Leading with Experience

Tracie Rodwell-Dunne is the Owner and Principal of the Beaumont School of Interior Decorating and Design.

Tracie is a qualified and award-winning Interior Designer with over thirty-three years experience both in Australia and Canada. She cut her teeth in the world of corporate design before turning her hand to establishing her own Interior Design Company in early 1994. In 1999 Tracie added to her already extensive portfolio by purchasing the Beaumont School of Interior Decorating and Design.

Tracie is experienced in all stages of Residential Work, Corporate Tenancy Fitouts, Retail, as well as specialising in Health and Aged Care work. Tracie has handled a large number of projects of varying sizes from inception through to practical completion. She has an extensive knowledge of products; finishes and fixtures that ensured her clients received an intelligent level of designing. Also, Tracie has extensive experience in furniture design, detailing and documentation.

With over 30 years experience as a Colour Psychology Expert, Tracie teaches this cutting edge modality personally, there is nothing like it anywhere else in the world.

Tracie is also trained in Feng Shui with over 25 years as a practitioner and trainer she bring a unique and life changing blend of Eastern mythology to Western practicality.

As a Senior Interior Designer, Tracie has over the years been published in magazines and presented many papers to seminars on the “Psychology of Colour” and “Interior Designing for Dementia & Health Care Environments”, both in Australia and New Zealand.

Tracie has also lectured part-time at the Queensland University of Technology – Bachelor of Built Environment in Interior Design.  In 2004 Tracie Rodwell-Dunne pioneered the formation of the professional body, QIDA (Queensland Interior Decorators Association) now renamed IDA (Interior Design Association) for interior decorators and interior designers to have access to professional development. At the 2018 HIA (Housing Industry Association) Awards, for ‘Recognition of Women in Building and Construction’, Tracie was recognised for her contribution to the profession of interior design and decorating.  Tracie has been a judge for the HIA Queensland Interior Design & Decorating Awards for many years.

Tracie is very committed to the art and science of design and has a wealth of experience in the profession, which she brings to her classes.

It has always been my intention to help people understand how to harness colour’s pervasive power and how to apply it.  This knowledge is life changing.  And most certainly helps to create beautiful spaces that people can connect with emotionally.

Add this power to a strong design foundation and you create spaces that are always remembered, are incredible to be in and make a lasting impression.