Interior design for a Victorian house renovation in Peckham

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The client posted his project to Design for Me, looking for a talented interior designer to assist with the complete renovation of a Victorian terrace in Peckham, SE London. Design for Me then matched him with the best candidates and he received interest from a number of interior designers. Photography by Leo da Vut  … Read more »

How to find an affordable interior designer

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Where can I find an affordable interior designer? If you’ve already started searching for your interior designer, you might have come across some beautiful websites from interior design companies displaying fabulous high-end projects. But if your first thought is, ‘My budget is nowhere near this!’ you’re probably looking in the wrong place. You might also… Read more »

A perfect match … to furnish a new build apartment in Marylebone

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A perfect match on Design for Me…  to furnish a new build apartment   Natasha (the client) posted her project to Design for Me, looking for a talented interior designer to furnish her new build apartment in West London. After registering her project with just a few key details, we matched her with the best… Read more »

Top tips for creating your perfect home office

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In this age of COVID-19, you might well be one of the many working more from home. You may even be considering going it alone and setting up your own business. In both cases, you’re going to need your own home office. This space should be pleasant to work in, comfortable and foster productivity. Here… Read more »

Contemporary living room ideas

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Design-wise, your living room is the most important room in your house to get right. You probably spend most of your waking hours at home here. It’s a place to relax, entertain and spend time with your family. When it comes to contemporary living room design, there are a plethora of styles and colour palettes that… Read more »

5 bathroom design trends for the ’20s

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Bathroom design trends for the 2020s Goodbye metro tiles, grey grout and geometric patterns? See you later monochrome and slick surfaces? OK, we actually still love metro tiles and monochrome and there is still a place for them in the 2020s… but the touches below are guaranteed to move the modern industrial style into a new… Read more »

Design for Me Loves… Freestanding Baths

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Freestanding baths

I’m designing a bathroom at the moment. I want it to feel calm, and relaxing… but also clean and modern and it’s that balance that  is key. I’m not a fan of uber modernist bathrooms with wall to wall white tiles, white tiled floor, white polished everything. I think It’s important to have some texture and colour to… Read more »

Design for Me Loves… Distressed Rugs

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Letting colour in… Some people feel most comfortable surrounded by neutral colours such as calming white and soft shades of grey. Others feel uplifted and energised by lots of bright colours in their homes, making a bold personal statement. I have to admit bright block colours at home unnerve me a little, and I actually find lots… Read more »

Design for Me Loves… White Flooring

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white flooring

White flooring feels fresh, clean and modern as well as making small spaces feel bigger. It also provides a neutral backdrop if you’re thinking of adding bright colours to walls or showing off your artwork. Pretty much every Scandi blog you look is adorned with images of beautiful things… in a room with a white floor. Being… Read more »

Design for Me Loves… Pendant Lights

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Pendant Lights

We’ve found some beautiful pendant lights that would look great over a kitchen island, dining table or hallway. They are all surprisingly affordable too… high-street priced fittings masquerading as expensive designer ones! They are certainly centre pieces in any space (use them sparingly!) and bring colour and interest to any room. The pendant lights in… Read more »