“I feel that a house should represent the people living in it, so I try to use my expertise to create great interiors that reflect the home owners”.
I am an interior designer, and currently my role is the Assistant Design Manager at the Gallerie in Port Melbourne.
I was always into the art subjects at high school, doing art and graphic design. At first, I didn’t know where my creativity was going to take me, but in year 12 it became a bit clearer. I loved working with colours, I loved fashion and design – everything to do with houses. While my friends were buying Girlfriend and Dolly magazines and watching Beverly Hills 90210, I was buying Home and Belle, and watching Better Homes and Gardens.
So I applied for an interior design and decoration course at RMIT for a 2 year diploma. I chose it over a degree because it seemed more hands-on, not as technical. I wanted to know more about soft furnishings, colours and styling a home, rather than where to put a wall. Continue reading