26 Jun 17

Our first interior design event for colour lovers

I’m still on a high after launching our maiden event ‘Colour Psychology for Interior Design’ last week, co-hosted with the amazing Fiona Humberstone from The Brand Stylist. It was in London, during a heatwave, in a glass ceiling building, but we made it without totally expiring from the heat. That alone was a minor triumph. […]

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31 May 17

Up your Interior Design game with Colour Psychology

It’s no surprise that I’m absolutely fascinated by the rich and diverse world of colour and I’m fascinated how the psychology can provide a framework to pull together colours, textures, pattern and styles that will work together. As a designer it’s something I get to indulge in every day, and after twenty years in the […]

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20 Mar 17

Interior Design Masterclass with Sophie and Daniel

For the past few years I’ve been co-hosting Interior Design masterclasses with my old Tv chum and president of the BIID Daniel Hopwood. Situated in central London we offer a days course for anyone passionate about design, homeowners, students, property developers and fans of The Great Interior Design Challenge. This little video gives you a […]

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31 Jan 17

Interview with Interior Stylist Mary Norden

You know in life there are always those girls you have a bit of a crush on. Be it the cool girls at school or women who are smashing it in your chosen field. Well the interior stylist Mary Norden has always been one of my career crushes. During her time as Interiors Editor on […]

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07 Dec 16

Do you need to be posh and rich to be an Interior Designer?

What prompted this post was watching blogger and interior stylist Sarah Akwisombe’s late night Insatgram stories. Looking tired and drained Sarah bemoaned that it appears you need to be both rich, posh and from a good background to get ahead in this industry. She then hurriedly went on to say she has nothing against posh, […]

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23 Nov 16

Want the best job in the world? Here’s how to become an Interior Stylist

One of the questions I get asked A LOT is how to get a career in interiors. Lots of folk who watch or take part in The Great Interior Design Challenge think that there is only one career path in Interior Design and that that is to become a professional interior designer. But I’m going […]

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