Committed to creating spaces that celebrate the unique qualities of a building and its occupants, Cedar and Suede interiors project a strong sense of home. Design Director Carlene Duffy's innate, relaxed style and appreciation of colour is the hallmark of her work.

Cedar + Suede

can advise on

  • Optimal joinery configuration
  • Selection of cabinetry profiles, finishes and colours
  • Styling solutions and furniture layouts
  • Colour schemes
  • Benchtops, splashbacks and cabinetry hardware specification
  • Quality, design-focused suppliers
  • Any interior design challenge!
How does a design consultation work?

All design consultations take place by remotely, by Zoom. During the session your designer will make recommendations and suggestions based on a brief provided by you. The purpose of the design consultation is to provide verbal advice from qualified, experienced professionals.

How much does a design consultation with Carlene cost?

Online design consultations with Cedar + Suede run for 90 minutes and cost $950 including GST. Cedar + Suede additionally offer 1:1 in-studio consultations for South East QLD and Northern NSW clients, providing you with a guided, hands-on approach to the home selections process. In-Studio consults run for 2 hours and cost $1050 inc. GST

How do I prepare for my design consultation?

Easy! We'll contact you with a briefing document for you to fill out and provide to the designer.

How do I show the designer my space?

We recommend using an iPad or tablet if possible to access the Zoom call. That way you can take your designer on a virtual tour of the space. We will also request images of the space during the briefing process.

How much can I achieve in the consultation?

Oftentimes, much MUCH more than you think! The key to getting the most out of your session is to be very well prepared and have your questions ready. Our briefing process will help to get the necessary preparations underway.

What will I take away from the consultation?

Expert advice from one of Australia's top interior designers, focused on your needs and your space. Design drawings of any type are outside the scope of the service. If you'd like drawings based on your conversation, your designer would be happy to discuss next steps with you.

Can I access trade pricing following the consultation?

Oh yes! As you're receiving professional advice from qualified designers, we've extended our trade pricing to clients who utilise this service. Trade pricing is 10% off retail pricing. When you're ready to order please let us know, and we can apply the discount.

I would like a follow up consultation with my designer

By all means! Please contact your designer following your Zoom call to enquire about the next steps.