Welcome to IDL : A network of interconnected companies that support brands and create environments for the business community


Together, we share a cultural foundation of investing in people.

Developing and retaining a world class team with diverse and complimentary skillsets reflects our global community where staff are liberated to think differently, challenging assumptions and encourage smarter ways of working together.

Our collective and individual propositions are connected by a parent company dedicated to optimising the ambition of each and every project.

With common policies and practices we look to empower employees to be good stewards of the environment to create a better place for everyone, this mantra threads through everything that we do.

However our clients choose to define ‘purpose’ we look to enhance their expectations from a business perspective as well as add meaning to its target audience, whether that is employees or customers.

Our companies operate in a diverse and comprehensive range of business services to create architecture, environments and design led solutions from brand strategy and feasibility studies to creating brand experience through architecture and design.



Discover our network of companies

As architects we realise client aspirations, designing bespoke solutions that reflect individual needs and lifestyles regardless of size or budget. Working alongside creative teams, our technical teams ensure the designs are practical, well detailed and value engineered. Full technical drawings, details and specifications provide the team with the insurance that the project is delivered on time, on budget and to the specified quality.

The IDL Group run and operate our own Development Business, Blue C Developments.
Undertaking our own developments in the UK and overseas gives us a unique perspective of client expectations. We currently have a range of projects in our ownership; including a £45million residential development and a 15,000sq ft boutique shopping centre, both in Cyprus. We also have two residential development projects in the UK.

The objective of IDL Project is to increase value by minimising risk. The dedicated project management team always lead by example. We plan every project from the outset, implementing strategies and procedures to organise our personnel accordingly. Effective management will not eliminate every problem, but it will ensure problems are dealt with in a timely manner, reducing risk.

Kirk Originals is a cult brand; Under the ownership of the IDL Group, Kirk Originals has returned to its position as the Sunglasses brand that re-invented vintage shapes for a modern stylish audience. Now combined with a strong architectural view and graphic eye, the brand continues to evolve and innovate while maintaining its individuality through modern design and use of the finest materials.

Author is brand & design agency who mix insight with craft and commercial intelligence to create desire and develop meaning for our clients within the premium lifestyle sectors. We are committed to solving complex challenges, we examine the implications of every brand choice, create new experiences and look for opportunity through insight and analysis to ensure your brand exists with purpose.


Explore what is happening


IDL have been appointed as principle architect on Wolf Italian St Food eagerly anticipated store roll out.


IDL have recently been developing a new variation to a multi user logistics facility to support ‘last mile’ close to city distribution.


We are delighted to have been given the opportunity to work with the Carlucccio’s team to help revitalise the dining experience, taking the brand back to its core values and vision of Antonio Carluccio.


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