Ghost Design Studio is a heritage interpretation and interior and design consultancy, specialising in heritage spaces (period and listed) and programmes. Ghost has a unique approach to design, interpreting the past in the present through storytelling - sharing memories and revoicing* heritage to create exciting, unexpected and enduring relationships for contemporary use.
*Revoice: to utter again, echo; to adjust the design of (...) as after disuse or to conform with modern pitch. English Collins Dictionary
Ghost's services include heritage interpretation, concept and programme development, space planning, furniture design, product sourcing, project management, and much more. The studio works independently and collaboratively.
Ghost is based in Berkshire and covers the whole of the UK. The studio has a growing international interest with projects currently progressing in Malta.
The practice was founded and is run by heritage designer Paul Bonnici-Waddingham who has a bachelor's degree in heritage interior design and is studying for a master's degree in heritage and interpretation. He is an Associate of the British Institute of Interior Design (BIID), the Association for Heritage Interpretation (AHI) and chairs the Brooking Museum of Architectural Detail. As well as designing, Paul was formerly a brand and marketing consultant where his focus on user experience, interpretation and storytelling took root.