Owner and Interior Designer
Internationally acclaimed and award winning Interior Designer, Rachel Steinmetz, offers over 13 years of valuable Interior Design knowledge and experience which she has gained from living and practicing in both Europe and New Zealand.
Rachel is passionate about creating beautiful spaces and homes by offering tailor made solutions to suit the needs of her clients. Rachel works across both residential and commercial projects throughout New Zealand. Projects have included complete project management of newly built homes, complete home renovations, bespoke joinery, kitchens, bathrooms, custom made soft furnishings, and interior design solutions for commercial spaces such as boutique 5 star lodges, restaurants and offices.
Rachel has worked along side internationally recognised Interior Photographer, Ashley Morrison, where much of her work has been published in leading international magazines. These include, Ideal Homes, 25 Beautiful Homes, Country Homes, Northern Ireland Homes and Interiors, Real Homes and most recently, NZ House & Garden. Appletree Designs has received accolades at the 2012 ADNZ Resene Home of the Year awards and in 2015 at the ADNZ Architectural Design Awards.
The Appletree Brand has grown over the last 2 years, Appletree Homes was launched in 2016, offering bespoke designer land and home packages throughout the Kapiti Coast.
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