Design is a funny word. Some people think design means how it looks. But of course, if you dig deeper, it's really how it works.
Welcome. I’m glad you’re here
Instead of giving you all the usual interior design gobbledygook, I want to talk about something much more important –– YOU. After all, my business exists because my focus is all about MAKING SPACE FOR YOU.
When working on a project, I always ask myself this: How can I improve the space AND save you time and money?
Here's how I see it:
–– You shouldn't waste your time. With decades of experience, I know instinctively where the weak areas are and what can be done to correct them. I will give you the tools and information you need to help you get things right from the start.
–– You don’t want to pay more than you need to. I believe in fair pricing for design work and sourced materials. I’ve got your back.
–– You want to love your design – we're not done until you do. That’s the only way this can work. You're the one who will be living in your space. If you love it you’ll tell others about it. That way we both benefit.
–– You want to feel your space is about YOU. It's not about me. The best interiors are those with character and aura. They're layered with the stories of those living there. That's what I care about.
–– You want your design to last – I am not motivated by brand names or the latest fads – instead I focus on character, quality and lasting design.
You're in great hands. I've been doing this for 20 years.
Interior Design & Color expert
At In Form Design I focus on two things:
• TO IMPROVE YOUR SPACE — manipulate the space so that it feels right and works better for you.
• TO SAVE YOU TIME & MONEY — give you the tools you need to make smart choices and get it right from the start.
In the process I hope to reduce all the waste I see every day that comes from bad choices.
It starts with a conversation. Let’s talk about your space.
Insider tips and bits that will get you going…
“…It was a painless installation – from the design, to planning, solving all our problems and always having an open line of communication, reporting back during the entire project – it was a fantastic journey…”
You obviously care about your investment.
Most home owners want to make choices that will last, and give them a GOOD RETURN ON THEIR INVESTMENT.
Whether you're remodelling or building new, there are endless things to consider and decisions to be made. It's costly and the choices you make are often fairly permanent.
An experienced designer will coach you through the process to make great choices – and save you a good deal of time, money and headache.
If you're on a budget — as most of us are — you cannot afford to get it wrong.
Let's do it right from the start.
In Form Design
Making Space for you
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There’s never enough time. Most of the time there isn't enough space either. I haven’t yet figured out how to stretch time but I do know how to make the most of every square inch.
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What clients say
"Mia’s creative flair always gives us something more than we imagined without compromising on practical design and layout...." Dusty Bristol
"Mia has a designer’s invaluable sense of proportion and color. She listens and interprets very well ideas and desires. She was utterly reliable and consistently a pleasure for everyone to work with..." Kay Frommelt