If you feel daunted by the prospect of starting an interior
for just one room or even the whole house you will be guided by interior
designer and owner Pam Lennon. Pam has a BA Honours Degree in interior
design and has run the business with her husband Peter for the last 25
She can give expert advice on fabrics, wall coverings, furniture, lighting
Pam says: "Our main objective is to establish what look the client
to create and translate the idea into a beautiful and workable space that
stand the test of time. People are often reluctant to consult an interior
designer but, in reality, this can often save the client time and money.
by changing one or two key elements in a room it is possible to create
completely different atmosphere."
When asked what the current trends are for this season Pam explained:
"There is a definite return to a more opulent look with many of this
fabrics featuring figured velvet and embroidered silk. Suede and leather
not only popular as upholstery fabrics but are also being used as borders
pelmets for curtains and blinds."
Chess Interiors is celebrating 25 years in business this year. It was
established by Pam's brother Gerald Nesling and designer David Gamblin.
Gerald now runs the fibrous plaster division of Chess Interiors. He has
considerable experience in advising clients on cornices, ceiling designs
also renovation projects
The company's 25 years of trading has enabled them to build up
relationships with many skilled suppliers including curtain-makers,
upholsterers, furniture suppliers and specialist manufacturers including
Fashion - a High Wycombe based blind-making firm.
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