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In conversation with Michelle Mone

10th July 2017
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A few weeks ago I was invited to meet Michelle Mone. Quite daunting I have to admit, we were to discuss Michelle’s new venture into the interior design sector. We all know Michelle Mone as the supreme entrepreneur who founded Ultimo, the iconic lingerie company, and then sold it a few years ago after building a team of 63000. Michelle’s incredible achievements have also earned her the title, Baroness of Mayfair. So it was very appropriate to be heading to…

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Business Interior Design

How technology is disrupting the interior design sector

9th May 2017

The traditional business model of interior design is being challenged. The advances in technology are making this possible. It’s not a bad thing, but if you’re in this sector, it’s something you need to be aware of. Being so active in the interior design sector, and in a unique position where I see inside so many interior design firms, there is a definite shift of business. The higher end of the market is so competitive and there seem to be…

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Holiday House London launches November 2017

6th March 2017
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I’m very happy to announce that Holiday House is coming to London! This popular US concept of a designer showhouse is finally going to be gracing our shores. Founded in 2008 by Iris Dankner, the London event will be co-chaired by interior designer Rachel Laxer and breast cancer survivor and philanthropist Joyce Misrahi, and I’m heading up the Marketing for the project. The London team, Iris, Rachel, Joyce and myself, together with a very large committee of over 20 people…

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Talk: Snippets and Secrets of the Interior Design Industry

16th November 2016
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“From two well established industry insiders coming together to spill their know-how and experience on what makes their industry tick and what you need to know, or in some cases avoid…” Snippets and Secrets of the Interior Design Industry Whether you are currently planning on carrying out some work in your home, a member of the trade itself or just curious about how such a deeply shrouded industry operates; this talk aims to spill the beans in a fun and…

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Business Interviews

Talk: Value Investing in Interiors at the Winter Art & Antiques Fair

27th October 2016
Value Investing in Interiors

Many of you know that I work with the world renowned interior designer Rachel Laxer, and we are so excited to share our talk coming up at the Winter Art & Antiques Fair. We’re in good company too, as the British Museum, Wallace Collection and the Ashmolean Museum are amongst some of the speakers at the Fair. We will be discussing Rachel’s formula for creating interiors that increase in value over time. Rachel uses her finely tuned eye and wealth…

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Book now: How to market your interiors business online

30th September 2016
browns hotel

My next workshop is on the 7th November, and is the ever popular, How to market your interiors business online, attended by both interior brands and interior designers. In this workshop I’ll help you understand how businesses in the interiors sector are using digital marketing and social media to grow their profile and attract clients. This workshop will equip you with knowledge to take advantage of the biggest opportunity for interior design businesses in the UK at the moment –…

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Update: How did we do on the Twitter chat with Dering Hall

10th August 2016
Dering Hall Interior Style Hunter Twitter Chat

UPDATE: Wow, what a great talk this turned out to be. To read the tweet by tweet talk, head over to Storify. The stats look great too and shows us that we reached 121,285 accounts and had 4,180,790 impressions. What a great result.   Dering Hall and I will be hosting a live Twitter chat this Friday, 12th August at 3pm UK time, 10am EST time. We are going to be talking about digital marketing in the interior design world.…

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Business

New workshop: Learn how to price your interior design services

28th July 2016
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Join Grant Pierrus, founder of Interior Style Hunter and Alice Wells, founder of Carter Wells, Interior Designer Agency – representing some of the industry’s best known designers and some of its best kept secrets. In this workshop we’ll teach you how to evaluate your offering and in turn price point your services.  Discover how to charge and ensure your time is always accounted for. There are three elements to this workshop: Know Your Brand and position within the market Learn…

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Business Interior Design

Introducing Lander & May, Luxury Globe Makers

13th July 2016
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I’m thrilled to announce that I was asked by Select A Maker to be a sponsor in their first ever Sponsored Membership Programme. Select A Maker is a platform where interior designers and garden designers can find bespoke makers. Set up by interior designer Yasmin Chopin, “As an interior designer I recognised the need for an easy to use directory of makers, not just for the trade but for everyone. In my search for unique items for interiors I’ve met hundreds of individuals who…

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Blogging for Business – come along to see us talk at Pulse London, 3pm Sunday 15th May

13th May 2016
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This Sunday, Sarah Akwisombe and I are being interviewed by Daniel Nelson from OctoberComms about Blogging for Business at Pulse London. As you know, Interior Style Hunter is the centre of my business and all the opportunities that I get have stemmed from writing this blog. Sarah runs a blog school where she teaches you how to blog, and has a great story about becoming a stylist and creating a business – all based around her blog too! So if…

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