Category: Interior Design Trends

Herne Bay Villa Renovation

Herne Bay, Auckland This gracious old Villa was purchased by my clients about three years ago.  I had previously successfully completed a beautiful home for them in Wellington and when they moved to Auckland, they naturally contacted me to help with this big project. They are a family of five, with three teenage children. When […]

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7 Easy, Cost Effective Ways To Refresh Your Home This Spring

As published by Stuff.co.nz Spring is one of my favourite seasons. All about freshness and renewal, there’s a distinct feeling of ‘out with the old, in with the new’ at this time of year. Letting go of things that don’t serve us and welcoming the beginning of a vibrant new chapter…what could be better than […]

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Drab to fab, Wellington Harbour View Renovation

Are you considering renovating, but don’t know where (or how) to start? Renovating can be time consuming, stressful and costly. Using an experienced interior designer to manage your renovation can free up your time, eliminate undue stress, and keep your budget on track. At Wendy Bradford Interior Design, I work with a team of trusted […]

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Top 5 Interior Design Trends for 2017

Greenery Pantone has just named “Greenery” as its colour of the year.  Green, in its various shades, is a favourite colour of mine and it works so well with some of the organic textures that are being used in design schemes. Green embodies freshness, growth and nature. Understated Elegance  I have an appreciation of authenticity […]

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In the Media: Interiors Go Back to Nature

I was recently featured in the Dominion Post and on Stuff as I was able to share my expertise on why it’s important to design with sustainability in mind. Designing with recycled materials, natural finishes, timber and handcrafted items, is important to me. I recently returned from a trip to my home country of Sri […]

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Interior Design Trends for 2016: Nature Luxe

Nature Luxe. The look of luxury tempered by nature. And nature intensified by luxury. With this trend we discover a relationship with nature that is combined with luxury. The combining of textures and metallic, earthiness and glamour, craft and couture, rawness and refinement, comfort and beauty. The Nature Luxe trend looks for luxurious qualities made with ethical products. The look […]

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Interior Design Trends for 2016: Privacy – the New Luxury

This trend stems from the desire for privacy in our lives. The taking back control of what we have shared in the past. The need for concealment, cocooning. In this fast-paced life, where technology and social media have made our lives so visible and open to discussion, there will emerge a need for social solitude and a requirement for […]

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