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Beach House Living Studio Team. Vanessa Theron and Tehila van Schalkwyk


Let us inspire your living space

Beach House Living Studio is a full service interior design firm focusing on residential and commercial projects - we are available to assist in all aspects of an interior project from start to finish, including consulting with architects and contractors, creating cohesive design plans for all interior finishes to final installation and styling.

Vanessa purchased Beach House Living Studio in July 2020, after successfully working alongside previous owner (and mentor) Sally Barnard. Vanessa has helped build Beach House Living Studio into a leading design company in Hermanus known for its understated, modern coastal and functional interiors that reflect each client’s personality. Vanessa brings a unique combination of creative and industry experience honed from over a decade working on residential and commercial interior projects, often with repeat clients. Vanessa leads from the heart and skillfully brings together the needs of each client with her own creative vision for a successful project.

Green Leaves Wallpaper
Owner Vanessa Theron Beach House Living Studio
Green Leaves Wallpaper
Tehila van Schalkwyk Beach House Living Studio

Tehila has been part of the Beach House Living Studio team for the last 5 years, working alongside Vanessa on each interior project, whilst obtaining her qualification. Tehila brings an unwavering enthusiastic spirit to the team, allowing the business to accelerate its growth through creativity, careful planning, and incredible hard work. Tehila is committed to creating beautiful yet functional family-friendly spaces where life’s best moments happen. 

The Art of Colour - Beach House Living Studio hands with fabric samples

A R T  O F   C O L O U R

Inspired Living - Beach House Living Studio fabric samples

I N S P I R E D   L I V I N G

Design with Character The Art of Colour - Beach House Living Studio hands with fabric samples

D E S I G N   W I T H   C H A R A C T E R

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Beach House Living Studio Hertex Fabric samples
Beach House Living Studio Yellow \Tiles
Beach House Living Studio Flower Motif Wallpaper and Mirror


Fully Inclusive Turn-Key Interior Service

We prepare and design two- & three-dimensional layouts incorporating every aspect of the project undertaken,  including construction, floor finishes, electrical layouts, wall finishes, lighting, new furniture, existing furniture and joinery. Our project management service offers a complete turnkey solution, executed in the following stages:


- Detailed Design Concept Planning including 3D layouts

- Design Development and Implementation

- Project Installation

Beach House Living Studio with a comprehensive fabric sample library, is a full-service Interior Design Firm offering a combination of Creative Direction, Interior Design and Interior Decoration by conceptualising and developing a unique design to suit each client’s brief, budget and unique needs (also available through virtual design).


Let us guide you through the design process with the following services:


Design Concept Planning & Development

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Our full concept planning and design presentation conveys our creative vision and offers a comprehensive design plan for our client’s spaces.

Not only do we envision beautiful and inspiring designs, but we always remain mindful of the aspects of practical everyday living.

Beach House Living Studio 3D Render of Living Room

Space Planning and 3D Designing

We meet our clients’ objectives by determining the best utilisation of their space via 3D designing to demonstrate conceptual & material direction, spatial balance, unity of visual elements, correct emphasis on focal points and colour use to enhance spatial flow.

Fabric & Colour Palette Selections

Our Design Studio includes a fabric & sample library where you can browse our extensive local & international fabric ranges with one of our qualified interior experts. This includes wallpaper and all hardware. We also happily assist with compilations of colour palettes, including interior & exterior paint, kitchen & bathroom selections (including finishes such as tiles, cabinetry, sanitary ware & hardware).

Beach House Living Studio Green Colour Palette
Beach House Living Studio Reuolhostered Lounge Chair Black with Yellow and White Floral pattern

We are able to manufacture a wide variety of custom designed elements of the highest quality.  Our experienced design and manufacture teams are able to build complete bespoke, modern or traditional furniture and fittings, customised to your space / interior.


Customised Furniture & Re-upholstery

Creative Direction for Interior Spaces

Creative direction is the management of the entire creative process of design - Our qualified interior team will work with you to create / design a space suited to your needs and preferences.

Beach House Living Studio Neutral Palette Fabrics
Beach House Living Studio Room with Large Window and Blinds

Window Finishes

We produce various custom Window Finishes such as Curtains, Roman Blinds, Venetian Blinds, Roller Blinds (Indoor & Outdoor), Window Film and all accompanying Hardware (in various finishes).

Styling and Staging

Many clients often need advice on ways to improve the presentation or functionality of a space, with our Interior Styling Service, we can take you through each room of your home and recommend which areas need attention / updating / re-styling. Pre-Sale Property Styling assists home owners with styling their homes for new potential buyers.

This service includes: Full styling with existing Furnishings & Homeware, Organising & Storage Solutions and Furniture Placement and Re-Arrangement. 

Beach House Living Studio Vanessa fluffing cushions
Beach House Living Studio lounge chair with beige cover in front of a mirror

Space Planning

We meet our clients’ objectives by determining the best utilisation of their space to include spatial balance, unity of visual elements, correct emphasis on focal points and correct colour use through the presentation of 3D layouts & elevations to enhance spatial flow.

Beach House Living Studio Large Mirror over desk

Interior Sourcing & Procurment

Our Sourcing Service is about finding the right piece for you and your space - whether you are looking for a one-off custom-made piece or for furnishings to fill an entire room, we are able to do this locally from afar. This includes Furniture, Rugs, Accessories and Wall Art.

Beach House Living Studio Mirror with Wooden Frame and a plant in reflection

Project Installations

Our team includes professional installers that will install all interior elements including Window Finishes, Wallpaper, Wall Art, Mirrors, Shelving and Bathroom Fitments.


Quality Control & Project Management

Our qualified interior team will oversee every single aspect of the project, including timeline management, site inspections, quality control and correction of snags.

Beach House Living Studio Fabric Samples
Grand Daddy
Beach House
Modern Coastal
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