Thursday 2nd April 2020

What We Would Have Been Doing…

The coronavirus pandemic has turned daily lives upside down all over the world and as a business we have had to quickly adapt and respond to the challenging times we are now faced with. This week our  MD, Jen Bernard and Associate Designer, Kathryn Mason we...
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Thursday 26th March 2020

Keeping Creativity Going at Home

With the country now effectively on lockdown amidst the ongoing coronavirus crisis, companies have been putting remote working procedures in place for employees to work at home. According to data from the Office of National Statistics, over four million peo...
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Thursday 19th March 2020

GP &J Baker – Timeless Fabrics

By Gabrielle Milner, Bernard Interiors On the 5th March, our MD Jen Bernard, accompanied by three of our senior designers, Julia, Giedre and myself, took a (bright and early!) train direct from Newcastle to London to visit one of our trusted fabric and wal...
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Thursday 20th February 2020

Colour Trend – Classic Blue

Each year the Pantone Color Institute selects a colour, determined through trend analysis and careful consideration of current influences across the globe, to represent the times. For 2020 this is Classic Blue (Pantone 19-4052), which Pantone says highli...
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Tuesday 10th December 2019

Designing for the Future

Sustainability and how it can be combined with luxury is the topic of the moment within the interior design world. The two have always been thought of as opposing design concepts, however at this year’s Decorex industry show there was a big focus on how to ...
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Thursday 12th September 2019

Delivering an International Design Project

By Natalie Straker, Bernard Interiors Within this month’s journal we will be looking at all aspects of design, delivery and project management on an international scale with particular focus on a recent project in Marbella, Spain.   ...
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Thursday 23rd May 2019

The Importance of Art in Design

by Natalie Straker, Bernard Interiors Outlined simply, artwork can be defined as “the expression or application of the human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture”. Here we focus on the importance of art...
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William Yeoward
Thursday 21st March 2019

Studio Presentation – William Yeoward

Over the year we endeavour to continue our professional development as a team with a course of presentations from select suppliers and leading industry professionals. This can range from studio presentations to team visits and trips. We aim to continuously ...
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Thursday 24th January 2019

A Designer in Paris

by Natalie Straker, Bernard Interiors Visiting Paris for Maison & Objet in January is also an opportunity to enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of Paris Deco Off, which celebrated 10 years this year. In honour of the Paris Deco Off anniversary several ...
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Friday 18th January 2019

Designing for Designers

by Kivia Stocco, Bernard Interiors Steady growth during the past few years has not only meant that we are being recognised as passionate and talented designers but also that we are growing in size as a studio alongside our workload. 10 years go by so ...
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Monday 24th September 2018

Decorex International Inspiration

There was lots that inspired us at this year's Decorex held at Syon Park, London last week. With over 400 international exhibitors, and presentations by some of the most influential designers and creatives in the business, it was a fantastic opportunity to ...
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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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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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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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