Wednesday 17th July 2024

Welcoming Oliver and Rachael to our Senior Leadership Team

Our multi award-winning interior design studio, headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, with offices in London, has made two senior leadership appointments to support the growing demand for our commercial and residential interior design services. Oliver H...
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Wednesday 10th April 2024

Bernard Interiors celebrates nine projects being featured in the Knight Frank Luxury Care Home Guide 2024

We are proud to announce that nine of our projects have been listed in this years Knight Frank Luxury Care Home Guide 2024. Being recognised as market leader in such a growing and important sector is a testament to our committed team, who work with pass...
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Tuesday 5th March 2024

Bernard Interiors welcomes growth in the later living market

As the luxury senior-living market continues to grow, award-winning interior design studio, Bernard Interiors, notes a significant increase in demand, a shift in requirements for the over-65’s market, and a strong pipeline of projects with its partners, in...
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Monday 26th February 2024

Revitalising period properties through interior design

At Bernard Interiors, we’re privileged to work on a diverse range of projects. Our expertise lies in infusing character into newly constructed houses, and maintaining the unique charm of more historical properties.When we take on a project, we consider eve...
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Monday 5th February 2024

A warm welcome to Wycliffe Park

We’re pleased to introduce one of our latest projects, Wycliffe Park, located in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. This is one of the many projects we have designed with our longstanding partner, Audley Villages, a collection of retirement villages dedicated ...
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Thursday 2nd November 2023

Designing for Dementia

When it comes to providing care, there is simply no such thing as one size fits all. At Bernard Interiors, we're dedicated to inclusive interior design. Our mission is to create spaces that are both functional and enjoyable for the end user, and designe...
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Thursday 7th September 2023

Botanical Place, West Byfleet, Surrey 

Building works are well underway for Botanical Place, set in the bustling centre of the village of West Byfleet in Surrey.  Botanical Place, an integrated retirement community, is part of the brand-new Thrive Living collection developed by Retireme...
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Friday 11th August 2023

Introducing Audley Fairmile Retirement Village

Set within the golden triangle of Surrey, the Audley Fairmile Retirement Village is a jewel in the crown of the charming village of Cobham. Named one of the best places to live in the UK by The Sunday Times, it’s located on the banks of the River Mole and ...
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Thursday 3rd August 2023

Country & Townhouse features Bernard Interiors for its range of interior design expertise

We are delighted to have been featured in the 2023 edition of the Country & Townhouse Interiors Guide.  In the piece, our founder and Creative Director, Jen Bernard, discusses our innovative approach to design, which focuses on creating exquisi...
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Friday 28th July 2023

Will explores the world of architecture

We’re delighted to announce that our interior architectural designer, Will Grieve, has passed his Architecture Registration Board Part 1 qualification (ARB Part 1).  As an interior architecture graduate, Will was familiar with redesigning an existi...
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Thursday 20th July 2023

Awards season success at Bernard Interiors

Awards season is well underway, and we couldn’t be happier with the results so far.We’re thrilled to announce that we have already been recognised by a number of establishedorganisations for our extensive work in the later living sector. See below to learn...
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Wednesday 12th July 2023

Giving Back

At Bernard Interiors, we’re very fortunate to have a team that collectively cares about the greater good. It’s a big bonus that we get to do a job we enjoy every day whilst also giving thought to how we can contribute to a host of causes in our local commu...
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Wednesday 28th June 2023

Integrating accessibility and quality into interiors for later living

Bernard Interiors is on a mission to shake up some of the stereotypes that often define the interiors of the care and retirement industry. Prioritise safety first Taking a holistic approach to later living is essential. Of course, spaces need to be w...
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Thursday 25th May 2023

Breathing new life into existing buildings through refurbishment

Right now, refurbishment over demolition and rebuilding is one of the rising trends in the interior design industry. As the world shifts its attention towards mending, maintaining, and repairing resources rather than disposing of them, the Bernard Interior...
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Thursday 4th May 2023

Sustainability through design

Currently, sustainability seems to be the word on everybody’s lips - and for good reason. Materials and processes that are environmentally friendly are crucial to the viability of businesses and lifestyles. It’s not surprising that the place of interior...
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Thursday 23rd March 2023

Bernard Interiors collaborates with Yorkare Homes on brand update

Family-owned business Yorkare Homes is an award-winning care home provider based in East Yorkshire. With nine care homes across Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, its goal is to deliver the highest standard of care to its residents, and ensure families know their...
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Thursday 9th March 2023

Introducing The Millhouse, Skipton

Bernard Interiors' work in the later living and care sector has adaptability at its heart. Whether that looks like modifying a piece of furniture to ensure the comfort of residents or adapting its design style to incorporate the surrounding area, the studi...
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Wednesday 23rd November 2022

A year in review with Connor Newton and Will Grieve

Last Autumn, we welcomed two new team members to Bernard Interiors. Connor joined us as an architectural technologist with almost a decade of experience, while Will joined us fresh from his university studies in Interior Architecture.  Below, we...
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Monday 26th September 2022

We Are Hiring!

We are looking for a highly motivated and organised Studio Coordinator to support our highly respected, passionate and proactive interior design team. With proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office and all things IT you will have a positive can do attitude a...
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Wednesday 24th August 2022

Introducing Our New Graduate Interior Designer Emilie

What has been your career highlight to date? My highlight at university was the end-of-year Northumbria REVEAL show 2022. I was able to showcase my final university project, meet numerous working professionals and gain insight into the working worl...
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Tuesday 16th August 2022

Introducing Our New Graduate Interior Designer Danika

Bernard Interiors are excited to welcome Danika, a graduate Interior Designer to the team.  Here we talk to Danika about her design inspiration and her recent move from Australia…….   What were you doing before joining Bernard Interiors? Befor...
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Tuesday 31st May 2022

Introducing Kyra, Our New FF&E Designer

Bernard Interiors are excited to welcome Kyra, a local FF&E designer to the team.  Here we talk to Kyra about her design inspiration and living in the north east…….   Can you tell us a little bit about what you were doing before you joined th...
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Friday 27th May 2022

Introducing Mariam, Our New Interior Designer

Last week we welcomed Mariam to the team.  Mariam graduated from Northumbria University with a degree in Interior Design before moving to the Emirates.  Now back in the north east with her young family we asked her to share some insight into her busy home l...
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Friday 29th April 2022

We Are Hiring!

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Designer to join us at Bernard Interiors. We are looking for somebody with 8+ years industry experience who can lead a project from start to finish. If this is you and you’d like to join an ambitious and growing ...
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Thursday 24th March 2022

Introducing Emily, Our New Purchasing Coordinator

Originally from Lincolnshire, Emily has joined our team as purchasing coordinator after recently relocating to the north east. We asked Emily to share a little more about herself and how she is settling in…   Can you tell us a little bit about wh...
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Thursday 17th March 2022

Exciting Plans Ahead!

We’ve been working on some exciting plans to develop phase 2 of our studio to provide an extra multi-functional space for our growing team. Since moving to our new studio, The Church, in the summer of 2019, the secondary area located to the rear of the buil...
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Tuesday 1st March 2022

Jen Bernard Features on Carole Annett’s House Guest Podcast

We are very pleased to share that Jen, our founder has been featured on the latest House Guest podcast hosted by Carole Annett for Country & Townhouse Magazine. Jen talks to Carole about our work to defy the preconceived ideas of design for later living...
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Tuesday 8th February 2022

Next Steps for The Mill House, Skipton

The development team recently met on site at the new £15million Hadrian Healthcare project, The Mill House, in Skipton. Hadrian Healthcare chairman Ian Watson and Managing Director, Jas Gill, Paul Hammerton from Walter Thompson Contractors Ltd, architect An...
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Tuesday 21st December 2021

Christmas Greetings!

A huge thank you to all of our clients, suppliers and professional colleagues for supporting us throughout 2021. We hope you all have a lovely Christmas. The studio will be closed from 5pm on Thursday 23rd December 2021 until Tuesday 4th January 2022. ...
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Thursday 16th December 2021

FF&E Designer Miri is Awarded ‘Outstanding Graduate 2020/21′ by the British Academy of Interior Design

We are very pleased to share that our FF&E designer, Miri Peers, has been awarded the ‘Outstanding Graduate 2020/21’ Award by the British Academy of Interior Design. Miri originally worked in the fashion retail industry and completed her HND in Interior...
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Tuesday 2nd November 2021

Bauhaus Movement Inspires New Workplace Interior Concept

Earlier this year, we were commissioned to design the interior scheme for a new workplace concept in the heart of Newcastle’s city centre.  The former Café Royal building on Nelson Street has been acquired by property developer MCM Investments and will be t...
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Tuesday 26th October 2021

Knight Frank Forecast a Record High for Investment in the UK Senior Living Market for the Second Successive Year

Each year the seniors housing team at Knight Frank predict trends, track growth and provide key KPI’s across development, investment and operations within the seniors housing market. The annual review was presented last week by Tom Scaife and Lauren Harwood...
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Thursday 7th October 2021

Architectural Design and Delivery: Introducing Our Two Newest Team Members, Will and Connor

The architectural design and delivery expertise at Bernard Interiors continues to strengthen with the addition of two new team members; Will Grieve and Connor Newton. Will joined us in July as a graduate interior architectural designer fresh out of Universi...
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Tuesday 28th September 2021

Bernard Interiors Exhibiting at Independent Hotel Show 2021

Following the success of the last Independent Hotel show in 2019, Bernard Interiors have once again partnered with UK furniture manufacturer, J.T Ellis, to exhibit at this year's business event for luxury and boutique hotels. Focusing on reconnection after ...
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Tuesday 17th August 2021

Audley Nightingale Place and Marbella Apartment Shortlisted for SBID International Design Awards!

Bernard Interiors has been shortlisted for two projects in this year’s SBID International Design Awards. The interior design for Audley Nightingale Place has been shortlisted in the ‘Healthcare and Wellness’ category and the Golden Mile Marbella Apartment h...
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Thursday 29th July 2021

A New Generation of Care Homes

Last year we were commissioned to work on the design of a new brand of care homes and we are very pleased to share the CGI’s for the first development. The care home in Fleet, Hampshire will be operated by Principle Care Homes and is due for completion in 2...
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Tuesday 20th July 2021

Introducing Beth, Our New Junior Designer

Last week we welcomed Beth Brown to the team. Beth graduated with a first class honours degree in Interior Design from Northumbria University in 2020. Despite graduating in a very difficult year, she has gained experience working on a number of residential ...
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Thursday 15th July 2021

Bernard Interiors Builds Relationship with the National Innovation Centre for Ageing

Jen Bernard, Founder and MD of Bernard Interiors recently visited The Catalyst, the impressive headquarters for the National Innovation Centre for Ageing (NICA). As a practice, we have specialist knowledge in design for later living, healthcare and dementia...
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Tuesday 29th June 2021

We Are Hiring!

We have an exciting opportunity for a senior designer to join us at Bernard Interiors. We are looking for somebody with 5-6 years industry experience who can lead a project from start to finish. If this is you and you’d like to join an ambitious and growing...
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Thursday 6th May 2021

Works Complete at Garden Mews Townhouse

Bernard Interiors has recently completed work at the Garden Mews development situated in the Blaydon conservation area, Newcastle upon Tyne. Comprising a stylish mix of twenty five homes, Garden Mews is the second development for Greenway Homes. The regener...
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Thursday 15th April 2021

A Look Inside Founder and MD, Jen Bernard’s Home

Jen Bernard, Founder and MD of Bernard Interiors has recently re-designed her lounge and hall with bold, fun and vibrant results. Jen invited us into her home earlier in the month to take a look and we asked her to share an insight into her eclectic style...
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Thursday 25th March 2021

Next Steps for Audley Scarcroft Park

Audley Villages recently announced that they have completed on the purchase of land for Audley Scarcroft Park, West Yorkshire. The development will be the fourth Audley Village delivered as part of a joint venture with Octopus Real Estate and Schroders Re...
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Thursday 18th February 2021

Later Living Stateside Inspires UK Market Growth

According to ARCO, the main body representing the Retirement Community sector in the UK, only 0.6% of people aged over 65 live in retirement communities in the UK compared to 6.1% of people over 65 in the US. The Knight Frank Senior Living review for 2020...
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Thursday 28th January 2021

An Insight Into Interior Architecture: Working With Period and Listed Buildings

By Vicky Stewart,  Bernard Interiors   I love telling people about my job, however it’s usually prefaced with an explanation of what interior architecture actually is! Interior architecture bridges the gap between traditional interior design and de...
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Thursday 21st January 2021

Meet Celine, Our New Graduate Interior Designer

At the beginning of January - just as we went into lockdown number 3 - we welcomed Celine Santiago to the team. Celine graduated from Kingston University in 2019 with a degree in Interior Design. Since graduating, she has worked within the Regeneration Te...
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Thursday 14th January 2021

Pantone Colour of the Year 2021 – Illuminating

Every year, through thoughtful consideration and trend research, Pantone selects a colour of the year which influences product development and purchasing in multiple industries, including fashion and interiors. Last year we had the timeless and elegant ‘C...
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Friday 18th December 2020

Christmas Greetings!

A huge thank you to all of our clients, suppliers and professional colleagues for supporting us throughout 2020. It has been a very tough year for all, though we are very proud of what our talented team has achieved despite the challenging times we have fac...
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Thursday 10th December 2020

Angela Swift Developments Group Appoints Bernard Interiors

We are delighted to be part of the Angela Swift Developments Group (ASDG) design team for three new care homes in Carlisle, Harrogate and St Helen’s. Together the three developments have a total value of over £30m and will provide residential, dementia and ...
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Thursday 3rd December 2020

Cooper’s Hill and Stanbridge Earls win Gold and Silver at the What House Awards 2020!

We are delighted to share that Audley Cooper’s Hill has won Gold and Audley Stanbridge Earls has won silver in the What House 2020 Awards for Best Retirement Development. Widely known as ‘The Oscars’ of the house building industry, this was the 40t...
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Thursday 26th November 2020

Knight Frank Forecast Record Year for Investment in UK Senior Living

Knight Frank presented their Senior Living Annual Review 2020 virtually last week. As always, the report and panel discussion were both interesting and informative, and a must for anyone working in the sector. Knight Frank forecast that this will be a recor...
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Thursday 12th November 2020

Building and Growing a New Care Brand

“We are proud to work with a number of care home developers across the UK, each providing the very highest quality of accommodation and facilities for elderly people,” says Jen Bernard, founder and managing director of Bernard Interiors. Here she explains h...
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Thursday 22nd October 2020

Walking Around an Award-Winning Interior

By Miri Peers, Bernard Interiors   A couple of weeks ago I was given the chance to visit one of our award-winning projects, a timeless and stylish Townhouse in Scotland. Having won an SBID International Design Award in 2017, we returned (socially d...
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Thursday 8th October 2020

Introducing Vicky and Lizzie, Our New Interior Architectural Designers

The Bernard Interiors design team continues to strengthen with the addition of two new Interior Architectural Designers. Vicky Stewart (pictured left) joins as Lead Interior Architectural Designer and Lizzie Clarke (pictured right) as Junior Interior Archit...
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Thursday 24th September 2020

Looking to the Future of Care Home Design

  Bernard Interiors has designed for the care and later living sector for over 12 years. Here we consider how design might evolve in this field to help protect residents and staff from pandemic infection.   There will be many lessons for ...
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Wednesday 16th September 2020

Bernard Interiors Featured in Country & Town Interiors Guide 2020/21

Bernard Interiors has been featured as a brand story within the Country & Town Interiors Guide 2020/21. The annual guide, edited by Carole Annett, showcases the best interior designers and the finest interiors products throughout the UK. “It’s lovely...
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Thursday 3rd September 2020

Cooper’s Hill House Shortlisted in International Design Awards – Healthcare and Wellness Design

The interior design of Cooper’s Hill House, the impressive Victorian Gothic mansion at the heart of the Audley Cooper’s Hill luxury retirement village in Surrey, has been shortlisted in the Society of British and International Interior Design (SBID) Interna...
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Thursday 20th August 2020

Introducing our two new graduate designers: Cameron and Miri

Our two newest team members are recent graduates in interior design and have both relocated from different cities to join us at Bernard Interiors. Cameron graduated from Northumbria University in 2019 and joins us as an interior designer. Miri has just fini...
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Thursday 6th August 2020

Homes After Lockdown

Lockdown has changed the way people view their homes and as a result we have had more residential enquiries than ever before. Having spent so much time at home over the last few months, what do people want for their living spaces now?  As Covid-19 is st...
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Thursday 23rd July 2020

Setting Standards for Retirement Communities

Bernard Interiors has become affiliated to ARCO – the Associated Retirement Community Operators. ARCO is the main body representing the retirement community sector in the UK. It strives to promote confidence in the sector, raise awareness of the retireme...
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Thursday 16th July 2020

The Church Shortlisted for Mixology20 Design Award

We are very excited to announce that our very own studio has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Mixology20 awards. The Church has been selected for ‘Project of the Year - Workplace Interiors under 5,000 sq ft’. The Mixology awards, hosted by Mix Interio...
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Tuesday 7th July 2020

Design Delivery at Bernard Interiors

The success of Bernard Interiors is built on delivering an outstanding, confidential and personable experience for each of our clients and over the last twelve years we have built up a portfolio that we are extremely proud of. Behind the scenes, a clear and...
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Thursday 25th June 2020

Living Inside Out

Our brief for the outdoor area at this private villa in Marbella was to create a seamless connection between the indoor and outdoor spaces. The terrace is multi-functional and works exceptionally well as an open plan social space for entertaining. A combina...
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Thursday 18th June 2020

Health and Wellbeing Spa Completes at Audley Stanbridge Earls

We have recently completed the fit out of the health and wellbeing spa at the Audley Stanbridge Earls luxury retirement village in Romsey, Hampshire. The brand new, purpose built 7,500 sq ft building has been sympathetically designed to fit seamlessly into ...
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Thursday 11th June 2020

A Sneak Peek of Nightingale Place

Last week our team were able to travel to London to fit out the first urban development for Audley Villages. While we wait patiently for the professional photography, we’re sharing some design details and a sneak peek of this ‘sanctuary in the city’! The...
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Thursday 14th May 2020

Release Your Inner Child

A child’s bedroom or nursery is their safe haven - a place they should love spending time in. As it is usually a space where children both sleep and play, it’s important to create a calming and comforting environment that has enough interest to stimulate le...
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Friday 8th May 2020

B Inspired Home Style Series

Over the last couple of weeks we have been working on something a little bit different to provide some inspirational content for our followers on social media. The ‘B Inspired Home Style Series’ features a series of three posts based around home styling and...
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Thursday 23rd April 2020

Shelf Styling

A set of beautifully styled open shelves add instant appeal to any room. As well as providing storage, open shelves are a fantastic way to bring colour, personality and life to an interior and have become increasingly popular over the years. At Bernard Inte...
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Tuesday 21st April 2020

What We Would Have Been Doing…

Fitting Out Audley Nightingale Place... As the ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to restrict our daily lives and put work commitments on hold, we’re sharing another taster of what is to come and what we would have been doing under normal circumstances...
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Thursday 16th April 2020

From London to Lockdown… What a Difference a Month Makes

By Kathryn Mason, Bernard Interiors   On Monday 9th March, I attended the opening day of London Design Week 2020 at the Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour (DCCH) with our MD, Jen Bernard. The Chelsea Harbour was vibrant and alive with the latest pro...
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Thursday 9th April 2020

Coffee Table Styling

The term ‘tablescape’ was first used by mid-century interior designer David Hicks in 1968. Hicks describes this concept as “objects arranged as landscapes on a horizontal surface into an art form.” His eclectic displays mixed the finest antiques with modern...
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Thursday 2nd April 2020

What We Would Have Been Doing…

Fitting Out a Luxury Apartment in Marbella... 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 B...
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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 fabr...
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Wednesday 18th March 2020

A message from our MD, Jen Bernard

Having set up Bernard Interiors in the last recession in 2008, we have never seen anything quite like what we are faced with today. We would like to let you know that as a business, we are prepared and have taken the following precautions to safeguard th...
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Thursday 12th March 2020

Q&A with FF&E designer Emmie

We caught up with FF&E designer Emmie to ask her about what the role involves, her design inspiration and being part of the Bernard Interiors team … What does an FF&E - furniture, fixtures and equipment - designer do? If you were to tip a buil...
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Thursday 5th March 2020

Next Step for Audley Sunningdale

The government has announced the sale of the former Civil Service College site near Ascot to Audley Group and Berkeley Group. Chief executive of Audley Group, Nick Sanderson said: “This site presents a unique opportunity to create an aspirational mixed u...
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Thursday 27th February 2020

Health and Wellbeing at Bernard Interiors

By Laura Monaghan, Bernard Interiors On Friday 21st February, we put our answer machine and out of offices on and immersed ourselves into a day of health and wellbeing as part of our annual review day. As a company we are committed to putting time aside to...
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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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Thursday 13th February 2020

Behind the Design at Cooper’s

As part of the development team for Audley Cooper’s Hill, Bernard Interiors worked with the architect Gaunt Francis, cost consultant and project manager Quartz Project Services and contractor Balfour Beatty for two years, from 2017 to completion, producing ...
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Tuesday 11th February 2020

Care Home Professional Features Bernard Interiors

An article on designing for dementia care by Jen Bernard, founder and managing director of Bernard Interiors, features in the February issue of Care Home Professional magazine. “Dementia research is providing new insights into effective care and design a...
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Monday 3rd February 2020

Professional Development Focus – Kathryn Mason

We are delighted to announce that Kathryn Mason has been promoted from senior designer to associate to strengthen the Bernard Interiors senior management team. Kathryn joined the practice in May 2018 and has led the design team on a number of high profile ...
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Thursday 23rd January 2020

Leaving London & The Next Big Thing

Bernard Interiors’ newly appointed senior designer Gabrielle Milner has lived and worked in Melbourne, Sydney and London, and has chosen Newcastle to build her career. Gabrielle studied in Newcastle at Northumbria University, where she gained a first class ...
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Thursday 16th January 2020

Inside Stanbridge Manor

The interior design and fitout of the Grade II* listed Tudor manor house at the heart of Audley Stanbridge Earls in Hampshire - home to the Audley Club bar, bistro and restaurant - is now complete. Working on a listed heritage property inevitably has res...
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Thursday 19th December 2019

Happy Holidays 2019

Thank you to all of our clients, suppliers and professional colleagues for helping to make 2019 a year to remember. Over the past 12 months we have delivered eight new projects, welcomed more team members, renovated and settled into our new home ‘The Church...
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Thursday 12th December 2019

Refurbishment Completes at Audley Clevedon

We have recently completed a major refurbishment of Clevedon House, the Audley Club at Audley Clevedon retirement village in Ben Rhydding, Ilkley. The 10-week project has seen a full renovation of the bar, restaurant, spa and salon, with the installation of...
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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 5th December 2019

Audley Cooper’s Hill House Officially Opens

The official opening of Audley Cooper’s Hill House took place last week with 80 guests attending a festive VIP day. The imposing listed building houses the Audley Club and forms the centrepiece of the luxury retirement village in Runnymede, Surrey. Two of o...
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Thursday 28th November 2019

Marbella Villa Featured in The Art of Design

Luxury interiors magazine The Art of Design has featured our Marbella villa project. The redevelopment of the villa made the most of its coastal location by combining the living, dining and kitchen areas and connecting them to the outside terrace with views...
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Thursday 21st November 2019

The History of Bernard Interiors, 2008-2019

A timeline illustrating the development of Bernard Interiors has now gone live on the ‘about us’ section of our website. The timeline features a series of evocative hand drawn pen and ink images by Andrew Wilson, an architecture student who was an intern wi...
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Thursday 14th November 2019

Communicating Concepts

Communicating well with clients is key to delivering successful projects. A preferred method for Bernard Interiors is to nurture our clients through the design process with the use of computer-generated images. Kathryn Mason, senior designer explained: “...
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Tuesday 5th November 2019

On Site at Audley Stanbridge Earls

The fit out of the Grade II* listed Tudor manor house at the heart of Audley Villages’ latest development, Stanbridge Earls in Hampshire, begins this week. The Bernard Interiors team on site includes operations director Helen Fahy and senior designer Giedre...
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Tuesday 22nd October 2019

Planning Approval Secured for Audley Village’s Scarcroft Park

Audley Group has announced planning approval has been secured for their site at Scarcroft, West Yorkshire, to be called Scarcroft Park. The scheme for the 110 acre site includes the sympathetic restoration of the dilapidated Grade II listed Scarcroft Lodge,...
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Tuesday 15th October 2019

Jen Bernard Interview – Luxury Interiors Magazine

Our managing director, Jen Bernard has been interviewed by Luxury Interiors Magazine for their ‘In the Spotlight’ feature. Jen talks about her life and work in design, her motivation and how the Bernard Interiors team works with clients to make their vision...
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Tuesday 8th October 2019

Bernard Interiors Collaborate with Ellis at Independent Hotel Show

We are thrilled to have been asked to design UK furniture manufacturer Ellis’ stand for the Independent Hotel Show at Olympia London from 15 to 16 October. Jen Bernard, managing director of Bernard Interiors commented: “Ellis is one of our valued supplie...
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Thursday 3rd October 2019

Tutoring Tomorrow’s Designers

Bernard Interiors managing director Jen Bernard is to give final year students at Northumbria University a ‘real world’ insight into interior design practice. As part of the professional practice and advanced commercial interior design modules on the BA ...
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Tuesday 24th September 2019

New Studio – Bernard Interiors Acquires New Building, ‘The Church’

We moved to our new studio, ‘The Church’, at the end of June. The practice had outgrown our previous studio and a larger, open-plan environment was needed for staff to be comfortable and creative. Enough space was also needed to ensure the studio is future-...
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Tuesday 17th September 2019

Architecture Intern at Bernard Interiors

Andrew Wilson, a first year architecture student at Glasgow School of Art, joined us for three weeks this summer as an intern. He was tasked with creating a visual history of the practice in pen and ink, illustrating the buildings we have occupied over the ...
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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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Tuesday 10th September 2019

Website Redesign

Our redesigned website has more information about our team and more insight into how we work, as well as details of how to join Bernard Interiors. Jen Bernard, founder and managing director of the practice said: "Since 2017 our client base has expanded s...
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Tuesday 3rd September 2019

Award-winning Townhouse Featured in Bridge for Design

Bridge for Design magazine has featured Park Terrace, an award-winning Bernard Interiors design, in its Autumn issue. The layout of the category A listed Victorian townhouse was carefully reconfigured from the original 21 rooms to create several suites and...
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