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Designer in Profile: Clare Gaskin, Owner of Clare Gaskin Interiors

Name: Clare Gaskin Company: Clare Gaskin Interiors Position within company: Owner Website: www.claregaskin.com Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) A background in fine arts comprising of a degree in History of Art & Architecture followed by five years at Sothebys. During my time at Sotheby’s, an opportunity arose to […]

Ben Lewis - Trenzseater

Designer in Profile: Ben Lewis – General Manager of Trenzseater

Name: Ben Lewis  Company: Trenzseater Position within company: General Manager Website: www.trenzseater.com   Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc.) I was inspired by my grandfather’s furniture business growing up, his drive and passion for manufacturing some of the finest furniture in New Zealand gave me from an early age a […]

Concept Interiors

Designer in Profile: Rachel Hall, Design Director of Concept Interiors

Name: Rachel Hall  Company: Concept Interiors Position within company: Design Director Website: www.concept-interior.co.uk Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc.) My design background started by qualifying from Chelsea school of art and spending the first few years working as a graphic designer. After moving out of London to Surrey, I […]

Designer in Profile: Ryan Hughes – Owner/Founder/Creative Director of Ryan Hughes Design Build

Name: Ryan Hughes  Company: Ryan Hughes Design Build Position within company: Owner/Founder/Creative Director Website: www.ryanhughesdesign.com   Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc.) For nearly two decades, Ryan Hughes has designed and built outdoor living without peers. Through custom designed pools, signature landscaping and water and fire features, his work […]

Company in Profile: Paul Artemi, Director of Artemi & Gibbs Property Group

Name: Paul Artemi Company: Artemi & Gibbs Property Group Position within company: Director Website: www.artemi-gibbs.com How would you describe your personal interior design style? A contemporary and luxurious look, fusing timeless design with the very best advances in contemporary features and technology. Where does your design inspiration come from? We have the opportunity to visit some […]

Designer in Profile: Laura Marino, Creative Director & Co-Founder of Studio L London & Alchemi Group

Name: Laura Marino Company: Studio L London & Alchemi Group Position within company: Creative Director & Co-founder Website: www.alchemigroup.com Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) I studied Communication Design and co-founded Alchemi about 17 years ago. Recently, Studio L was incorporated as a separate design studio from Alchemi (we […]

Designer in Profile: George Singer, Managing Director of George Singer

Name: George Singer Company: George Singer Position within company: MD Website: www.georgesinger.co.uk Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) I studied project design at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design.  My major project was a kinetic chandelier which mimicked dappled sunlight through trees.  Following some design jobs with Tord Boontje […]

Designer in Profile: Andrew Rizza, Founder & Creative Director of Dream Design

Name: Andrew Rizza Company: Dream Design Position within company: Founder & Creative Director Website: www.dreamdesign.co.uk Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) Trained as a cabinet maker & morphed into a spatial/product designer How would you describe your personal interior design style? Fluid Where does your design inspiration come from? From […]

Company in Profile: Shannon Lenstra, CEO & Owner of Kon-strux Developments

Name: Shannon Lenstra Company: Kon-strux Developments Position within company: CEO and Owner Website: www.kon-strux.com Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) I have a degree in Anthropology and Sociology, and went on to study Interior Design in Ottawa, Canada. I was selected by the Canadian government for an overseas placement […]

Designer in Profile: Melanie Brown, Managing Director of Design Direction

Name: Melanie Brown Company: Design Direction Ltd Position within company: Managing Director Website: Design Direction Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) Melanie Brown set up Design Direction Limited in 1999 after working in the design industry for many years. Since then Design Direction has carried out a vast amount of […]

Designer in Profile: Anita Rosato, Owner of Anita Rosato Interior Design

Name: Anita Rosato Company: Anita Rosato Interior Design Ltd Position within company: Owner Website: Anita Rosato Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc). A lifetime in the world of design and primarily in the world of Hotels has given me the foundation to unravel what a client needs and to […]

3s Architects and Designers - Director

Designer in Profile: Reinhard Weiss – Director of 3s Architects and Designers

Name: Reinhard Weiss Company: 3s Architects and Designers Position within company: Director Website: www.3s-ad.com   Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc.) Reinhard Weiss graduated from the Polytechnical School for Architecture in Munich before completing a three year post-graduate diploma course in economics for the construction industry. He later completed his […]

Designer in Profile: Casey Chua, Director/Founder of ADX Architects

Name: Casey Chua   Company: ADX Architects Pte Ltd Position within company: Director/Founder Website: www.adxarchitects.com Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) I obtained my Architecture Bachelors degree and Masters degree in Australia. Upon graduation, I worked in Sydney for several years before going to Singapore to work for P&T Group […]

Caroline Milns - Zulufish Ltd

Designer in Profile: Caroline Milns – Interior Designer at Zulufish Ltd

Name: Caroline Milns   Company: Zulufish Ltd Position within company: Interior Designer Website: www.zulufish.co.uk   Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc.) After earning my spurs designing fabrics for Monkwell, I rose to the top of the John Lewis Home Design Studio, managing a team of designers and creating innovative […]

Designer in Profile: Warren Foster-Brown, Managing Director of FBEYE International, designer of Oakwood Studios Singapore

Name: Warren Foster-Brown Company: FBEYE International Position within company: Owner / Managing Director Website: www.f-b-eye.com . Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc.) I studied in London at Brunel university before joining the world-famous department store Harrods in their Interior design studio, designing for the rich and famous around the […]

Designer in Profile: Neil Mclachlan, Director of Neil Mclachlan Design

Name: Neil Mclachlan Company: Neil Mclachlan Design Position within company: Director Website: Neil Mclachlan Design   . Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) Son of an architect I was educated in New Zealand, then at an exclusive Paris design school run by the haute couture fashion houses. I have […]