Simple ways to make your home feel more stylish & luxurious

Many people ask me what they can do to make their home look put-together and ‘expensive’. What makes a home look luxurious? Luxury style is subjective, however there are some key characteristics that are common, regardless of the style of your home or your budget. Luxury is not just about how much you spend, but…

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How to plan a Bedroom Makeover

We spend so much of our time in the bedroom, it’s important to create a space for relaxation and to get a good night’s sleep. Many clients have been dreaming for years of their bedroom redesign; when the opportunity finally arrives, it’s important to get the planning right to ensure that the end result was…

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How much does it cost to furnish a bedroom for a Young Adult?

The last 12 months has seen a lot of focus on the home front, with all of us working from home, living 24/7 in the one environment and in each other’s pockets. It’s normal to want spaces that can be a haven. Sharing with others has put a further spotlight on the need and desire…

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How much does it cost to furnish a Master Bedroom?

Clients often ask me how much does it cost to furnish a house? What we imagine it will cost to furnish a room and what it actually does is very different.  Not many people actually plan to purchase the furniture and accessories for a whole room (or even an entire house) all at one time.  Unless you’re luck enough to win…

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Pedestal Drinking tables to Elevate your Guest’s Experience

Single drink tables are making a comeback; and it’s a chic trend that I haven’t seen for a long time and perfect for improving your customer service and create an elevated customer experience (and ultimately perfecting your beauty salon customer retention strategy). This is the prefect piece of furniture for your lounge, or even your…

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On our drawing board

Currently on my drawing board for the last 2 weeks, I’ve been working on an exciting project at the Paris end of Collins st (love that description). I always have a job on the go doing interior designer for builders near me. The day the Vic Lockdown ended was my first chance in 112 days…

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The highly practical benefits of a well designed lighting & a good Statement Piece

I recently created a new Hair Salon interior design for a client, who commented that the improvement in lighting proved beneficial to the success of her new salon. The lighting was designed to improve colour rendition so that the hair colouring that was seen inside the salon more closely matched the colour of hairstyles in…

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The Pros and Cons of Indoor Vertical Gardens for your home or workplace

Indoor Greenwalls, Living walls & Vertical Gardens are a great way of adding a feeling of authenticity and natural touch-points to your home or your workplace branding. There is no doubt that the introduction of plants (either real or artificial) are of benefit to any interior space & provide a calming effect and embrace the…

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Creative Ideas for Instagrammable Backdrops

In my last blog post we discussed The Golden Rules of creating an Instagrammable backdrop for your Retail space which is keep it eye-catching, relevant & on-brand in your hospitality space or salon Here are some Ideas for creative Instagrammable walls and selfie stations; put your own spin onto these, and elevate the ‘selfie-station’ into…

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Create an Instagrammable backdrop for your retail space

One of my Blog articles, When Your Client heard about you through Instagram…, explained why it’s important to align your physical premises & quality of service with your social presence. How do you do this, and keep it eyecatching, relevant & on-brand in your hospitality space or salon? Maximise the space you already have and…

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