How can I make my salon stand out? Salon Sleuth: Part 1

Here we explore in-depth how to make a salon unique, by analysing real-life salons. I aim to make it easy for you to find real-life Inspo in a one-stop place that you can relate to, learn how other Salons have created their own unique look, and take away tips to help you find your vibe.

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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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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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Translating your brand into Touch Points for the senses

My last Blog article focussed upon discovering & Honing your Brand Archetype, and why it’s important to translate that into your physical premises. Here I look further into how that is achieved. Many business advice blogs touch upon branding your interior, and will clumsily suggest using up to 3 colours derived from your logo as…

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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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