Deirdre Renniers (Ambassador)
UK / EMEA
UK / EMEA
Deirdre Renniers is an award-winning interior and environmental designer. Her projects have been cited in the Tatler Awards, Conde Nast Traveller Hot List and TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice Awards. Her passion for delivering an amazing customer experience through interior environments has taken her into airport lounges and as far as tea plantations.
Deidre set up her own design studio in Singapore in 2001 and has since completed various hospitality, restaurant and residential projects, including work for Amara Hotels & Resorts, SIM, Shiraz F&B, Forbes & Walker Leisure, Thai Airways International, Shangri-La Chi Spa, and Aman Resorts.
Her creative experience in a variety of interior design disciplines, countries and cultures has enabled a philosophy of design integrity and cultural sensitivity. Her approach is multidisciplinary and covers all aspects of a project, from architecture and interior design to furniture, product, and graphic design. Her focus is a holistic and simplistic design philosophy.
Deirdre also collaborates with three leading branding companies on notable retail projects. Among her recent design projects carried our as part of re-branding and new corporate development strategies have been for SIM University, Singapore, VIB Bank and the Thai Airways, the latter including lounges, ticket offices, HQ public spaces and check-in counters. Some of her other projects have been Avalon Apartment, Singapore; 79 Loader Street, Cape Town; Body with Soul – Complete Healthcare International, Singapore; Royal Sushi Bar, Cape Town and Central Singapore Community Development Centre, Singapore
Deirdre’s career began following her interior design studies at the University of Johannesburg. After gaining experience in London, Deirdre assisted in the establishment of and became Associate Director at Design House in Cape Town. In 1998, she set up her own practice and simultaneously consulted as Design Director for KSDP Pentagraph. Two years later, she relocated to Singapore to take up a position with renowned architect Kerry Hill, where she had the opportunity to enter into the exciting world of prestige hospitality projects.