All posts by René Dekker

Length, Lining and Finishing Touches for Luxury Interior Design

From bold and contemporary to understated and classically elegant, there is a vast choice of fabrics to choose from for your curtain treatments to complete your luxury interior design. Having made your selection, a good interior designer will be able to help you achieve that all important finish and sophistication that simply says, quality.

But before you start paying for the amount of fabric you think you want, it’s worth finding out exactly how much you really do need. First, decide how high above the window you’d like the curtains to begin. Hanging them higher than the window will give a sense of height to the room. Designers often hang curtains about six inches above the window frame, but for an even more dramatic look, some go higher.

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Living Well

This January has seen not only the start of a New Year, but new decade, filled with all sorts of promise for a return of the “Roaring 20s”. But before we get stuck into what may be round the corner for the next few years, the one thing the crops up every January is what people can do to make their lives easier, happier, productive and more fulfilled. 

The priority this year is on how to relax and enjoy our environment properly. In terms of our home interior, this means creating an atmosphere where we feel comfortable, at ease, and where we can express personality through décor. 

In a home, the most important space is your living room. It’s where you sit to unwind and socialise, where friends and family gather but also, where you can spend time alone. This environment should be a space that you enjoy, with surroundings that you appreciate and details that make you happy, creating that all-important feel and vision, which sometimes only happens when a talented top interior designer is involved. 

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