We’ve weathered these strange days together and although its early days, like you we’re tentatively coming out the other side. At JNI we’re thrilled to be working again and we’ve recently completed our first post-lockdown design and renovation project. And we’re also getting stuck into our blogs again! This is where we keep you up to date with our latest projects, but also give you some tips for your own interior décor projects and discuss any challenges you may face in your quest for styling your perfect home.

When it comes to interior design this most definitely holds true. People tend to engage an interior designer because they need to find a supplier who can both understand and translate their vision, and ultimately realise it.

A lot of us take our design inspiration from images we see online, from interior design books that we buy, from celebrity homes featured in the likes of Hello or from Sunday Times Style magazine etc.

As an architect specialising in interiors, my challenge is to walk a fine line between interpreting what my client is looking for and what the space itself is actually telling me.

A renovation of a traditional Glasgow townhouse became an exercise in paring back – letting the bones of the house show through and the beautiful period features tell their own story.

What makes a house a home? Is it good design? Matching colours? Complementary textures? Why does one room ‘work’ while another doesn’t?

Chairs are a great way of filling a corner or small space. We want our chairs to be comfy but we also like them to make a statement too!

If you are looking to upgrade your kitchen but don’t have the budget to replace it why not have a go at a few of these simple but cost effective changes.

Want to sell your home for its best price and in the quickest time possible? Then why not think about staging?