Founded in 2013 by Catrina Stewart and Hugh McEwen, Office S&M is a multi-award-winning architecture firm specializing in diverse areas of design, including residential, new-build housing, workspace retrofit, and public realm projects. With an even client base of public and private stakeholders, the firm is lauded for its innovative and participatory design approach. Office S&M places a strong emphasis on social value, wellbeing, and joy, shaping spaces that enhance daily life in a meaningful way. Their expertise spans from designing visually striking individual homes to engaging public spaces, each project informed by meticulous research and regulatory compliance. The firm has been actively involved in significant town center and placemaking initiatives, including consistent participation in the GLA Outer London Fund and collaborations with one-third of London’s boroughs. Office S&M's accolades include Building Design's Young Architect of the Year Award (2020), Architects’ Journal's 40 under 40 list (2020), and RIBA Journal's Rising Star recognition (2019). The practice also has a strong civic engagement footprint, with its partners serving on multiple design review panels.