A home is so much more than walls, windows and doors. Two different people could make a house look and feel completely different with the furnishings they choose. Pearlfisher describe design as an unexpected and timeless desire to create a powerful identity and experience. Making choices about how to style a home are often long-term decisions and while most of us will have an idea of what we want translating that into physical reality can be much harder than imagined. It is no surprise then that people increasingly turn to interior designers to work their magic and create a home from a house. Read on to find out more about three of our favourite designers:
Touted as “One of the worlds most exciting designers” by W Magazine the British native honed her sills stateside before returning to London to set up her own boutique design store in the capital city. Her glamorous, yet eclectic style has made her a firm favourite with celebrities the work over. Defining features of her work concern themselves with the transformative power of colour and strategic use of light. However, it is her unusual use of textures and patterns that truly sets her work apart. The mixture of old styles with new fabrics or unexpected textures makes for eye-catching designs that the public just can’t get enough of.
Establishing his design firm in 1984, Charle Rutherford has made a name for himself in all aspect of building design. Not content with sticking purely to his architectural prowess, Rutherfoord can also add highly skilled furniture and garden design to his list of achievements. With a relaxed and unpretentious style that is refreshingly contemporary but give space to period features Rutherfoord gives care to the use of space in his designs both interior and exterior. In a recent interview, he said he is drawn to garden design due to the ever-changing and unexpected ways a garden develops over time. A chair can be constructed in 6 months but a garden is never complete.
Helen Green sadly passed away in 2012 but her vision of “livable luxury” lives on in her renowned Helen Green Design, a studio that caters primarily to private clients as well as prestigious hotel developments. The team of designers the make up the studio are experts at working closely with their clients to find the right mixture of contemporary chic and luxury fittings to create interiors that are as beautiful as they are bespoke. Though the Helen Green Design Foundation, up and coming designers are supported in their craft leading to the Studio is at the forefront of cutting-edge fashion and styles.
Three different designers, three different styles that all draw on such different sources and materials, where will your next interior design project take you?