Field Grey Sneak Peek: German Gymnasium


This November, D&D London launches German Gymnasium. One of the most anticipated openings of 2015, the Grade II listed building will house a series of cafés, restaurants and bars. The grand building was built by architect Edward Gruning in 1865 as the first purpose-built gym in England, and D&D have transformed it into a grand café, restaurant, bars and a terrace.

Conran + Partners have been challenged with designing the building, working with the original features to create a space that celebrates the building’s legacy. The décor seeks influence from the grand cafés of Europe and is set to become one of the capital’s most exciting destinations. This video details the colossal renovation process involved in transforming the 19th century structure:


Field Grey were tasked with creating uniforms for the multi-purpose venue. Combining a range of influences, from German heritage to Viennese architecture, the studio have worked closely with D&D to produce a variety of tailoring for men and graphic print womenswear. Here are a few sneak previews of some of the designs… look out for much more when German Gymnasium launches this November!