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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 […]

When to renovate or when to downsize

I’ve had two very similar conversations recently about residential renovations. One with my sister and one with a prospective client, let’s call her Mary. Mary lives in Northcote in a period home that needs a […]

5 common interior design mistakes

As an interior designer my job is to solve common interior design mistakes or problems. The types of interior design mistakes I solve vary. They can be functional, for example, not enough counter space in […]

Christmas Gift Guide 2021 – a designer’s selection

Hopefully this Christmas gift guide 2021 will make reunions between you and your loved ones extra special this year, following another difficult year of lock downs and shut borders. This year many of us spent […]

Designer’s tip to a great space

I’m currently preparing for a photoshoot for a project I completed in Southbank. Which sparked a conversation between my client and I about what makes a successful interior space. Mainly because there is a difference […]

Decorating with mirrors – a designer’s tips

When I think back on all the interior design projects I’ve completed. With all the different clients, different styles, different homes and suburbs, I can honestly say mirrors have not been a big feature. Decorating […]

The ultimate rug guide – a designer’s tips

It’s easy to make a mistake with the size of the rug for any space in your home. I can understand that buying a rug can cause confusion. Mainly, because there are fundamental interior design […]

4 Simple Ways to Declutter Your Home

With Spring here and Christmas not far away, now is the perfect time to declutter your home. Like most people you probably have a lot of stuff you don’t need. Stuff you don’t use and […]

Top 10 questions to ask your custom made furniture designer

I have only once had something custom made for a clients, working as an interior designer on residential projects. This client had two bronze statutes that needed solid plinths to withhold their weight. I couldn’t […]