We are a small, award-winning, rural practice based in the Glens of Foudland, Huntly, specialising in the design of a variety of projects from new build houses, to domestic extensions as well as commercial and agricultural buildings.
The practice was formed in 2010 and has a wide client range all over the North-East of Scotland and beyond. We offer a personalised service to suit our client’s requirements from feasibility studies through to completion on-site. We are registered with both the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) & The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT). John Wink Design strive to provide sustainable and balanced design backed up with technical and deliverable solutions.
John founded the company in 2010 and remains active in the day to day running of the practice. John enjoys being busy and being involved in all types of building projects, with a keen interest in the technical detailing and completion of projects. John was awarded the RNAS Award in 2012 for his contribution to the Agricultural sector. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, outdoor activities, visiting new places and competing in motorsport at national level.
Jennifer graduated from RGU 2009 and mostly enjoys working on private domestic projects, meeting clients working with their brief to develop sketches they love through to final completion. Jennifer is happiest when swimming indoors and outdoors, finding new places to eat, especially when they involve travelling and spending time with family and friends.
Katelyn Graduated from Robert Gordon University in 2018 with a degree in Architectural Technology. Katelyn particularly enjoy the outside aspect of the role, carrying out building surveys and topographical level surveys. Katelyn spends most of her time out with work, riding and working with horses, and offering a helping hand to the family farm.
Laina Munro ACIAT
Laina has recently graduated in Architectural Technology at Robert Gordon University. In the office Laina helps with various tasks, some of these include carrying out surveys and preparing drawings. She enjoys meeting up with friends, walking her dog and also playing the snare drum in the local pipe band.
Administration & Accounts Manager
Claire handles all of the administration and accounts in the office. Claire enjoys spending time with her family and helping on the farm at home.
Part Two Architectural Assistant
The newest addition to the team, Kit graduated from RGU with a Masters in Architecture in 2022. He works primarily on 3D modelling and rendering, as well as early-stage CAD work, such as survey and planning drawings. Outside of work, Kit enjoys spending time with friends, gaming, and has a passion for cooking.
Lee began his working career at an Engineering firm where
he served his time as a hydraulic technician. He then chose to study so he
could find a more design based role.
Lee then graduated from Robert Gordon University with an
Architectural Technology degree in 2021. During his studies he worked part time
at JWD. After graduating he began working for a theatre design consultancy in a
BIM role until 2023.
During his spare time Lee likes to spend time with friends,
eat out and go to gigs.
Daniel is our full time surveyor
having joined the team early 2023. Most of the time out visiting our clients
carrying out property and topographical surveys and spending his office days
processing these for our team. Going through 2023 his role will expand into
setting out of properties at different build stages.
Outside of work Daniel is a keen woodworker and spends
the majority of his time with his wife and two young kids.
“It has been an absolute pleasure working with John Wink Design. We are amazed with the finished result and credit to John and his team for seeing the potential that we would never have seen ourselves. We are delighted with what you have done for us, professional and helpful in all stages of the project.”