Homes that feel relaxing and serene are ones that have well considered interiors that flow seamlessly from one space to another. So, instead of jarring the senses when we move from one disjointed space into another, there is a sense of ease and “predictability” that makes us feel calm and content within the space - because we’re not overstimulating our senses.Read More
If you’re considering a renovation, or redecorating project, it can be hard to know where to start. There are so many decisions you’ll need to make that the whole process can feel very overwhelming.
There is one thing that made the whole process much easier for me, and it can help you too!Read More
An alternative way of designing your room, is less about focal points and design aesthetic, and more about the usability of the room from a practical point of view. Don’t worry they can still be beautiful and inspiring spaces - but they’ll work well too!Read More
I firmly believe that in order to feel connected to our homes, we need to be surrounded by personal pieces we really love. But it’s more than just having these items in your space. It’s the effective curation of these pieces that will help you create a welcoming and inspiring space to call home.Read More
Furniture placement dictates how the living room is used - and how effectively you use the space. It can impact on the flow of conversation when entertaining, the ease of TV viewing during a big game, or how you enjoy family time when you’re all spending time together in the evenings.
A successful room layout is one where the configuration works well for what the room is used for.Read More
A lounge room can be styled in a way that offsets the dominance of the TV and feels more comfortable, and inviting, whether you are there to watch TV, or not.Read More
A room that has too much sheen, and that lacks soft and tactile textures may feel cold and uninviting. The space may also have an echo due to there being no soft textures to absorb sound. Artificial light will also bounce around the surfaces and reflect off things - basically lack of texture will make you crave more cosy!Read More
Does the artificial lighting in your room help you use the space effectively, and maximise your enjoyment of the space in the evenings?Read More
Is your furniture pushed up against the wall to create the feeling of space? You may end up creating a space that feels more like a waiting room, rather than a welcoming and inviting space you want to spend time in.Read More
Placing art in a location that works well, will inspire you and really set the piece off well. The opposite is true if you hang art in a location that doesn’t work.Read More
As your eye travels around the room following the top of your furniture and artwork, do they follow a similar line, or do they move up and down because your furniture and art are placed at very different heights?Read More
Do you have a room at your place that doesn't feel quite right, but you're not sure what to do about it? I know how frustrating that can be. Perhaps it’s a matter of balance…