Since founding Bear René in 2006, we have undertaken projects in London, Berkshire, Surrey, Hertfordshire, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, the Balearics, Switzerland, Singapore, Mallorca and South Africa.

This online portfolio is a small selection of our residential and commercial work.

south london house

A seven-bedroom, four-storey Edwardian terraced house in South London that was transformed from derelict property to family home which includes a basement swimming pool and gym, kitchen diner, study and playroom.

country estate home

A striking 10,000 ft new-build home with architectural merit and contemporary interior design. Five bedrooms, a guest apartment, two cloakrooms, cinema room, wine cellar, a dog room, swimming pool and gate house.

Berkshire Villa

Artfully refurbished six-bedroom, five-bathroom Ascot villa. Every room was stripped back and renovated including the kitchen, utility room, dining room, family room, drawing room, entrance hall and stairwells. 

Country Cottage

A sympathetic modernisation of a farm cottage in Hampshire, originally a three-bedroom cottage, it was renovated and extended into a five-bedroom home, suitable for a growing family. 


This ultra-luxurious new-build villa showcases the best of regency design and traditional craftsmanship along with modern features including an indoor swimming pool, steam room and sauna – as well as a wine cellar and cinema room.

Riverside Penthouse

Bold design runs throughout this luxury two-storey London penthouse to create an exciting and creative space, that feels like home. From the planning applications and interior architecture, to interior design – we took our client's vision and made it happen.


An iconic Richard Rogers riverside 1600 sq ft apartment cleverly designed to make the best functional use of the open plan space.


A complete renovation of a 7-bedroom Queen Anne country home that honours its history and combines a sense of drama and calm.

Head OfficE

A smart boutique office designed to impress everyone who walks through the door with high-end, yet cost-sensitive, design.


A complete redesign of a 13,000 sq ft vibrant office space in the centre of London to reflect the ethos of a dynamic investment firm.


Full interior design of penthouse apartment, Gasholders, Kings Cross, London
Victorian Cottage with Basement & loft addition, Battersea, London
19th Century Cottage extension & back to brick refurbishment, Berkshire
19th Century Cottage extension & back to brick refurbishment, Hampshire
Grade 2 * listed mansion conversion from commercial to residential use, Berkshire
South Kensington Cottage refurbishment vintage & limited edition furniture selection, South Kensington, London
Full refurbishment & external landscaping of mansion to bring up-to-date for existing owners, Berkshire