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    YDA bring something different to the Interior Architecture & Design market.

    Our designs aren’t led by affiliations & ties with other companies, they’re driven by you. We don’t conform to what we think you want, we listen, collaborate & provide you with something beyond your imagination. Our obsession with materials & finishes mean no detail is too small for our design creations. With a focus on a lateral approach to Interior Design, ensuring functionality & creative space consideration is the key to the sensitive yet unconventional approach on offer.

    Headed by Nick Flatley and operating from just outside Harrogate, his experienced team of qualified specialists offer distinctive yet refreshingly different design to bring you captivating results beyond your expectation. Born from a raw and seemingly unfinished Design Studio, we offer a productive world of inspiration and creativity for our clients. As an open showroom, our unique design studio offers a place for wandering eyes fascinated by our industrial yet seductive setting. With 20 years professional experience and an envious portfolio featuring the finest luxury homes from across the country and spanning Europe, the capabilities are proven yet the design possibilities and vision is endless. From single room projects to entire dwelling schemes, scale and quantity is no issue, quality and attention to detail is ubiquitous.

    Call or visit our Open Studio today to explore your next interior improvement initiative.

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  • Design Process Overview


    We like to think of the Design Process in Four Stages; however, some of the aspects of each stage can overlap and vary depending upon the type of project we are involved in. As each Design project is different, we ensure that the Design Process is tailored to match your every need, to ensure that we provide you with the thoroughness and standard people have come to expect with YDA.

    Below we have a diagram to show the four main stages of the Design Process, along with some of the key aspects of each stage and how they fit in to the process as a whole.

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  • Bathroom

    Essential Ingredients for the Bathroom

    We've built quite a reputation for creating wonderful bathrooms and have built solid reputations with some of the finest suppliers and manufacturers from around the world. Though we are continuously searching for new products or the latest designers whenever possible.

    We are able to source any products within the ranges of many companies and our buying power means we are able to source them at the best prices available.

  • Fabrics

    The Finest Fabrics from around the World

    We scour the globe to ensure that we can provide our clients with the finest fabrics from around the world, as a result we hold accounts with most of the leading fabric houses. When considering upholstery, curtains or any soft furnishing we use our expertise to guide you to creating the perfect scheme.

    As well as being able to supply the fabrics for your project, our expert curtain makers and craftsmen upholsterers are available to create stunning results for your home.

  • Furniture

    An Exclusive and Bespoke Service

    Whether you are looking for that stunning piece of cabinetry or wanting to create true individuality with a bespoke creation, YDA are here to help you make the right choice. Our cabinet makers and craftsmen bring their experience and knowledge to produce truly wonderful pieces of custom furniture.

    From handmade kitchens to luxurious wardrobes, we have all the very best design ingredients to provide you with the perfect creations for your home.

  • Lighting

    Adding Taste and Ambience

    We never undervalue the importance of lighting in your home. As true designers lighting remains the key to creating true emotion.
    Whether exposed or hidden, a key feature chandelier, leading edge LED strip to create a halo effect, or an occasional lamp on a sumptuous side table, we value its importance with the warmth and shadow it creates.

    We source our lighting from right across Europe and shortlist our favourite products from leading suppliers, combining this with the latest controls and technologies to ensure that the lighting is the key ingredient to presenting the very best of the interior or exterior of your home.

  • Paint

    An Expression of your Individuality

    We work closely with well-known suppliers to choose the right finish and suitability for your surroundings. We are also constantly on the lookout for the latest in paint technology and finishes in order to bring you the very best quality and finishes available on the paint market.

    YDA are proud to be stocking an inspiring range of paints from Emente. "A stunning range of high density paints and finishes for the discerning client. Emente is a 100% natural product offering the designer and client original and alternative finishes in the paint market"

  • Wallpaper

    Imagination through Inspiration

    Wallpapers allow such a wide range of finishes and appearances that the ambience and expression it can bring to a room is virtually limitless. YDA are always searching for the latest in wallpaper designs and ideas, and are proud to hold accounts with the very best of British and European manufacturers and design houses.

    If you are looking for inspiration, our vast library of wallpapers and stunning feature display walls offer you the perfect setting to let your imagination evolve and be inspired with the sumptuous alternatives available to you.

  • YDA Oak Flooring

    'Where quality and finish embrace your individuality'

    YDA are proud to unveil an exclusive Oak Flooring Range available in an array of widths and custom stains. Flooring is available in widths ranging from 140mm right up to a stunning 300mm offering a width to suite any home. It is also available in 16 different custom finishes, designed and hand crafted here in Yorkshire.

    From our demand for craftsmanship and our knowledge of the interior design market our Urban flooring range brings an effortlessly chic feel to your living space.
    Combining contrasting dark and light tones within the natural structure of the wood each plank is hand finished with beautiful oils and a durable protective seal.

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  • Emente Paint

    Finest Quality yet Eco-friendly

    YDA are proud to announce our latest partnership with Histocolour of Harrogate, to bring you a stunning new range of natural paints from highly acclaimed Belgian manufacturer Emente.
    Emente paint is truly eco-friendly, because it is not based on latex or acrylic resin but on water dilutable oil resin, they also refrain from using heavy metals or toxic pigments in their paint. This superior quality, virtually odourless paint gives excellent coverage and dries quickly, meaning a reduction in decoration times. The paints are available in a stunning range of over 90 colours and offer the best quality guaranteed, they are also highly recommended by trusted tradesmen, preferring the quality and finish of the paint to other leading brands on the market.
    Emente paint is available in 4 different finishes; Matsola giving a very fine matte finish, Satola offering a low gloss or satin finish. Both of which can be used on plastered walls, ceilings, prepared woodwork and metal, Metallics Range, which offer an ecological alternative to solvent based metallic paints, and Japanlac, offering a high gloss finish, which when applied, creates a beautiful, shiny surface, similar in effect to the traditional Japanese lacquers. This water dilutable lacquer is totally solvent and odour free, eliminating the usual drawbacks with traditional gloss paint.

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