Creating a Business Lounge – How to give your clients the VIP treatment

Creating a Business Lounge – How to give your clients the VIP treatment

An accounting client asked me recently why I design offices and Airline lounges; they are quite dissimilar sorts of projects.  To me they’re not, as often my clients are one in the same;  I’ll be in the midst of designing their office in Melbourne and they’ll discover that I was the chief designer for the […]

How to make your Co-working space your own

How to make your Co-working space your own

The rise of Co-working spaces are one of the most exciting and innovative movements I’ve seen in corporate and workplace design in recent years.  As a new twist on the activity based working & hot-desking that lends itself neatly to entrepreneurs, sole proprietors and small companies, it provides all the benefits of larger support structure […]

Creating a Workplace that reflects your Vision – Part 3

Creating a Workplace that reflects your Vision – Part 3

Inspiration Series Nº 3 YOUR BUSINESS HAS SOUL Imagine having a business that reflects the culture of your team, and enhances all of you best qualities, and where working together is easy and enjoyable. As I mentioned a previously, I love working with small business.  Each company is sort of like an extended family (and […]

Creating a Workplace that reflects your Vision – Part 2

Creating a Workplace that reflects your Vision – Part 2

Inspiration Series Nº 2 CREATE A MOODBOARD & SHARE YOUR VISION Do you have a clear visual image of your goals?   Think of how focussed you’ll feel when you can picture exactly how your Vision looks.  Start simple with a collage to solidify your ideals in your own mind, and which you can then […]

Creating a Workplace that reflects your Vision – Part 1

Creating a Workplace that reflects your Vision – Part 1

Inspiration Series Nº 1 THIS IS YOUR VISION Like me, I bet you have a Vision of your business.  You spent all that time imagining, massaging and perfecting your “Unique Value Proposition”.  It consumed you, it fired your Passion.  You may have a Manifesto.  I always loved that word:  a public declaration made to the whole […]

Creating a Workplace that reflects your Vision – Introduction

Creating a Workplace that reflects your Vision – Introduction

Introduction THIS IS YOUR VISION As you sit here reading this remember that when you started your business, you had a Passion, a Vision for the future, and you Focused wholeheartedly on that.  You where, and still are the heart of your business.  Do you remember that Vision?  Do your clients & staff know and feel the excitement […]

10 Ways to save on office space for your Small Business

10 Ways to save on office space for your Small Business

Finding a suitable space or tenancy for your small or medium business can be a challenge.   If the tenancy you already occupy is perfect in all but space, there are strategies you can consider to plan ahead to create an ideal office design for the long term. Your business needs to squeeze in all […]

Creating a Workplace that reflects your Vision

Creating a Workplace that reflects your Vision

As you sit here reading this, remember that when you started your business, You had a Passion, a Vision for your future, and focussed wholeheartedly on that. If you know someone who owns a small business, I encourage you to share this – it could be the one big thing to Inspire them for the year […]

Pascoe Vale House – A fresh approach to Vintage (Concept stage)

Pascoe Vale House – A fresh approach to Vintage (Concept stage)

Location: Pascoe Vale, Melbourne Client: Young family Builder: E.A Constructions Status: Work in Progress (Commenced April 2015) Project: Interior Design in a tiny existing single story Art Deco brick veneer house in Pascoe Vale, originally built for a WWII war veteran, which is currently undergoing extensive structural renovations to suit a young family. The design […]

Pascoe Vale House – A fresh approach to Vintage (Planning Stage)

Pascoe Vale House – A fresh approach to Vintage (Planning Stage)

Location: Pascoe Vale, Melbourne Client: Young family Builder: E.A Constructions Status: Work in Progress (Commenced April 2015) Project: Interior Design in a tiny existing single story Art Deco brick veneer house in Pascoe Vale, originally built for a WWII war veteran, which is currently undergoing extensive structural renovations to suit a young family. The design […]