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 »

Architect AND interior designer – do I need both?

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Interior architecture

This is a source of confusion for many clients. Generally speaking, an architect will design the external shell of the building (walls, roof, windows, etc) and an interior designer would design and specify the interior decoration, furniture and fittings. The work that sits in between – space planning of rooms, finishes and fixtures – could… Read more »

Getting Your Home Ready for Autumn

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As the summer starts to fade, it’s time to savour the sound of leaves crunching under your feet, pull on your comfiest jumper and settle down with a pumpkin spice coffee. The autumn aesthetic is one of cosiness and relaxation, and you’ll want to bring it to the fore as much as possible in your… Read more »

Hallway design ideas and inspiration

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Hallway design

Title image – design by Peter, architect from Islington, London. Click here to see more and shortlist them for your home project.   Hallway design ideas – from Design for Me’s architects and designers Here are some of the best hallway designs from our architects and designers on Design for Me. Click on the images… Read more »

5 ways skirting boards can enhance interior design

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Most people take their skirting boards for granted. But it is only when you rip them out or walk into a room that doesn’t have them that you notice they’re gone. Skirting boards, like lighting and furniture, are an essential element of interior design.  This post explores how skirting boards can enhance your rooms and… 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 »

Do interior designers buy furniture?

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interior designer furniture

Interior designers will have different ways of working when it comes to purchasing furniture for your project. For some it will be part of their business model to buy furniture on your behalf, while others will offer a ‘design only’ service. Others will be flexible, based on the size of your project, budget, and your… 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 »

A perfect match … for a hallway and living room re-design

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Annie posted her project to Design for Me looking for a talented interior designer to renovate her hallway and front room. After registering her project with just a few key details, we matched her with the best candidates and she received interest from a number of interior designers.   Annie’s brief Hallway and front room re-model We have recently… 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 »