For the fourth installment in our sustainable series, Kate St James guides us on an often difficult task: finding our own interior style
Magazines provide a wealth of information and advice on products and services along with case studies by design professionals.
Surf the internet
Websites (such as Complete Home) are such an invaluable resource for researching ideas, products, suppliers, architects and designers.
Many books are written on the subject of sustainable design and living.
Seek out showrooms and suppliers with green credentials.
Create a mood board from all the things you love. This will give you the basis of your preferences and a place from which to move forward.
Interior designers are trained professionals who can help you find your style and who can provide ideas, products and solutions you may not have thought about and which may not be readily available to the general public. They can often save you money, as any outlay on their services can often be recouped by the savings they can provide on products and getting the design right first time.
To see the full series on future-proofing your interiors with Kate St James, check out the links below:
Written by Kate St James FDIA
Originally from Grand Designs Australia magazine Volume 3 Issue 1