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Positions Available March 2022

Positions Available March 2022 Valentine Interiors & Design is a design studio embracing the unexpected while understanding + connecting with clients in a fun, exuberant, and inclusive environment. / Senior Interior Designer / About you Bachelors degree in a related field Proficient in CAD software essential, Vectorworks is desirable Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite Minimum 5 years in a client facing design industry role Commercial experience is essential Multi-residential experience…
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NAWIC Crystal Vision Award

We were over the moon to be awarded the Crystal Vision award at the NAWIC Tasmanian Awards for Excellence dinner. The Crystal Vision award recognises the work of our team for encouraging and promoting the advancement of women in the industry, and providing a significant contribution to the industry as a whole. Valentine Interiors & Design is working hard to challenge the perception of interior design, achieving this through our…
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Valentine Carbon Neutral

Becoming carbon neutral was a collective and mutual aspiration in the studio. Our conversations and discussions incrementally transformed from words into action. A goal, we continue to grow, that allows our practice to adapt in order to support low toxicity, reduce our footprint and forever elevate our design outcomes. We were heartened by the number of Tasmanian signatories to the Architects Declare network, and with our gradual work over the…
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2022 Telstra Best of Business Awards

Valentine Interiors was tickled pink to be selected as a State Finalist in the 2022 Telstra Best of Business Awards. With over 24,000 nominations and a rigorous judging process, these are Australia’s most prestigious business awards. We are very proud of our business and our team. The process was lengthy, yet highly rewarding and allowed us to really delve into the reasons behind starting and developing our business. Entering our…
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Slected as Juror for GOTYA Awards

A true honour for Jane to be part of the jury for the Australian GOTYA (Graduate of The Year Awards) 2021. Education and inspiring the next generation of designers is an area that Jane is deeply passionate about and she loved being part of this process, having an impact on our design community.   ‘The GOTYA program mentoring students for almost two decades is a unique awards program created to…
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published in inside magazine

A fabulous feature in inside magazine, on our short-listing for the national IDEA awards, Battery Point Living project! We are very proud to be featured amongst some of the best names in the country. The IDEA winners will be announced at a gala event in February 2022, stay tuned! Thank you to Anjie Blair for her stunning photography for our project. Finally, a big thank you to Maria Gigney for…
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Short-listed for national IDEA awards 2021

This week was an exciting one for our team, being short-listed for the national Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), which celebrates the best of Australian interior and product design. A single vision, to enmesh art and design into the client’s daily lives. A concept, larger than life and a place for reveries where moments are mused away. Working with Simon Ancher for pieces that twist and turn. A torched table…
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St Mary’s College talk at Elite Appliances

St Mary’s College students were treated to a morning of bathroom inspo and design insights at Elite Appliances. Jane discussed the role of an interior designer in the industry, career opportunities and the way we use processes, design thinking and collaboration to achieve the fusion of form and function. The Housing and Interior Design students explored the impressive historic building, checking out tapware, appliances, fixtures and fittings. A fun and…
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Work experience for Jaden

For Jaden, our most recent work experience student, a day at the Valentine Studio involved partaking in one of our intense team workshop sessions that involved developing and sharing a unique design concept in response to an object as simple as an orange.  Jaden rose to the challenge, collectively reminding us of the importance of continually striving to learn more and the inherent value of sharing these experiences with aspiring…
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Knocking what?

In a world fuelled to promote efficient, convenient, and time-saving processes we can’t help but clutch on and bring to question the moments when tradition overrules and triumphs change. These moments exist, they are played out day in and day out, they are subconscious, unseen, and require no recognition. But we can’t help but ask, what is the deciding factor that encourages tradition over efficiency? What feeling, sense, outcome do…
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