Here at Charlotte Findlater, we are known for our sensitive and sympathetic approach to older and listed buildings. We have a talent for balancing contemporary design with respect for historic architecture and each building’s unique heritage and setting.
The architectural vernacular of each building is taken into consideration and has a significant impact on design decisions. We always seek to ground a project within its surrounding landscape, taking external cues and transforming them into interior design details. This could be reconfiguring a space to make the most of a stunning view, turning a north-facing room into a cinema room, or accentuating the cosiness of a space through the use of a deeper colour palette.
If the building is listed or perhaps had a former industrial life, this presents an opportunity to expose and enhance its original fabric. We fuse natural and contemporary materials and elements, creating layers of subtle depth and textures. We blend the contemporary and bespoke with art, sculpture and eclectic elements.
This layering of elements adds up to homes that are individual yet elegant, comfortable yet practical, and calming yet inspiring.
How you ultimately aspire to live is a key consideration. Details are as specific as socket placement for vacuuming, how you like to store your scarves, or ensuring your pets’ comfort and care through the creation of dedicated areas for them. These details and the overarching sumptuousness of the design will make living in your home an absolute joy – you will be proud to show it off!
Our experience and skills take away the mundane and often stressful complexities of a design project. We deal with all contractors, procurement, project management, deliveries, and the oversight of installations.
The renovation and furnishing of a home is undoubtedly an expensive business and can be your greatest investment. We seek to communicate in both a clear and transparent manner, operating a simple but robust financial procedure. Itemised quotes mean you can clearly see all expenditures while regular dialogue ensures that the project stays within the bounds of your pre-defined budget.
At the heart of all this is your home: the centre of your world. We can transform your space into a personal sanctuary where health and happiness flourish and you are seamlessly connected with mother nature.
The natural world is an eternal source of inspiration for Charlotte Findlater designs and we are highly attuned to climate change. Our work sits at the forefront of the rising awareness of our deep-rooted need as humans to commune with the earth, its seasons and its cycles.
Our design process is wholly transparent and has been honed over many years of professional practice. If you are interested in commissioning our services, please do look over our approach, fees, and stage by stage delivery. Visit the Your Journey page.