Design is a true labour of love. It’s an intensely personal journey where all the smallest details matter.
At Pascal Huser, our fascination with innovative modern residential design and pride in minimalist perfection, has inspired an unrivalled level of service setting us apart for over 20 years.
Bringing together talented in-house Architects, Interior Designers and trusted construction experts, we are an impeccably reliable team delivering skilfully built projects, combining exceptional workmanship with the utmost transparency.
From new-builds and complete property refurbishments to extensions, basements and loft conversions; to smaller bespoke projects such as kitchens and bathrooms. Our personal investment in your project and collaborative approach delivers a faultless finish every time.
meet the design team
Pascal studied Fine Art at Wimbledon School of Art and Canterbury College of Art, but after graduating in 1985 found his way into Investment Finance in London, Paris and Zurich. When he returned to London in 1999, with an enduring passion for art and design, he recognised a real need for an a more design-led approach to domestic construction work, and set up Pascal Huser Design and Build. He has since grown it into a leading design and build practice, expanding the team in 2008 to include in-house architects and designers.
Twenty years on from its inception, Pascal still takes a very hands-on approach, actively involved overseeing and guiding every aspect of work undertaken on all sites. His knowledge and insight are invaluable, from encouraging clients to experiment with their creative ideas, to providing realistic perspective on total build spend.
Cristina Carriles Cabello
Cristina studied architecture at Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de San Sebastián UPV (Spain). During the academic year 2010-2011, Cristina moved to Milan (Italy) to complete an Erasmus exchange with the Politecnico di Milano. During her studies in 2012 Cristina took part in the well-known competition Solar Decathlon Europe. Cristina also has a key interest in drawing as she studied at a drawing school for 13 years, this has assisted communicating her designs more efficiently throughout her years of working within the industry.
Once Cristina finished her master’s degree she moved to England and joined us in 2015. Her particular expertise is within the design of new residential refurbishment schemes, making the most of spaces and following client’s requirements, whist also encouraging them observe spaces with a new perspective. Cristina also works with construction development and quality assurance, over-seeing projects from planning to completion.
After studying UAL 3D design at the University for Creative Arts, and Interior Architecture at Kingston University, Emma joined the Pascal Huser team in 2019 as an Architectural Designer. During her studies she gained experience designing within the hospitality and commercial industry, and now applies her talent to developing residential projects of varying scale and scope, working on over 50 projects with Pascal. Emma produces practical design solutions and drawing schemes that routinely impress clients and contribute to skilfully built projects.
Whilst working within our design team Emma has also been out to gain first-hand experience on our building sites, working closely alongside architects, engineers, clients and suppliers.
Massimo De Luca
Massimo studied Furniture Design in Naples at the school of art Filippo Palizzi and then architecture with specialisations in Interior Architecture and Museography at Facolta’ di Architettura Federico II. Soon after moving from Italy to London in 2004, Massimo started a collaboration for two well-known interior design practises in Chelsea as an interior architect. The experience built on almost two years of collaboration and several projects completed across London eventually led him to the establishment in 2006 of maxdelucadesign, a company specialised in furniture design & source.Another crucial moment in Massimo’s professional biography was to meet Pascal in 2010 on a building site in Fulham. The two like-minded designers felt the need to mutually help each other in their so called “mission” to spread the language of contemporary design across the extensive portfolio of clients. Massimo was meant to help Pascal mostly with the design and source of kitchens and storage solutions. Every detail of the furniture had to work in harmony with the elements that always characterise Pascal’s interiors, like shadow gaps and recessed fittings.
Leire Apellaniz studied architecture at the University of the Basque Country (San Sebastian, Spain) and the University Roma Tre (Rome, Italy), and in 2012 completed a Postgraduate degree in Fashion Design at the University of Fine Arts of the Basque Country. She then moved to London to join the Pascal Huser team in 2012. Since then she has augmented her day job by completing the ‘RIBA: Practice in the UK’ architecture course (London Metropolitan University), and even a distance-learning Master´s Degree in Occupational Health and Safety in the University of Nebrija, Madrid.
A talented asset to the Pascal Huser team, Leire’s architectural design skills are highly regarded: in 2016 she was runner-up in the BIA Bilbao Bizkaia Architecture prize for urban design.
meet the key build team
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Pascal, Cristina and Emma are the best in business. They did a full house refurbishment and created our beautiful family home – their own touches and initiative when required blended with our aesthetic. Pascal makes you feel like his only client even though he’s probably done 200 houses in Fulham. As an integrated operation with most builders on the payroll, the timelines are much more predictable. Pascal’s knowledge of other local experts provides immediate solutions and inspiring touches. We would not hesitate to recommend him and would definitely use the team again for any future projects.
We have worked with Pascal and his team on 2 projects, a flat in putney and a house and annexe in Kingston, ie both outside his normal Fulham base.
As an architect who was based overseas when both these projects were carried out, fundamentally I wanted someone who had a proven record of delivery of projects to the highest of quality of construction from structure to finish, and therefore someone I could trust to get on with our projects.
In short, I needed someone who cares about his work. Pascal and his team take enormous pride in their work. I would recommend anyone who is considering a high-end residential project in SW London to look no further.
From the very beginning, we entrusted the renovation of our Fulham house to Pascal and the project has been an absolute joy from the start. Pascal’s talent for visualising what can be created is outstanding. His attention to detail is legendary and his office team took care of all the administrative permits and paperwork, meaning that the often stressful bureaucracy of renovating a house was taken care of. His technical team is highly experienced and skilled and our project was completed on budget and on time, to a very high standard which means a lot to us.
When we wanted to undertake a full refurbishment of our home in Fulham, we weren’t sure whether to go down the conventional architect route or to find a reputable design and build contractor. Initially, we met with architects and were slightly put off by their seemingly lack of build cost knowledge as well as their formulaic approach. As for building contractors generally, the sub-contracting route was not one that filled us with confidence either.
Pascal was always on our radar, having seen and heard many good things about him, his design practice and his building team. Following our first meeting together, we instinctively knew he was someone we would enjoy going on our journey together. His unique style and approach, thoughtfulness, care, willingness to educate and seek out the best options for us was so reassuring and refreshing. When full technical designs were completed, we did invite some other local builders to tender, but to our joy, Pascal’s costs were the most competitive! Knowing full well what he is capable of achieving, our decision was a very easy one to take.
Credit has to go across his entire team, from the designers in his office, who also relieved us of the administrative side of the equation, Pascal’s constant involvement, to the expert craftsmanship of all his staff. We have a home which is the envy of all our friends, but more importantly we have the house of our dreams. Pascal is truly exceptional, one of a kind, to be cherished and his mobile number passed to your best friends!
Having had experience of many building contractors over the years we have been delighted with the Diligence and Competence of the team at Pascal Huser Design & Build.
We have carried out a total demolition and rebuilding of our Fulham property.
Pascal leads the team with inspired enthusiasm that spreads throughout the whole company.
The attention to detail was impressive and really took the pressure off us knowing we had the quality, expertise and experience of Pascals team working on site.
The design was enjoyable because of Pascals experience and flair. The planning application, negotiations with suppliers and external contractors was handled in a professional and efficient manner.
The accounts and budget were transparent all the way through our project, and the valuations followed a logical and manageable time schedule.
The office team in particular Cristina and Emma have been superb in handling a lot of the administrative legal and planning aspects of the build.
The whole project was indeed a pleasure for my wife and family.
I would massively recommend Pascal and his team – for anyone in SW6 or nearby who wants to transform their flat or house. (So long as they are into modern design, and lots of white and grey.)
His design work is brilliant, and attention to detail is so high. The best suppliers and finishes. You will be impressed.
We used Pascal Huser for a full refurbishment of our house. The service was first class and Pascal’ s attention to detail was second to none. We ended up with a fantastic finish and a house we enjoy living in.
We met Pascal when we bought our house in 2010. We were recommended him by our estate agent who knew the sort of ‘look’ we wanted in the house and had seen his other work in various properties in Fulham. After hearing stories from friends about nightmare renovations and having met with various other developers, we feel very fortunate to have had Pascal and his team engaged on our project. It was our first time we had needed to carry out such extensive renovation works and Pascal’s knowledge and aesthetic good taste was absolutely invaluable to us. He drove the project but liaised closely with us throughout and we were fully involved in all decisions. Pascal spends a lot of time guiding you through each stage of the works, gaining your approval and/or input where needed. He makes himself available whenever required and his energy, enthusiasm and passion make him unique in this market. His team were great – experienced, professional, hard-working and also very respectful that it was your home they were working in. Pascal’s aftercare service is also worth mentioning. He cares about the projects he’s worked on and is always available to discuss any issues that might arise following the initial works. We would have absolutely no hesitation in highly recommending Pascal and his team. We are delighted with the works they carried out for us and continue to use Pascal and his team on all of our property projects.
We had a great experience with Pascal Huser when we renovated our house. His level of experience in building construction and his passion for contemporary design truly made the difference with the other builders we approached before him. Also, his extensive knowledge of suppliers of any kind made it easy for us to pick and choose what we were looking for our house. Last note on his personality, his calmness and sense of humor let us relax during the toughest stages of our build. We would definitely recommend his company.
We have undertaken 3 major renovation projects with Pascal Huser Design and Build. For each project, the work was conducted to our complete satisfaction. The quality of the finish and attention to detail was impressive. Pascal was fun to work with and very good at proposing creative design solutions. He is also good at remedying big surprises that typically happen when renovating older houses His builders are real craftsman, highly skilled, tidy, polite and reliable. Perhaps the largest complement I can pay Pascal is that I have awarded the last 2 jobs without putting them out to bid – such is my confidence and trust that Pascal will price fairly and deliver a fantastic finished product.
We would highly recommend Pascal Huser.
He refurbished our house, built a ‘pod room’ and extended our kitchen into the side return area.
He and his team were always polite and helpful. In fact, nothing was too much trouble and the work was completed well ahead of schedule and within budget.
Pascal has a great flair for design, instinctively knowing what works. He is well organised and managed the whole project which therefore was stress free for us!
Having worked with Pascal Huser Design and Build over a number of years, we have found his work to be of an exceptional standard and finish. Combined with a high level of knowledge in both design and building techniques, Pascal has continued to provide the friendly professionalism and client service that we would happily recommend.
We went through a lengthy design and tender process with an architect and several contractors. The end result was a design we were happy with but a competitive bidding process on our project which left us feeling that our relationship with the best priced contractor in the tender would be highly adversarial. As we expected a 12-18 month build time this was not a prospect we were keen on. Every brick and nail being priced and we expected any changes or errors being heavily charged.
At the last minute we called on Pascal for a second opinion (he was not in the original tender process). We were impressed with his collaborative approach to the build. He improved our design and through his excellent supplier contacts upgraded some aspects of the build without raising cost. Others have mentioned his passion for design and finish which we would agree. His passion for the job allowed Alice and I to enjoy the project and his experience calmed nerves.
As Pascal lives locally he was constantly available. More importantly he remains available even 1-2 years after our build. He was fastidious in snagging the job and has sent his team over to deal with any issues. (Even when it turned out these issues were caused by our children rather than his work.) We would be happy to recommend Pascal, he is trustworthy, passionate and collaborative.
We were delighted to have chosen Pascal Huser for the design and renovation of our kitchen and extensive redecoration of the house; the technical and design inputs, the quality of the workmanship, the attention to detail in the execution of the project were simply outstanding, but more importantly, we felt from the onset that Pascal and his team would do whatever was required to deliver a perfect result and throughout the duration of the project we were most impressed by the high level of care, dedication and skill by Pascal and his team and have no hesitation in strongly recommending them.
We embarked on a major renovation two years ago and Pascal Huser Design and Build have created our dream home for us. Throughout the process, Pascal Huser and his team, delivered on an exceptional service and in true partnership they created a modern design with a faultless finish, to our own somewhat traditional taste. I have no hesitation in recommending Pascal Huser, the whole process was seamless – his entire team are highly skilled, trustworthy and very professional.
Pascal Huser Design & Build is not only the best building company I have ever used, they are also considerate, polite and inspired. Our 6 month project would have had a significantly inferior outcome of it hadn’t been for Pascal’s brilliant tweaks to the work of our mediocre architect. The finish is impeccable, the lighting (which we didn’t even consider) makes a massive difference to the ambience of every room and, as a direct result of this project, I wouldn’t consider another company to undertake major or minor work for us. Pascal Huser won’t let you down. First class. Thanks Pascal!
This company was recommended to us by a local Fulham resident as having good workmanship, and being trustworthy and reliable. Having previously experienced an unreliable builder, we were keen to get a recommendation. The work was of high quality, completed on budget and the workmen are all very pleasant and totally trustworthy. We have been very pleased with the work that has been done and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them.
From design to execution Pascal was fantastic with great supply contacts and innovative ideas. The finish was of a very high standard. I would recommend anyone to use Pascal’s services.
With so many architects and builders to choose from, the task of selecting who to work with can be quite daunting. We already knew of Pascal’s reputation, that of producing work of the highest standard. When we met with him we couldn’t fail but notice his passion for what he does. This clearly set him apart from the other companies we had interviewed.
There were a number of factors pushing us further towards Pascal, but the final one was that of seeing his work in stark contrast to some of the other leading builders in Fulham. Together, Pascal and his team have transformed our house into a home of which we are immensely proud. The journey with him and his co-workers has been one of utter pleasure. The constant care and guidance we received throughout the build is immeasurable. Not only have they exceeded our expectation, they delivered on time and within budget. You cannot falter this company!