How to Design a Pop-Up Shop

Over the last few years, online shopping has given traditional retailers a run for their money; changing the way we shop as consumers. Where you once had to find and then go to a store to get what you needed, now it is available at your fingertips and dropped at your

Retail Design: Visual Merchandising 101

When I started my post-graduate career (after graduating from Interior Design) I started as a Visual Manager for H&M. This might seem like a weird entry level job choice for an interior design graduate but, in reality, there are a lot of similarities between Interior Design and Visual Merchandising. You’re

Airbnb Designing – How to Standout in the Market

I was recently planning our summer road trip, and of course, that involved looking for places to stay. Deciding where to stay turned out to be the most challenging part of the whole thing – location, space, the appearance of the room, amenities and of course price. After flipping between

How to Mix Masculine and Feminine Design Styles

Times have changed from when you would decorate a little girls’ room pink and a boys’ room blue. In today’s world, masculine and feminine designs aren’t necessarily gender specific, they are more a descriptive adjective. Women are soft, romantic, elegant; Men are strong, rustic, earthy. This isn’t to say that

Color Moods: Creating a Feeling in a Room Using Color

How would you explain color to someone? You may have a hard time explaining it, it’s almost too simple. Color just is. It’s almost natural, unconsciously included when designing a room. But Color can be a powerful tool when used correctly. It’s the first thing someone will notice in a