Central Hotel, Lakes Entrance design

I had the joy of working recently with Alison and Tyson, owners of the Central Hotel in Lakes Entrance.

Alison and Tyson were planning a fresh coat of paint for the coming Summer season and asked for my help.

We have begun with their function area.

The original room was painted in a light white with an orange/terracotta feature colour in the bar.

Working with the colours in the carpet and inspired by some of Alison’s beautiful cushion covers, I chose Dulux Franz Josef Double, Dulux White Duck and Porters Paints Quill wallpaper in Taupe as well as feature lighting.

I wanted a scheme that was neither masculine or feminine.  The room is used for weddings, 21st birthdays as well as corporate functions.

The room needs to have a welcoming, classic atmosphere that is also a backdrop to decorations, signage and banners.

We are still working on other areas on the Hotel so stay tuned, but I am thrilled with the results so far.


I’m always looking for more blog topic ideas. If you could pick my design brain, what would you like to know about preparing your home for sale, choosing paint colours or renovating your property? Let me know below, I’d love to hear from you.