About Beth Courtney

Beth is an interior architect and the Founder of Design-A-Room. With many years experience designing homes, Beth wanted to make good interior design more accessible to more people.

Curtains – Not Just A Thing Of The Past

Curtains used to be reserved for the more traditional homes but not anymore. Curtains bring back the much-needed texture and softness that got list in the minimalist era. They are now being used in the most contemporary of homes in clever ways.   The recessed pelmet allows these curtains go full height and from wall [...]

By | March 26th, 2017|Interior Design|Comments Off on Curtains – Not Just A Thing Of The Past

Kitchen Lighting – Lighting The Heart of The Home

 At the heart of the home, lighting plays a vital part in creating the overall look and feel for your kitchen. Kitchen lighting should always be practical and creating great task lighting for the bench tops is essential. Although practicality comes first, it doesn't mean it cant be beautiful. Here are some practical AND beautiful solutions [...]

By | February 13th, 2017|Interior Design|Comments Off on Kitchen Lighting – Lighting The Heart of The Home

Letting The Outdoors In

With summer here. It makes sense to make the most of the great weather. Some houses are designed to do just that. Check out some of our favourite indoor outdoor living spaces. Capitalizing on some stunning surrounding these spaces marry both the inside with outside with generous openings.   This amazing tilt-up window wall creates [...]

By | January 24th, 2017|Interior Design|Comments Off on Letting The Outdoors In

Small Spaces, Big Style Done Right

Just because you live in a small space doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all that a larger house has to offer………. You just need to get clever. Just because you live in a small space, doesn’t mean you can’t have a dining room. A simple trick is to push one end of [...]

By | March 30th, 2016|Interior Design|Comments Off on Small Spaces, Big Style Done Right

Robes to Die for

There are some pretty gorgeous walk-in robes nowadays.  The most important thing to think about is a variety of storage. Here are a few tips to look out for! Open shelves and hanging space make your clothes easy to see and therefore easy to access. Always consider the height of your hanging rails. There’s no [...]

By | March 15th, 2016|Interior Design|Comments Off on Robes to Die for

First Impressions – Make Your Entry Amazing!

Your entry is the first thing people see of your home. Take the opportunity to make a great first impression. The beauty of this entry lies in its simplicity, letting the natural rustic finishes read. Decorate your entry to suit its scale. The more space you have, the bigger the opportunity to make a statement. [...]

By | January 10th, 2016|Interior Design|Comments Off on First Impressions – Make Your Entry Amazing!

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