Press: Bear René featured in The English Home


Founder and Director of Bear René, Nicola Oaten, was interviewed for the October 2017 issue of The English Home magazine. As an experienced and well-respected interior designer, Nicola was asked to impart her expertise and knowledge on how to incorporate carpets into the design of a home.

The carpet and flooring article was a cover feature for the coveted magazine, spotlighting exciting and elegant innovations in floor coverings. Nicola is quoted on how to integrate patterned carpets into a room, what the aesthetic benefits are for different styles of carpet pattern (floral, geometric, striped), as well as, expert opinion on creating a cohesive look in your home.

If you're interested in speaking to us about your residential or commercial interior design project in the UK or around the world, please contact us on (+44) 01344 628486 or email

Bear René celebrates 10th Anniversary

We're celebrating a significant business milestone: 10 years since the formation of our interior design firm, Bear René.

We’ve always maintained a design ethos for “creating original and enduring spaces” – using traditional craftsmanship and the latest innovation. We’re proud of the many projects that we’ve completed over the past 10 years and grateful for having worked with talented people and clients who have invited us into their homes and offices, and embraced the interior design process.

Thank you to all who have been a part of this chapter.

Here’s to the next ten.

Nicola and Sarah Oaten