This 3 year research project on outdoor playspaces for children follows 2 years research and work with children in schools, concept development with 11 international designers and case studies from 29 projects. Project design director, Michele Zini of ZPZ Partners and PLAY+project – http://www.giochiperlastoria.com
The Nursery World Show at the beautiful Islington Business Design Centre, London, included feature about innovation and design of indoor playspaces at Reggio Emilia. The display showcased the innovative PLAY+SOFT line of furniture and play elements for young children, developed with pedagogical consultancy by Reggio Children.
Jesmond Gardens Primary School in Hartlepool named as Apple Distinguished School.
Jesmond Gardens Primary School becomes one of the few UK schools to be named Apple Distinguished School, recognising innovation in the use of technology and flexible learning environments.
Our 2012 project furnished the school and developed a furniture concept for ADP architects, working with Headteacher Jane Loomes and her staff, to create modular, transformable spaces to support many different sizes of learning groups, learning styles and activities. The school also established a no shoes policy, cited and praised by Stephen Heppell, and this award from Apple is recognition of the dedication and hard work of all involved.
PLAY+projects nursery project in Abu Dhabi.
The new flagship nursery for NBB Educational Investments, opening soon in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Project by Feelgood Designs, interior design and outdoor play area concept design by ZPZ Partners. All furniture from the PLAY+range.
Ongoing refurbishment of Virgin Active Club V
Ofsted approved creche and kids clubs by Virgin Active – Club V – furnished by Feelgood Designs with PLAY+SOFT and SOLID.
Feelgood Designs have Alcumus Safecontractor accreditation.
Essential certification requried by many of our highest profile public building clients, Safecontractor accreditation is awarded for our rigorous attention to quality, safety and detail with site work and installation by our excellent delivery and fit out team.
New sound absorbing nest for nurseries and children’s centres.
Originally developed for the PLAY+rooms project in the US, our soundproof nest is a suspended canopy, felt weave over metal frame, which defines and creates a quiet space below.
Westchester Children’s Museum opens New York.
This wonderful new museum features creative and interactive exhibits in refurbished buildings forming part of the historic boardwalk at Rye Playland, NY, and overlooking Long Island Sound.
Feelgood Designs exhibit at Childcare Expo, Olympia London
We very much enjoyed meeting so many people at Olympia Childcare Expo, where we exhibited from PLAY+ range. See you next year!
Little Scholars EDC 2 is now open in South Bronx, NYC.
The new Little Scholars EDC pre-k and infant toddler centre – part of the NY mayor’s Universal Pre-K initiative – is now open. Design by ZPZ Partners and all furniture by Feelgood Designs from our PLAY+ range.