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Volaire - Our Interior Design Journey

Updated: Dec 1, 2021

Across the globe, people have begun to understand that well designed spaces have a huge impact on their mental health and wellbeing. Consequently, they have started to appreciate the work that interior designers do.

However, the Kenyan market still lags behind. We at Lehem interiors understand that this lag exists, and we strive to create benchmarks of impeccable interiors that can be done in residential spaces so that more people in our nation begin to embrace interior design and its benefits.

Our most recent benchmarks are our three show houses at Volaire, whose fundamentals such as wardrobe, kitchens, bathrooms and doors are the same in all the three apartments.

The vision for these spaces was to step outside our comfort zone by using dark hues because we were so used to doing light and airy spaces. However, for this one, we really needed the space to be moody and seductive.

Throughout the space we have the touch of black that’s consistent. Our faucets are black, our shower cubicle frames are black, and our doors and window frames are black. Additionally, we purposed to have an unconventional kitchen that is really dark to give the space an Aha-moment.

But because we knew that the market wouldn’t really be ready for a fully moody space, we opted to balance out dark and light, so that it was a win-win for both us and our clients. So for most of the spaces, the wall paper choices are light and airy, our wardrobes are l