(UK) – Andy Illingworth has been promoted to Head of Interiors at HLM Architects, where he will lead the practice’s 19-strong interiors team.
Illingworth joined HLM Architects in July 2002 as a member of the interior design team and for the last 20 years has worked on a variety of projects and different design disciplines, from concept and development, construction information and specification, to onsite delivery.
An accomplished designer, Illingworth has a breadth of sector experience, including healthcare, education, commercial, and hospitality.
More recently, he worked on the prestigious Royal Hospital for Children and Young People & Department of Clinical Neurosciences, creating the interior and wayfinding vision. Illingworth led the interior design team through the design development process, managing the interior design alongside a therapeutic arts programme involving over 20 projects. He coordinated the interior element from conception to completion, ensuring the project exceeded the client’s expectations.
In his new role as Head of Interiors, he will continue to work with clients and colleagues and lead the interiors team.
Illingworth says: “Driven by a commitment to creating spaces that improve people’s lives, our interiors team has a strong track record of designing and delivering high-quality projects for clients. We’re strengthened by the passionate and creative individuals who make up our team and are excited for this next chapter, which I’m proud to lead in my new role as Head of Interiors.”