Darren Palmer is widely regarded as one of Australia’s most renowned and influential interior designers
Darren began his career designing beautiful and personalised homes for discerning clients. As a professional, Darren’s instincts and design aesthetic have influenced Australia’s design culture, while his youthful and energetic presence have propelled a public career spanning across publishing, licensing, television, brand ambassadorships, events, corporates, and leadership in design. His extensive expertise combined with his understated approach to design has made him a household name, known not only for his professionalism, integrity, and industry expertise but also for being a trusted personality.
Darren’s television career began in 2009. During this time, he has held several roles as a judge and presenter on popular home and lifestyle shows including Nine Network’s Reno Rumble and four time “Best Reality Program” Logie award winning show The Block. The Block is one of the most successful series on the Nine Network and is the No. 1 non-sports program. 2020 saw the series complete its 16th season., with the show confirmed again for 2021.
Darren has a strong passion for education and a unique ability to break down complex concepts into easily digestible materials. As an author and writer, Darren has has published two books through Murdoch Books; Easy Luxury: An expert guide to creating your perfect home and Homespace: Changing the space you have into the home you love, both to great success. Darren regularly contributes and features in selection of Australia’s premier home and lifestyle publications. These include GQ Australia, Luxury Home Design, Vogue Living, Belle, Australian House and Garden, Domain, Inside Out and Real Living. Darren was also named a Man Of Influencer for Men’s Style magazine in both 2014 and 2015 .
2017 saw Darren launch his own soft furnishing and interiors range Australia wide with department store MYER, a range of timeless luxury items accessible to all. In 2018 Darren teamed up with the Interior Design Institute to create his very own accredited online interior design course available worldwide. This same year he also launched his own tailored homes with the G.J Gardner Homes who have been voted Most Trusted national home builder for the past three years.
As an interior designer Darren has worked on large residential properties including the MOPO Multi Residential apartments in Victoria, Australia and the Soho Canberra MULBERRY project in Canberra, Australia which is currently in construction phase.
From design symposiums to public and corporate events, Darren is also a sought-after brand ambassador, public speaker and MC. He is currently working with AUDI Australia, Colorbond, Hafele, Caroma and has been an ambassador for Carpet Court for 8 years. Darren is also a proud ambassador for the charity Yourtown.
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