Posted on December 14, 2017

Designs on growth – Long Eaton fit-out firm expands its interior design team

Designs on growth – Long Eaton fit-out firm expands its interior design team

Leading fit-out specialist Butler & Willow, has expanded its team with the appointment of Lauren Close as a designer.

Butler & Willow provide workplace solutions through tailored interior design, fit-out, refurbishment, workplace furniture, mezzanine floors, shelving systems and storage solutions.

Lauren already has over two years of experience in the industry and joins Butler & Willow from Practical Minds.

In her new role, Lauren will be responsible for creating design concepts, 3D visualisations, mood boards and 2D AutoCAD layouts, as well as keeping up to date with design trends.

Lauren said: “Butler & Willow is a well-established East Midlands firm with a great reputation for innovative workspaces and quality projects. I’ve had my eye on the business for a while as they work with impressive companies and its portfolio of work is impressive and creative.

“I felt the company ethos was a great fit for me and the sort of company where I wanted to progress my career. I’m looking forward to this new challenge, developing my skills and working with the firm’s growing client base and team.”

Lauren studied interior architecture and design at Nottingham Trent University and still lives in the city.

Lauren’s appointment brings the Butler & Willow team tally to 25 who are based out of the firm’s own working showroom on Queen Street in Long Eaton, and as part of the company’s growth strategy, it is currently recruiting for further positions across all areas of the business.

James Willow, managing director of Butler & Willow, said: “Our trusted and admired reputation has been hard-earned from keeping it simple; approachable, flexible, expert, customer focused and refreshing to work with. We strive to embody our values and in turn, over the last two decades, we have created a team which has a shared enthusiasm for delivering exceptional end results and credibility.

“We are increasingly in demand at Butler & Willow and it’s an exciting time for Lauren to join the business. She’s a great fit with our culture here and she will work closely with our highly skilled team. Her appointment will help us to continue to provide a first-class design service for our clients and enable us to push on with our mantra of improving working environments. I wish her all the best in her new role.”

From office design concept through to complete installation and aftercare, Butler & Willow’s profession team provide a one-stop commercial interior fit-out solution across many sectors and of projects of various sizes.

For further information, interviews or images, please contact Jennie Holland or Emma Fallows at Jennie Holland PR on 07881 386 883

Butler & Willow listened to our brief, considered our requirements and delivered a creative and functional design that exceeded our expectations!  The team were both friendly and professional and we wouldn’t hesitate to work with them again in the future.

Natasha Dames, ERT

Our site in Leicestershire is quite complex and we didn’t have a clear understanding of how to best utilise the buildings and space we had available for our business. We were introduced to Butler & Willow when we visited a mutual contact’s offices who had recently had their offices refurbished by Butler & Willow and we really haven’t looked back. The team’s enthusiasm for the project, understanding of our needs and subsequent ideas on how to get the best from our space was just what we needed and we now have a fantastic work environment.

Ben Elliot, BTE Plant Sales

We developed a great relationship with Butler & Willow who were able to provide us with a solution which maximised the space we had and allowed us to create both office and industrial spaces in one location.

Oz Chambers, Dixons Pharmaceuticals

Butler & Willow provided a thoroughly professional service which delivered our mezzanine on time and within budget. In all phases of the project, they exceeded our expectation.

Tom Howard, Games Workshop

We are delighted with modern office space Butler & Willow have created for us. The team was very creative in utilising the space that was available. The storage wall is particularly impressive and the open plan office with glass partitions allows the natural light from the individual offices to brighten up the main office area.

Mark Jones, Handelsbanken

The design created by Butler & Willow provided us with a practical, cost effective solution which not only reduced overall costs but provided us with a much better scheme all round.

Stephen Melhuish, Mansfield District Council

Having worked with Butler & Willow on a number of projects at Center Parcs Head Office I have found them to be an extremely professional and friendly company to work with. I look forward to our next project planned for 2017.

Center Parcs

Butler & Willow fully understood our problem and their creative thinking and approach delivered a perfect solution. We believe our storage system to be completely unique and we were delighted with the finished result.

Astra Zeneca