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Paint: Colour with Confidence and Strokes of Genius

Colour

It’s not an easy one to get right, but the good news is that it’s the easiest way to introduce interest to an interior and it’s easy and inexpensive to correct if you get it wrong. Colour sets the mood for a room, and the shade you choose should be about how you want the room to feel and the atmosphere you want to create. Continue reading Paint: Colour with Confidence and Strokes of Genius

René Dekker – His Work and How He Got Here


How did you start in interiors?

“When I was younger, my family decided to leave Holland for warmer climate as my father was a fruit broker. So, I grew up in South Africa in the 80s when luxury interior design was pretty much undiscovered. When I realised it was a possible career, I was amazed. I thought ‘could something that is so creative and so much fun be a real job?’ It seemed it was, and I was delighted!”

Did you need any qualifications?

“Yes, I did a qualification in South Africa, and soon after graduating I started work on my own designs as well as gaining invaluable experience with other designers. Once I got to a certain level of experience, I decided the best place to come to for the next step of my career, would be the UK. So I moved here in 1999.”

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