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The Hickson design partnership UK

161-165 Greenwich High Road, Royal Greenwich London SE10 8JS

   t.+44 (0) 203 958 0939



On Foot: We are located next to the Greenwich Train Station & Greenwich DLR Station.

By Car: Unfortunately there is no visitor parking outside our office, although parking can be found with 2-3 minutes walk


THDP Award Winning Italian & UK designers.

with our heart in Italy - and offices in London.

The Hickson Design Partnership is a UK & Italy, Architecture and Interior Design practice specialising in; hospitality, high end residential projects, product design & also creative product consultancy. 

THDP was established in 2004 by partners Nicholas Hickson and Manuela Mannino their goal to bring together some of Britain’s & Italy’s diverse design talents and to serve the most prestigious International clients.

THDP was founded when we were commissioned to undertake the interior design for the Olympic Hotel Project ‘Pragelato Village Resort and Spa’ in Italy.  The resort was already partly under construction and was to be the only Five Star resort of its kind in the Italian Alps with its own Alpine Spa.  The resort opened for 2006 Turin Winter Olympics.

Since then THDP have gone on to design many other hotels and residential interiors in; Italy, Poland, Russia, Israel, France and the United Kingdom.

Manuela is now Tutor at the Chelsea College of Arts for their Hotel Interior Design Short Course, an appointment that has stimulated our office, and engaged us with upcoming trends, hotels owners and operators.



THDP Award Winning Designers


Interior Design - Corporate & Commercial

This November 2017 THDP were pleased to receive a Silver Medal at this years London Design Awards by DrivenXDesign.

This award celebrates innovative and creative building interiors, with consideration given to space creation and planning, furnishings, finishes, aesthetic presentation and functionality. Consideration also given to space allocation, traffic flow, building services, lighting, fixtures, flooring, colours, furnishings and surface finishes.
Project Overview


Hilton Milan Hotel - Lobby Reception

Hilton Milan Hotel Lobby Bar


CREATIVE approach

Our approach springs from an endless creative curiosity.  

We are a multidisciplinary company, equally comfortable engaging in the planning, consulting, creating and developing as well as the execution of both Interior and Architectural projects. By providing customised client led solutions and a progressive approach, our creative team aims to be flexible able to react to the different demands of our diverse client base.

We offer a diverse range of services to clients in major hospitality businesses, developers and private clients.  Our aim is to develop a creative partnership between the client and the designer, forging visionary project.

THDP is responsible for ethical selection of materials and suppliers, directly involved in the selection, quality and budget control and of the project through its life.


Our Partners

Portraits by Francesca Perani

Manuela Mannino
Partner, Architect

Manuela Mannino RIBA OAT - Italian Architect, graduated at the Turin Polytechnic in 1993. She has worked in product design, interior refurbishments and conversions for private clients.  Working in London from 2000 on residential developments projects Riverside Quarter and Albion Riverside and designing the interiors for the contract design company CP Hart.  She brings her contemporary eclectic approach to projects, combined with her skills in design concept, to take care of the aesthetic link between architectural function and decorative details.

Manuela is also a tutor at the Chelsea College of Arts, London, for the Hotel Interior Design short course, and this year travels to Dubai to teach.

Nicholas J Hickson
Partner, Interior Architect

Nicholas Hickson BA Hons (Interior Design) - British Furniture, lighting and interior designer, graduated at the Loughborough College of Art and Design in England in 1984.

He has been working for high profile interior design projects for international clients and developers in elusive areas of London for over twenty years, and has extensive experience with Hotel Interior Design .

His diverse contemporary approach to traditional manufacturing ideas, combined with his attention to detail, delivers inspirational client led solutions.

Associates & Staff

Claudia Mazzucato - Senior Designer / Architect

Francesca Benedetti - Senior Designer

Sebastian Salas Canitrot - Designer

Simone Bretti - Designer