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Interior Design Services

We've spoken to many people over the years who think interior design is just for the incredibly wealthy, for people who don't have any interior design ideas themselves, or people who don't want to be involved in the process at any stage.

This is why we do things a bit differently at Fitward & Hayton. Whether you're after a re-design for your entire home or would just like some advice on where to position your new F&H side table, we can help with any project, big or small. 

Whilst we are happy to take on projects where the client would like to hand everything over to us, we also completely understand that some clients want to be involved in every step of the way. In this situation, we will always work alongside the client to ensure that we are using our expertise and carefully chosen contacts to ensure your home reflects your style, tastes and personality.

Lucy, our Managing Director, is a qualified Interior Designer with the British College of Interior Design. She is proficient in the following areas:

  • Colour consultancy and design, colour trends and forecasts.

  • Essential elements and principles: space, proportion, light, balance and detail.

  • Learning to observe, how to train the designer's 'eye'.

  • Selecting suitable textiles, fabric types and their construction.

  • Identifying quality furnishings, window treatments, floor coverings, wall, door, and ceiling construction, and finishes.

  • Effective use of natural and artificial lighting, light styles and fixtures, direct and indirect lighting.

  • Effective furniture layouts, measuring rooms and using floor plans.

  • Effective use of soft furnishings, artworks, decorative accessories, plants and flowers.

  • Colour design and choice, how light and texture affect colour.

  • How colours interact, the psychological impact of colour and special colour effects.

  • How to present floor plans, perspective and scale drawings, how to develop a conceptual and technical understanding of scale and evaluating space.

  • How to create and present sample boards of colours and finishes with the final scheme to clients.

  • All elements of residential design, including client liaison, practicalities, aesthetics, and budgetary priorities.

  • How to create beautiful rooms including home offices, kitchens and bathrooms.

  • Space planning, furniture/appliance placement, finishes, heating and ventilation.

  • Alternative storage ideas and the growing trend towards 'smart house' technology.

  • Property styling for pre-sale inspections to maximise client's profits.

  • All elements of design for commercial interiors including space planning, ergonomics and project management.

  • Hospitality design for restaurants, cafes, bars and hotels.

  • How to design 'show' apartments for developers selling 'off the plan', holiday rental and managed apartments.

  • Retail design and product display.

Get in touch today to see how we can help you with your interior design needs by sending us an email or using our contact form on the 'contact us' page.

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