Meet Our Principal Interior Designer - Amy

Meet Amy, our Principal Interior Designer at Valiant. A mother of two, and an expert at transforming homes into beautiful and unique living spaces. Learn about Amy's signature style and how she designs stunning spaces for her clients.

What inspires you when you create designs?

I get inspired by nature, shapes, texture and the palettes we see around us.

What is your recommendation when choosing décor items?

I always recommend selecting items that resonate with you. If you're stuck on where to start, choose an artwork first and then pull colours from it.

How do you balance beauty and function when creating designs?

This is really a fine art! It comes down to understanding how to combine the right items with the space it’s being paired with. I think it all comes down to ratio and choosing the right footprint for furniture in a room. The accessories and décor will always finalise the look of a space.

What was the most interesting project you worked on?

I really can’t say what the most interesting is as there have been so many in my styling and design career. I always find interest in heritage and older style homes. They have so much character and substance.

Do you have a favourite space you like to design?

The living rooms and master bedrooms are usually my favourite to style. We spend so much time in these areas, and I like to splash out there!

What is your number one tip for interiors?

Invest in the big items and keep it neutral!

What do you love to do when you're not working?

I have a very busy family life and it usually involves ferrying my kids to and from sport or walking our dog Cookie. I also love to bake, paint and pottering in our garden.

Do you have a property to style?

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