I have early memories of design & decoration. Using my Mum’s best lace tablecloth as a window furnishing for my bedroom will forever be ingrained in my mind. Often re-arranging my few possessions in my tiny 2.5 x 2.5 metre bedroom it came as no surprise to my parents when I pursued a trade in Painting & Decorating. Being only the second female in the Bendigo region to embark on an apprenticeship as a Painter & Decorator, the male dominated industry provided many challenges.
After completing my apprenticeship I then relocated to the Gold Coast working for a boutique company that specialised in unique finishes such as sponging, ragging & murals.
Moving back to Bendigo I accepted a position as a Design Consultant with a reputable local builder, which for 16 years presented many challenges and this is where I honed my skills in design & decoration. For me, going ‘solo’ with interiors by raw design was a natural progression.
interiors by raw design – creating practical, liveable design & style solutions for unique individuals