Docklands warehouse apartment renovation – Studio³


A perfect match on Design for Me…  for a warehouse apartment renovation in Wapping, East London Jonny (the client) posted his project to Design for Me, looking for a talented architect. After registering his project with just a few key details, we matched him with the best candidates and he received interest from a number… Read more »

Chimney breast removal


Chimney breast removal At the heart of every Victorian home, the fireplace possessed great significance to a family both practically and socially. However most modern homeowners have a different view of the fireplace and the chimney breast that houses them.  Chimney breasts are now often seen as being a little ‘in the way’, using up valuable floor space.  Central heating systems and advances in insulation technology have also made the chimney somewhat… Read more »

Do I need a contract with my builder for a home extension or renovation project?


For home building and renovation projects it’s always worthwhile taking the time to find a great builder. There are a few effective websites to find local tradesmen like “My Builder” and “Rated People” to get you some quotations, but there are a few pointers to consider before shaking hands with anyone to undertake your home extension or renovation project…. Read more »

Bungalow Architects in Surrey


Bungalow design

A perfect match on Design for Me… Architects Simon and Jon were appointed by Alice Regester and Dominic Cook to find the best design solution for their Surrey bungalow renovation. Alice and Dominic from Esher, Surrey were in need of the right architect to help them extend and reconfigure their 3-bedroom bungalow. Back in October, they… Read more »

Bathroom ideas and inspiration


Bathroom ideas – from Design for Me’s architects and designers Here are some of the best bathroom ideas from the architects and designers on Design for Me. Click on the images below to see their full profiles and see if they’re interested in working on your next home project by posting your home project!  … Read more »

Bathroom design ideas by DfM designers


Need bathroom design ideas? Here is some bathroom inspiration brought to you by‘s designers! Whether you have a small space for an en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower or a larger room able to host a freestanding bath, our designers have the solution! Take a look!   Showers            Walk in Shower by… Read more »

Kitchen Design Ideas by DfM


Kitchen design ideas

Get some kitchen inspiration from our designers… Planning a new kitchen? You could just get a few supplier brochures and say “I want that one!”. Fine, if you want un-inspiring, run-of-the mill jobbie. But, like most things worthwhile, planning your perfect kitchen takes time, consideration and a little bit of inspiration (which is where we can help!) Function… Read more »

Hiring a designer: important questions to ask


Profile pics from Dean, Elisa and Liam, architects on DfM.

Hiring a designer is an important decision since this person will have a huge impact on your home and the way you live for potentially a very a long time. A good personal connection is key! Yes, of course, compare quotes. But there is so much more to the decision than this, and it’s personal. You’ll… Read more »

Getting the most out of Design for Me


Profile pics from Mark, Rebecca, Rachel and Lucy architects on DfM.

Design For Me is here to help you find a great designer who is the right fit for your residential project. To give you the best chance of finding them, simply ask yourself these 5 questions:   1. Have you given all the details you can? You don’t need to know exactly what you want to… Read more »