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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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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Hone your Brand Archetype

Align your Premises to your Social Presence. My last Blog article focussed upon Business branding and how it can be translated into the physical environment of your shop fit out, cafe or salon. Here we deep dive into this in greater detail. Why Incorporate your Branding into your premises? Affirmation that your company is upholding…

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When your client heard about you through Instagram….

Align your Premises to your Social Presence. Business branding is a hot topic that small business owners are slowly becoming more aware of these days, but there is less understanding of how it can be translated into the physical environment. Now more than ever, emphasis is being placed upon aligning your physical premises with your…

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Salon & Hospitality Faux Pas – Avoid these client service mistakes

It’s such hard work attracting your perfect client; please don’t scare them away unintentionally. From my own observations as a hospitality and retail designer and from my own experience as a customer, there are a few key areas where you have total control over how customers perceive your brand. Designers notice every detail, how they…

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