Interior Design Advice

  • Design your Kitchen with Cooking at the Heart

    Kitchens, we all lust after them as we scroll through Pinterest or flick through design magazines. They are huge status symbols in the home, with a big price ticket to match. It would be very easy to start by asking what you want it to “look” like and think of all the gorgeous finishes first but aren’t we forgetting what the purpose of the kitchen is?

    Posted by Phoebe Oldrey in Interior Design Advice

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  • Ted Talk

    “It’s not about the Bean Bag!” a TED X talk about how Interior Design makes us feel!

    All too often Interior Design is feed to us as a frivolous art of cushions and seasonal trends but could there be a hidden power to make our lives better Physically, Emotionally and Visually? I had the amazing opportunity to share the power of Interior spaces to shape our emotions and my passion for designing for the people who use those spaces.

    Posted by Phoebe Oldrey in Interior Design Advice

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    Lessons from Grenfell Towers – Why regulations in design matter!

    As an interior designer everyone is keen find out my thoughts on Spring trends and sexy furniture. Now let’s face it these are great things to spend your working hours dealing with and I’m never going to complain about getting up everyday to play with such great toys! However, the thing that people never ask me about is all the regulations and codes I have to adhere to when designing and boy there are a lot, but codes and regulations don’t sound sexy and the certainly don’t look good on a Pinterest image.

    Posted by Phoebe Oldrey in Interior Design Advice

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    What Makes Great Interior Design!

    Recently I have been working away preparing a TedX talk in which I pose the burning question “what makes us happy in our interiors?”. For every one of you, the answer will be different but I expect most if you will talk about the style of the room and what makes a room beautiful to you. Now this where I get all hot and bothered because to me a “Great Interior Design” is about a whole heap more than just the looks.

    Posted by Phoebe Oldrey in Interior Design Advice

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