Joanne was fabulous as both a designer, advice on selection of fittings and overseeing the project management of our kitchen and bathroom renovations.

Margot Hill  September 2019

I had a great experience from beginning to end. Jo had such wonderful, practical ideas that suited us perfectly. I really had nothing to do except decide on colours and finishes... everything is of the best quality, and yet reasonably priced. I loved that Jo project managed everything and I had nothing to worry about. Jo gave me precise timelines and itemised quotes and was always easy to contact if I had a question. Best of all, everything happened on time. The tradesmen she used were also professional and easy to work with. I just love my bathroom, kitchen and laundry. I couldn't have managed to undertake such a major project without Jo.

Marianne Wilkes  April 2019

Joanne Byrom was recommended to us by a Property Developer acquaintance who had used her services in the past. We needed the services of an interior designer as we purchased an 18 year old penthouse apartment in November 2018 that needed a substantial renovation with refurbishment of the kitchen, bathrooms and lighting as well as other works. Additionally we needed to purchase new furnishings and curtains for the apartment. Further, the renovation work and furniture installation needed to occur while we were absent overseas.
Jo designed the new kitchen and bathrooms and also assisted us in selecting tiles and benchtops. Additionally she helped us select all our interior and external furnishings. All this preliminary work was done before we left to spend 3 months in New Zealand when the renovation work took place under Jo’s supervision. We arrived back in Australia 2 weeks ago and walked into an apartment that had undergone a stunning transformation – the new kitchen, bathrooms and décor look fantastic and everyone who has visited the apartment since our return has commented on the high quality of the finishes and furniture selections. We are delighted with the result and the improvements have added considerable value to our property.
All the work supervised by Jo during our absence was carried out by experienced tradespersons with who Jo has worked for years. They are high quality tradespeople who completed their tasks within budget and on time. The onsite management in our apartment complex commented that the tradespeople who worked on our apartment were the best they have ever seen on the property – they obeyed all pre-agreed construction rules and their work caused little or no disruption to our neighbours.
We could not speak highly enough of Jo’s professionalism and enthusiasm for her work and have no hesitation is recommending her to any potential client. Very easy to work with her and completely honest and diligent in the manner she carries out her duties.

Richard and Elizabeth May Auchenflower Qld  April 2019

We have been working with Jo as the electrician on various projects since 2011. Working with Jo is always a pleasure and her professionalism and efficiency makes the whole process seamless. You always know where you stand with Jo; it’s great to work with someone who is willing to work together with scheduling, design ideas and recommendations, all to help the client achieve their desired outcome on time and on budget.

We look forward to working with Jo again on future projects and would not hesitate to recommend her talent and expertise to anyone looking at starting a new build or renovation project.

Rob Bucchanan  October 2018

Jo gives personal service and is present at all installations to ensure that the outcome is compliant with the order. Any substandard products are rectified by her personally without question. Jo sets good time lines and ensures that orders are dealt with efficiently. Apart from that she is a lovely person who tries to ensure you individual likes are met, while giving expert advice about the potential outcome of your choices.

Sheree McMah  May 2018

We engaged Jo to help us with couch colour and style, TV solution, colour scheme and some fairly difficult & specific needs for storage solutions. She was amazing, she came up with some brilliant ideas, engaged the suppliers and followed through to completion. She was always willing to provide advice on other aspects of the home for future changes, promptly responded to emails or returned calls.
We are so pleased we used Jo for our mini makeover and couldn't be happier with the results. Thank you Jo.

Jenny G  October 2018

Having seen Jo's work in a relative's house, I hired Jo to help me refresh the interiors of a tired house. She helped me choose colour schemes and materials, the quality of which is superb. The solid wooden floor (on concrete) never fails to attract favourable comments. The quality of work done, the attention to detail and the very efficient coordination of work with contractors are all impressive. The professional appearance of the final product has exceeded my expectations. I will hire Jo for further development. Work was completed on time and within budget.

Margaret Williams May 2018

Such a positive experience working with Jo and her team. Jo listened to our renovation needs and created spaces within our home that are both beautiful and practical. Jo has a talent for colour, design ideas, and product choice. Easy to communicate with, Jo and her team met deadlines and worked within our budget. The quality of workmanship has been very pleasing and we would absolutely recommend engaging the services of Interior Design By Jo should you be contemplating renovations to your home.

Meredith Alexander  July 2018

Jo assisted us with the product selection and installation of furniture and furnishings on Hamilton Island. The project was delayed and had logistical challenges that Jo navigated on our behalf. A totally professional service resulted in a full installation within a week of settlement. I would recommend Jo to anyone requiring an interior design service.

Karen Ryan December 2018

It was a pleasure working with Jo. We did a renovation of our house in Chapel Hill, including a complete bathroom and ensuite makeover, as well as repainting and new window coverings. Jo helped us with choosing the colour scheme and the materials, and her team of trades people is very professional. We are very pleased with the result.

May 2018

Interior Design by Jo has been engaged a number of times by Stradbroke Tower & Villas, Kangaroo Point, and our residents are delighted with the results. The resident foyers are modern and elegant, our main foyer furniture updated to ensure the property's elegance is portrayed, and our pool, gym and amenities have been designed to give residents the feeling of space while maintaining the feeling of an indoor oasis for all who use the facilities.

Jo engaged contractors who understood the requirements, maintained professionalism and respected our property throughout each project.

Stradbroke Tower & Villas is happy to recommend Interior Design by Jo for any update or renovation being considered. Jo has ample experience and resources to guarantee her clients will be satisfied.

Stradbroke Tower & Villas September 2018

We have just completed project managing a major fit out for a real estate client of ours and had the absolute pleasure engaging Jo to work her magic. Jo assisted with design, layout, choosing the right furniture and lighting as well as being able to brain storm ideas with her.
I look forward to working together again on many more future projects.
Best Regards
Brad Salsbury  December 2017

"We are a long standing reputable Brisbane based cabinet making company.  We have been working closely with Interior Design by Jo for many years now.  We have found that she offers her clients very practical design solutions with a flair for creativity.  Jo is a pleasure to deal with and has the expertise needed to help her clients achieve the look and design that they require.  I would not hesitate in recommending Interior Design by Jo to anyone who is contemplating undertaking a new or renovation project."

Brad Edwards August 2017

"Brilliant! It was a pleasure to work with Joanne.  The end result beautiful house! Wow, wow and prasies from everyone.  I have no hesitation in recommending Joanne and her team.  Very professional and go out of their way to get the best results. Thank you very much."

Nurali  April 2017

"Jo helped us choose our fabrics for the cushions she has made up on a bench seat for our dining table.  She was really practical in terms of helping us choose colours and patterns that would wear well, look good but also hide stains.  Jo was professional, friendly and prompt in all our dealings.  The job was done quickly and the communications was excellent.  Very reasonably priced."

Vanessa August 2017

"Jo's down to earth approach provided us with invaluable advice.  She listened to what we wanted to achieve and was very accomodating with our requests. Jo helped us with external colours for our house, wallpaper, furniture and furnishings."

Tammy Knight  January 2017

" I first contacted Joanne to assist with design and ideas of my business premise renovation. Recently Joanne has also just finished designing and coordinating my home renovation of new kitchen and bathrooms.  Her expertise in understanding design, products and the trade industries has been invaluable for the success of both projects."

Strikefit  November 2016

"I was most impressed with Jo's interior design work on my 7 apartment development in Brisbane. I found her a pleasure to deal with, most professional in approach and the end result for the units with all potential buyers commenting on how impressed they are with the quality, practicality and class of the finishes compared to the standard units on the market these days.

I liked the fact that you can have a good debate about the pros and cons of certain directions but leveraging off her expirience in the industry I was confident that where we ended up was the best path to take. 

I have since recommended Jo to many of my colleagues since and I look forward to working with her again on future developments."

Robyn September 2016

"Jo provided a full interior design specification for the refurbishment of lift foyers for 21 levels and 12 Villas in a Residential Tower Complex at Kangaroo Point Brisbane. The design included all floor wall and ceiling colour charts, wallpaper, new capet design for the floors and lift cars and mirrors and prints for the walls of each floor foyer, and new door furniture for all Apartments doors.

Jo then managerd the actul work including coordination tradesmen, checking colours, carpet laying, and delivery and hanging of mirrors and prints."

Sam October 2016

"I engaged Joanne Byrom to assist me with the final internal finishes for our new apartment that was being built. This included curtains for 3 bedrooms and our living dining area, bedheads, bedspreads and valances for bedrooms, custom made lounge suite and lounge chair, decorative scatter cushions, outdoor furniture and cushions. 

It was a pleasure to work with Joanne and her supply contacts and advice made the project painless and enjoyable. 

I would recommend Joanne to anyone that is looking for an experienced decorator that will offer good advice and work with you with in your budget."

Margaret November 2016

"We engaged Joanne to develop the interior colour and fixtures selections for a 17 Unit townhouse development in Brisbane. She did a fantastic job in a short period of time, producing 2 colour schemes and selection boards for prospective clients. Joanne demonstrated a good comercial sense in her choice of colours and fitting not only meeting our brief and budget but assisting us in obtaining great prices for kitchen appliances, tiles and timber flooring. We would certainly recommend her services and use her again in the future."

Fred  September 2016

"Joanne was extremely knowledgebale and professional within her dealings and helped us greatly with our developments. We would recommend Joanne's services to anyone and would consult with her again."

Jonathan September 2016

"Jo has worked as AEP’s interior designer for our last three multi-unit projects. She has always listened to our design brief and come up with timeless, functional ideas that are in keeping with our company’s image and exceeded both our own, and our purchasers’, expectations.

Jo exhibits a knowledge of materials, space and architecture that is key to its overall delivery. Her clarity on what the space requires for the best outcome and her execution in its delivery is superb. She advises us on many aspects of the project, and her use of colours and materials on the building’s exterior helps deliver impressive, modern buildings we are proud to put our name on. She is extremely talented and her attention to detail ensures we get the results we are after.

Jo gets involved in our projects early on to ensure we have efficient, functional designs and finishes that exude quality and sophistication. She is creative, knowledgeable, and takes a genuine pride in her work. Jo demonstrates an impressive level of expertise and professionalism, always being prepared for our business meetings and equipped with design choices and materials.

We are very pleased with the results of Jo’s work and would have no hesitation in recommending her for any project. We will certainly be working with her again on our future developments."

Andre Elhayek

AEP Developments

"We went to Jo with house plans in hand for colour advice. Jo listened to our brief and came up with what we consider to be perfect! Jo advised us on house colours, internal and external, tiles, benchtops, cabinetry, curtains and soft furnishings. She also was a wonderful help in our kitchen design. Jo is practical, budget conscious, creative, knowledgeable, and very patient! No job or question was too much trouble. We are very happy with the results of Jo’s work and would highly recommend her for any project. We hope we will work with her again."

Brad and Melissa Smith

"Joanne Byrom has skilfully guided us during the rejuvenation of our home. Joanne's design brief started with the internal and external color pallet, once this was defined we moved to soft furnishings, wall papers, stone tiling, throughout the house. From the start Joanne listened to our concepts, she took these and returned with an elegant color pallet, set out with several options to define our taste. She delivered well beyond our expectations.  The use of Onyx together with the hardware in the bathrooms really made the statement we were after. The level of detail in all the bathroom and kitchen cabinetry designed by Joanne left nothing to chance. She is prepared to be bold when warranted to make that statement. It is our pleasure to provide Joanne with this testimonial, her vision, creativity and sophisticated touch has left a truly wonderful home for us to enjoy."

Ian and Betty Sheekey"

“Joanne has worked as Roycorp’s colour consultant and interior decorator since 2005.  Her expertise has helped us to produce stylish developments with beautiful timeless finishes that will never go out of fashion.  Our display units are always furnished and decorated by Joanne to the delight of buyers who regularly comment on the beautiful yet practical styling.  We have had several buyers who have asked if they could buy the unit as is, complete with Joanne’s finishing touches! We are extremely happy with the job Joanne does and plan to use her expertise on future projects.”

Royce Blackburne



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