University, India and brings over 25 years of experience working in the fields of accountancy, taxation and auditing. Over the years he has built up a significant understanding of a wide spectrum of small to medium sized companies.

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Fleur Liversidge

Senior Associate

Since joining Studio Indigo in 2010, Fleur has pushed the boundaries of the conventional role of interior designer, revealing her exceptionally strong design sense and remarkable ability to understand the clients’ specific needs. Her passion, creative flair and strong conceptual abilities have allowed her to run and complete a number of large complex schemes within the high-end residential market. Fleur was promoted to Associate in 2015.

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Federica Barbon

Associate

Federica joined Studio Indigo in 2014 and graduated from the University of Architecture in Venice, Italy. She has a strong passion for all things design and has both an incredible technical and creative eye, having worked on some of the most prestigious projects within the studio. Her creative drawing skills are her most impressive tools, amongst others, allowing her to clearly communicate her designs to her clients. Federica was promoted from Interior Architect to Associate in late 2017. She is fluent in English and Italian.

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David Waite-Wright

Head of Design

David is a highly experienced designer and engineer, having worked at the top of the Superyacht industry for the past twenty years. David spent ten years as a Senior Designer for the No.1 superyacht designer Terence Disdale. He then ran his own successful design business for the following 8 years – David Wright Design. He has also acted as a design consultant to the world renowned Winch Designs, among others.

David is also a fully qualified naval architect, with an Honorary Degree in Engineering.

David joined the Studio Indigo team in 2015 as Head of Design, bringing with him his huge wealth of knowledge and experience.

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Sarah Oliver

Executive AssistantEnglish, German

Having spent over 12 years in the TV industry, Sarah joined Studio Indigo at its conception in 2006 and has since then watched the company flourish from a small office to a large 45 person Studio. She is the HR Manager and is also Executive Assistant to Creative Director, Mike Fisher.

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Daniella Perez Herrera

PR and Marketing ManagerEnglish, Spanish

Born in Sweden, but of Colombian decent, Daniella has been at the fore front of pushing the Studio Indigo Brand as well as managing the office since joining in 2017. With an Interior Design Degree and Digital Marketing Diploma under her belt, Daniella brings the right mix of skills to our Marketing and PR department.  She is fluent in Spanish and English.

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Ana Goncalves

Studio Administrator and PA to Joint Managing DirectorsPortuguese, English

Ana joined Studio Indigo in early 2018 and is the Studio Assistant, as well as Personal Assistant to both Joint Managing Directors. She is originally from Portugal and has previous experience in the administration and research of large studios and offices.  She speaks Portuguese and English.

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Adam Nightingale

ArchitecureEnglish

Adam graduated from the University of Kent after obtaining his degree in Architecture. Moving to London, he completed his Part III becoming a fully qualified Architect in 2016. Since joining the Studio in 2014, Adam has been working on large complex projects in both London and India, having most notably finished a 5-storey family home in Kensington. With his strong architectural skills, Adam has continued on to become a Project Leader.

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Aidin Nikpour

ArchitectureEnglish, Persian

Born in Isfahan, Iran, Aidin completed his Architectural Degree at the University of UCSI in Malaysia. He joined Studio Indigo in 2015 after moving to the UK in 2011.  As an Architectural Technician, he is one of Studio Indigo’s leading members of the Revit team. His outstanding technical abilities and computer skills allow him to work on most of the Studio’s projects. He speaks Persian and English.

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Anita Heverin

ArchitectureEnglish, Irish, French

Irish native Anita, graduated from the Waterford Institute of Technology with a Diploma in both Architectural Technology and Project Management. She is an Associate of CIAT institute and joined Studio Indigo in 2014, quickly becoming a Project Leader showing her strong technical abilities and project management skills. She recently completed a 5-storey family home in Kensington. She speaks Irish, French and English.

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Cornelius Crankson

ArchitectureEnglish, Fante

Born and raised in Ghana, Cornelius graduated from the Kwawe Nkuwah University of Science and Technology with a Post graduate degree in Architecture in 2007. Since joining Studio Indigo in 2009, he has quickly become our Heritage Expert having an abundance of knowledge in British Conservation laws. Cornelius has been working on developments, making sure that sites of significant heritage achieve full planning consent from local authorities. He is also a Project Leader and most notably is working on large Country Estates in Somerset and the Cotswold. He speaks Fante and English.

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Eloise Timms

ArchitectureEnglish

Australia born Ellie graduated as an Architect from the University of Western Australia. She immigrated to England in 2016 and joined Studio Indigo in the same year. Ellie has a Masters in Architecture and has been working on a number of prestigious projects in Kensington and is now Project Architect for a complex Mews home in the De Vere Conservation area.

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Eugenia Gotti

ArchitectureEnglish, Italian, Spanish

Born in North Italy, Eugenia graduated from the University of Trieste in Architecture and went on to obtain a Masters in Sustainable Architecture in Venice IUAY. She joined Studio Indigo in 2016 and is working on prestigious projects in both London and in the country side. Her love of all things architectural and strong design skills have led her to run projects to a high standard. She speaks Italian, Spanish and English.

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Gemma McCloskey

ArchitectureEnglish

Born in Ireland, Gemma graduated from Queens University in Belfast with a degree in Architecture. She joined Studio Indigo in 2016 as an Architectural Assistant, however with her love of fashion and colours, she has quickly shown her creative flair within Interior Design. As a well-rounded Designer, she most recently completed a 5 storey Art Déco inspired family home, project running and designing both the architecture and interior design.

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HELEN MENKITI

ArchitectureEnglish, Igbo

Helen is an Interior Architect of Nigerian descent. She graduated from the University of Nigeria with a degree in Architecture. She joined Studio Indigo in 2017 and is currently a part of a large complex development based in India. Helen brings over 14 years’ experience within residential and hospitality design. Her strong CAD skills also means she manages the conceptualisation and designs of the interior architecture. She speaks English and Ibo.

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Izabela Gajny

ArchitectureEnglish, Polish

With over 20 years’ experience in the industry, Izabela joined Studio Indigo in late 2017. Born in Poland, she went on to graduate from the Wroclaw University with a degree in Architecture. She is currently the project leader of an international project based in India, which includes the design and management of commercial areas. She speaks English, Polish and Russian.

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Joana Antonio

ArchitectureEnglish, Spanish, Portugues

Joana was born in Portugal and graduated from the University of Lisbon with a degree in Architecture in 2009. She joined Studio Indigo in 2015 and her passion for architecture and strong management skills has led her to work on many project, including Project Managing the conservation and restoration of a theatre in Notting Hill. She speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese.

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Kashif Ahmed

ArchitectureEnglish, Urdu, Panjabi

Born in Pakistan in the City of Rawalpindi, Kash immigrated to England in 2000 and joined Studio Indigo in 2011. He graduated from the University of Westminster with a degree in Architectural Technology and is a key member of the Technical Team in the Studio. Kash brings over 26 years’ experience and has worked on some of the most prestigious projects, providing and dealing with the building control and technical drawings.  He speaks English, Urdu and Punjabi.

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Laurence Kinsella

ArchitectureEnglish

The Scottish Architect graduated from the University of Dundee in 1999 and is an ARB/RIBA registered member. He joined Studio Indigo in 2017 and brings over 18 years’ experience within high-end residential design. He is currently working on an impressive penthouse project in Mumbai, India.

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Liam Saxby

ArchitectureEnglish

Liam graduated from the University of West of England with a degree in Architectural Technology and is a Chartered Member of the MCIAT institute. He joined Studio Indigo in 2014 and is part of the Revit and Technical team. His strong project management skills has led him to Project run and complete a 5 storey home in Chelsea.

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Marco Godinho

ArchitectureEnglish, Portuguese, Spanish

Born in England but of Portuguese descent, he graduated from University of Coimbra in 2012 with an Architectural degree. Having joined the studio in 2013, Marco has shown a great deal of passion for all things architectural and brings to the studio strong technical and visualisation skills, fast becoming a key member to the Studio when creating SketchUp Models. He’s recently become Project Leader for a family home in Notting Hill. He speaks Portuguese, Spanish and English

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Marianne Fischer-Bee

ArchitectureEnglish, German, French

Originally from Germany, Marianne graduated as an Architect, completing her studies in Switzerland. She has over 30 years’ experience within the industry working internationally in France, the Middle East, Germany and the UK.  She joined Studio Indigo in 2010 and her keen attention to detail has led her to project manage some of the most prestigious projects within the Studio. She is currently working on a large private residential property in South London. Marianne speaks German, French and English.

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Marta Nunez

ArchitectureEnglish, Spanish

Marta has recently joined Studio Indigo as part of the Technical team. Originally born in Alicante, Marta migrated to England after graduating from the University of Alicante in 2008 with a degree in Architectural Technology.  She brings with her an international experience having worked on projects around the world. Marta is currently working on a refurbishment of a large family apartment in Chelsea. She speaks English and Spanish

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Paulo Rodrigues

ArchitectureEnglish, Portuguese

Born and raised in Portugal, Paulo graduated from the University of Beja as a Visual Art Teacher. Upon moving to London, he joined Studio Indigo in 2014 as an Architectural Technician. He is a member of the Technical Team and works closely with architects and designers to produce drawings and designs. Paulo speaks Portuguese and English.

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Sam Lake

ArchitectureEnglish

Having recently joined Studio Indigo, Sam has quickly become an important part of the Revit team, bringing great experience to the Studio. Born in Newcastle, the Geordie graduated from Northumbria University in 2015 after studying Architectural Technology. Sam is currently working on a large housing development in Holland park, producing technical drawings and construction information

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Shane Dalton

ArchitectureEnglish, Gaelic

Shane is a MCIAT Chartered Architectural Technologist having graduated from the Waterford Institute of Technology. Born in Dublin, he moved to the UK and joined Studio Indigo in 2015. As part of the Technical team, he produces construction information to Contractors and brings a wealth of experience on-site. He speaks Irish and English.

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Teresa Fernandez de Arevalo

ArchitectureSpain, English

Born originally in Badajoz, Spain, Teresa graduated as an Architect from the European University of Madrid. She has worked internationally, including Spain, Ireland and London. She joined Studio Indigo in early 2018 as an architect, whilst also bringing her Revit skills to the team; she is currently working on a high-end private residence in North London. Teresa speaks Spanish and English.

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Viktor Stana

ArchitectureEnglish, Czech, German

Viktor is a RIBA registered Architect and graduated from Tut Tampere University in Finland in 2006 and has a degree in Urban Planning; He studied also in the AA school of Architecture. Born in Prague, he has worked on some of the most prestigious projects within the Studio after joining in 2014, including motor yacht JOY. He has previously worked on a number of Historical buildings and has a love for art and design. He speaks Czech, English and German.

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Angela Pfeiffenberger-Stacey

InteriorsEnglish, German

Angela was born in Austria and has a wonderful mix of skills, graduating first from the University of Waikato in New Zealand as a teacher and then obtaining an Interior Design Diploma in 2012. She joined Studio Indigo in 2014 and is a member of the Interiors Team. Her keen eye for detail has meant she has worked closely with all senior designers assisting on various prestigious projects from sourcing to creative schemes to assuring costs are well-monitored and coordinating installations. She speaks German and English.

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Bronwyn Loucks

InteriorsEnglish

Originally from Canada, Bronwyn graduated from Queens University with a degree in Fine Art and Art History. After moving to London in 2012, she gained a Post Graduate Diploma in Architectural Interior Design from Inchbald School of Design. Bronwyn’s keen eye for antiques and art has led her to work on a wonderful mix of projects, revealing her strong design sense. She is currently working on the Interior Design of a large family home in South London.

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Christiana Syrris

InteriorsEnglish, Greek, Italian

Christiana’s colourful background matches her vibrant design style; born in South Africa but of Greek heritage, she obtained a Bachelor of Arts from The University of South Africa, subsequently moving to Florence to obtain a second degree in Interior and Product Design from Accademia Italiana. Since joining Studio Indigo in 2014, she quickly ascended to Senior Interior Designer upon completing the interiors of award-winning superyacht Joy. She most recently completed a grand 5-storey home in the heart of Chelsea. Christiana speaks English, Italian and Greek.

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Charlotte Evans

InteriorsEnglish

Charlotte joined Studio Indigo in 2015 and has been a key member of the Interior Design team. She obtained a degree in Interior Design from the University of Bournemouth and has been honing her skills within the industry for over 13 years. Charlotte brings a wealth of knowledge in both FF&E and soft furnishings; these well rounded set of skills has allowed her to work on some of the most prestigious projects within the studio, including a large penthouse in Mumbai and a recently completed refurbished apartment in One Hyde Park.

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Diana Kaganova

InteriorsRussian, English

Born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Diana joined Studio Indigo in early 2018 and brings over 8 years’ experience in Interior Architecture. Having completing a post graduate Diploma in Interior Architecture from the Inchbald School of Design, she went on to graduate from the London Metropolitan University with a Masters in Interior Design. Diana’s strong conceptual skills means she is a key member on some of Studio Indigo’s international projects, including India and Moscow. She speaks Russian and English.

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Giorgia De Marchi

InteriorsEnglish, Italian

Born in Tuscany, Giorgia joined Studio Indigo in 2017 and is a Junior Interior Designer. She has quickly shown her efficiency and creativity by working on some of the most prestigious projects within the office. This passion for interior design has translated into her work and she is currently working on an impressive penthouse project in India. She speaks Italian and English.

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Lyne Arbid

InteriorsEnglish, French, Arabic, Italian

Lyne is a well-travelled Interior Architect, and is part of the Interiors team after joining Studio Indigo in 2016. Originally from Lebanon but born in Paris, she has a wonderful mix of skills having acquired a degree in Interior Architecture from the Academic Libanaise des Beaux Arts in Lebanon, and an additional two Masters in Interior Design and Lighting Design in Florence. She brings an international experience of different cultures to her designs and is most notably working on a large complex development in India. She speaks French, English, Arabic and Italian.

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Sophie Lenain

InteriorsEnglish, French

Following a degree in Art History & French from The University of Manchester and an Interior Design course in Paris, Sophie began her career in Interior Design in 2002. She honed in her skills with several top UK designers before joining the studio in 2017 as a Senior Interior Designer. With a keen eye for colour, form and proportion, projects have ranged from London penthouses and listed family homes to houses in the South of France and luxury motor yachts. She speaks English and French.

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Sophie Warnars

InteriorsEnglish, Afrikaans, Dutch

Sophie joined Studio Indigo in 2015 after studying Interior Design at KLC in London. She’s pushed the boundaries of creativity and her passion for design has meant her schemes have exceeded client expectations. She became a Senior Interior Designer after successfully completing a number of prestigious projects within the Studio. Sophie was born in the Netherlands but grew up in South Africa where she obtained a degree in journalism, film and media from the University of Cape Town. She speaks Dutch, English and Afrikaans.

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Victoria Osoianu

InteriorsEnglish, Italian

Victoria is an Interior Architect, born in Chisinau, Moldova but of Italian descent. She went on to achieve two degrees in Interior Architecture from the Politecnico Di Milano and the Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urban Planning. She joined Studio Indigo in 2016 and brings over 8 years’ experience in the industry. Her creative flair and strong technical skills have allowed to create schemes that surpass client expectations. She is currently working on a complex development in India. She speaks Russian, Italian, Moldovan and English.