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 exquisite, inclusive, and high-quality spaces for every client. 

You can find the article below, and learn more about our dedication to challenging the stereotype of later living. 

Bernard Interiors is an award-winning interior architecture and design studio specialising in later living, healthcare, and residential projects throughout the UK and abroad. It was founded in 2008 by Jen Bernard, who has worked in the architectural and interior design industry for over 20 years. She brings a wealth of experience and dedication to changing the face of later living, and has designed and delivered highly acclaimed interiors for a variety of clients. 

As Creative Director, Jen consistently advises on the design at all stages throughout a project, from the initial concept and brand development to FF&E specification. The team at Bernard Interiors – which has offices in Newcastle and London – earns clients’ confidence and trust through building relationships and sound business decisions, which are grounded in collaboration and experience. 

It tailors its designs to the vision of its clients with impeccable attention to detail, providing turnkey solutions, architectural and design services, consultancy, and procurement services for sectors including hospitality and healthcare. 

Past projects include Louth Manor for Yorkare Homes, which has a country feel with a contemporary, refined twist; Audley Sunningdale for Audley Villages, set in historic Sunningdale Park with 79 acres of gardens; and The Mill House in Skipton for Hadrian Healthcare which has fresh yet warm interiors. 

Residential commissions range from a villa in Marbella to a Victorian mansion in Surrey. Bernard Interiors holds several prestigious accreditations, demonstrating its commitment to excellence and professionalism.  It is a BIID-registered design practice as well as an SBID member. In July 2020, it also became affiliated with ARCO, the main body representing the retirement community sector in the UK. In addition to this, the design studio has strong links with Northumbria University and the National Innovation Centre for Aging.

Our style is born from our clients vision and our skills realise our clients’ business aspirations or dream lifestyle.


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