We are eightspace. A furniture and interiors company servicing the educational and commercial sectors. We work together as a close knit team valuing our family heritage and promoting mutual support.
For learning and working environments to be inspiring and practical and to enhance education, performance and staff well-being.
To work as a trusted partner with our clients using our expertise and creativity in the workplace and educational interiors sectors, we will create vibrant and productive learning and working environments.
Office Profile specialise in workplace consultancy, office design, office fit-out, refurbishment and relocation. We can optimise your workspace to improve your business performance. We create inspiring work environments that promote efficiency, positivity, creativity and reduce absenteeism.
Pinnacle Furniture is dedicated to providing innovative furniture and refurbishment solutions for education. We design and deliver projects in all learning areas including Science Laboratories, Classrooms, Technology, IT Suites, Libraries, Washrooms and 6th Forms.
We set out on a mission to improve learning and office spaces and bring them to life. We’re now regarded as experts, but how did we reach where we are? Take a look at our timeline to see how we became eightspace.
Our people are our biggest asset. We have a very talented and dedicated workforce with the skills to rise to any occasion. We continually strive for perfection in all we do, and through teamwork we are improving our services to our clients every year. Rest assured that our great team will work together seamlessly to care for your project from concept to completion.
Colin is one of our very dedicated eightspace project managers and is a bit of a workaholic. So much so in fact that he often takes his laptop and site drawings with him into the shower.
When Anthony, our Production Manager, isn’t hard at work in our warehouse, he enjoys painting fine works of art. His most famous piece is entitled, ‘Polar bear eats marshmallows in snow storm’.
Andrew is such an accomplished salesman that he has successfully managed to sell ice-cream in Alaska, mittens in the Amazon and hairdryers to the International Bald Men’s Association.
Dave is both the literal and metaphorical father figure of the office. He is also responsible for, and relied upon, to let us know when it’s Friday, without which we would surely work through till Saturday.
As well as supporting the Sales Team, Emma is our multi-talented musician and baker! Her specialty is desserts; she’s been known to whip up a chocolate and pecan tart whilst playing Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony on the piano.
On top of impressive financial management skills, Garth has extensive knowledge of lateral thinking puzzles, taxidermy and the exploits of Archibald Haddock.
An avid footballer, Truan made his debut at Eightspace in June 2018 joining the Operations Team. He is often seen tackling logistical issues to keep the ball rolling (all puns intended).
When Dan isn’t writing up comprehensive quotes for customers, he can often be found playing the drums for the amusement of one or more intergalactic warlord’s.
Emma has discovered a plus side to having both parents as teachers….she can embark on her ‘crazy’ educational interior designs with confidence, knowing that they will get meticulously examined at home for any flaws!
Like all great and glorious leaders Daryl can be found at the head of the charge, banner held aloft as his followers are spurred on to victory by his rousing rhetoric, “Once more unto the breach my employees!”
Frasers original brand of easy going nature inter mixed with witty quips has had such a positive influence on the office, it is now available as a twelve part self-help course on cassette.
Lucy is a crucial member of the accounts team and spends some of her time dealing with HMRC, much to her dismay. She has in fact become such a good negotiator that she is often called in to assist in the odd hostage situation or embassy siege.
It is a little known fact that aside from managing projects for eightspace, Philippa is a member of a secret and very ancient society of furniture designers, who are said to have created the very first sofa-bed way back in 1264 AD.
Typically, our purchasing manager Russell is calm and collected. However it is said that when the moons of Venus are perfectly aligned he begins to run around the office excitedly and jump onto the furniture.
By day Vithi works in our accounts department but she also leads a secret life as an adventurer and obtainer of rare antiquities, whose travels have taken her as far as Eldorado and the lost city of Atlantis.
Being at the helm of Office Profile takes a lot of dedication and hard work especially at networking events. Just imagine the amount of champagne you’d have to drink. Bill manages to endure it, all for the greater good.
Angi helps ensure Office Profile projects run smoothly and efficiently. She has already swapped all company car tyres to super softs and managed to reduced pit stop times when out on appointments down to 3.2 seconds.
Roger has amassed a wealth of office fit-out and furniture knowledge over the years so much so in fact that he hopes to one day publish a book entitled ‘A brief history of lumbar support and adjustable arm rests’
Dragos is a hardworking and efficient Warehouse Manager who has mastered overseeing furniture production and distribution- all with a cup of tea in hand.
Michael has done very well in his role as a project manager, much better than his brief foray into sheep herding where his inability to whistle caused a few communication issues with his ‘colleagues’.
Our Latte Art King, Marcus is ever the perfectionist whether it’s estimating the value of a new project or creating a work of art in a mug! We’re waiting for him to master Dave Stanley’s face in Latte form.
A Design Technician inside and outside of the office, Victoria’s modified black cab is very impressive. It comes in handy when meeting clients – but please don’t put the meter on, Victoria!
As well as our Revit Technician, Luís was previously in the army. It is under his relaxed camouflage that he finds perfect cover to face the deadlines.
Need a new jumper this winter? Speak to Gilly in the Business Development Team, she is offering all her new leads a pair of gloves and a matching scarf as modelled by her Cockapoodle.
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Our South African Finance Director is a whizz with numbers, particularly air miles! If not with his family travelling around South Africa or Lapland, he can be spotted in our Gatwick office watching the planes and trying to decide his next destination!
Maria, dedicated to Project Support, will always go the extra mile – on her motorbike. You’ll often catch Maria racing around the office on her motorbike to ensure that our projects are always completed on time.
Don’t be surprised if our fencing superstar arrives to a meeting in full duelling kit! While a little unusual this approach seems to work as she pulls in the leads for the Business Development Team – she insists it isn’t at all threatening!
A keen mountain biker and manager of downhill mountain bike races, Matt channels his love for speed by making sure projects are moving at a quick pace to the finish line!
Amy utilises her love for art into creating new and exciting digital content and overseeing our social media channels. We are waiting to see a life size oil painting of the team very soon.
HR Director Linda not only conquers the daily deadlines, but the three highest peaks of Scotland, England and Wales! She says the key to her success is having a bottle of Prosecco on hand to celebrate!
Scoring wins both in and out of the office, Sheldon’s skills in football help kick off new opportunities for the Business Development Team. You could say he is very goal orientated.
Our car-boot fanatic Fran loves discovering and upcycling vintage furniture, inspired by her passion for all things design! So much so, it led her to her role as our newest Revit Technician.
Both a Document Controller and qualified Hairdresser, Lea-Anne’s skills in problem solving and client satisfaction help her to resolve any hairy situation!
As well as having extensive knowledge in the finance and administration sector, Ann is an avid fan of motocross- she insists it is all muddy fun!
Green fingered Alex is not only a pro at growing fruit and vegetables in his garden but can turnip the pace to make sure all designs are completed on time like it’s no fig deal.
Amber’s bubbly personality lights up both the office and her interior designs! Her skills in space planning and accommodating client needs make her a great addition to the team. Just watch out for any sloth décor that might make a surprise appearance!
Legend has it when Stuart harnesses the power of The Force, himself and the Operations Team work together so projects can be delivered at extraordinary levels. Just mind the gap as you walk out of the levitating office!
Our Dutch Graphic Designer Tanja is highly skilled at photography and creating exciting layout concepts for the team. Her love for animals, particularly her Chodský pes, mean that her designs are never ruff!
As well as having a passion for singing and playing the piano, Aidan supports the Sales Team to help them secure future projects. Watch her hit all the right notes to ensure our proposals are a perfect melody.
On top of having extensive knowledge in the Design industry, Alexandra is a keen traveller and gym enthusiast. Watch her cruise through workloads and work out technical queries at full speed to ensure the team are never running late!
When she’s not creating new technical drawings, Rosie loves to relax on sandy shores or hit the ski slopes! Watch her slalom through deadlines to reach the finish line.
When Sergio, our skilled 3D Visualiser, is not transforming design concepts into a digitally immersive experience, he can be found exploring new and exciting destinations- just remember to take the VR goggles off, Sergio!
Puja’s abundance of creativity and energy not only helps her to create stylish garments but makes her the perfect fit for the Project Support Team.
When Mel isn’t managing our marketing campaigns, she can be found snorkelling in tropical seas, skiing down the Alps, or bodyboarding in the Australian waves- she shore keeps busy!
When not managing projects, Matthew likes to coach his son’s rugby club, defend his STRAVA KOM, and drink whisky, although he hasn’t managed all three at once yet.
Avid tea drinker and chocoholic Indiana ensures our projects move along tea-rifically. She is a pro at mul-tea-tasking!
Globetrotter Mateusz has explored the many wonders of the world, Australia, Thailand, Brazil but best of all, the Gatwick office off Tinsley Lane North!
World Record breaking Mike is a champion of Flag Football as well as leading exceptional school refurbishments. You can be confident he will lead a project forward to the victory line!
Lorena’s love for books is ever-growing along with her abundance of houseplants. They are flourishing so much that they are beginning to resemble miniature trees- we cannot beleaf our eyes!
Both a Technical Designer and qualified Personal Trainer, Joseph can draw detailed plans and products without breaking a sweat.
On top of exceptional technical drawing skills, Richard competes in strenuous Strongman training- something he doesn’t take lightly!
2020 was a year that many people worked from home so it was the perfect opportunity for companies to reassess their office space. We completed some exciting design focused projects for clients and promoted the importance of the office. Keep an eye out during 2021 for more productive and agile working environments!View Case Studies