Interior Design

I was half way through my interior design course before I hit the colour module and got something of a shock: Contrary to popular opinion – including no shortage of high-profile professionals in the field – monochrome is not black and white. And now, whenever an architect on the telly describes a black and white […]

November 2, 2019

Never underestimate the power of paint to have all kinds of transformative effects on a space. Here I’m showing you an incomplete makeover, to illustrate the powerful difference a new paint job can make – even if you don’t change anything else. On the right we have the old colour, and on the left the […]

June 16, 2019

[masterslider id=”1″] A Free Room Design is up for Grabs! Are you planning on updating a room in your home, and would welcome the help of an interior designer? I’m running a competition over on Facebook and one person will receive the prize of a room design, which includes all of the following: Initial consultation […]

February 19, 2019

As a long-time renter I notice a significant difference between the quality of long-term and short-term rental properties. Essentially, properties targeted at tourists tend to be better presented and generally more inviting places to spend time in than properties targeted at long-term tenants – especially in locations where rental property is in short supply. And […]

January 30, 2019
quality long term tenant

Decorating a rental property to our own taste does have its challenges, especially if it comes fully or partly furnished. But it is completely possible to do a rental home makeover on a budget, if you get creative with your resources. Most landlords are looking for reliable tenants who will take good care of the […]

December 29, 2018
rental home room makeover

If you’re a fan of interior design, you may have noticed a lot of green gracing the pages of your favorite magazines—it’s the on-trend color for interiors right now. It’s a nice synchronicity for the urgent need we have to “green” as many aspects of our day-to-day life as we can, in our race to […]

May 25, 2017
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