How To Write an Interior Design Press Release

An Easy Step-by-Step Guide There is an art to writing a press release. You have to be short and snappy, interesting but dry, eye catching but modest and personal yet professional. And it’s difficult to write one for your own work, just as it is difficult to interview yourself. When you are personally involved with […]

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Guide to Installing Glass: With and Without a Crane

The Pros and Cons of Including Large Panel Glass in Your Design Light, after floorspace, is the most desirable quality in a home. Most people dream of having light drenched rooms and unhindered views out. Glass technology has come on leaps and bounds. Triple glazing is now often more insulated and efficient than some exterior walls. […]

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Wimbledon: Before and After

Check out how we transformed this worn flat into a sporty city pad We’ve now completed our Wimbledon Project, and as it didn’t involve any building work this was a relatively quick turn around. We think the before and after photos are a great example of how a little bit of considered design can transform […]

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Why Write an Interior Design Press Release

A handy guide why it’s worth getting your work in front of a journalist. Pinterest is fun. Instagram is full of swoon-worthy interiors. Facebook is ablaze with people reposting interesting products. But until you are mentioned in and recognised by the mainstream press, your work is not legitimised. You might have 1 million likes on a pin, […]

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Spotlight on: Heathfield and Co

Quality lighting with a creative edge – Heathfield Heathfield & Co are British designers and manufacturers of decorative lighting for luxury residential and commercial projects. Established in 1977, the company designs and manufactures all products in the UK and as such provides extremely competitive lead times and can be extremely flexible. Their range currently includes table […]

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Technology in the Home: Hellish or Heaven-Sent?

There is a lot of mixed opinion around the use of integrated technology in the home. Some find the possibilities extremely exciting, whilst others are frankly terrified of the prospect. We have a number of clients how have started drooling over the thought of a fully integrated cinema room, where you can control the speakers, […]

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Spiral Staircases Made Easy

Every now and then you stumble across a product that you wonder how no one had thought of creating something this simple before. “Thanks to the innovative tread sleeve fastened to the central pole with a vice-like system, the Clip kit staircase is easy to install not requiring any spacers. What’s more, a fresh and […]

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How Do You Like Those Architraves??

With the rise of the minimal and scandinavian (scandi) style living, the want for a more parred back and simplistic home has also become more apparent. Architraves, cornicing and skirting boards can look beautiful in the right property. We have recently installed some beautiful grape cornicing in a period property in Regents Park. Due to […]

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I’m With The Brand

I Love it When a Brand Comes Together Forbes defines a brand as “A specific combination of logo, words, type font, design, colours, personality, price, service, etc that convey a promise.” Kia Designs has been forging a reputation for creativity, transparency and thoughtful design, with a little extra flare. We’ve recently extended our branding to better […]

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Shutters – How to Pick the Perfect Shutters: Revisited

Although shutters are extremely on trend at the moment, they have a timeless style that can easily hold their elegance throughout the years. Our team here at Kia Designs is particularly excited as we have got the opportunity to include this beautiful and trendy way of dressing windows into one of our current designs. But […]

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The Beginners Guide to Bidding at Auction

Providing you have the funds and the time, buying a property can be a challenging, but ultimately rewarding process. On average, properties go for between 60-90% of market value, and you will have access to flats and houses that aren’t available to anyone who requires a mortgage (i.e. 90% of the home buying demographic.) Nearly […]

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Contemporary Temples For Your Home

Shrines are an integral and necessary part of many households. They are a place of respect and adoration, and so should not be left by the sideline when considering the beautiful new design of your home. However, sometimes shrines can feel a little disjointed from the rest of your home, whether it be due to […]

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Starting a Design: Initial Brief and Scope

Developing and producing a clear brief and scope is an essential part of any project. You are proving to the client that you have understood what it is they are hoping to achieve and converting that into a clear and precise vision. The aim of an initial brief and scope is not to get bogged […]

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Holistic Design and Meditation Spaces

A meditation space is the perfect way to create a little bit of paradise in your very own home. It can provide you with an area for you to escape from other things that may be causing a little stress. Studies have shown that meditation has many positive effects on the mind and body, such […]

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