Bernard Interiors, an award-winning interior design studio, has partnered with NVision Studios, a CGI specialist, to offer a comprehensive mentoring program for young, emerging interior designers and architectures in the North East region. Bernard Interiors has a vast project portfolio and a reputation for excellence in the residential and commercial sectors, working with reputable names such as Audley Villages, Retirement Villages Group, and Yorkare Homes. As a result, Jen Bernard, the Managing and Creative Director of Bernard Interiors, has become an ideal mentor for NVision Studios, having established herself as an inspirational businesswoman and a professional practice lecturer at Northumbria University.
Michael Hall, the Managing Director of NVision Studios, commends their collaboration with Bernard Interiors, stating that it has been a seamless journey that has significantly impacted their professional development. Hall acknowledges their mutual drive for design excellence and the establishment of aligning personalities, which have made the mentoring experience enlightening. Hall appreciated the discussions he and his partner had with Jen Bernard, covering a wide range of topics, including business best practices and self-care for entrepreneurs.
Speaking about the mentoring program, Jen Bernard encourages young graduates in the North East region to consider pursuing their careers in the region rather than moving to London, which has been the trend. She adds that one of her primary goals when establishing Bernard Interiors in 2008 was to provide opportunities for young graduates to work on world-class design projects locally.
In conclusion, the partnership between Bernard Interiors and NVision Studios has proven valuable in shaping the professional journey of the young generation of interior designers and architects in the North East region. Bernard Interiors’ expertise in the industry and Jen Bernard’s mentorship have significantly impacted young professionals’ growth in the field.