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Welcome friends to The Phinomenon Blog, a space where we discuss and document everything interiors. Feel free to share your views and even recommend topics of interest and we’ll be sure to feature them in our upcoming blog entries.

Now sit back, and let’s delve into the world of interiors, The Phinomenon Way

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Corporate Branding Phi

CORPORATE BRANDING 101

With Corporate Branding being a general term for how businesses or companies put their name or brand out there, showcasing and familiarizing themselves to the masses, having no corporate branding in place is akin to having no business. I’ve said this countless times and even though I may now sound like a broken record, the power of planting a seed can never be underestimated. That said, lets delve into some of the easiest and most effective ways of showcasing your company’s brand to the masses i.e. Corporate Branding. 

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Office Space

COSTLY MISTAKES BUSINESS OWNERS MAKE WHEN SETTLING ON THE OFFICE SPACE

Having been tasked with the design, space planning and fit-out of numerous office spaces, I’ve noted with concern several costly mistakes business owners make when settling on the office space. Judging by the frequency of some of these mistakes, it only makes sense that this blog entry delves into the various costly mistakes while offering you viable solutions to mitigate against the same.

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Beautiful Interiors

THE SECRET TO BEAUTIFUL INTERIORS

Living in a picture-perfect home isn’t reserved for the elite alone, you too can have beautiful interiors simply by making a few minor changes to your current space. Your home after all, is your haven and every facet of it should perfectly reflect that. I consider these changes the secret to beautiful interiors and today, I’d like to share the same with you.

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Colour Scheming Your Home

COLOUR SCHEMING YOUR HOME

What colours do you hate to be associated with? What colours bring you zero joy? What colours make your blood boil? And what colours conjure up negative experiences and feelings? On the contrary, what colours absolutely make your day? What colours adorn your wardrobe? What colours make you lighten up, liven your mood and lift your spirits? And what colours speak to your soul? These are the questions you first need to ask yourself before embarking on any colour scheming journey.

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Design Renovation

QUICK FIX DESIGN RENOVATION SOLUTIONS – Part 2

Picking it up from where we previously left off, we looked at the first quick fix design renovation solution that encompasses the different application processes like painting, wallpaper and tiling. Today, lets delve into the remaining solutions geared at helping businesses in the hospitality industry survive these turbulent times and remain relevant in whatever field they are playing in. With an overall idea of all the renovation solutions including their pros and cons, you’ll be best placed at making a sober decision on what solution or mix of solutions brings you the best value in the long run.

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Design Renovation

QUICK FIX DESIGN RENOVATION SOLUTIONS – Part 1

The hospitality industry is the biggest employer in the country Kenya and it’s safe to say, for the better part of East Africa as well. Come Covid-19 and all the challenges it brought, hospitality was by far the worst hit and to date still continues to make strides towards achieving its peak performance. With players in the club and restaurant business, spa and beauty palours, resorts and hotelier sector, tours and travel and event and entertainment, maintaining some competitive advantage is key to the survival of any one of these businesses. That’s where we come in.

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Renovating

RENOVATING FOR THE NEW YEAR

With the year coming to a close, the need to usher in the new year in a new or revamped space, is very commonplace. It is safe to say, that Interior Contractors are busiest during this period, with fit-out projects taking centre stage. Be it a residential, commercial, hospitality, retail or institutional setting, there are some key factors that need be taken into consideration, to properly prepare you for a seamless, and in turn successful, project execution and completion.

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Interior Designer

ENGAGING AN INTERIOR DESIGNER

When do you engage the services of an Interior Designer?

Judging by the number of times I’ve been asked this question, it only felt right to delve into it for my next blog entry. Taking it back to INTERIOR DESIGN 101, we looked at the different facets that make up the world of interiors, and it is these same facets that determine at what point, the scope and which type of Interior Designer one would require.

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Space

DOES YOUR SPACE REFLECT YOU?

What is the first thought that comes to mind when you imagine your current space? Old? Dated? Bland? Inconsistent? Cluttered? Drab? … Stress? What if I were to tell you that your space, be it a residential setting, a business premises or a retail outlet, should reflect exactly what you embody, your brand identity.

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