Who are we & how can we help you?
Locally owned, Encompass Ideas Interior Design and Architecture was formed in 1998 by Simone and David van der Plas. Principal Designer, Simone has a background in design having previously trained and worked in the Display/Exhibition field she then moved into Interior design and small architectural projects in both the Commercial and Residential sectors. This experience (gained over 20 years) ensures that all designs from conceptualisation through to installation is not only unique to the customer but is innovative and meets functional needs. Simone is an award winning designer having won prestigious NZ awards and international awards in particular for her kitchen designs and is a Professional member of the NZ Designer’s Institute and National Kitchen and Bathroom Assoc.
Encompass Ideas Interior Design & Architecture is dedicated to bringing all of your ideas to life with not only stylish but practical, affordable design, ensuring that you, the client, has full involvement in all aspects of the project from the outset to completion.
Simone and her small Wellington-based team of interior designers and architects will communicate closely with you every step of the process to ensure that your requirements are met and you are completely satisfied. Being Wellington based does not hold us back from taking on projects located elsewhere – with today’s online technology enabling us to communicate clearly and effectively with our out of town clients.
As a matter of course Encompass Ideas provides 3D Perspective renderings and floorplans so that you can envisage the size and scale of your commercial or residential interior designs. .
Utilising Simone’s innovative and out-of-the-box approach (in one case she engaged a UK based graphic designer to create a custom designed wallpaper) , Encompass Ideas is dedicated to bringing all of your ideas to life with stylish, unique and affordable design. Our personalised service will ensure that you, our client, has full involvement in all aspects of the project from the outset to completion.
Call Simone today to discuss what Encompass Ideas can do for you.
Alternatively, we understand that you may have been working with your own architect over a long period of time to create a design that gets your ideas on paper. Bringing your plans to us for an interior design assessment within the concept phase ensures that our review will bring a fresh approach and thoughtful consideration to your project.
- Interior and Architectural Design, floor plans, lighting design and space planning
- CAD design and 3D rendering for all projects such as kitchen design, house extensions, furniture placement planning.
- Colour schemes and textiles such as curtains (our quotes are competitive with retail soft furnishing suppliers)
- Furniture and fittings – supply and installation
- Decorator artworks and soft furnishings such as sofas/cushions (our quotes are competitive with retail soft furnishing suppliers)
- Custom designed furniture, joinery items e.g: bookshelves, home office, furniture
- Council consents and documentation
- Project management
- Colour Schemes
- Furnishings – curtains, sofas, kitchen joinery
- All Residential/Commercial projects including Architectural design and project management or alternatively we can review plans that you supply from your own architects