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Building your dream home ain’t easy, but we know you’ve got this.

That’s why our mission is to create a hands-on, practical course to empower you in discovering your own creative genius and executing with style. We’ll equip you with all the knowledge, support and tools you need to bring your ideas into built form.

You’ll learn how to design as we do. We’ll eliminate your stress and budget blow outs.

Boss your home renovation.

Design your own project.

Run your own show and keep those key decisions safe in your hands.

You’ll create your own style, direction and design to suit your budget and timeframe.

Learn at your pace.

Access the studio from anywhere, at anytime, and move through the program at your own pace.

Stay as long as you like, or save the resources to your desktop for life access.

All you need in one place.

Save time trawling the internet for snippets of information and how-to’s.
We’ll give you the entire kit and kaboodle neatly package in easily-digested modules. No fluff, no b.s.

Affordable Expert Advice.

Access professional advice from our team of interior designers. Our tips & tricks, resources and how-to’s have been tried and tested from a decade in the industry. No hassles from overwhelm or doing things in the dark.

Meet the founder.

Sally is an interior designer and director of Sally Caroline – a luxury interior design studio specialising in private residences.

Formerly educated with a Bachelor of Design in both Melbourne and Copenhagen, Sally specialises in ‘conscious design’ – an ethos where her residential projects strive to anticipate, support and nurture the daily lives of their inhabitants, whilst celebrating the true style and luxury that marks her unique clients. She has been designing under this ethos for a career spanning 10 years creating beautiful homes for happy clients.

For Sally, a truly great interior must be both beautiful in form, and genius in function.

Having been approached by so many friends and strangers for interior design advice, Sally knows too well the frustrating struggle that homeowners and design enthusiasts face when seeking practical information. Open Design Studio is the result of Sally’s desire to help educate and empower home-owners, renovators, and curious design lovers to approach their own projects with confidence, expert knowledge and skill.

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What you’ll be learning

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    Module 01

    Schematic Design

    Module 01

    Schematic Design

    Schematic design is the first stage in the interior design process. When designing for a renovation or build, this is where you explore and set the initial ideas that will resolve your project brief. This is achieved thr...

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    Module 02

    Spatial Planning

    Module 02

    Spatial Planning

    Nail floor plans that ensure rooms flow harmoniously with intelligent storage inspired by your daily routines.

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    Module 03

    Specifications

    Module 03

    Specifications

    Finishes, Fittings and Door Hardware: Do it once, do it well. Run through the diverse options with our advice and tools that help you make the right decisions for your project.

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    Module 04

    Lighting

    Module 04

    Lighting

    Maximise Natural, Artificial, and Decorative Light. Let light in. Learn how to expertly create moods with light and illuminate spaces.

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    Module 05

    Project Management

    Module 05

    Project Management

    Save time and money from common renovating errors. We’ll show you how to build your A-team, draft your project, tender to builders and manage the build of your renovation like a pro.

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    Module 06

    Interior Styling

    Module 06

    Interior Styling

    Selecting and styling furniture, art and accessories. We’ll guide you in furniture layouts, mastering your mix, managing your budget and styling your home, your way.

Plus...1:1 mentoring with Sally, membership to a growing design community, access to contact lists for suppliers, checklists, worksheets, templates, spreadsheets and typical plans to help you!

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Master your renovation with our online interior design course

The go to guide to nailing your beautiful home design.

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