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As the senior and lead creative designer, Chloe is able to transform your brief into reality enabling you to achieve the perfect space for your needs.

After achieving a degree in Interior Architecture, Chloe began her career in the Design and Build industry 16 years ago and has a diverse experience within the retail, leisure, commercial, hospitality and education sectors. Her recent portfolio has focused particularly on education, work which has earned her excellent client recommendations and which she has greatly enjoyed.

Chloe prides herself on remaining up to date with current trends across all aspects of Interior Design and Specification, regularly attending conferences and exhibitions throughout Europe.

Chloe Ralph-Smith

Interior Design Consultant

As the furniture lead, Claire is passionate about passing on her extensive knowledge to source innovative functional products tailored to our clients’ needs.


Claire began 31 years ago as a furniture administrator supporting the sales team for a large commercial company, moving on to Design and Build account management requiring liaison with clients and designers and the ability to meet deadlines and budgets – some clients with whom she still works today, 18 years on.


Claire’s vast furniture experience compliments Chloe’s design vision to enable them to deliver the ideal space.

Claire Smith

Project Manager & Furniture Consultant 

Lewis is our 3D visualiser, taking the initial concepts and developing them into photo-real images enabling clients to see a vision of the finished space while the project is still in progress.

After art school Lewis completed a Master’s in Industrial Product Design. Initially working in advertising and product design, he became passionate about CGI as a tool to visualise ideas and spaces. He moved to Interior Design 20 years ago becoming specialised in 3D visualisation, environmental graphics/branding and detailing bespoke design elements.


Lewis is passionate about all aspects of design and finds the process of creating visuals to bring Chloe’s ideas to life very fulfilling.

Lewis Santi

3D Visualiser & Designer


Building Survey

Concept Design

Budget Control

Space Appraisal

3D Visualisation

Tender Management

Workplace Study

Furniture Specification

On-Site Design Management

Test Fit & Space Planning

FF&E Specification

Furniture Supply & Install

Design Consultancy

Technical Design

Post Project Support


Ralph + Smith are a small team of dedicated, creative individuals whose ethos is to provide a personal and relaxed, yet professional, service.

We get to know who you are and what you do. We listen to your story and objectives so we can apply our strategically creative thinking to design your interior scheme, informed by research, competition, trends and your brand.

We pride ourselves in our ability to balance efficiency of space, sustainability, wellbeing, innovation and budget.

We follow the RIBA process and produce technical drawings and photo-real CGIs of our proposals along the design journey, which gives you full clarity and the advantage of seeing the finished vision before any construction work begins.

Furniture is intrinsic to any interior and our expertise ensures a bespoke selection, full specification and purchase service to suit your requirements and project budget, together with procurement and finance options.



We are a Creative Interior Design & Furniture studio, specialising in Workplace, Education & Hospitality.


Working with Ralph + Smith has been a great experience. As clients we were fully informed, and consulted, without the headache of having to manage all the details. The project was delivered on time and within budget. They have delivered an incredible space.

Caroline Hyde  I  Head of Ecosystem Initiatives and Partnerships  I  Cambridge Enterprise

I would wholeheartedly like to recommend Ralph + Smith for their professionalism and design skills. Working with Chloe and Claire has been an enjoyable experience, resulting in outstanding furniture choices for the University of Northampton.

Jane Bunce  |  Director of Student and Academic Services  |  University of Northampton

From day one Ralph + Smith have had a strong understanding of our needs and requirements for the space. Their professionalism and effervescent personalities have made this project a joy.

Andrew Berrie  |  Marketing and Communications Operations Manager  |  University of Northampton

As well as providing the overall interior design for spaces, they procured some beautiful furniture for us and navigated some interesting challenges.

Helen Hayward  |  Operations Director  |  St Catharine’s College

Their product knowledge is exemplary...balancing value with quality. In a project with a significant number of challenges, their involvement significantly de-risked this important element of the fit-out, with the finished article delighting the end-users.

John Dalton  |  University Project Management Consultant  |  Representing UoC

Chloe and Claire are a wonderful team. Claire gets Chloe’s vision and carefully selected just the right pieces of furniture that tied the design together. You are such a delight to work with.

Todd Taylor  |  Facilities Manager for all Global Offices  |  Duke Corporate Education

Throughout the whole process Ralph + Smith took a proactive and collaborative approach and worked really well with the Stanton Williams team and the client team at CJBS. We hope to have the opportunity to work with Ralph + Smith again in the future.

Stephen Hadley  |  Project Architect  |  Stanton Williams

What they say



Thremhall Park

Start Hill

Bishops Stortford

CM22 7WE

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