The Half Way Point

Published by TransformAdmin on June 30, 2022
The Half Way Point

How is it half way through the year already? It’s true what they say, time really does fly when you’re having fun…and being busy! June has certainly been one of our busiest months so far this year, we’ve hardly had time to stop and look at all the amazing projects we’ve been working on. First […]

Summer Is On The Way

Published by TransformAdmin on May 25, 2022
Summer Is On The Way

Yes, festival season is back and it has to be one of our favourite seasons of the year! We love all of the festivals we work at but Glastonbury has to be our favourite. Not only is it one of the first and biggest festivals of the year, but it’s also a chance for the […]

Passport, Tickets, Carnet

Published by TransformAdmin on April 27, 2022
Passport, Tickets, Carnet

Next month we are packing up our newly designed Transform van [what do you think?] and heading to Europe. First we are off to TradeTech 2022 at Le Palais de Congres in Paris, we’re then heading South to Monaco for an exclusive auction of Nigel Mansell cars. It’s tough, but someone has to do it! […]

Standing Out From The Crowd

Published by TransformAdmin on March 22, 2022
Standing Out From The Crowd

WE’RE BACK!  And we don’t just mean from Confex 2022… International Confex 2022 was not only a fantastic few days of making new contacts and seeing old faces, but it also highlighted that the doors to the events industry are back open and the future is, once again, looking bright. Thank you to everyone that […]

Confex, Here We Come….

Published by TransformAdmin on February 15, 2022
Confex, Here We Come….

YES, for the first time ever, we are exhibiting at the International Confex Show! Confex is one of the largest and longest running trade shows in the events industry, bringing together the largest gathering of event professionals in the UK. It’s where event organisers discover suppliers, venues, and service providers to help them plan their […]

New Year, New Trends

Published by TransformAdmin on January 19, 2022
New Year, New Trends

Are you ready to Very Peri? The start of a new year brings many things; resolutions, fresh starts and, most importantly, new design trends. Twenty twenty two is all about colour, maximalism and florals. Let’s start with colour. If you haven’t heard already, the Pantone prestigious Colour of the Year is Very Peri – a bold […]

It’s Time To Deck The Halls

Published by TransformAdmin on December 15, 2021
It’s Time To Deck The Halls

Wow, another year has come and gone and, although it was a tricky start, it’s been one of our most successful to date – and we have you to thank for that. Not only have we managed to retain old clients but we’ve also gained plenty of new ones too. Managing Director, Jabez, reflects back on […]

Are You Ready To Go Green?

Published by TransformAdmin on November 17, 2021
Are You Ready To Go Green?

Ready to go green? No, we’re not talking about the outcome of COP26, although we are making steps to be a more sustainable company – but more on that in the future. We are actually talking about plants. Artificial plants to be precise. That’s foliage, grass, trees, flower walls and anything green. The artificial trend […]

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

Published by TransformAdmin on October 20, 2021
It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas

It’s beginning to look like Christmas, at least it could be, thanks to Transform. With the pandemic showing no signs of disappearing anytime soon and with office budgets being tightened, the much loved [and sometimes loathed] Christmas office party is having to adapt. This is where we come in. We specialise in festive themed pop-up […]

We’re Back!

Published by TransformAdmin on May 10, 2021

2020 was a definite whirlwind and brought some scary uncertainties within the events industry to the point we were all trying to keep our heads above water. But we’re glad to see events appearing over the horizon raring to go again, and so are we! As UK events are on the horizon we are spending our days polishing props, steaming […]

Latitude – Wish We Were Here

Published by TransformAdmin on July 19, 2020
Latitude – Wish We Were Here

We love when July comes around as it means Latitude! Unfortunately it is not possible for the festival to go ahead this year so we are reminiscing this month and having a look back at previous work we have done over the years.   We came up with the original draping and colour concept for the very first Latitude […]

Glastonbury – Time Flies When You’re Having Fun

Published by TransformAdmin on June 12, 2020
Glastonbury – Time Flies When You’re Having Fun

We have worked at Glastonbury Festival for the past 19 years, and this year would have marked our 20th! Yes, 20 years! It is a shame that the festival has been cancelled due to the ongoing pandemic so, instead, we will mark the occasion by looking back at some of our previous work for EE at this iconic festival.   For […]

Did You Know We Design Set Builds?

Published by TransformAdmin on May 19, 2020
Did You Know We Design Set Builds?

Whether your goal is to launch a new product, boost sales, or to simply celebrate, we create personalised experiences that deliver on all of your objectives. But what people don’t realise is that we’re not all about drapes! Some are not aware that we actually design set builds as well.

Trends

Published by TransformAdmin on March 2, 2020
Trends

Combining contrasting patterns and prints will be the new big trend in 2020 & 2021 within interiors and fashion and one that is being used more and more in the event world.

Christmas Events 2019

Published by TransformAdmin on May 24, 2019
Christmas Events 2019

  (Some stage background draping at a Christmas installation for Southampton University) A good Christmas Party demands careful planning, so make sure you do your homework and start planning now. At Transform we can make your Christmas Event a reality from initial ideas through to completion, we have a wealth of experience. To help you get […]

What do Corporate Event Planners Want From a Venue?

Published by TransformAdmin on March 27, 2019
What do Corporate Event Planners Want From a Venue?

Event planning is a big business, and it can be very profitable for event venues, restaurants and bars. After all, there are over one million business events held in the UK every year, and all of these events need food, drinks and a venue! If you own a venue, a restaurant or a bar, it […]

How To Choose Your Corporate Event Theme

Published by TransformAdmin on February 19, 2019

Choosing a corporate event theme might be way down the list of priorities when planning an event, but in fact it’s the smart way to bring focus and structure to a fundraiser or conference. However, like planning the event itself, choosing a theme can be no small task, so here are some event theming tips […]

Event Theming History and Background

Published by TransformAdmin on May 10, 2018

If you’re new to the world of corporate or professional events, then you may have come across a term called ‘event theming’. But what exactly is it, and where does it originate from? The Origin of Theming The term refers to the use of an unique event theme that combines with an event space in […]

Voile

Published by TransformAdmin on April 24, 2018
Voile

One of our favourite materials to work with. Voile is a lightweight, semi transparent fabric that can be used in multiple ways using different fullness and layers to make lustrous drapes, swags and ceiling linings. Good draping will transform the atmosphere of a venue, hide unsightly elements and help eliminate acoustic noise in rooms with […]

Stretchhhhh!

Published by TransformAdmin on April 16, 2018

Stretch fabrics are deliciously adaptable to a plethora of environments and uses. We can make fantastically taut surfaces that soak up the light and create interesting geometric patterns that adds drama and purpose to a space. Here we showcase some vastly different examples of the stretch fabrics in use. Versatility & Visually Vibrant Designs! These […]

Quick Tips For Decorating Large Venues

Published by TransformAdmin on April 2, 2018

There is an art to venue decoration, especially if the site is a large one and it seems that your event could be overwhelmed by imposing surroundings, such as a stately home or a large country estate. However, there are ways to personalise a venue to ensure that it reflects the intentions of those holding […]

Treco’s Narnia

Published by TransformAdmin on February 9, 2018
Treco’s Narnia

Treco came to us with an idea and a cute little country house venue in the middle of Devon. They were hosting their annual themed Christmas Staff Party and this years theme was Narnia! (We love this, any opportunity to see our friendly lion on set) This classic story has so many inspiring moments that […]

Old Mutual – Winter Wonderland

Published by TransformAdmin on February 8, 2018
Old Mutual – Winter Wonderland

Old Mutual approached Transform to recreate a winter wonderland for their annual awards ceremony held at the Southampton Guildhall. once again our client was blown away by the icy Christmas décor and impressive meteor light chandelier. We collaborated with the Guildhalls brilliant in-house lighting engineer, Simon Williams to create a ‘night to remember’ for all […]

Queen Elizabeth Aircraft Carrier

Published by TransformAdmin on February 7, 2018
Queen Elizabeth Aircraft Carrier

Its not every day that Transform get asked to dress the officers mess for the Commissioning ceremony of the HMS Queen Elizabeth. Security was incredibly tight prior to the event. The King of Sweden was declined a visit 2 weeks before we attended a site visit to work out logistics. All of the decoration had […]

Cartier

Published by TransformAdmin on January 29, 2018
Cartier

Established local jeweller’s Laing, got in contact with us at Transform to re-design their Southampton store for the French luxury jeweller and watch manufacturer, Cartier. They were looking for a sleek, design that emphasised their brand identity and beautiful merchandise. In under 2 hours we had completely transformed the store. We used taut black satin […]

Add A Bit Of Sparkle!

Published by TransformAdmin on December 9, 2017
Add A Bit Of Sparkle!

Last December we provided the décor for Laings ‘Diamonds and Rolex’ dinner at Chewton glen. The mayflower suite was transformed by a series of subtle details: custom print light boxes, glittering chandelier table centres, bespoke napkins and an injection of brand colours using lighting and imported blue Orchids that dressed the jewellery display cases.

A Bond Birthday!

Published by TransformAdmin on August 24, 2017
A Bond Birthday!

The Landsdown Club in London, Mayfair was absolutely transformed for Mrs Clayman’s Birthday last August! The club was required to accommodate a 10 piece tribute band. The team ensured the feeling of opulence was carried from the reception room dressed in thick red velvet to the gold festoon drapes at the back of the stage.

Solent professional’s – Space

Published by TransformAdmin on June 6, 2017
Solent professional’s – Space

The ‘Solent professional’s’ dinner was a corporate summer event held at the Hilton Ageas for some of the top business professionals around the Solent. Transform was asked to provide the décor for the Ageas Ballroom in a decadent space theme. This is an ever popular theme in the world of events, so our designers decided […]

Serina’s Wedding

Published by TransformAdmin on September 8, 2016
Serina’s Wedding

Transform worked closely with Serina and her husband to deliver the venue decoration for their beautiful wedding. The brief was to create four different events throughout the wedding; each one with very different décor themes, Transform helped bring their ideas to life and pull off their dream wedding – everything from elaborate draping and lighting […]

Fresh Pair of Eyes

Published by Michelle Clayton on October 6, 2014
Fresh Pair of Eyes

This month we have managed to squeeze another desk into our shrinking Transform office for our new Designer and head of all things visual, Linda Stokes. Linda’s primary role here at Transform is to convert our ideas into beautiful visuals to show you and your clients exactly what we have in mind.  She will also […]