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Clear as Day - defining values and the key role colour plays in projects.


Beautiful Entrance flowing into stairways to Upper and Lower levels of the house.
Crafted Stairway and Entrance

Architect Lisa Day on her recent rebrand, defining her values and the key role colour plays in her projects.

Lisa Day

Aristotle once said, “knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” But knowing who you are is not something that simply happens, nor is it something that can be taught. It can only be earned – by putting in the hard work of figuring out what matters most, being honest about yourself and developing an understanding of everything that makes you who you are. But we can’t rest on our laurels there, either. Even if you do the digging when you’re young and are fortunate enough to find your individual sense of self early on, the truth is that we change and grow throughout our careers as we learn and face challenges and triumphs. So, we also need to be keenly aware of our evolution in order to continue to do work that we find meaningful.


In a world full of posturing and acutely curated social media posts, people like Lisa Day seem like particularly rare birds. It’s refreshing to come across someone who is so clearly tuned into who she is and how to structure her work so that it resonates with her beliefs. She not only understands how her youth and early career shaped her, but the metamorphosis she has undergone after more than 25 years in the field. And she’s a brave enough person to adapt her business to keep it in alignment with her goals, values and aspirations


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