Our home staging stylists have the qualifications, experience and interior design flair required to turn any residential space into something special. They eat home staging tips for breakfast. Meet the home staging team.
Meet Lucy Miles
Showhome Manager – Creative
As Showhome Manager, heading Creative – Lucy is our lead for conceptualising current Interior trends and adapting them for our Showhome market and leading our design team forward creatively.
With a background in high end Retail Merchandising and Management, Lucy has applied her exposure in Interior Design Retail to the needs of our clients. Having worked with Living Edge since 2009 means Lucy has worked across the business and developed long lasting relationships with our clients.
Lucy regularly travels internationally to collaborate on sourcing and buying our furniture range with an ability to quickly seek out high quality, timeless pieces and customising our products with a range of fabrics and detailing.
Meet Becky Neale
Showhome Manager – Operations
As Showhome manager covering operations, Becky is responsible for the timing, logistics and execution of our Showhomes working across Styling, Logistics and Inventory teams creating cohesion.
Having previously worked in Property Development – Project Management and being a part of the Living Edge team since 2007, has given Becky a firm understanding of our property market, Interior Design, Styling and the needs of our clients. Becky’s strengths in multitasking and efficiency, together with her design focus, assist the team to exceed customer expectations and lift the benchmark for Homestaging.
Meet Katherine Shields
Katherine is in high demand for her styling abilities and manages installations for a portfolio of repeat clients.
With a Batchelor of Arts and an extensive career background in Graphic design, Katherine possesses an eye for detail.
After travelling the globe, Katherine returned to NZ to buy and develop residential properties and used her natural design flair to translate global design trends into her projects. Residential Interior Design was a natural transition and with Katherine’s organised and efficient approach, she is requested as a stylist by many of our customers.
Meet Debbie Talbot-King
Debbie is passionate about design and has an independent, inspiring style.
With a Diploma in Graphic Design and an innovative spirit, Debbie launched a business across Australasia in children’s party ware and official All Blacks party ware products.
Interior Styling and design was a career move that has enabled Debbie to work with a brod range of clients and a varied scope of properties.
Debbie’s strengths with colour, spatial awareness and a strong style direction are a huge benefit to the team.
Meet Jasmine Rabadan
As our Head Stylist, Jasmine demonstrates an ability to be able to develop unique, high end styling for our clients.
Having completed her Diploma in Interior Design, Jasmine worked in the Commercial Design Industry and was involved with multiple Hospitality projects for new fit outs.
Jasmine transitioned into residential Design and joined our team, quickly establishing strong relationships with our clients.
Jasmine’s ability to understand, interpret and execute a styling brief has enabled her to stage many high profile homes throughout Auckland.
Meet Janette MacKenzie
Janette is an integral part of our team with a wealth of experience in Customer Service and design.
Having worked in the airline service industry, caring for high end frequent flyers, provides Janette with an understanding of time management, service delivery and customer focus. Janette has renovated and built 8 homes throughout Auckland. This allowed Janette to develop her Interior design talents and project management skills.
After completing the renovations and a Diploma in Interior design, Janette was nominated for the 2016 Home of the Year and was awarded Silver in her Home Category.
With this experience, Janette can relate to what is required to make your home or development a standout in an industry that demands accuracy and style whilst managing customer requirements.