Tom Bartlett, an architectural designer, founded Waldo Works over ten years ago. Waldo Works seamlessly integrate architecture and interiors. Working across private residential and commercial projects, the studio creates engaging design concepts and liveable environments. Their approach is to develop the physical embodiment of person or brand, looking to fulfill both practical and emotional needs. The studio tries to create places with a resonance and opinion. Their portfolio spans retail, hotels and restaurants and bars through to private residential.
Past projects include for retail; international flagships for Smythson, including Madison Avenue, World Trade Center and New Bond Street, and for Selfridges their International Customer Services at 16,000 sq ft, and for Fortnum & Mason the Scent & Beauty floor at 8,000 sq ft which was part of the rebranding of the store. For hospitality; The Laslett is set in five Victorian Mansions in Notting Hill, awarded the Conde Nast Traveler Hot List Best New Hotel, as well as The Independent Hotel Awards Best New Outstanding Hotel.
Separately to the studio, founder Tom Bartlett consults for Yoo on large scale residential and hotel developments with budgets of gross development value of around $130 million. His experience covers working across territories including India, Russia, Turkey and the USA.