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Design Library

Design Library | By Grant Pierrus

Welcome to my personal library of interior design books.

As an avid lover of design, I’ve curated a collection of books over the years that have inspired me, taught me, and shaped my design philosophy. I believe that having a library of design books is a must-have for anyone who is passionate about creating beautiful and functional spaces. 

On this page, I’ve shared some of my collection with you and encourage you to create your own. Whether you’re a seasoned designer or just starting out, these books are sure to provide you with endless inspiration and insights. 

Plus, by clicking the affiliate links, you’ll be supporting my design journey as well. 

Why Making Matters


Furniture Design: An Introduction to Development, Materials and Manufacturing


Jacques Grange:
Recent Work


Stephen Sills: A Vision for Design


Bold British Design: Modern Living Spaces to Inspire Fearlessness and Creativity


Learning to Look: An Autobiography


Inside Marrakesh: Enchanting Homes and Gardens


By Design: The World’s Best Contemporary Interior Designers


Henry Moore: From the Inside Out


Constantin Brancusi (Modern Masters) (Modern Masters Series)


Constantin Brancusi : The Essence of Things


South Africa: the art of a nation (British Museum)


Beata Heuman: Every Room Should Sing


The Interior Design Handbook


Live Beautiful


Kelly Hoppen’s Essential Style Solutions for Every Home


Vintage Shops London: Featuring more than 50 vintage shops, markets and stalls


Charleston: A Bloomsbury House & Garden


Pierre Yovanovitch: Interior Architecture


Thomas Heatherwick: Making


Great Houses of London


Fewer, Better Things: The Hidden Wisdom of Objects


Scorched earth: 100 years of South African potteries


Fewer, Better Things: The Hidden Wisdom of Objects


Events, Talks & Speaking Engagements

I speak regularly at events, design shows, and speaking engagements. Please email me if you would like me to appear at your event.

2016
2017
2018
2016

November 2016

  • Winter Art & Antiques Fair interviewing interior designer Rachel Laxer about “Value Investing in Interiors”.

August 2016

  • Twitter chat with Dering Hall discussing “Digital marketing for Interior Design”, we had a very successful chat, with a reach of over 121,000

June 2016

  • House Fair; I was interviewed on a panel discussing “The Style Rooms”, where I had designed a room set for the trade show.

May 2016

  • Pulse; I was interviewed on a panel discussing “Blogging for Business”.

2017

December 2017

  • Was on the panel at a forum hosted by Oleg Klodt discussing Technologies in Interior Design

November 2017

October 2017

  • Presented a social media workshop to the South African Interior Design Group
  • Interviewed designers on the red carpet at the Andrew Martin Awards

September 2017

  • Presented to Westbury Accountants the Importance of Social Media in a Professional Capacity
  • Hosted a talk at Decorex with the Chairpersons from Holiday House London

June 2017

  • Guest lectured at KLC School, How to build a Personal Design Brand
  • Showcased a room we designed at the Style Rooms during the House & Garden Festival
  • Hosted the KitchenAid Press Breakfast and Trade Evening

May 2017

  • Took part in a live panel discussion at Amara.com on the importance of blogging
  • Took part in a panel discussion hosted by Layer Home

January 2017

  • Connecting buyers, designers and dealers in a modern age, London Art Antiques Interiors Fair at Excel London.

2018

November 2018

  • The Daily Mail reveals how Grant Pierrus along with four other Professional Interior Design Teams from across the UK demonstrated how it is possible to decorate an entire room for less than £500.
  • Grant Pierrus hosted a private dinner for 20 interior designers at Life Kitchens.
  • Renu Ravalia #entrepreneurlife featuring Grant Pierrus AKA Interior Style Hunter. Influencer Grant has been running his award winning blog Interior Style Hunter since 2015. The London based Interior design blog is dedicated to giving design and lifestyle inspiration.
  • Lectured at KLC School of Design about creating a personal brand for interior designers.

May 2018

  • Grant Pierrus delivered a guest lecture on branding to KLC Design Students
  • Featured in Elle Decoration South Africa with a personal profile

April 2018

  • Hosted a talk at George Smith Furniture interviewing the Creative Director of Soho House

March 2018

  • Hosted a panel talk at Artisans of Devizes with 3 interior designers

January 2018

  • Hosted a panel talk at Artisans of Devizes wiPartnered with Justin Van Breda to create the first Interior Design Tour of 60 designers who went to Paris for Paris Deco Off and Maison et Objet.

Collaborations

Working with Interior Style Hunter on a collaboration is one of the best ways in which to introduce your business to our audience. Please get in touch for further information.

March 2019

The Sofa and Chair Company. Collaboration with The Sofa and Chair Company who launched a new collection at London Design Week 2019

September 2018

Samsung. Collaboration with Samsung on the launch of the Samsung Flip.

October 2016

MUJI. I was asked to take part in their 25 year anniversary celebrations by styling a window in Covent Garden, Central London.

September 2016

KitchenAid. Ambassadorship with this iconic brand helping them launch their first worldwide store and increase their presence in the UK design community.

November 2015

Christie’s Inc. I was asked to style a room for their November Interiors auction using furniture from the auction.