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Bars, Clubs and Restaurants

Vanessa has an illustrious portfolio and is renowned for creating award winning luxury clubs and bar design. Private member clubs and London nightclub client lists range from independent owners to corporate companies and international groups.

Increasing productivity and income without increasing space is achieved by clever design-planning. Colour and decoration link to price-point and ambience of cuisine and the speed in which customers expect from the overall experience. Getting the atmosphere right through lighting and consumer demographic are basic business expectations designed into a Vanessa Brady scheme.

Restaurants designed by Vanessa Brady OBE include the Brompton Brasserie, Brompton Cross London, Gabo’s Swedish restaurant, The Gallery Restaurant and The Black Bear in London, Felix Bar & restaurant in the 5* Sofitel Beach Resort in Marbella and the Icons Restaurant in Paris along with various in-house restaurants of Sheraton Hotels across Europe.

The exclusive BLC (British Luxury Club), Kabaret Club, The Balcony Bar, Stocks Country Club and The Powerhouse are among the Clubs and Bars designed by Vanessa Brady and installed by her design practice IDS™.


Vanessa has worked for many years with exclusive hotel groups and resorts such as Starwood Hotels and Resorts (Europe) Hilton and Accor. Designing schemes for the hospitality sector including wellness spaces and pools. She presents an unparalleled design solution incorporating brand identity into the design for a truly spectacular result.


Vanessa Brady OBE designs award-winning classical elegance in residential interiors for developers, investors and private clients. Commissioned by exclusive property owners and developers around the world although predominantly in Mayfair, Belgravia, Knightsbridge, Kensington, Sandbanks and Monaco.


Vanessa completed the design and fit-out project of the Design Council, the professional body of her profession being selected by and above her peers in the industry. In particular the brief illustrated the skills which the individuals and practice brought to the project.

The Brief included space management and productivity as well as presentation impact for the frequent visitors from Royalty and government ministers to courier riders.

Aeronautical Design

Commissioned to design the interior of an exclusive fleet of private charter planes and jets for Globe Air Vanessa’s aeronautical design included upholstery, lighting, refreshment surfaces and a seating mechanism among the design elements.