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Create a bedroom that's right for both sexes

Original article written by Bea Taylor on Stuff, here The master bedroom often sees two worlds, and design styles, collide. The battle between the 10 floral throw cushions and the wall of comic book posters can result in a space that's mismatched, or overtly feminine or masculine. "Because the female member of the family is more likely to decorate the master bedroom, it probably tends to be more feminine," says interior designer Victoria Bibby from Bibby and Brady. "Most...

March 20, 2018

Why an Home magazine editor's house wouldn't feature on Homed

When your job is to write about decor trends and the country's most gorgeous houses, it's expected you'd live in a photoshoot-worthy home yourself. But while the Homed team routinely scrutinise other people's houses for publication-worthiness, our own abodes often wouldn't make the grade. I cast a critical eye over my place and came up with five reasons it wouldn't be featured in Homed. THE WALLS ARE BARE I love art and have the odd piece hung up but have far too many bo...

January 23, 2018

Disguise a low ceiling with these tricks

Original article via Stuff here "I'd like to think there are a couple of advantages of having a low ceiling," says interior designer Juliet Coleman of Juliet Coleman Interiors. "It would be easier to paint and those cobwebs would be far more reachable." Small advantages aside, it's a good idea to mitigate the hemmed in feeling of low ceilings with a few design tricks. Tip One. Start with lighting. You'd think spotlights are the way to go, says Coleman, but there are plenty of other options. ...

October 29, 2017

Awarded Best of Houzz 2017

January 15th, 2017 – Juliet Coleman Interiors of Cambridge, New Zealand has won “Best Of “InteriorDesign” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home renovation and design. Houzz is the leading platform for home renovation and design. The Interior Design firm was chosen by the more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, renovation and design industry professionals.The Best Of Houzz Design award winners...

January 15, 2017

NZ House & Garden - 2016 Bedroom of the Year

A fun and lively bedroom created for a teenager. Bright, bold, masculine colours with the use of wood and rope for added texture and warmth. Project Year: 2016Project Cost: Less than NZD 1,000Country: New ZealandPhotographer: Lou Kibby, Cambridge...

October 14, 2016

Mr Ralph - Lighting Feature

Jules and Shane Coleman have created the most classic, rich and homely space - a relocated bungalow that has been transformed and sits looking at the surrounding hills just outside of Cambridge - Jules has a background in interior design which shows in her eclectic and clever use of new and old light fittings - we refurbished some lovely old lights for her and she chose some amazing new fittings from us to complement the spaces....

November 26, 2015

Kid Inspired Creativity - House and Gardens finalist 2015

This fun, stylish bathroom designed with kids in mind really caught the judges' eye: A room with personality that reminds us bathrooms don't need to be boring," they said. The primary users are the three children, aged five to 14, of Cambridge homeowner Juliet Coleman. "I wanted a room that was not too childlike that would grow with the children," says Juliet, who took her design cue from her 10-year-old son's paintings.  ("I've always loved them - the colours, the shapes"). They were also ...

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