Interior Design Blog
If you are aiming to work with interior designers (and architects) here is a guide to ensure you are following best practice in how you are sending out those crucial product samples.
A classification system to organise product literature and samples for use in an interior design product library, filing system or for online bookmarking.
If you have not yet found a good product filing system or you have one with too many or too few categories to be useful then here is a classification system that is both comprehensive and concise. With only 45 product genres it is easy to use and remember for interior designers, library managers and researchers. A separate fabric classification system is also given.
There are many types of stainless steel and specific uses for each of them. Here is a collation of the different grades with simple explanations of their components and typical applications.
Jecks Lea talks to us about her ethical interior design practices, frustrations regarding access for disabled people and her ambitions for an inclusive and ethical design industry.
Karen Walker talks to us about starting her own business after 23 years working for someone else’s company and the specific pressures brought by working in the North of England. We also showcase some of her hotel and library projects.
Carl Michael Harris tells us about his new design studio and explains its name and design philosophy. Carl gives us his view on snobbery within the design industry and we also look at some of his memorable projects from his past working at David Collins Studio.
International interior designer Jarod Smith gives us the inside story of three uber-glamorous Portuguese villas for TV celebrity clients, shares his views on the key challenges within the interior design industry and tells us about his new career working with Arteriors.
Six animals and their products that householders can avoid when creating vegan interior design for their home
Without knowing it, we contribute to the abuse and exploitation of animals by buying goods and furniture that are made from their products. Jecks Lea gives details on six of these animals and tips on how to detect their products so that they can be avoided.
If you want to become ethical in your home and replace animals’ products with vegan ones, Jecks Lea gives a simple and easy-to-follow guide on how to tackle what might seem an overwhelming project.
In the first of a series of articles on vegan interiors Jecks Lea explains the principles of veganism and how these are equally relevant in the home as in diet and lifestyle.