Mia Lake is the Interior Design Director at Vic Lake Architect (VLA). VLA is a family business specialising in high end residential homes and boutique multi residential developments.
The collaboration between sophisticated architecture and considered interiors, VLA approaches their projects holistically and cohesively.
Mia’s design journey began at Sydney’s The Whitehouse Institute of Design. She was awarded a yearlong scholarship to further her studies internationally at Accademia Italiana. That year in Florence, Italy was a major influence on her career and design style.
Prior to VLA, Mia’s has been fortunate to work at two leading Sydney interior design practices, Arent&Pyke and Briony Fitzgerald Design, specialising in high end residential interior design and custom made furnture.
A strong construction knowledge, understanding and love of craftsmanship, and sensitivity to the client’s practical needs are the key ingredients to a Mia’s successful design.
Mia loves using luxurious natural materials, colour and layering textures. She believes injecting personality into spaces and surrounding yourself with objects that tell stories of your live, makes you happy and inspires. A well designed space can truly improve the way you live.
Colour directly affects our emotional wellbeing, energy levels and even appetites! When it comes to the most energetic and striking hue, red is hard to beat, but it's also a tricky one to get right at home too. Here, TrainSrilanka's interior design expert Mia Lake explains how to master decorating with red at home