How to choose an Interior Designer for your Project

How do you choose an Interior Designer for your Project? There are many different firms, large and small, that offer Interior Design services at various levels. How do you wade through these options when selecting a designer for your project?

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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…

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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…

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Small Living in Style – Halcyon days bathroom ideas

This is the third update on the design of our small house.  I’m planning to update our bathroom, and am exploring a few ideas.  Our current bathroom, which I designed the layout & cabinetry for in 2002, still looks fresh but being a designer I get a bit bored with what I see everyday (“familiarity breeds contempt”).…

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Small Living in Style – A kitchen which is still “On Trend”

This is the second update on the design of my home.  Like many people we’ve spent the Christmas holidays doing a spring clean, clearing out the cobwebs and the old toys that the kids have grown out of.  I made a commitment to clean and style my kitchen, which I designed ten years ago when…

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Small Living in Style – Landscaping and a Lap Pool

My family lives in a small house (a cottage really) with a small back yard, and although it’s a tad squashy from time to time, I look back and think of all the benefits: less cleaning, less cost for utilities, lower mortgage. Compared with all the McMansions that surround & dominate our little house, I…

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