Providing Inspiring Colour & Interior Design Since 2015 in Kent & London

Based in Margate, Thanet, founding designer Claire Templer has an exceptional eye for pattern and colour, from calm neutrals to rich and vibrant bolds. Her practical experience of what works are combined with her emphasis on building designs for the individual needs of each client, resulting in the signature richness and original style she is known for. Colour Ventures became Claire Templer Design in 2023.

Interior Design

Following an initial free home visit I will guide you through the recommended RIBA design process to a stunning end result you love and can comfortably enjoy  

Colour Consultancy

My consultation service is ideal for tackling colour and styling decisions such as choosing paint shades or tiles, making new furnishings work with existing ones, or creating eye-catching displays

Home Styling to Sell

Helping to make your home stand out whether you would need to de-clutter and restyle, or create a fresh paint scheme I work to present your home beautifully  

Talking Colour Inspiration & Design with Claire Templer

Visually Communicating A Design

Exploring when and when not to use sketch drawings, mood boards, 3-D models and furnishing and finishing boards in our design process.

Creating A Paint And Tile Scheme

Finding tiles that work with your paint colours and vice versa is a common conundrum and one I’m asked to help clients with frequently, so I’d like to share a couple of tips on how to choose a tile and paint scheme that will work together for an eye-catching and harmonious look.

An Opinion On Yellow

Not for the first time a recent client deemed yellow to be her ‘scary colour’! Yellow is fascinating because it’s wavelength is long and therefore stimulating. Also known as a ‘psychological primary’, it’s stimulus is emotional, meaning its positive and negative properties make an impact on us psychologically.

Miami Pastels, With A Twist

When a colour combination is harmonious, then the effect is the same as if listening to harmonious musical notes; pleasant to listen to and nice to be around.

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