About Joyce

Joyce Porter has worked in the interior design industry for 12 years, and has worked on a wide range of projects, incorporating both the residential and commercial. She has a Masters Degree in Italian and BA in Italian and History of Art.

One of the keys to her success has been the priority she places on really understanding the needs of her clients, ensuring that her designs are a true reflection of individual lifestyles. Her empathetic, yet professional, approach often mean that clients return for further projects.

Sensitive use of colour and texture is a trademark and Joyce’s interiors are brought to life with sympathetic lighting which is a fundamental aspect of the total design. Attention to detail is a priority and her interiors are characterised by a high level of finish. Finally, the ultimate focus for Joyce Porter Interiors is the creation of comfortable living environments and welcoming spaces for entertaining.

Her team comprises highly experienced contractors whose attention to detail is always the highest priority.

Style

Influenced by European design, Joyce’s style is elegant and refined. She likes to use classic and contemporary elements to create timeless interiors, which can be enjoyed for many years.

Experience

Joyce has built up a broad base of interior design experience over the years, predominantly working for private clients in the South West of England and London, but also includes many different types business environment including company boardrooms, schools, residential home reception rooms, show houses and retail shops.

"For us it was a completely new experience to use an interior designer for our home. The result however was a very pleasant experience with a great result. Joyce added a dimension to our interior that we alone would not have ever envisaged. Her ability to introduce style and simplicity into the decor is exceptional. Additionally Joyce managed the project from start to finish taking the burden of organising multiple contractors away from us. We would have no hesitation in recommending Joyce to anyone who wanted to transform their living space."

− Carol and Andy Duff

"We wanted to give our oddly-shaped, poorly-furnished sitting room a radical makeover with new furniture, flooring, shelving and a built-in window seat. We had a few ideas, but didn't really know where to start.

We found Joyce through her website, and a few months later we have a completely revitalised room. We love it. It's a light, airy space with an uncluttered Mediterranean feel and a colour scheme that works perfectly. The furniture, shelves and storage are tailored to our needs and tastes, and the lighting is subtle and flexible to suit all occasions.

Joyce was invaluable. From the start, she worked with us, never imposing her ideas but making helpful suggestions with endless patience. She was a fund of knowledge about lighting, fabrics and furnishings, such as where to find just the right shade of blue for the sofas or the perfect lamp for the corner. From a pool of top-quality craftspeople she called in a flooring specialist, cabinet maker, decorator, electrician, plasterer, sofa-maker, upholster, maker of Roman blinds, and even the man who put the blinds up. She co-ordinated their work, checking frequently on progress with an eye for detail so that the finished product is top-quality.

In short, Joyce is a treasure. She's also a pleasure to do business with and excellent value-for-money. We would never have achieved our lovely room without her help."

− Linda Ewles and Jim Pimpernell

"We commissioned Joyce Porter to refurbish our Board Room which had not been redecorated for at least 18 years.

Joyce came up with a stylish and workable scheme which suited our early Victorian building in Clifton and kept within cost restraints. Joyce oversaw all the work and kept her sub-contractors on schedule and all the work was carried out in a clean and efficient manner.

We would certainly use Joyce again on any future projects."

− Sue Dymond - Taylor Maxwell