Blog

  • 01
    Feb

    Select a Colour Scheme

    This summer we’ve been working on a couple of colour schemes for residential new builds.  Looking at colour and materials for both external facades, combing tiles with wood, slate,...

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  • 04
    Jan

    Choosing Scatter Cushions

    Although small in comparison to everything else in a space for example a sofa or bed, scatter cushions can add great impact to your space through colour, shape and...

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  • 02
    Dec

    Christmas Styling a Small Space

      For the last 6 month’s I’ve been an intern for Grace Interior Designs and I’m happy to write the final “Top 5 Tips” blog for 2016 about decorating...

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  • 02
    Nov

    Select a Great Cafe Site

    I’m happy to be guest blogger for this latest ‘how to’ blog by Grace Interior Designs.  My name is David Frankel, Commercial Property Manager, Nelson Alexander.  At the moment,...

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  • 04
    Oct

    Define Your Style

      This month’s blog was inspired by my recent visit to the London Design Festival and being surrounded by many different European interior styles. One of the first tasks...

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  • 02
    Sep

    Let There Be Light

      This month I was working on a consultative basis on a café fit out.  What this meant was that instead of designing and specifying I was advising the...

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  • 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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