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Spatial Planning & Furniture Layout

Spatial planning for interior design is paramount to the cohesive look and feel of any space in the home. It’s also important to knit those rooms and spaces together creating natural flows, rather than a series of disjointed areas. Architects design buildings to look good and enhance the surroundings. Builders need to engineer those designs for strength, durability and cost. However, they don’t have to live there – you do!

We design interiors for you to live in. Before we show you any styling concepts, we plan the space and furniture layout fully. During our first consultation we ask you what you need in the space; what you would like in the space; how you want it to feel and how you perceive it being used. It’s important to know how this space relates directly to adjacent areas and to the home and outdoors. Sometimes, if we are involved early enough, we might liaise with architects or builders for small adjustments, like moving a door or adding a window; that can have big consequences in the finished design.

Whether bespoke sumptuous or minimalist practical, spatial planning is key to every room. How the furniture relates to, for example, a fireplace or a feature window can determine whether the room feels comfortable and welcoming. The best spatial planning goes entirely unnoticed as everything fits effortlessly into the room and enhances the space – so this is one area where I’m pleased if you don’t notice the work!

Only when the spatial planning and furniture layout is completed do we develop the full design concept with colors, finishes and textile selections. My task is to create a space with everything you need and make it look fabulous. After all, a room cannot be made bigger to suit a table, but a table can be manufactured to suit the room – especially with our trusty bank of custom and artisan craftspeople.