In the past, names of famous decorators often were synonymous with a particular style or trend in design. Nowadays, interior designers and the clients who seek them out are taking a more ductile approach to decorating, adapting personal instincts to each individual project. Chebet Korir, takes a look at the most souhgt-after interior designers in Kenya
1. Kenslay Interiors
Eric Onsarigo and Ted Macharia are the brains behind Kensaly Interiors. They have an urban, elegant approach to design that lies in their artful arrangement of scale and texture. Their projects are tightly edited and typically shun predictability for something more unique.
While their surface veers towards colour blindness, they know just where to inject a bright, singular element. Mirage building, Grand Thornton, The One Beauty Spa and Governor’s office Nyamira County, are some of their projects.
2. Interior Places
Interior Places Kenya is a 27-person, cross disciplinary design company based in Nairobi. It has many different projects including gypsum ceilings, lighting, paintwork and interior finishing products. They have given services to Revitalize Health and Wellness Centre, Airtel Africa and The Oval at Westlands. They have also worked on celebrity houses such as, Oga Obinna and DJ Mista Dru, to mention but a few.
3. African Eye Crafts
They are an interior decoration company that deals in design and creation of unique home decor. They provide decoration and branding solutions to corporate and home owners. Some of their products include vinyl wall murals mirrors.
4. Zidaka Interiors
Zidaka Homes Ltd trading under Zidaka Interiors is an interior design firm for commercial spaces, private homes and hospitality spaces. It was incorporated in 2008 and has experienced immense growth ever since.
It seeks to partner with clients, create unique and personalised designs, actualise the clients vision by designing, executing and supervising and project manage the works thus providing a turn-key solution to give clients peace of mind.-http://zidakainteriors.com/
5. Pulsaris Designs
Pulsaris Design is an interior design and build company based in Mombasa. Functional and sophisticated solutions are what they provide for commercial, corporate and residential spaces.
They can take your project from concept to completion. Some of the projects they have worked on include the Knight Frank Management offices at City Mall and Vipingo Ridge Golf Villas, a jewellery shop at the Two Rivers Mall and the Bestbuys Technology chain.
6. Lemorgan Designs
Lemorgan D011. It has an enthusiastic, highly motivated and extremely creative design team providing a full range of workable design solutions in not only interior design but graphic design around the East African market.
7. De’core Galore designs
De’core Galore’ provides professional design services from conceptual sketches to a specification book that can be used to execute all phases of the construction of a new home, or office. They work hand-in-hand with architects and builders through each phase of planning, development and construction.
8. Creo Interiors
It is, headquartered in Nairobi, and has operations all over the East Africa. Its expertise is in interiors, signage, custom fabrication, visual displays, and kiosks. The team designs and delivers any retail environment, anywhere in the East Africa.
9. Smart focus estate
Smart Estates is a well managed company that caters for wide range of services ranging from Construction of Apartments, management of rental houses and gardening.
10. Unity Makers
They make modern designer furniture for your home. Their range includes all types of furniture for your living room, dining room, bedroom, gardens and dining sets . In addition to the furniture pieces, they design and build custom furniture. Whatever room living, dining, bedroom, outdoor and whatever use home, hospitality, office, retail they can create something beautiful to suit your space and style.