FREEDOM COLLABORATOR - ADAM THOMAS
Working in partnership with Adam Thomas, Symphony has incorporated Adam’s design principles into our Freedom brand of accessible kitchens. With Adam’s input we have developed a collection of kitchens that are both attractive, accessible and empowering.
Adam Thomas is the UK’s leading designer of accessible kitchens, with an unrivalled reputation for his innovative designs; Adam set the standards for the industry. With almost 40 years of personal experience alongside years of research, Adam has developed a set of design principles that can be applied to suit each individual’s requirements. Adam’s work has helped transform lives by empowering his clients with a sense of independence. He has raised the bar for accessible kitchens to demand that they are both practical and stylish.
Adam works closely with the design team at Symphony and also with our network of specialist Freedom retailers around the UK. Adam provides training, advice and design support to ensure that each Freedom kitchen is being designed to be the best that it can be.
- Selected as one of Britain’s most influential disabled people in the Shaw Trust Power 100 List 2020
- KBB 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award
- Co-author, Wheelchair Housing Design Guide 2018
- Winner, KBSA Accessible/Inclusive Designer of the Year Award, 2015
- Selected as one of Britain’s most influential disabled people in the Power 100 List 2015
- Named as one of the top ten influencers for ‘access and equality’ in the 2014 Disability Influence list
- Head consultant for accessible kitchens at the Olympic Village 2012
- BSI Committee Member
- Winner of the inaugural ‘Designer Award for Accessible Kitchens 2006’, KBB Review Industry Awards
- Co-author of NHF ‘Standards and Quality in Development: ‘A Good Practice Guide’ & LDA’s ‘Private Sector Wheelchair Housing Design Guide’ for the Mayor of London’s Housing Strategy
Watch this video to see Adam demonstrating the various features of a Freedom accessible kitchen