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Design Council Interiors provide their clients with a professional and friendly approach to interior design in a collaborative way.

Every project is tailored to our client’s needs, budget and taste.
With over 35 years experience in the residential and commercial design industry, DCI has built up a solid base of preferred suppliers providing clients with valuable product knowledge, experience and a well trained eye. 

Both Sharon and Alicia have an inherent sense of style, along with extensive and varied experience across all aspects of interior design, project management, commercial and architecturally designed homes.

New builds & residential renovations

Spacial planning

Full kitchen & bathroom design

Interior & exterior colour consulting

Flooring selection

Custom joinery design

Hardware specifications

Window coverings

Bespoke & showroom furniture selection

Interior decor & room styling

Soft furnishings

Outdoor living areas


1 Brief


We meet at either your location, or our design studio and chat through the project and plans to define your scope of work, what involvement you expect from DCI and how we can work together to achieve your goals.

2 Fee Estimate


After our scope is established for your project and the level of input required from DCI is defined, we can prepare, on request, a fee estimate of our time specific to your project. This will ensure everything sits within your expectations.

3 Concept


After reviewing the architectural plans  DCI will produce a carefully curated selection of suitable materials, finishes and layouts, which will then be presented to you for initial feedback.

4 Hard Fit Out Development


On approval of the above stages, we further develop these concepts and provide detailed documentation, drawings, and markups on the finishes selected for all exterior and interior spaces. This includes flooring, window coverings, bespoke cabinetry, hardware, lighting, kitchen design and fittings, bathroom design and fittings.

Basically everything that gets left behind if you were to move out.

DCI will assist in obtaining quotes and help guide you in making the right decision and getting the right trades for your project.

5 Soft Fit Out Development


Once the hard fit out is underway, we can then move on to specify a considerefurniture scheme, this includes all fabric and accessory suggestions. This often involves a combination of customised pieces and off the shelf solutions. Our selections are then presented for your feedback where trade showroom visits can then be arranged.


Once quotes have been accepted DCI manage the ordering, delivery and install process to coincide with your completion dates.

6 Documentation

For new builds and renovations, we provide full documentation for your builder and all trades. This includes all items specified by our team, comprehensive drawings, with materials and finishes. 

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