Tag: design trends

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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Featured in Stuff.. Sustainability is Not Just a Buzzword

I WAS INTERVIEWED FOR AN ARTICLE ON THIS SUBJECT RECENTLY. SEE THIS LINK When I travel I am always on the hunt for beautiful objects that I feel would enhance an interior space. Being Sri Lankan born I have always wanted to support the local artisans so was very excited to be starting on this […]

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Interior Design Trends for 2016: The Modern Nomad

The need for flexibility in our lives. The primary feature of this trend is to be “in the now”. Being adaptable. Urban environments are constantly changing. Things are less static. Trends forecasters have been exploring the nomadic qualities of playing with the concepts of “mobile “and “static”. This is another trend that we will see coming through in the […]

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A Country Christmas

Christmas in the Country My clients in Takapu Valley, on the outskirts of Wellington have a fun time preparing for Christmas each year.  This year has been even better due to the fact that we have just completed the refurbishment of their home

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Interior Design Trends for 2016: Fantastical Nature

The sequels to James Cameron’s movie Avatar, the first of which is due out December 2017, has inspired this Design Trend. Once again, strong colours. Indigo, lagoon blues, lush greens and the colours of plumage. Tie Dye – the art of Japanese Shibori. The art of binding, folding, twisting and stitching fabrics before dyeing – resulting in gradient […]

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Interior Design Trends for 2016: Bello Rio

The 2016 Rio Olympics is the first trend I wanted to touch on. Celebrations and Transformations. The first games in a South American country. Brazil, the city of the Samba, the Carnivale. A city of Urban Regeneration and the wonderful Amazonian rainforest. Very soon everything about Brazil is going to be very cool. Its art, design, culture, music, fashion…the […]

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