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.
Rita joined HONE in 2014 having worked for a number of years on public and private sector housing, health, education and arts projects. Currently, Rita is involved in the restoration and redevelopment of a grade II listed west London pub with private residential units above; and a major remodelling of a detached private home in south London.
Ignacio was born in Spain where he studied Architecture before advancing his design skills in France and London.
With his great passion for Art and Design he flourished in many fields including Furniture and Exhibition design, and illustration. He is always keen to develop every detail on a project to achieve a fine design look.
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.
Nousheen studied at the University of the Arts London and UEL, joining HONE soon after completing her Part II. She has helped lead masterclasses in plaster casting and model making at UEL and is a keen crafter and maker of things.
After working in many different sectors, Rachel joined HONE in 2015 and takes care of the day to day running of the office.