Finding the Best Hampshire Interior Designers
Hampshire residents a little confused over where to start when it comes to choosing furniture and fabrics for their new home can relax in the knowledge there are a number of impressive and high-respected interior designers just around the corner from them. Here at Vale Furnishers we have listed some of the most renowned Hampshire interior designers today:
The Design Service
Run by two interior designers and a design manager – all of whom studied at the KLC School of Interior Design in London – The Design Service is based in Winchester and the Capital. The company offers a complete service for residential design in Hampshire and nearby districts and can supply designer fabrics for bespoke curtains and blinds, as well as lighting solutions and furniture design. Their USP, they insist, is their ‘friendly, approachable and down-to-earth service.”
Based in the heart of Winchester, Emma Hooton’s design studio concentrates on chic country style with a portfolio covering country estates and historic homes as well as upmarket London apartments. A graduate of KLC in London, part of Emma’s ethos, she says, is to establish relationships with first class UK designers such as country-based artisan and cutting-edge London designers.
A high-end practice which enjoys taking a “fresh and quirky twist on traditional English style,” Squirrels Interiors is based in the village of Stockbridge near Winchester. Interior designer Lisa Sansom is the lead designer and has more than 25 years of experience in the industry. As well as architectural design, the practice includes furniture upholstery.
Walk Interior Design
Stockbridge-based Walk Interior Design Creative Director Elaine Walker is a former illustrator and graphic designer who turned to interior design in the mid 90s. A specialist decorator, set designer and stylist, she has worked on interiors show Real Rooms for the BBC. Former graphic designer and now Business Director Gary Richmond joined the company 13 years ago. Walk Interior Design describes itself as “balancing practicality with creative solutions to achieve the most considered, functional and stylish of homes.”
Somers House Designs
This full service interior design business, which was founded three years ago, sits at the edge of the New Forest in Ringwood. Based in Grade II-listed Manor Hatch, Somers House has the strap line: “aspirational interiors from an inspirational company.” The three female designers involved in the business boast more than 25 years of combined experience in the interior design field. Commissions have included townhouses, historical country houses, city penthouses and even luxury motor yachts.
Based in Hartley Whitney, Renaissance Interiors has been run by Karen Chapman for the past 25 years. The former theatre designer who graduated from The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff combined a theatre and interior design career for several years until the latter won out. Today she works with a team of craftspeople including an upholsterer, mural artist/Trompe L’oeil artist and an antique restorer but always takes the lead on each Renaissance Interiors project.
Based near Guildford, Vale Furnishers are one of Surrey and Hampshire’s leading furniture shop specialists. Visit us online or in store. For information on local interior designers in South West London and Guildford, see here.
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