Bloggers in our Corner: Grant Pierrus
When we first launched Layer, we had a dream list of interior designers, stylists and bloggers who we’d love to collaborate with. Grant Pierrus, the brains behind the Interior Style Hunter, was at the top of this list and it just so happens that he is all three.
If you haven’t checked out the Interior Style Hunter… where have you been! We refer to it daily for designer interviews, industry events and Grant’s ‘Design Rules’ which are always accessible, inspirational and thoughtful.
We were lucky enough to interview Grant, who tells us why he always a ‘man with a plan’ when it comes to his design approach…
What is your blog in a nutshell?
My blog is the centre of my business, I write about my passion for luxury interior design and interview interesting and well known interior designers. It’s a place where I can share what I’m up to and where I’ve travelled, but more importantly, it’s a place where you can go to learn about interesting interiors, designers and brands.
What is your top interior design tip?
Always start with a plan. This really is so important, and often overlooked, call me up if you’re stuck on how to plan your space – I can talk about interior design planning for days and always happy to help. From the plan then start playing with colour and texture, but the plan will help keep you on track and ensure you get the space that you want and not something that haphazardly evolved.
What do you think is the next big interiors trend and why?
Although I sometimes write about trends, I really don’t follow them and always worry that people get so caught up in them. Interiors differs from fashion in that it’s more permanent. I think the best thing to do is to follow your own intuition and make sure that the space that you create is right for you and appeals to you. As you evolve and change as a person your interiors will too.
A perfect Sunday is….
Trawling through a vintage market and ending up in a little country pub having sunday lunch with family and friends.
If you could have one piece of furniture from our website, what would it be and why? Where would it be placed?
It would be this fabulous chandelier because why not? They make a space feel grand and special and who doesn’t want to feel like that at home? Mix it up with retro and vintage furniture to make a cool contemporary space with a nod to glamour.