Following his degree in New Zealand, Phillip worked in smaller boutique practices in Wellington, San Francisco and London, drawn to the hands-on experience of design and delivery of projects. Frustrated by seeing a lot of conflict in the architectural industry, he set up the practice in 2009 to focus on a more collaborative approach to projects.
Yosuke was born in Tokyo, Japan and grew up in London, Milan and Tokyo. Influenced by the cultures and arts of Europe and Japan, he aspired to take up Architecture & Design as a career during his teenage years. He believes that design constraints are not limitations but seeds of creativity.
Yosuke is a member of the International House of Japan.
Andrew joined HONE at the beginning of 2019 after 20 years of working for design led, award winning London practices. He has a wealth of experience designing and delivering projects across multiple sectors, including residential, education, community and mixed-use. He is also a Part 3 professional examiner at London Metropolitan University.
Having grown up in Scotland and Russia Abigail completed undergraduate education in Liverpool and postgraduate at the CASS London. She has experience working in high end residential, restaurants and hotel schemes. In her spare time, she runs a jewellery design company; McKai with her sister.
Fidan joined HONE in 2018 and has over 18 years’ experience working on public and private sector housing, and cultural projects. Currently, Fidan is involved in a high-end residential fit-out.
With a background in the heritage sector, Pippa joined HONE in 2019. She enjoys the challenges of restoring and adapting listed buildings and won Young Church Architect of the Year 2018. Pippa has lectured at the University of Suffolk and Anglia Ruskin University and in 2017 combined her love of teaching with her love of yoga, qualified as a yoga teacher and set up a side business Twin Yoga with her yogi best friend.
Bethany joined HONE in 2019. Bethany is passionate about understanding how people experience space and using her knowledge of human centric design to create places that people thrive in. She is currently studying for a degree in Environmental Psychology and is a graduate of UCL and the Architectural Association.
Originally a musician from Osaka, Japan, Mika trained as an interior designer in London and has designed restaurants, bars and cinemas across the UK. Her interest is in how interior spaces enrich day-to-day experiences, encouraging people to feel inspired, invigorated and content.
Originally from Lithuania, Eglė completed her postgraduate education in Helsinki, Finland. She brings her vast experience of different cities, cultures and environments to instruct her work.
She has a forward thinking outlook to design with an acute eye for detail and composition, with sensitivity for the environment.
Alexandra grew up in Russia and Cyprus and completed her education in Edinburgh.
She has experience working on a wide variety of projects including exhibition design, commercial schemes, social housing and high-end residential both in the UK and abroad.
She works as a freelance writer and podcaster in her spare time and co-hosts a weekly board gaming night.
Originally from South Africa, Ané completed her undergraduate studies at Sheffield University and her postgraduate degree at the CASS. She enjoys the opportunities and challenges of working with existing buildings; celebrating their unique character whilst making them more responsive to 21st century living.
In her spare time, Ané is a ceramisist and has created many unique pieces and works of art.
Camille was born in Manila and studied at Mapua Institute of Technology, Manila and Kingston University. She was a Member of RIBA Young People’s Form and is passionate about urban design, sustainability and regeneration. In her spare time, she enjoys film and theatre.
Rachel joined HONE in 2015 and takes care of the day to day running of the studio.
In her spare time, Rachel works as a complementary therapist, fitness instructor and film extra.