Our Team

Our team is just that, a team. We all have different backgrounds, skills, experiences, personalities and together we offer a vast range of skills. Our success has been as much about our team as anything else - clients enjoy working with us!

Director / Chartered Architect
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Alongside being a Director of the space* studio, Kevin is Head of the Birmingham School of Architecture and Design at Birmingham City University, a school of some 850+ students which includes the disciplines of Architecture and Interior Design. He was conferred as a Professor of Architecture in 2013 and awarded a prestigious National Teaching Fellowship in 2015.


He studied at Birmingham Polytechnic and also at The Bartlett, University College London where he studied in Peter Cook’s Unit.


He is heavily involved with the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), sitting on national Education Committee, and chairing validation panels at other Universities in the UK and abroad. He is an external examiner for BA Architecture at London South Bank University and also at Sheffield Hallam University for BA Interior Design in both Sheffield and at their campus in Malaysia.


He is also a Trustee and Board Member of DanceXChange, a community dance organisation in Birmingham.


Tony Kerby MCSD

Director / Interior Designer 
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Tony is one of the founding Director's of the space* studio, and has over 28 years of experience in the construction and design industries. 

He has strong experience firstly as an apprentice joiner through to project manager to chartered designer. He also has experience in large scale job running, projects both at home and abroad, and government and local authority projects. 

He has a strong link to education, and is a visiting tutor at Birmingham City University.

His qualifications include: BA Hons First Class Interior Design at Birmingham City University, Ccert Building and Construction Techniques BCC, and Chartered Designer since 2002.

Verneek Virdi
Architectural Technician

Verneek is a capable and experienced Architectural Technician with 10 years post graduate experience in a range of construction sectors. He has worked on many projects, with varying budgets and sizes.

He has worked at the space* studio for 4 years. His qualifications include BSc Hons in Architectural Technology, and is skilled in ArchiCAD, and 3D Modeling Sketch-up.

Ugo Ledru
Interior Designer

Ugo has worked at the space* studio since the start of 2018, after previously working in practices in Dubai and Paris. He has a strong passion for design, and is skilled in 2D Autocad, 3D Sketchup and Vray, REVIT, Photoshop and Illustrator and Vectorworks. 

His qualifications include Master in Architecture & Urbanism University of Poznan in Poland, Bachelor in Constructing Architecture VIA University of Horsens in Denmark, and Civil Engineering Degree University of Rennes 1 in France.

'I create and define spaces. I believe in blurring the edges to navigate through and beyond borders, both figuratively and literally, creating, designing and bringing interiors to life.'.

Holly Alexander
Studio Manager
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Holly has worked at the space* studio since summer 2017. She has experience in customer service, marketing, administration, and has strong people skills. 

Previous roles include Promotional Model representing various brands and companies at photo shoots, trade shows, and events, Cabin Crew for Emirates airline where she enjoyed travel and meeting a wide range of people, and Retail Supervisor, working in a fast paced and customer focused environment.

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