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Ashley Morgan

Project: Mosman Apartment Design + Renovation

Project Price: more than $100,000

I engaged Cherel after I purchased a 1980’s apartment in Mosman. It was poorly designed and in need of total renovation including wall removal, new kitchen and bathroom, as well as rewiring and plumbing.

Cherel produced detailed drawings for every aspect of this renovation as well as giving invaluable advice on choices of flooring, tiles, bathware and colour coordination. She has designed a beautiful, quality kitchen and bathroom along with clever storage ideas. All of this was done on budget.

Cherel also designed my courtyard garden and liaised with the landscaper to produce an amazing space for entertaining and relaxing.

Cherel project managed the renovation, coordinated trades and schedules and always kept me up to date as it progressed. Her professionalism, as well as that of her team of builders and trades, made the renovation hassle-free and I have no hesitation in recommending Cherel to anyone. Thank you Cherel – I’m delighted with the renovation. It’s a joy to come to in the evening and the outcome has far exceeded my expectations.

Brendan Birthistle

Project: Crows Nest Interior Design

Project Price: $50,000 – $100,000

Rose and I contacted Cherel on the recommendation of a mutual friend. We were going to move into a new apartment but had only the vaguest idea of what we wanted. Moreover, we had not worked with a design professional before and were quite apprehensive.

Cherel turned out to be terrific. She listened, came up with great ideas, was open to contrary approaches, did a lot of legwork, and introduced us to some fabulous stores. She was always contactable and met every deadline. And all within budget. Amazing!

The end result: a beautiful, elegant and serene apartment which has made our life so much more enjoyable.

Thank you, Cherel, for a lovely experience and a captivating outcome.

Kymble Dunn

Project: Willoughby House Design + Renovation

Project Price: $100,000 – $200,000

Cherel had worked for us previously selecting the exterior colour scheme for our house which we love!

We planned to renovate our 2 bathrooms and freshen up the existing interiors with new paint, carpet, blinds, curtains and improve the lighting throughout the house. The task was complicated by our desire to stay in the home and stage the upgrade, transferring from one side of the house to the other as progress permitted.

We would not hesitate to recommend Brilliant Design Concepts. Cherel was professional, likeable and reputable.

The new result is exciting to us and shows what we should have done years ago.

Alan Richard

Project: Lindfield Bathrooms x 3 Design + Renovation

Project Price: $100,000 – $200,000

Brilliant Design Concepts renovation 3 bathrooms in our Federation house.

Cherel did a brilliant job of combining the old and new to create stylish bathrooms that are in keeping with the rest of the house.

Brilliant Design Concepts handled all the design, building quotes, pc items and project supervision.

I would not hesitate in recommending their services for building renovation, design and project management.

Agnes McInerney

Project: Manly Apartment Design + Renovation

Project Price: more than $100,000

Cherel has worked with us to renovate numerous properties. Most recently, she project managed and designed all elements of an apartment renovation. The results look gorgeous and Cherel was able to do this on time and on budget.

She is efficient and reliable. We can hand over the job to Cherel with complete faith that all our expectations will be met.

It’s an absolute pleasure to renovate using Cherel’s services. She takes ALL the hassle out of the build, giving us all the pleasure of a job well done.

Siewling McWilliams

Project: North Sydney Apartment Design + Renovation

Project Price: more than $100,000

Cherel did a great job managing the renovation of our apartment, working hard with her building team to complete the project on time. Nothing was too much trouble for Cherel. She kept us updated regularly and was prompt in responding to our queries and requests. Cherel also came up with some great ideas to maximise space in a small apartment, including a clever way to enlarge the shower.

We are very happy with the service provided and the results. We have absolutely no hesitation in recommending Cherel for any building design services.

Russell Bennet

Project: Willoughby Apartment Design + Renovation

Project Price: more than $100,000

When we decided to renovate an office building with a unit on top and employed Cherel to work with us, she was involved from the beginning and throughout the project. Her work included 2 fully renovated bedroom units with kitchen, laundry and new flooring throughout as well as choosing all the colours in the residential space and public areas.

Halfway through the process we had trouble with the builder. Cherel took over and took it upon herself to make sure the job was done and that the work continued on despite the disruption.

She is very obliging and able. We had a very good experience with her and she was very easy to get along with. So much so, we invited her to help us with our own private dwelling.

Tatiana Klesikova

Project: Lane Cove Yoga Centre Interior Design

Project Price: $1,000 – $9,999

Cherel is an absolutely amazing designer with a great eye and attention to detail! As soon as you meet her you can feel her excitement and passion for what she does which is very comforting because you know you found someone who will understand and support you through whatever project you set out to do.

Sandra Vincent

Project: Wahroonga Design + Renovation: Entrance, Kitchen & Laundry

Project Price: more than $100,000

We had been living in our house for 20 years when we decided to upgrade the kitchen and laundry. I am a keen cook and so is my daughter. The brief was to create a space that 2 people could work in together, while being sympathetic with the age of the house. Cherel delivered this and we now have a beautiful and functional kitchen.

Cherel was able to design us a space that met the brief. Cherel’s knowledge of superior appliances and connections with excellent cabinetmakers was invaluable.

Cherel certainly puts the customer at the centre of the design to achieve a fabulous outcome!

Tacha Greenwood

Project: St Leonards Lighting Design & Installation

Project Price: $1,000 – $9,999

I was living in a very dim lighted apartment without any natural light as well and it was starting to take effect on how I felt.

I went to Cherel to transform the apartment into inside sunshine and that’s exactly what she did.

The apartment lighting is amazing, literally like sunshine inside the place (warm and cosy).

I feel so much happier now and wish I’d enlisted Brilliant Design Concepts ages ago.

kathryn172934

Project: Design + Installation

Project Price: $10,000 – $49,999

I was introduced to Cherel through a very good friend of mine who used her services extensively through her own house renovation. Knowing the high standards Cherel works to, I was more than happy to engage her services to design a magnificent outdoor area beside our pool. The trades engaged have worked to the highest standards and have excelled in their creativity and design.

Nell Anderson

Project: Willoughby Exterior Colour Scheme

Cherel was a terrific help with a last minute request on colours for painting our house.

Within three days Cherel met for the brief, came back to bounce off ideas and then arrived with the final colours and details for the painters. We love the colours and it was incredible service – thanks, Cherel!

Amanda & Matthew Wood

Project: House Design + Renovation

Project Price: $100,000 – $300,000

Brilliant Design Concepts designed our kitchen, joinery throughout the house, bathroom, ensuite and powder room. Cherel also did the lighting and electrical design and paint scheme.

Cherel was extremely professional, prompt and reliable. She clearly set out the costs associated with her work before commencing and engaged quality contractors to complete the work. I would definitely recommend Brilliant Design Concepts.

Dr Michelle Clark

Project: Crows Nest Design + Installation

Project Price: $10,000 – $49,999

I have had the pleasure of knowing Cherel for at least 10 years and have asked her to assist me with the design and detailing of an extensive renovation and additional bespoke pieces.

Cherel is an exceptionally hard worker, always pleasant, reliable and punctual, and is driven by the importance of collaboration with the client to deliver a quality product that exceeds expectations.

Cherel has numerous trade contacts but is prepared to update and broaden her own portfolio to find the specific person who can do the job. Cherel draws on her own extensive experience whilst always looking to the next innovation to improve her own knowledge and the options available for the client.

It is always a delight to work with Cherel. I know the job will be finished to the highest quality without compromise.

Kristy Gavin

Project: Alexandria Design + Renovation

Project Price: more than $100,000

Cherel has been an absolute pleasure to work with on the design of our new 4 bedroom house that we are building from scratch. From design layout to detailed floor plans, colour palette and finishes, she has remained focused and diligent throughout the entire process. There is no way we could have done this without her professional eye and attention to detail. Brilliant Design Concepts is without a doubt a company I would highly recommend.

Georgina Hart

Project: Crows  Nest

Project Price: more than $100,000

Cherel was an absolute delight to work with. Her creative sense of style was just what we needed when we decided to renovate our Crows Nest home a couple of years ago and subsequently our Fairlight apartment.

She blended comfort and style to create showcase pieces reflecting the surrounding vibe of our locations.

She suggested ideas, layouts and colours that we never would have considered and seeing that vision brought into reality happened without incident and was completely stress-free.

I would highly recommend Cherel to anyone looking to employ a designer who really listens to her clients and delivers in every way.

Tansi McInerney

Project: Manly Apartment Design + Renovation

Project Price: more than $100,000

Cherel has worked with us to either fully or partly renovate 4 residential properties over the past three or four years.

We value her experience and design aesthetic as well as her ability to project manage a renovation to budget and time projections.

I would have no hesitation in recommending the service of Brilliant Design Concepts.