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How to Truly Optimise a Small House

Posted on 16 Sep, 2019

It can be a challenge to decorate a small space and can seem like quite a difficult interior design job - but it doesn’t have to be! 

No matter the size of the home you are designing and decorating for, you need to bring in as much personality as possible - without the rooms feeling cramped and overcrowded with furniture and accessories. 

Here at Careers in Design, we have put together a ‘go-to’ guide on how to decorate a small house.  

Stay clear of the floor space

Making sure that the floors are clean in small houses is essential. One medium-sized product can actually take a large amount of space in a small house and if you can’t walk through the room with ease, then it is time to rethink your layout.  Continue reading >

Posted in: Interior Design

Signs you're Ready for a New Position

Posted on 03 Sep, 2019

Searching for and obtaining a brand new job can be an exciting project to process. From creating mind maps and lists, researching opportunities and potential educational courses, it can be quite the adventure!

But, what are the signs you should be aware of when it is time to start something new in your life?

In this blog, we will guide you through the most common signals that will advise you that it may be time to look for a new opportunity. 

You are no longer enjoying your job 

It can be a daunting process to go to work if the passion and drive are no longer sustaining your interest, particularly in the design sector. By simply taking a step back and analysing your current skills and aligning them with your desired goals and role, you will be... Continue reading >

Posted in: Job Hunting

Themed Bathrooms

Posted on 27 Aug, 2019

Themed bathrooms have been seen in the interior design world for decades. Given the connection with water, nautical and seaside themes are most commonly created, with the influence of these themes apparent in the profusion of blue and aqua coloured bathrooms.

The rise of luxurious, hotel-style bathrooms dominated with stone, natural materials and neutral colours have pushed themed bathrooms out of style, but in recent years they have seen a reprise. 

In 2019, a bathroom based on a theme is seen as a way to inject personality and even a touch of fantasy into a room that can often be plain and is usually focused on practicality. Your chosen theme could be as simple as incorporating your favourite colour, or it could be based on an iconic location like London, Paris or... Continue reading >

Posted in: Interior Design

Creating the Perfect Home Office

Posted on 06 Aug, 2019

Whether you work from home, want a dedicated space for extra projects or just a quiet area for the kids to do homework, most of us dream of setting up a home office.

A dedicated home office can transform your work process completely but you do need to put some thought into it. Step away from the rickety computer chair and rusty filing cabinet, you need to make sure you create a space that will not only encourage you to work with a clear mind, but that you will actually enjoy spending time in. That way you are more likely to be more productive, to take care of the space, and to ultimately get the best out of the room.

Less is More

Clutter will make you feel stressed, and if keeping your office tidy becomes too much work, you’ll soon find yourself trying to... Continue reading >

Posted in: Interior Design | Tagged: interior design home office

Incorporating Nature Into Your Interiors

Posted on 22 Jul, 2019

It’s officially summer and it’s time to embrace nature. As the good weather encourages you to spend more of your day outdoors, you’ll be drinking up the sunshine, enjoying the flowers in bloom and making the most of outdoor spaces. But have you considered the ways that nature can be incorporated into interior design? 

At Careers in Design we love everything to do with design, and have been matching designers with opportunities for two decades. We’ve put together some tips on ways to enjoy the beauty of summer even when the nights start to draw in.

Go Floral

Flower prints and images are on trend, so a simple way to bring nature into your home is by looking at these types of prints in your wallpaper and upholstery. In light and bright... Continue reading >

Posted in: Interior Design

Choosing a Recruitment Company

Posted on 08 Jul, 2019

Working with a recruitment company opens up routes into employment that you might not have been able to access otherwise. Many companies do not advertise their vacancies publicly and prefer to work with a recruiter to find talent. Recruiters also help by matching you up with vacancies that are a good fit, but they go far beyond just finding a job for you to apply for. A skilled recruiter can offer insight into the company culture, help a candidate through the recruitment process and even support the moving process with their knowledge.

How do you choose a recruitment company?

Often, not much consideration is given to selecting a recruitment company, but it’s a decision that needs some thought as there is a lot of variation between recruitment companies and the se... Continue reading >

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