I recently returned from a design trip to Copenhagen, where the Interior Design department visited many museums, galleries and buildings to develop our practice. What I noticed on the trip was how I have started to question design in relation to my visual cultural studies since starting the academic year. In relation to areas in … Continue reading Design Trip – Denmark
So being a busy-bee student has definitely been a real adventure this academic year... but what a blast and I love every minute of it. Next week I get my final crit from Tutors for my latest project. I have been charged to design a Pavilion (full on Architecture style, from fixings to weights to … Continue reading A Year of Learning…
In my earlier post, you may have been aware of my procrastination about finishing off the top floor of my hall and stairs. But it is finally done, with some serious hanging off bannisters paining techniques. I forced myself to start yesterday, and it is now finished, well very nearly.... This was looking up to … Continue reading Stairs & Landings – the ‘nearly’ finished results…
You know when time slips away from you...I am feeling full of guilt as I have not posted for ages, and I apologise to those of you who nudge for an update. 24 HOUR MAKEOVER I have been really busy of late, my daughter has moved to London to study music at a Conservatoire and … Continue reading Student flat 24 hour makeover
'Jewel In The Crown' This week my house featured in the December 2017 issue of 25 Beautiful Homes. The house was dressed to the nines with Christmas cheer, and styled beautifully by Sian Williams and photographed by Brent Darby. It's the second time one of my houses has been featured in the magazine, so thank … Continue reading Photo Shoot for 25 Beautiful Homes
I am very pleased that my home has had a feature in the interiors magazine 'The English Home' this month (November 2015 issue). It is a very smart glossy, and it seems like a lifetime ago that the crew appeared to photograph the house. I can safely say that I have never cleaned a house … Continue reading My house in ‘The English Home’ Magazine, November Issue 2015
Today I have been preparing various moodboards to help visualise the styles available for a friend and client who wants a complete change in their living room. They like a lot of very eclectic items from colonial to industrial to fantastic items from Anthropologie, so to try and narrow down to what it is they … Continue reading Moodboards making life more simple….
My fabulous friend Charmaigne is opening a tattoo parlour , and we have been coming up with ideas to transform what is basically a HUGE empty space with creative ideas and a low-as-possible budget. The shop consists of a vast reception area, two treatment rooms, a tiny staff room, WC and the main tattoo studio. … Continue reading ‘Rocket Queen’ tattoo parlour Interior – Part 1