Blog

  • 02
    Aug

    Managing a Project

    Grace Interior Designs has recently completed two projects, a residential interior styling project and a commercial office fit out.  Projects are time and money sensitive.  There’s a lot at...

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  • 04
    Jul

    Reviewing a Floorplan

        June’s top tips blog included my 5 top tips on briefing an architect or draftsperson.  Once you have plans you need to critically assess them and provide constructive...

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  • 03
    Jun

    Briefing an Architect

    Not many people realise that an interior designer can advise on floor plan layouts, instead they go first to an architect (or draftsperson) to get plans drawn up for...

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  • 02
    May

    Working with Neutrals

    Choosing a colour scheme for your interior design can be daunting, therefore many of my clients think that a neutral colour scheme is easier, and has longevity.  However, if...

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  • 01
    Apr

    Kitchen Design Pt 2

    Last month’s blog, Kitchen Design Pt 1, included tips I received from an experienced carpenter which focussed on the building aspect of kitchen design, this month I share my...

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  • 01
    Mar

    Kitchen Design Pt 1

    This past month we’ve been dealing with storm damage to our kitchen and I’ve found it interesting talking to the various trades people the insurance company has sent about...

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  • 01
    Feb

    Design in Cafes

    I’ve noticed that some Melbourne cafes are lacking individuality, opting for a standard ‘industrial’ look and replica furniture pieces seen over and over again.  During the Christmas break there...

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  • 04
    Jan

    Shop the Sales

      Happy New Year, I hope you had a good break, did you head back to the shops to take advantage of the sales? The Boxing Day sales, is...

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  • 24
    Nov

    Christmas Outdoors

      For us in the Southern Hemisphere we experience Summer Christmas’ and after spending 7 years in London, I can tell you that I prefer a warmer Christmas.  There’s...

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  • 04
    Nov

    Working with an Interior Designer

      Interior Designers are not magicians, they can work wonders but like magicians who have assistants they can magically cut in half, interior designers need their clients to assist...

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