Why use an Interior Designer
I often meet people who want to make changes to their home but are apprehensive about where to start. Many clients struggle to identify their own design style and/or the overall look they are seeking to achieve. Some believe they do not require, or want to involve a professional designer, so undertake the work themselves. Interior design is as much of a recognised trade as that of an architect, plumber or carpenter. Most individuals wouldn’t attempt to fit a bathroom without
And so The Cornish House was born...
What inspires you? That can (for some) be a difficult question to answer, especially if you had to narrow that down to a colour, a style or a piece of architecture. Clients frequently tell me they struggle to be inspired when it comes to styling or designing their home and its interiors. For me, my inspiration comes from my surroundings - architecture, the places I visit, nature. Some of those places are overseas but many of them are here; on my own doorstep. Two years ago
The 300 Year Old Lady
I am often asked what prompted me to follow a career design. It’s very difficult to think of one defining moment in my life but if I had to pin down a time, this would probably be it. Having returned from a holiday in Cornwall some 13 years ago now, my husband and I rather spontaneously decided to buy a renovation project as our first home together. We’d been looking for a house for some time but nothing seemed quite right, until that is, we met the Duchess – a somewhat dila