And here they are! Meet our friendly + fabulous interior design experts:
Designer Prue grew up in rural Hawke’s Bay and has travelled widely. Passionate about creating gorgeous interiors with a twist. Prue's brought the spark to countless interiors projects including her own new build + renovations. Inspired by her favourite country India, Prue loves to see richness with colour + texture.
Prue’s design tip:
Don’t be mean with curtains! Gorgeous generous curtains add style + lift even the most ordinary room.
Jane loves textiles, pattern + colour. Unleashing her keen design eye, Jane switched careers from physio to interiors. After studying her Fine Arts degree at Wanganui UCol, Jane renovated her first home, a farm cottage. Many houses later, Jane's expertise + flair is evident across stylish, practical interiors of all looks + styles.
Jane’s design tip:
Keep your rooms affordable by using simple, neutral fabrics on curtains + sofas. Introduce glamour with lavish accents, on chairs, lamps + cushions.
Style queen Helen has great flair across décor, luxurious bedding + interiors in general. She's skilled at sourcing the perfect finishing touches for any room. Adding colour, luxury or texture in layers with throws, crisp bedlinen, feather + down cushions or pillows. Outside of Hutchinson's Helen is revitalising her historic country home.
Helen’s design tip:
Invest in the best quality natural fibres possible. Mix up quality silk, linen, velvet, cotton textiles to create luxurious, healthy spaces.
Trina was lured back to Hawke's Bay, to raise her family, in the Bay's relaxed lifestyle. Her background in fashion design + retail spawned a love for interiors. Highly visual, Trina loves interpreting the latest trends + contemporary finishes to update a client’s home or bring together a signature look.
Trina’s design tip:
Use light, bright, airy colours to breathe freshness + a contemporary feel into your home.
Born and bred in the Bay, Nikki has returned after a long spell of city living. Armed with an interior design qualification, a background in retail + interiors in Wellington, and a lifelong love for beautiful textiles, Nikki’s in her element at Hutchinson’s. She loves finishing gorgeous rooms with made-to-measure soft furnishings.
Nikki’s design tip:
Get professional interiors help on board early. The experts will open your eyes to amazing options + help you to narrow down the choices. Keep looking till you find the look you really love. Your unique home will deliver a lifetime of enjoyment.