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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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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