Interiors: Creating a space for all seasons

Design consultant Siobhan Lam is fielding a deluge of enquiries on how to make homes multifunctional yet inspirational

1st November, 2020
Interiors: Creating a space for all seasons
Siobhan Lam, design consultant and owner of interiors store April & the Bear: ‘As we go into the darker months, we want to be in a bright room for as long as we can.’ Photo: Katie Kavanagh

How can you turn your living space into something luxurious and yet practical: suitable for lounging in, and also easily transformable into a home office when necessary? That’s a question that Siobhan Lam, design consultant and owner of interiors store April & the Bear, gets asked more and more often.

“In the last six months, we’ve had a huge increase in people requesting help doing up their houses,” Lam says. “It makes sense...

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