(Potential) Kitchen Nightmares

(Potential) Kitchen Nightmares

This year I completed the hardest project of my professional career. Was it the one where we designed and built 3 houses from the ground up? Was it the one where the client had a penchant for the bespoke without the budget to back it up? Or was it the redesign of a...
On Reflection

On Reflection

Mirrors are a great weapon in any designer’s arsenal. They are as much about misdirection as they are about reflection, creating space where there is none and spreading light into the gloomiest of corners. Here are a few ideas for you to reflect upon (sorry)...
New Year’s Resolution

New Year’s Resolution

  Firstly, Happy New Year! I hope you have had as relaxing a time as possible over the Christmas “break”.     From the number of enquires I’ve received over the break, it’s clear that lots of you are thinking about embarking on a project in 2017, which...
TV Party

TV Party

So you’ve bought your house, chosen colour palates, furniture and fittings, the kitchen is a work of art and the bathrooms are simply splendid. Your husband* has just bought a 3 billion inch UltraHD TV, complete with sound-bar and sub-woofer. And he’s VERY...
In All The Right Places…

In All The Right Places…

We all like things. Vases, trinkets, objects d’art. But, do we know how to display our things to their best effect? I’ve talked (at length) about the importance of lighting and how it can be employed to great effect when highlighting things, but what if...