"We have worked with Claudia Mahecha Design over a period of three years...her brief was to transform this empty, neglected house into a warm, cosy, uncluttered space. Using existing furniture and artwork brought with us from England, finding, planning, ordering and arranging furniture we had seen in Switzerland and Germany, she has created for us a living space we could not have imagined for ourselves.
Claudia's practical training was with furniture- this enables her to attach an engineer's knowledge of materials to an artist's sensibility. This very unusual combination has made her a gifted designer.
Listening is her instinct: imagining spaces is her gift: enabling clients to find an aesthetic they did not know they possessed is her special talent.
Claudia is a relentless researcher. Somehow she found objects for us that we loved so much it was as if we had chosen them ourselves...she wove the strands of our former life so this house we sit in is still ours, not hers. Wherever we look we see the life we had before blended with the life we have now.
Nothing was imposed, nothing wasted."