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Interior Design

The diversity in skill and knowledge of our interior design team is unique. For four decades, our designers have successfully delivered interior environments for numerous sectors including workplace, health, retail, education, research, residential and public buildings. Our team are experts in resolving complex design issues and bring an extensive understanding of interiors and economics that is not limited to one sector alone.

Hames Sharley’s designers are able to draw upon their creative flair and extensive knowledge of interior spaces, materials and furnishings to create environments that engage, inspire and cater for the sustainment of an organisations vision in a competitive marketplace.

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07 Dec 2018

The adjudicator rater

What qualities do you need to become a respected judge of design awards? An eye for aesthetics is only the start…

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09 Mar 2018

The constructs of colour selection – an interior designer’s perspective

Jacinta Houzer with Charlotte Kennedy and Giordana Vizzari

We are often oblivious to the many factors which are involved in creating successful internal spaces. Particularly in terms of the colour palette specified. Interior Designers have many influences, both obvious and complex, which play a key role when deciding on colour.

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15 Jan 2018

A bright future ahead…

Jacinta Houzer

The Pantone colour of 2018 is here, and it’s not what you’d expect. Welcome, Ultra Violet.

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25 Nov 2017

The evolution of activity-based workplaces

Ben Hurley

Activity-based working has revolutionised the open-plan office, but the pressure is on to keep up innovation and deliver on the promises of flexibility and freedom at work.

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12 Jul 2017

Colouring your judgment

Pete Kempshall

According to colour psychologists, green has the ability to put us at ease, and not just for its natural connotations…

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19 May 2017

The power of attraction

Darren Bilsborough

With certain employment areas suffering from a well-documented skills shortage, it’s more important than ever to attract and retain good staff. One of the key ways to do this – clearly – is to make your office as appealing a space as possible. But where do you start?

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16 Mar 2017

Feel good shopping: How retail architecture and interior design can improve wellness

Vanessa McDaid with Jane Sorby and Iain Stewart

When was the last time you went to a beautifully designed building and felt drawn to your surroundings in a way that made you feel better? Because the space spoke to you, ushered in relief, engaged your senses, enhanced within you a sense of… wellness? We investigate ‘The Architecture of Happiness’...