Thursday 28th June 2018

Bernard Interiors Shortlisted For Two International Design Awards

Two luxury residential projects by Bernard Interiors have been shortlisted in the 2018 Design et al International Design & Architecture Awards. The awards are a respected global event with more than 200 design companies from around the world competing a...
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Private Villa, Marbella
Monday 18th June 2018

Private Villa, Marbella

We've just returned from shooting a newly completed family second home in Marbella.  The focus of the design is outdoor living with luxurious, light and comfortable contemporary styling.  There are spectacular sea views, including from the kitchen, and also...
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Monday 11th June 2018

The Manor House, Harrogate

We're excited to be working with luxury elderly care provider Hadrian Healthcare Group on The Manor House care home in Harrogate, a £12m plus development on the prestigious Duchy Estate. It opens in September and will have exquisite interiors and first clas...
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Monday 4th June 2018

Retirement Lifestyle and Design for a New Generation

In the first of a series of articles by Bernard Interiors, managing director Jen Bernard discusses how design for retirement and care accommodation must evolve to encapsulate the lifestyles of the baby boomer generation. Please read the full article here...
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Thursday 26th April 2018

British Institute of Interior Design Affiliation

We are delighted to announce Bernard Interiors has become a British Institute of Interior Design Registered Design Practice®.  The Institute is committed to leading and supporting good professional practice and competence in the field of interior design, an...
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Wednesday 21st February 2018

Unique Career Opportunity for Senior Designer

Bernard Interiors is currently looking for a senior interior designer to work for a growing North East based leading design practice. This is a unique opportunity for an individual with excellent design, specification and delivery skills to join a dynami...
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Tuesday 19th December 2017

Christmas Greetings

This has been a year of unprecedented growth and recognition for Bernard Interiors.  We have expanded the team, won new contracts with both longstanding and new clients and completed a series of projects across the UK and abroad, including the SBID internat...
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Wednesday 6th December 2017

Welcome to the Team

Lisa Orrick is our new design manager, overseeing our award-winning design team and managing work on a number of multimillion pound projects currently underway. Lisa graduated in interior design from Glasgow School of Art in 1996 and has significant experie...
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Friday 24th November 2017

North East Times interviews Jen Bernard

Business and lifestyle magazine North East Times has interviewed our managing director Jen Bernard. Jen talks about starting and growing the business, gives advice to young creatives thinking about setting up on their own and her career highlight to date. "...
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Monday 13th November 2017

Bernard Interiors Joins the SBID Healthcare Design Conversation

We were very pleased to be asked to join the expert panel for the SBID Healthcare Design conversation, #SBIDHealth, on twitter recently. Discussion included whether care homes should look like hotels, the importance of light reflectance value (LRV) for peop...
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Friday 10th November 2017

SBID Awards in the News

The Society of British & International Design (SBID) International Design Awards have already received wide media coverage and we were delighted to be featured as the winner of the residential house under £1M design category with Park Terrace. Coverage ...
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Tuesday 31st October 2017

Bernard Interiors Wins International Design Award

We’re thrilled to have won a prestigious Society of British & International Design (SBID) International Design Award for Park Terrace, Glasgow in the residential house under £1M design category. The awards recognise design excellence across 14 categorie...
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Tuesday 17th October 2017

Northern Insight Magazine interviews Jen Bernard

Our managing director Jen Bernard has been interviewed for Northern Insight magazine as a member of the Entrepreneurs’ Forum. She talks about establishing and growing Bernard Interiors, developing the team and plans for the future of the business. Jen comme...
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Friday 13th October 2017

Wetherby Manor Named Luxury Care Home 2018

Congratulations to Hadrian Healthcare Group whose Wetherby care home, Wetherby Manor, was named UK Luxury Care Home 2018 at the Knight Frank Healthcare Property Dinner. Wetherby Manor opened in 2013 and we’re very proud to have been part of the development ...
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Wednesday 27th September 2017

Maison & Objet, Paris

The international design show Maison & Objet is always inspirational. The Bernard Interiors’ team were there to stay on top of the latest trends and to meet new suppliers. Jen Bernard, managing director of Bernard Interiors said: “We loved the exhib...
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Tuesday 19th September 2017

Bernard Interiors Appointed by Audley Retirement

We’re delighted to have been appointed to the development team of luxury retirement village operator Audley in a four year contract. This includes the interior design and furnishings and equipment supply for all new developments and refurbishment projects a...
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Tuesday 1st August 2017

Bernard Interiors Confirms Shortlist For Two SBID Awards

The team at Bernard Interiors is thrilled to announce we have been shortlisted in two categories in the forthcoming SBID International Design Awards for Health Care Design and Residential House under £1M. The annual awards ceremony has firmly establish...
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Monday 17th July 2017

The Manor House, Barnard Castle

It has been a pleasure to revisit one of our projects, Hadrian Healthcare's Manor House care home in Barnard Castle, originally completed eight years ago. We have designed the refurbishment of the social spaces which has included opening up the main recepti...
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Monday 17th July 2017

Scottish Mansion

We have recently completed a major project to redesign a listed five storey mansion in Scotland, working closely with our client to deliver a luxury contemporary home. The building was in a near derelict state when work began in 2015. Features include resto...
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Monday 19th June 2017

Contemporary Design for Small Spaces

Amazing, design-led interior spaces are possible whatever the floor area.  "Where space is at a premium, in a luxury city centre apartment or a boutique hotel room for example, all the functionality has to be accommodated in a relatively small floor area an...
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Wednesday 14th June 2017

Collection Magazine Interview

Managing director Jen Bernard has been interviewed for the Spring/Summer Collection magazine by Sanderson Young, talking about her inspiration, design approach and building rapport with clients. Jen said: “One of the things that we’re very proud of at Berna...
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Friday 24th February 2017

St John’s House Shortlisted for Pinders Award

We’re thrilled that luxury care home St John’s House, Norwich has been shortlisted for a prestigious Pinders Healthcare Design Award. The £9 million development was completed in November. As part of the project team from day one Bernard Interiors worked clo...
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Friday 24th February 2017

Designing for Luxury Care & Retirement Living

Creating successful luxury interiors for care and retirement properties requires a special skill set. “In terms of aesthetics we’re considering high end residential and hotel design,” said Jen Bernard, managing director of care interior design specialist Be...
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Friday 20th January 2017

Designing for Dementia

Care provision is a growing market, especially for dementia care. High quality interior design can help people to continue to enjoy their lives in a homely and safe environment. “Our approach to designing for dementia is to create luxurious and comfortable ...
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Friday 20th January 2017

Luxe Life

Bernard Interiors’ managing director Jen Bernard is featured in the latest issue of luxury lifestyle magazine Luxe, she shares an insight into some of her favourite people, places, food and wine, and relaxing. Jen commented: “I was asked what my luxe thing ...
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Wednesday 14th December 2016

Our Showroom is Open

We are delighted to announce that our new luxury showroom is now open in Ponteland, Northumberland. We showcase a broad selection of high end luxury furniture and accessories from our carefully curated network of suppliers. This enables our prospective and ...
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Monday 5th December 2016

Bernard Interiors Featured in Shackletons’ Inside Magazine

Bernard Interiors’ managing director Jen Bernard has been interviewed for the Autumn issue of furniture manufacturer Shackletons’ Inside magazine. “I’m always happy to talk about our approach to design,” said Jen. “And specifically in this case the importan...
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Monday 5th December 2016

£9m St John’s House Completed for Castle Meadow Care

St John’s House, a new luxury care home in Norwich, is now complete. As part of the project team from day one, we worked very closely with Castlemeadow Care and the building designer Northstar. The interiors have the look and feel of a luxury hotel whilst b...
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Wednesday 13th January 2016

Bernard Interiors showroom opens soon

We’re excited to announce our brand new showroom will be opening soon at 10 West Road, Ponteland, Newcastle. It will be the first of its kind in the region showcasing carefully curated furniture, lighting and accessories from partners around the world. Clie...
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Wednesday 13th January 2016

New Brand for Bernard Interiors

Bernard Interiors’ new brand is polished and timeless encapsulating their approach to interior design. “We create luxurious environments,” commented Jen Bernard, “but they aren’t stuffy. Luxury means different things to different people, but quality is alwa...
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Kelly
Tuesday 12th January 2016

Reunited with fellow ECA Interior Student

Earlier this year, Bernard interiors welcomed a new Senior Designer, Kelly Blick. Having studied Interior Design with Jennifer 20 years ago at Edinburgh College of Art, Jen persuaded Kelly to leave her home town of Belfast and relocate to the North East.
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