Whilst browsing through collections of beautiful fabrics, I can’t help smiling when I remember it won’t be long until I have the pleasure of Patrick Frey’s annual visit with the new Pierre Frey [...]
Over dinner, the other night, a client and good friend of mine suggested that I should share some tips for hiring an interior designer on our blog. I thought, why not? – it could be a useful guide.
People often ask me what are the essential skills you need to be an interior designer. For me, some are less obvious than others. Outside the core skills (which I will detail below), you need to [...]
During a recent work trip to Antigua and Puerto Rico, I found myself in awe of the colonial architecture that is found over there. Originating from the British & Spanish (Antigua) and Spanish [...]
Thinking about becoming an interior designer but don’t know where to study? - The following 5 top interior design schools offer world class education for your future career as an interior designer.
As I walked into Maison et Objet last week searching new interior trends for 2019, I swear I could have been in Africa. Exhibition stands were brimming full of clay and wooden pots, rattan [...]
Summertime and the living is easy...sings Ella Fitzgerald, so soulfully in her 60’s classic hit. During the hot summer months, (unless you are on holiday), most of us can find the living… not so [...]
Every year in December the color experts at Pantone research into art, film, fashion, food, materials, technology, sport and culture, which results in the color of the year. This year in 2018, [...]
What skills are needed for a career in interior design? You often see interior designers portrayed in films - swanning into rooms, colour swatches in hand, lowly assistant in tow, swooning [...]
Most people know what an architect is. They design buildings right? But when I mention that, as well as being an interior designer, I have a career in interior architecture - it sometimes leaves [...]