De Matos Ryan is headed by partners Angus Morrogh-Ryan and José Esteves de Matos, both graduates of Cambridge and Harvard University. Founded in 1999 the practice first gained recognition in 2002 with the multi award-winning Cowley Manor Hotel & Spa and has since established a strong reputation in hospitality and private residential design. De Matos Ryan combines expertise in architecture, interiors and landscape to create imaginative and well-detailed modern environments, producing work on a variety of scales. Recent projects include an opulent new interior for Christopher’s in Covent Garden; and Orchard Spa, a holiday home development in Gloucestershire. The practice is now working in the cultural sector and has recently completed the refurbishment of Sadler’s Wells London. Current projects include the redevelopment of St George’s Hall, Bradford and The Mansion House, York.