REF CAT 9
Yurtbay Seramik

Designer in Profile: Melis Yurtbay – Marketing Director at Yurtbay Seramik

Name: Melis Yurtbay  Company: Yurtbay Seramik Position within company: Marketing Director Website: www.yurtbay.com.tr   Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc.) The Turkish company Yurtbay Seramik was founded in 1995. Today, the company boasts a production capacity of 22,000,000 square meters on 700,000 square meters of outdoor and 100,000 square meters of indoor…

Layde Tuono Arquitetura e Interiores

Designer in Profile: Layde Tuono, Owner of Layde Tuono Arquitetura e Interiores

Name: Layde Tuono Company: Layde Tuono Arquitetura e Interiores Position: Owner Site: www.laydetuono.com Tell us a little about your background: Arquitetura e urbanismo- FAUBC –sp 1979 Artes plásticas-licenciatura –FAAP –SP 1980 Mestrado – Educacao, Arte e Historia Da Cultuta – Mackenzie 2005 I’ve always had an interest in art, I found that architecture satisfied this interest. I have…

Run For The Hills

Designer in Profile: Anna Burles, Creative Director/Founder of Run For The Hills

Name: Anna Burles  Company: Run For The Hills Position: Creative Director / Founder Website: www.runforthehillslondon.com Tell us a little about your background: Anna trained at the prestigious KLC School of Design in Chelsea Harbour and has been running her own Interior Design studio for 7 years. Anna is a highly original interior designer, styling modern…

Dunning & Everard Ltd

Designer in Profile: Stephanie Dunning, Director of Dunning & Everard Ltd.

Name: Stephanie Dunning Company: Dunning & Everard Ltd Position within company: Director Website: www.stephaniedunninginteriordesign.com Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) I have worked as an Interior Designer since 1989 from a Design Studio in London, before a move to Wiltshire in 2001. In a former life I worked in…

Designer in Profile: Luciano Gerbilsky, Founder & Director of Luciano Gerbilsky arquitectos

Name: Luciano Gerbilsky Company: Luciano Gerbilsky arquitectos Position within company: Founder, Director Website: www.red-group.mx Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) Architect from Buenos Aires University, Argentina with a Master’s Degree in Lighting Design from University of Santiago de Chile; “I am a fanatic of design, art and lighting.” I…

Krynauw Nel

Designer in Profile: Krynauw Nel – Director at Krynauw Nel Associates

Name: Krynauw Nel  Company: Krynauw Nel Associates Position within company: Director Website: www.krynauwnel.com / www.kim-h.com   Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc.): A degree in Architecture, specialising in unique projects that are often one-offs. How would you describe your personal interior design style? Fresh and alternative Where does your design…

De Fontes - Marcelo Fernandes

Designer in Profile: Marcelo Fernandes – Chief Administrative Officer at De Fontes

Name: Marcelo Fernandes Company: De Fontes Position within company: Chief Administrative Officer Website: www.defontes.pt   Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc.) I undertook my degree in International Business in Porto and I have no education in the design subject. I believe I was born with a passion for furniture design…

Gregory Phillips Architects

Designer in Profile: Gregory Phillips, Director of Gregory Phillips Architects

Name: Gregory Phillips Company: Gregory Phillips Architects Position within company: Director Website: www.gregoryphillips.com Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) Gregory Phillips, trained at Bristol University and the Mackintosh School of Architecture. During his studies he was inspired by Le Corbusier, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Alvar Aalto, Carlo Scarpa. He…

Designer in Profile: Hannah Cockburn, Creative Director of Cream & Black Interior Design

Name: Hannah Cockburn Company: Cream & Black Interior Design Position within company: Creative Director Website: www.creamandblack.co.uk Tell us a little about your background in design: I have always been artistic spending hours as a child drawing, painting and generally trying to make things look pretty around my childhood home. I graduated with a BA (Hons)…

Designer in Profile: Stefano Cittolin, Director of CP3 Architecture SA

Name: Stefano Cittolin Company: CP3 Architecture SA Position within company: Director Website: www.cp3.ch Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) As a trained architect, several opportunities have arisen over time to think with more commitment and determination of the details and interior finishes. The architect must not limit himself to offering an…

Designer in Profile: Mary Georgiou, Founder and Principle Designer of Designer Touches

Name: Mary Georgiou Company: Designer Touches Position within company: Founder and Principle Designer Website: www.designertouches.co.uk Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) I have always been creative from a very young age, where I used to sit in my room for hours on end drawing and learning how to play…

Designer in Profile: Henry Reeve, Director of Design & Innovation for IHG

Name: Henry Reeve Company: InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) Position within company: Director of Design & Innovation Website: IHG , 2Kul Design Agency , Lange & Lange Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) I perhaps unusually originally trained as a Mechanical Engineer before realising my passion for design and trained at Central…

Designer in Profile: Rachel Laxer, Founder of Rachel Laxer Interiors

Name: Rachel Laxer Company: Rachel Laxer Interiors Position within company: Founder Website: www.rlaxerinteriors.com Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) She began her career in New York as a commodities trader and expanded to being a successful emerging markets trader at the firms of investment legends George Soros and Michael…

Designer in Profile: Leah Townsend, Senior Interior Designer of BTL Property Ltd

Name: Leah Townsend Company: BTL Property Ltd Position within company: Senior Interior Designer Website: www.btlpropertyltd.co.uk Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) I have always been drawn to the arts and anything and everything creative. My original passion was fashion and from a young age I spent most evenings at…

Designer in Profile: Susan White, Founder of Iggi Interior Design

Name: Susan White Company: Iggi Interior Design Position within company: Founder Website: iggi.co.uk Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) With a BA (Hons) in Interior Design, Susan has become a first choice for projects ranging from extensions and conversions through to the complete refurbishment of listed properties. How would…

Designers in Profile: Natalie Stephenson & Juliette Wright, Co-Directors of Stephenson Wright

Name: Natalie Stephenson & Juliette Wright  Company: Stephenson Wright Ltd Position within company: Co Directors Website: www.stephensonwright.com Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) Juliette: My childhood was spent visiting endless stately homes with my parents so an obsession with interiors began very early. I recall marvelling at chandeliers and…