Tag: interior design

9 interior design tricks to create more space

This article was originally published by Homed at Stuff.co.nz With the cost of housing at an all time high, many people are scaling back their living requirements and opting for smaller housing solutions – like apartments, studios, prefabs or even converted containers. Small living spaces can be functional, fun and fabulous – all that is […]

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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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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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In the Media: Wellington Waterfront Apartment Renovation

Last week I was featured in Stuff.co.nz for a unique building project I completed on my own property. The beautiful historic building had previously been student flats. A new owner gutted the interior and strengthened it to meet the building codes. The exterior of the building was beautifully restored in accordance with the integrity of its age. […]

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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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