Category: Design Life

Using Colour in Your Space

I’m not afraid of using colour on the walls in my interior design solutions for the right client, in the right circumstances. The right circumstances for using colour in a space include what the client’s […]

Get the most out of your interior designer

While interior design is a creative pursuit, it’s grounded by the client’s goals. The client’s budget. The space. Availability of supplies or quality tradespeople. Time also plays a role in delivering a successful interior design […]

Kitchen appliance counter for your kitchen

I guess you could call it a trend, where more and more households are relying on various appliances on a regular basis. A client I’m currently working with in Glen Waverley have a mixer, coffee […]

Buying the right house

In the last few months, I’ve had at least two conversations with people who bought the wrong house. Yes, the wrong house. Both houses were over $1 million and after the client moved in with […]

Guide to Home Light and Lighting – an interior designer’s guide

Light and lighting is an important part of interior design. Both from an aesthetic and functional perspective. On a basic level there are two types of light, that is natural light and artificial light. But […]

Boxing Day Shopping Tips

It’s hard to resist the big red sale signs that appear in retail outlets during the Boxing Day sales. Some of us wait to furnish our homes only to be disappointed that what we want […]

All I want for Christmas…

Christmas gift giving, Christmas in general, is a weird time of the year. It means something different for everyone. For some one people it is a holy event in the calendar year and observe Christian […]

2021 – an interior designer’s perspective

There will be a lot of media reflection on the year that was 2021. This year started promisingly enough after 2020, when we had to deal with COVID and life with a global pandemic. But […]

House Tour, Southbank Apartment

Welcome to this house tour of a truly special Soutbank apartment interior design project. This project started in February 2021. I got a phone call from a prospective client and I remember the call clearly. […]

Avoid DIY interior design mistakes

One of my colour consultation clients made a mistake which will cost her time and money. The exact opposite outcome you want when working with an interior designer. A DIY interior design mistake can also […]