Interior Refresh with Bamboo Cabinetry

We talked with Michala from Galvanize Design and found out how she transformed an un-exciting space into a vibrant, functional ‘mudroom’ using Plantation Bamboo interior panels.

Tell us about the project…

“I had the task of transforming a dull space within a client’s home into a functional, vibrant area. I was designing some bespoke cabinetry to accommodate the many shoes, coats and backpacks for a ‘mudroom’ that I was working on, so I was really excited when I came across Plantation Bamboo’s website.”

Bamboo panels transform new zealand home

Why did you choose Plantation Bamboo’s interior panels?

“As a designer I am always looking for something new and unique, and loved the look of the caramel coloured bamboo interior panels. They had a beautiful grain and when I discovered Bamboo is a sustainable yet incredibly durable product, I was sold. I knew then that the Bamboo panels would be the perfect material to use for the cabinetry.  Steve from Plantation Bamboo was really helpful and immediately sent me a selection of samples of the different types of bamboo panels, this enabled me to create a concept board and visualize how all the elements featured worked together.”

bamboo panels transforms living space with new zealand home

What was your favourite part of the project?

“It is always exciting working with a new product, with Plantation Bamboo’s panels being no exception. Creating eye-catching designs is definitely my favorite part of the creative process. I was thrilled with how all the different elements worked together. The accents of copper complimented the bamboo perfectly. Then adding a feature colour behind the cabinetry added contrast and modernised the space. Being able to work with a range of materials to create a striking but practical room for all to enjoy and use was a delight. I look forward to using more of Plantation Bamboo products in the future.”

bamboo panels are used to re-fresh a new zealand interior

Michala has a strong creative flair and practical approach to design solutions and aims to surprise and delight her clients with her creative spaces. She has a vast knowledge of all aspects of interior design and is passionate about creating the perfect spaces for her clients. Whether you’re revamping an existing interior, after a creative concept for your space, or looking for a specialised piece of cabinetry, Galvanize Design will help turn your concepts into reality. Visit the Galvanize Design website to find out more.

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