Interior designers help clients create beautiful spaces for living and working. They also provide advice about how to decorate rooms, and they often work with architects and contractors to ensure that the design meets building codes.
The Interior design process starts when we establish your design brief, your vision and ideas for the space. We systemically work through Design Phases from Concept to Completion. Creating a structure, so you know what to expect next and where we are at in your project.
We won’t hesitate in moving walls or entirely gutting an interior if it means improving the function and overall aesthetics of the space.
Your space should not just look amazing but feel amazing. Great spaces don't come to be by stumbling upon them. They are meticulously planned and strategised.
First we establish the design brief, budget and scope of works. Then we work through the plan to achieve the client's goals.
The interior design process starts when you decide what kind of space you want to create for yourself. This includes things like furniture, lighting, colours, finishes and accessories.
After deciding what you need, you then start shopping around for these items. Once you find them, you bring them home and set up your room according to your vision.
This is all part of the process. When I first start with a client I make sure that we go over style wants likes and dislikes.
Part of my job is realising your vision and helping you create it.
My 20 years of experience in the industry goes a long way in helping to create a dynamic, innovative space that fits your unique style.
Many designers can do a lot of soft finishings, like decorators but a designer takes a bit more into consideration; how a space is used, the flow of the floorplan, the practicality of how a room is arranged. We closely examine the functionality, consider the family and how they live, we deal with more than what’s already there.
And the little things that you may not notice when you enter a space like whether the tiles line up properly, where the power points live and how many there are, choosing practical materials- like stone, understanding where the windows need to be and where the plumbing gets set out. When these details are expertly thought out, they can entirely change how you use a space.
Hiring an interior designer is a great idea for any home renovation project whether you are renovating, building, to live or to sell.
Interior Designers will have a formal education and often member of an Industry Association such as the Design Institute of Australia [DIA] In a nutshell Interior decorators will general not get involved in the design and construction of the space, they are concerned with the spaces that are already built. To help you style and reflect your personality. Usually through, paint colours, floors, furniture, fabrics artwork and so on. Interior designers won't only focus on the aesthetics, we won't hesitate to move internal walls, if it improves the function of the space. We consider elements such as lighting, acoustics, accessibility, materials and structural considerations.We provide plans, elevations, details and renders if required for visualisation. We work closely with Architects, builders, trades and consultants to provide you with the best aesthetics and functional space.
The best thing about hiring an interior designer is that they can help you create a unique space that fits your personality. They also know how to use colours and textures to enhance the look of your room.
Yes, absolutely. you will get a better understanding of the process and working together will be less stressful. With extensive industry knowledge, we know where to source cost effective materials, usually at trade prices and will deal with your trades if you are not confident to do so.
Samples of my work can be found on my Instagram or in my selected portfolio projects on this website.
Engaging us early at the planning stage is key to the best interior outcome, providing you with the best aesthetics and funtional space. Your unique style will flow if the space does, we will work through this together. This is the fun part. We can suggest suppliers to visit or we can go together to get a sense of what you like.
I provide interior design services for residential and commercial spaces. I have experience working with architects, designers, contractors, and homeowners and I help clients create unique designs that fit their needs. For more information on my services, click here.
Before working as an interior designer I was a nurse. My approach with both my professions has always been caring first. I love working with different personalities and get along with everyone from trades, to clients to architects.
It depends on whether you project is a new build, a renovation, an apartment or room, no two projects are the same. We can establish which of the following fee structures will suit your budget, brief and timeline.
- Consultation only
- Hourly Rate
- Lump Sum
After we have your complimentary initial consultation to establish if we would like to work together, we can discuss the project, establish the brief and scope of works. Once I'm aware of the timeline, budget and your expectations. We can go through the services we provide and provide a quote..