Joanne Richards Design, Nelson and Christchurch

Joanne Richards Design provides nationwide interior design, architectural design and project management services for new and existing residential homes, as well as for commercial, retail and hospitality businesses. UK trained principal Joanne Richards has established herself as a high-end designer for commercial and residential projects and is known for her ‘classical contemporary’ style. She excels in designing timeless, stylish interiors that reflect a European influence but are entirely appropriate for the more relaxed New Zealand lifestyle or business premises.

Scope of services

Joanne Richards Design provides interior and architectural design services for new and existing residential homes, commercial properties, hospitality and retail across a range of industries.

What we do:

  • Architectural design
  • Interior design and decorating
  • Procurement of goods
  • Project management from design to completion.

We can be engaged at any level during the project, depending on your needs and your project's current stage.

Architectural and Interior Design

Produce architectural and interior concept drawings through to fully documented and specified plans for resource consent, buildings consents, pricing and building; costings and contract documentation. For interior and exterior alterations and extensions for new or existing.

Interior conceptual and working drawings for kitchen and bathroom design, furniture and lighting design; spatial planning - fitting what you need into your space; design consultancy; implementation and project management.


Interior and exterior colour schemes; interior finishes; window treatments; furniture, soft furnishings and accessories. Procurement of goods and art pieces


Joanne Richards Design Showroom has an inspiring range of New Zealand made furniture, textiles and home-wares on display. Joanne is available by appointment to discuss your project, large or small.

Check out Joanne's blog at http://blog.jmrinteriordesign.co.nz and see her take on creativity, inspiration and design. It includes recent design projects, profiles of artists and designers she discovers, as well as ideas and tips for stunning interiors.

Contact Details

Joanne Richards

Joanne Richards, Joanne Richards Design

03 547 5115 or 027 243 1264
03 547 5112
Robinsons Complex, 669 Main Road, Stoke, Nelson or PO Box 29014, Fendalton 8540, Christchurch