Melinda Richardson, Interior Designer Calgary

About Melinda Richardson, Interior Designer Calgary

Melinda Richardson is a professional interior designer at Premise Design in Calgary. She has been creating beautiful spaces since 1998 and has a heart for creating spaces her clients will love. And whenever she gets the chance to work with fabrics or wallpaper, she is known to get a little giddy.

How a Makeover Saved the World

It’s true. Well, true for one client’s world.

This makeover is all about the little things, not a huge, dramatic renovation type of makeover. Sometimes all you need is to change a few things and you can do wonders to your house. […]

June 29th, 2016|Makeover|

Interior Decorator vs Interior Designer – Interior Design Calgary

Interior Designers of Alberta recently shared an article from the Interior Designers of Canada website on their facebook page regarding the differences between an interior decorator and an interior designer.   I thought it would be helpful to share the article as the difference is often unknown but important. […]

Colors of the Year for 2016 – Interior Design Calgary

Pantone Colours of the year for 2016 have been announced!   The video below shows how colour forecasting is done and how they look at fashion, design, world events, and our reactions to these. From this they pull out moods, words, responses, and reflect those into a colour(s). It is a fascinating process and interesting to see what’s forecast for the year to come. […]

February 8th, 2016|Cool Stuff|

Office Design is Changing for the Better – by Calgary Interior Design Firm

Office design is shifting, and for the better.  Check out this article on fastcompany.com about “4 Ways Your Office May Change by 2025”.

10 Year Anniversary Giveaway

Setting a premise for 10 years.

This month ten years ago I took a big, scary step and started Premise Design. I was naïve and nervous, but hopeful. This day 6 years ago it became a corporation, Premise Design Inc. It has been quite a ride so far, and I am […]

November 26th, 2015|FREE|

A spaghetti ice cream sundae: How to pick an interior design style by Calgary Interior Design Firm

I love food, all kinds of food. I just can’t get enough of it. Even if I didn’t need it to survive, I would eat. I am often caught stating that I work out so much not with the intention of getting smaller, but to maintain my weight and eating habits. I know what you are thinking, what does this have to do with Interior Design?

Well the truth is, a lot. The world of design and food share their abundance of styles, flavours, and trends. Sometimes it can be an overwhelming task to choose which direction to go in.  […]

Ugly Ducklings are still Ugly Ducklings, even with Lipstick.

Here is a personal story and a lesson learned: Listen to my own advice.  Quit fighting things that are not working in your bathroom renovation. Do it right and make sure the pieces work with your design. […]

Decorating Kids Rooms – Tips by Calgary Interior Designer

Kid’s rooms: do they need to match the rest of the house? How can it represent them and our home? […]

November 14th, 2012|kids room design|