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 Becky Neale
As Operations Manager, 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 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 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 Andrea Brown
Andrea started working with Living Edge in 2012 and is a Senior Stylist in our team.
Being a long standing member of the Living Edge team gives Andrea the experience to deliver an outstanding Showhome and the ability to know what furniture will be most complementary to a space.
Andrea has a Bachelor of Spatial Design and has independently designed and managed high end commercial fit outs and Kitchens.
Andrea has assisted many of our clients with Interior Design advice and furniture sales. Her vivacious spirit and care for people, nurtures our clients through the real estate process.
Meet Lucy Taggart
Lucy joined the team in 2015 and has worked across the business in Inventory and Styling. Having previously worked at London based Interior Design firm ARA Design International and obtaining a Bachelor of Spatial Design, Living Edge was the perfect alignment to utilise her creative, spatial and analytical skills.
Lucy incorporates her love of floristry, contemporary art and a passion for locally made into her styling. Having travelled extensively allows Lucy an appreciation for different interior aesthetics and a rapport with our broad range of clientele.
We just wanted to thank you and Lucy for the really incredible job your have done with our home enhancement. Your talent and experience are very clear and have made all the difference. The house looks amazing! And we really appreciate the little touches - the way you have incorporated our artwork and books into the look make it feel very personal.
The rooms are now so photogenic that even the basic snaps that I have taken look beautiful so I am sure that the professional photographer will be able to get some great photos.
-- Maneka Deo