Welcome to Expert Design Tips.
Here you’ll find expert design tips written to help you understand the redecoration and renovation of your home. These articles will help you to avoid common interior design mistakes and provide exciting new ideas for your home.
More than just a blog, the expert design tips you’ll find here have been developed through trial and error, real life experiences and our wonderful work as interior designers and renovators. In addition, many of them have formed the basis of a weekly newspaper column written by Penelope Herbert for over five years… now that’s a lot of expert design tips. Enjoy!
An open plan home is the modern design approach for the smart use of space. However they can feel cavernous. For space AND intimacy, follow these essential tips.
Now more than ever, an inspiring home office is on the minds of many business-people. Working from home has become the norm, so how will you create yours?
PhotoReal renders have become a game changer for home renovators. New technology helps homeowners to become more engaged with their renovation project.
A more luxurious bedroom may not make you sleep better, but it will make you feel better abut being awake. A luxury bedroom is only a few designer tips away.
Neale Whitaker is a high-profile Australian design expert and television personality. His advice is sought by home lovers across the country so who better to discuss current styling trends.
Everyone is loving Hamptons style, the cool and clever beach-style reputed to have started in Maine, USA, in the beachside Hamptons area.
Coronavirus cleaning is something new. So I’ve researched current facts to bring you the best cleaning advice to kill the virus.
Interior painting will change your home décor. From a weekend project to the more elaborate, the possibilities are endless.
When it comes to room decorating ideas, most people want to know how to make a space appear either bigger or smaller. I’ve got a few tricks.
Architectural tenants support the planning and philosophy of architectural design. They will help you have a more comfortable and functional home.
When I say ‘faux flowers’ do you think of cheap plastic roses with dust ingrained in them? Take that horrid thought out of your mind.
A luxury living room will be different for every person. What makes something luxurious for one will not necessarily be shared by another.
Maybe you haven’t given consideration to choosing the right dining table. After all, a table is just a flat top, several legs, what’s to choose?
There is one important decor trick most people neglect with their interior design. How can one little imperative make all the decor difference? You’ll be surprised.
The right sofa choice depends on variables such as budget, quality, size of the room, and comfort factor. So how can you choose the right sofa for your family?
A functional kitchen is much better than a stylish one. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t have both. Meld style AND function for your best kitchen yet.
Renovation advice is always best taken from people who have ACTUALLY renovated. As an interior designer, I help home lovers renovate all the time.
Introducing colour to your home can be a scary for novice redecorators. However, why not create a more unique home by using colour like a pro. Here’s how.
Parent’s retreat, teenage hang-out, play & study zones; bedrooms have evolved. Living spaces still occupy the sunniest spaces & the best views, but bedrooms are catching up.
When you need home renovation preparation advice then ask a professional. It’s people like me who have probably seen everything. So when it comes to home renovation prep, here’s my two bobs worth.
These expert design tips form part of a body of work on interior design that I have been contributing for many years. In the ‘About Me‘ section of this website, you may have read about my background in digital interior design media.
In addition, my own interior design blog ‘Don’t Call Me Penny‘ contains over 950 free articles from moving house to pet-friendly gardens. For the past five years, I have written a weekly ‘Homes + Interiors’ newspaper column for the Weekender Herald.
Here at Plush Design Interiors, you’ll find expert design tips to help YOU make better decisions for the design, redecoration, renovation and extension of your home. I specialise in residential architectural and interior design so everything here has a focus on home owners and home renters.
If you have any questions about your own home design, please feel free to contact me on 0421 043 505 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You’ll also find more information on the ‘Services‘ page plus 3D floorplan design and moodboards for your inspiration.
At Plush Design Interiors, I’ll treat your home like me home… and remember, love where you live.