The girl asked for a plum purple room. This is a dark colour and one also had to think of her little brother who shares the room. The solution - the plum purple is at the bottom of the wall and is partly concealed by furniture. The bigger top part is light blue with touches of stronger colours in the star pattern. The girl got her with witout it overpowering the room.
In this house entertaining is the important factor. The seating area is in the centre and everything else surrounds it and is connected to it. The space is elegant but aproachable and can function as a gathering area for the members of the house as well.
A kitchen upgrade on a shoestring. We couldn't do a major facelift so we concentrated on functional improvements in the cabinets and electricity, we sorted out the lighting and added visual touches to make the kitchen pop and tie it visually with the iron banister in the nearby living room.
The kitchen is seperate but connected to the dining and entertaining areas. It alows the cook to work while maintaining contact with other members of the house or guests without the tumult from the kitchen spilling into the rest of the house.
A children's room I had to design using wall stickers the children chose, a color palette dictated by paint remains from a previous paint job in the house and existing furniture which could not be replaced due to a low budjet.
This design was created with sustainability in mind. The materials are either perishable or can be recycled and the design incorporates wavy lines which put us in mind of natural cycles.