All Educational Projects

We have worked with our partners on a number of successful projects, consistently delivering durable and comfortable seating to educational institutions all over the UK. Please select from the case studies below to find out more about how we are helping students and teachers get the most out of their educational environments.

International House
International House is a private language teaching school, occupying a seven-floor building in Covent Garden, London. All classrooms are equipped with Torsion on the Go! chairs with chrome bases and charcoal upholstery.
Chelsea Academy
A new school for over 1,000 students in London opened in 2009. KI's Intellect Wave and Maestro seating was selected after extensive evaluation by both staff and students of a number of products from different manufacturers.
Brompton Academy
Brompton Academy’s expansion of its science and arts facilities at the existing site required classroom seating as well as solutions for lecture and drama theatres, sports halls and studios.
Highfields & Penn Fields
KI added a splash of colour to the Highfields & Penn Fields School in Wolverhampton with Postura+ chairs. The client required a robust, cost-effective, stackable seating solution for its students’ chairs.
KI undertook a total package installation in London at Kaplan, one of the world’s leading providers of lifelong education with operations around the globe.
New Line Learning
Gensler devised the ‘Plaza’ concept for the academy to provide a higher degree of collaboration between teachers and up to 120 pupils.
Orion Primary School
Working together with Zioxi, KI delivered a substantial quantity of Postura+ chairs in various colours and sizes for all of the classrooms ranging from Reception up to Year 6.
London Met University
As part of a refurbishment for the Faculty of Business and Law, KI's Torsion on the Go! chairs were selected for their professional and corporate look and superior versatility.
Bushey Academy
Bushey Academy's new facilities furnished with "robust, sturdy and comfortable" Postura+ chairs
Ballyfermot Library
KI are proud to have supplied Postura+ and Matrix chairs to the refurbished Ballyfermot Library in Dublin.
Idea Store Watney Market
KI are proud to have supplied its successful Postura+ chair to Tower Hamlets' Idea Store located in Watney Market, East London.
Barton Peveril College
KI’s Intellect Wave selected for Barton Peveril College's new Nobel Building.
The Quest Academy
KI have supplied hundreds of Postura+ and Maestro chairs to The Quest Academy in Croydon. A three storey, new build academy for 900 pupils of age ranges from 11 through to 16 years old, it has a 215 capacity sixth form facility located alongside the existing school.
The Leigh UTC
KI supplied The Leigh UTC with over 600 Maestro chairs and 205 Postura+ laboratory stools for their new facilities in Dartford, Kent.
University College Birmingham
KI have provided over 900 Strive high density stacking chairs to University College Birmingham. The chairs have been upholstered with seat pads in a dark fabric. The 7,592 sq metre building spread over four floors accommodates 2,500 students and staff.
St John Bosco Arts College
KI, working with FBS Contracts, have supplied over 1,600 Postura+ classroom chairs, task chairs and stools for RIBA award winning St John Bosco Arts College. Designed by BDP, the innovative and cost-effective new facilities is located in Croxteth, Liverpool.
Preston's College - iSTEM Centre
KI supplied Preston’s College with 265 Maestro chairs in 6 colours, along with 84 removable tablet arms for their brand new iSTEM Centre (innovation & science, technology, engineering and mathematics).
Burntwood School
The classroom chair of choice for the UK’s leading schools, Postura+ chairs are used by millions of students every day - including the girls at the RIBA Stirling Prize-winning Burntwood School in South London.
City of Glasgow College - Riverside
KI's award-winning range of educational seating products has been chosen to take pride of place in one of Scotland's largest colleges. 14,000 individual products across 400 different product lines will be used by City of Glasgow College staff and students in their Riverside Campus on the banks of the River Clyde.
Ark Academy
Opened in early 2016, Ark Academy's new facilities in Wembley, London are designed to host up to 1,650 students from ages 3-18. Within three months of opening, the school was judged 'outstanding' by Ofsted.
South Thames College
KI have provided high quality, innovative and flexible furniture for South Thames College’s newly constructed building and refurbished Grade II listed building.
Rhyl High School
Rhyl High School’s new £25m facilities opened in April 2016 after many years of planning and preparation. The three-storey building, constructed by Wilmott Dixon, has achieved an ‘excellent’ BREEAM rating - a dramatic departure from the dilapidated, old buildings now being demolished to make way for new sports facilities. The super-school will eventually accommodate 1,200 students aged 11-16.
City of Glasgow College - City
The new City Campus in the heart of Glasgow’s high tech Learning Quarter completes the twin site super college development designed for 40,000 students.
Cheetham CofE Academy
Cheetham CofE Community Academy, is a larger than average sized primary school based in Greater Manchester. With a blank canvas and working closely with the school, Whitespace was briefed to create a modern inspiring interior. 
Mosley Primary School
With the help of KI’s iconic Postura+ chairs, educational furniture specialists Incube Ltd designed the layout for a classroom in Mosley Academy, a primary school located in Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire, which resulted in a colourful, functional and child-friendly environment.

Prudhoe - Learning Resource Centre
University of Edinburgh
The University of Edinburgh is cementing its reputation as one of the world’s top higher education institutions, undertaking a transformative programme of works. Set for completion in 2030, this phased upgrade to its facilities has recently seen the opening of the Lister Learning & Teaching Centre. The refurbishment of this 5-storey, 1970 building at the heart of the campus was designed by renowned Scottish architects Reiach and Hall, and features traditional yet flexible classroom styles.
Swanbourne House
Founded in 1920, Swanbourne House has been working closely with Witley Jones Furniture over a number of years on a variety of refurbishment projects.
University of Oxford
The University of Oxford’s Manor Road Building, designed by Sir Norman Foster, is home to several units of the Social Sciences Division and the unified Social Science Library. Overlooking the adjacent River Cherwell, the four-storey building is arranged around a central atrium and provides a variety of spaces including an auditorium, lecture theatres, seminar rooms, common areas, staff offices and a canteen.
New City College
The historic Arbour Square campus, part of New City College - London's second largest college, has been refurbished with bright, colour co-ordinated floors featuring Postura+ chairs.
Hatchlands Primary School
Hatchlands Primary School in Redhill, Surrey is being built on the site of the former Redhill Magistrates’ Court. Whilst the renovations of the main building continue, temporary classrooms in the former bailiff’s services area of the site opened their doors in September 2018 to a small group of reception students.
Drumlins Primary School
Some 13 years after its inception, Drumlins Integrated Primary School opened the doors to its permanent Ballynahinch location in late 2017. From its inaugural class of just 12 pupils in 2004, the school has grown to over 200 students from P1 through to P7.
Chorlton High School
As demand for school places increases in Manchester, Chorlton High School is undergoing ambitious expansion plans to include a new campus for 1,200 students to be known as Chorlton High School South. The temporary buildings on the school's existing site opened in September 2018.
Kings Bruton
King’s Bruton, an historic co-educational secondary school in Somerset, England has marked its quincentenary with the opening of a state-of-the-art music school. Officially opened by Her Majesty The Queen on 28 March 2019, the new building is located at the very heart of the Bruton Conservation Area, replacing the school’s derelict swimming pool.
Dublin City University

Located in the heart of Dublin City University’s Glasnevin Campus, the state-of-the-art Student Centre opened in September 2018. The new 5,500sqm facility cost €15m and was fully funded by philanthropic donations. It is one of the most ambition projects in the DCU’s ongoing development plan as it looks to an exciting future.

Sint-Martinus Primary School
KI’s iconic Postura+ chairs have been selected for the recently renovated cafeteria at Sint-Martinus Primary School, located in Zomergem, Belgium.
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