Interior Design

Lifting the mood of every room

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Create elegance in every room with our Interior Design Service

We go beyond transforming windows. With a flair for fabric, colour and style, our award-winning Interior Design Service can make your design dreams a reality. From a simple one-room colour consultation to a transformation of your entire home, we can help you make elegance materialise.


Our work

Our Services

Feel free to select just one, or all of our services.

  • Concept design and space planning
  • Specification of materials, finishes, fixtures and fittings
  • Colour consulting (interior and exterior)
  • Lighting planning and selection
  • Window coverings, upholstery and soft furnishings
  • Source furniture, objects, artwork
  • Final styling

Our Interior Design Process

We have developed a simple, step-by-step process that seamlessly guides you through the stages required to achieve your vision. Whether you prefer to work directly with us, or entrust the collaboration to your architect, builder, or other design professionals, we adapt our approach to ensure everyone involved is heard and understood.


1. Defining the Brief

Upon receiving your initial inquiry, we schedule an initial meeting, either in our showroom or at your project site. This first step allows us to connect with you, understand your aspirations and goals, and identify any budgetary or physical constraints impacting the project. If you are collaborating with an architect or builder, we'll also review their plans during this meeting. With a clear understanding of your vision and project parameters, we will then provide a comprehensive fee proposal for our interior design services. This proposal will outline the steps necessary to transform your vision into reality.

2. Creating the Concept

On acceptance of the fee proposal, we develop a concept; a core idea that will inform all our design decisions. We will prepare a mood board and concept themes, which we will present to you before deciding on the final direction for the detailed design plans.

3. Developing the Design

With a confirmed design concept aligned with your goals, we will further refine it, showcasing detailed material and colour palettes plus proposed fixtures and fittings etc. At this stage we check colour brushouts, fabrics etc on Site and make changes where necessary

4. Detailing Specifications and Costings

At this stage, we prepare detailed specifications and costings for all elements. This is the critical stage, where we finalise all details before moving to final specifications and procurement.

5. Supervising on Site

On-Site Site supervision allows us to make sure the design is built as documented. We are available as much or as little as required to ensure the end result is as designed.

Our Team

Tricia Dunlop

Interior Designer, B.Spat.Des.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Spatial Design, Tricia has worked with homeowners, architects, and property developers on a wide range of interior design projects, both in her own interior design company and for the last 7 years at Lahood. A Professional Member of The Designer's Institute of New Zealand, through the years Tricia’s work has won multiple awards with The NZIA Resene Architecture Awards plus NZ Kitchen and Bathroom Design Awards.

Nelléne Vorster

Interior Designer, BSc Interior Arch.
Nelléne, an interior architect with a Bachelor of Science in Interior Architecture, brings over 15 years of expertise to her role at Lahood Window Furnishing. Proficient in conceptualization, space planning, and project management, her passion for innovative design enhances the customer experience and product offering.

What our customers say

1/3

The design team at Lahood advised on fabric, colour and co-ordination. They measured everything while my apartment was still being completed & gave an accurate quote. My electronic blinds & curtains were all installed prior to me moving in. I am so happy with them & have had multiple comments on how good they look.

Lyn, Auckland

Thank you Lahood especially Tricia who was so patient with me changing my mind ! We are thrilled with the blinds and curtains . Thank you

Wendy, Auckland

We found Tricia and the installation manager David very helpful and it was a pleasure to have them in our new apartment and get helpful advice from them.

Helen, Auckland

Thank you so much Tricia for the very prompt installation of our blinds they look so good.

Nigel, Auckland

What a wonderful surprise Tricia to have pretty well all windows hung yesterday! I just wanted to let you know it all looks amazing- I am super happy with it.

Evelyn, Auckland