Guy Completes SAS Selection route in the Brecons

After running the 24km route last Summer, our Interior Designer Guy Foan took on Pen Y Fan again on January 5 carrying the required 45pounds on his back. The event is organised by former serving SAS soldiers and is kept as true as possible to the route still taken today by SAS recruites as part of their selection course. In a finishing time of 4hrs 46 well inside the top half of competitors is a very fine effort. Money raised supporting this event went to help his local village school that like all small schools struggles to survive on government …

Launching our NEW Bespoke Soft Furnishings Service.

On this, the year of our 20th anniversary, we have looked at ways of expanding the business and opening up our core skills to a larger client base. Up until now, Interior Matters has mainly focused on high end residential projects that include all or part of our interior design services, with projects often taking between 6 months and 2 years to complete. Over the years our clients have often commented on the exceptional quality and finish of our soft furnishings which got us thinking.  With a dedicated in-house team of excellent curtain makers and our design flare for all …


Great news to receive this award from the Houzz community for Best Design 2018. “The Houzz community selected a phenomenal group of Best of Houzz 2018 award winners, so this year’s recipients should be very proud,” said Marcus Hartwall, Managing Director of Houzz UK and Ireland. “Best of Houzz winners represent some of the most talented and customer-focused professionals in our industry, and we are extremely pleased to give them both this recognition and a platform on which to showcase their expertise.”

Celebrating 20 Years

From a Small Seed! Interior Matters was formed by Sue Foan in 1998, following many years of increasing involvement in the design and specification of furnishings for show homes and private commissions….Now 20 years on, we are fortunate to have been allowed to share in our client’s aspirations, creating together some wonderful concepts and our portfolio communicates a strong emphasis on the exceptional, both classic and contemporary.  With the youngest Son and Creative Director Guy Foan at the forefront of design, we continue to ensure our ideas and concepts are both up-to-date and on trend. We are also extremely proud …

Old School Cottage – Coming soon to our Projects Page

            Old School Cottage – 2017 This Dorset home went through extensive renovation work to include bathrooms, new staircase, new fireplace, fitted furniture, flooring, doors, windows and decorating throughout. Interior Matters were hired to design and project manage the entire works. Further photos of the upstairs and outside to follow shortly on our Portfolio page. Thanks to Rod Lewis Photography for the images.    

The Beach House – taking shape

Contemporary beach house – East Preston. A few iphone snaps taken on a very wet and windy South Coast. With the project nearing completion look out for this property featuring soon on our projects page. Stunning imagery to follow….  

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