a thought on home

by | Sep 30, 2016

Photography + Styling: Gather

 

Thats the second person today to come in and say, “I’ve had a designer out, but I didn’t like what she was recommending.”

And thats ok, we don’t always hit the nail on the head first time round, or sometimes even the second time. But its the next bit that bothered me: “It just didn’t feel right.”

And that’s the crux. Home is a feeling

Home is about your feelings. The way a space evokes emotions in you, how it talks to you at the end of the day when your exhausted, how it energises or relaxes you.

Not me, not another designer, not your well meaning friend who suggests colour when you really cannot live with colour. Just you and your connection with home. We’re simply the folks who help translate those emotions into tangible items; we help you arrange them in a way that speaks volumes for you. Thats our job. But we don’t have to live there. You do.

Take our advice, for sure, that’s part of engaging a designer; but if it doesn’t feel right to you, then it isn’t x