A Leading Lady


L-J Andrew catches up with award-winning interior designer, Heidi Gubbins, to talk over her personal passion for aesthetics, functionality and detail in her designs

Approaching each project with the dedication of a craftsman, Heidi’s curated approach comes from a process of design that encompasses the architecture of the property and builds upon it to create a wonderful sense of identity – a design with her signature touch, yet always as unique as the project itself.

Heidi describes: “For me, design is a sensory experience, so it can never be a repeated ‘standard’ process but should instead reflect those elements that make a room, home or commercial venue different from all others. I aim to highlight this while offering practical solutions and creating a beautiful setting, using the light, dimensions, materials and architectural details as my ingredients.”

Based in Marbella, Spain, Heidi works on an international scale. Specialising in residential and commercial turnkey projects, she blends practical astuteness with a keen aesthetic eye and the ability to create beautifully styled, balanced and proportioned living spaces and commercial venues. Her disciplined eye and attention to scale, composition, materiality and palette, is recognisable in her romantic-contemporary creations, that have visual impact that exude character and a sense of timeless harmony.

Heidi continues: “Design is about people. The places we spend time in, be they a home or workplace, should add to the quality of our lives. Design is so special because it allows us to produce something beautiful that transcends mere visual attractiveness and makes us feel good. This is the ultimate goal I strive for when designing interior and outdoor areas –creating that special spot that brings out the best in you.”

Heidi’s boutique atelier is located on the renown Golden Mile in Marbella and this is where she and her multi-disciplinary team create their designs. It’s her commitment to each project’s uniqueness and integrity that produces such fresh and inspired content — a desire to be bold when the moment demands it and the ability to surprise and delight.

Her philosophy allows her and her team to truly immerse themselves in creating gorgeous one-off decorative spaces and– even more importantly – environments that enchant the eye and senses to become a source of wellbeing.

Her approach has kindled the growing appreciation of discerning clients from around the world. Those who have the individuality, confidence and desire to go on a journey discovering just how wonderful their own personal style and home can be.

Heidi concludes: “I like contrast. The juxtaposition of simplicity and grandeur; the infusion of something different. Just as with food or music, spaces should make you feel something you never forget."


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