The Childcare Expo event at Olympia attracts childcare practioners and policymakers from throughout the UK and internationally. Featured for the first time, we presented our new light table, featuring a large LED light panel under opal layered safety glass worktop, with an additional perspex cover to layer materials and hold them in place for close observation. The panel is set into a PLAY+ ‘lem’ table with either steel frame of beech hardwood legs. The light has an average 6 hour life following a 5 hour charge and is then used cable free anywhere in the classroom. Find out more
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.