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Day in the Life Of Interior Design Interviews

A Day in the Life of Sophie Ashby Founder of Studio Ashby

7th June 2017

Sophie founded her interior design and creative direction practice, Studio Ashby Ltd, in 2014 at the age of 25. Before branching out on her own, Sophie learned her trade working for two very different interior design practices. Her first position, as an apprentice to Victoria Fairfax, a brilliantly talented, classical interior designer is where Sophie garnered her love antiques, understanding of colour and sense of proportion. Sophie then went on to head up the interiors team at the small, creative…

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Day in the Life Of Interior Design Interviews

A day in the life of Sam Mcnally Design Director & Co-founder of Echlin

25th April 2017

Firstly, let me introduce you to our new interview series ‘A Day in the Life Of’. As my readers know, this blog was founded on interviews with interior designers and an insight into their aesthetic and inspirations behind their designs. However after 2 years of this format we feel that ‘A Day in the Life of’ will be an interesting insight into a side of the industry not explored very often and i’m exciting to delve into the daily lives of some of…

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Interior Style Hunter interviews Faiza Seth founder of Casa Forma

24th March 2017
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Recently I was introduced to Faiza Seth, the founder of Casa Forma. They are award-winning interior design & interior architecture firm based in London. It’s international team of interior designers and architects spanning over nine nationalities provide luxury interiors and design services for residential, hospitality and commercial properties. I loved their work and knew immediately that I wanted to share their designs with you. What is your design signature/style? My personal style is contemporary classic with a touch of Art Deco…

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Interior Style Hunter Interviews Alex and Michael Christou from 1.61 London

28th February 2017
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My first meeting with Alex and Michael Christou was in their Mayfair apartment off Park Lane. It’s not often that a design firm has a finished product to be able to hold meetings in and show off their work. I knew it then, and after two meetings with Alex and this interview, I know that these two brothers are no ordinary design firm. They have built a hybrid solution that crosses seamlessly between being a developer and interior designer. What is…

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Interior Style Hunter Interviews Interior Designer Kim Stephen

2nd February 2017
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I was recently introduced to Kim Stephen and we met up last week in Barnes to discuss interior design, Kim’s recent move to the UK and colour, a lot of colour. Kim is from South Africa, so we probably could have spoken for hours on end. I was so inspired by the colour used in these projects that I couldn’t wait to get this interview up on Interior Style Hunter. Prepare yourself for lots of colour… What is your design…

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Interior Style Hunter interviews interior designer Laura Hammett

22nd December 2016
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I met Aaron and Laura Hammett while judging a furniture design competition for Decca earlier this year. They had made it through to the final round with their tub chair design. Through a series of short interviews we got to find out about what Laura and Aaron do in their design business. Laura and Aaron have built a fantastic brand which produces incredible projects and is very well known, both in the design industry and in the property sector. Often when I speak to…

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Interior Style Hunter Interviews Interior Designer Keith Baltimore

1st December 2016
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Keith Baltimore is an award winning interior designer. He set up Baltimore Design Group over 25 years ago, and has gone on to create a successful business and brand. His designs are classic and elegant, and I particularly love the way that he uses scale in his projects, something which I’ve noticed that US designers are particularly good at. I was really excited at the opportunity to interview Keith. Do enjoy. What is your design signature/style? There is no set…

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Top Designers Share Their Master Bedroom Interior Design Ideas

28th November 2016
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Our master bedrooms are our inner sanctuary and very private spaces. It’s not often that you get to see inside someone else’s master bedroom and quite rightly so. I love to think about a master bedroom as an intensely private space that you share with your partner and perhaps children. You should feel quite liberated when designing your master bedroom, as the only person you need to keep happy here is you. But as always, it’s good to get some…

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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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Interview: The Perfect Bath by Barbara Sallick, co-founder of Waterworks

10th October 2016
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Barbara Sallick, the co founder of Waterworks, recently published her latest book, The Perfect Bath. I was invited to the London book launch a couple of weeks ago at their King’s Road shop and was lucky enough to interview Barbara before the event. The Perfect Bath Grant: Why did you write the book? Barbara: I have 40 years of experience thinking about the bath, talking about the bath, learning about the bath and intimately understanding what needs to go into…

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