Guest speakers: Miles de Lange and Alexander Lamont
The official unveiling of an expanded and relocated showroom. Get the lowdown from Alexander Lamont and Miles de Lange as they introduce new launches by Alexander Lamont, famous for its furniture and lighting made from rare and exotic materials such as straw marquetry, as well as pieces from Virginia White furniture, Lauren Hwang New York and Soie de Lune fabrics.
Guest speaker: Sofia Sacarello, Edelman Leather
Discover standout pieces and finishes from the collections. Find out why Edelman Leather inspires designers to create transformative spaces in which we live, work and explore.
Guest speaker: Staffan Tollgård, creative director and founder, Tollgard Design Group
Join Staffan Tollgård as he presents a curated selection of pieces from US artisan heroes BassamFellows. Often marrying architectural authority with the handmade, dig deeper into its pioneering craftsman modern aesthetic.
Guest speaker: Paul Templeman-Holmes, global vice president of sales & marketing, Brentano
US textile brand Brentano launches an exciting and innovative collection, Framework, created with product design consultants Gensler. Find out how these fabrics blend beauty with performance.
Guest speakers: Gabrielle Grubanovich, personal shopper and Arabella McNie, creative director
Discover the newest products to be seen at Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour. This session will offer a fast track to the latest design directions and the stories behind them.
Guest speaker: Maria Teresa Barletta, Gallotti&Radice
Step into Gallotti&Radice’s new showroom display and discover the 2020 collection, a perfect fusion of the brand’s key ingredients: continuous research of innovative handmade finishes, timeless design, unique pieces, contrast of styles and materials, and international taste. Be inspired by the Italian brand’s elegant style, which combines innovation and tradition, and craftsmanship with quality of materials.
Guest speaker: Rebecca Craig, head of design, Sanderson
Commemorating the National Trust’s 125th year, Sanderson’s latest designs celebrate country house influences and the glories of nature, from the freshness of seas and tranquil waterways, swaying grasses, abundant blooms and the warmth of a walled garden. Meet the creative who helped shape this new collection, as she explains how the conservation charity’s protected places provided an abundance of inspiration.
Guest speaker: Marisa Gutmacher, executive design director, Samuel & Sons
Join Marisa Gutmacher, the creative force behind the design studio, as she discusses Terrace, the new range of high-performance luxury trimmings that are suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. A collaboration with Perennials® and woven from its 100% solution-dyed acrylic yarns, find out how sophisticated textures, cutting-edge techniques and a poetic colour palette make the collection both practical and beautiful.
THE FUTURE OF DESIGN: SPOTLIGHT ON WELLNESS
Guest speakers: Simon Rawlings, creative director, David Collins Studio and Alistair Hughes, managing director, Savoir
Chair: Helen Brocklebank, CEO, Walpole
Wellness starts from within; a healthy body and sound mind are at the core of human vitality. In the post-lockdown world, there has been a significant psychological shift but what do our surroundings play in this new equation? Is there a correlation between health and luxury interior design?
Guest speakers: Glenn Pushelberg and George Yabu, founders Yabu Pushelberg and Anne Golden, General Manager, Pan Pacific London Hotel
Chair: Ben Thomas, Sleeper, editor
With Pan Pacific Hotels & Resorts set to make its European debut next spring – bringing 237 new keys to One Bishopsgate Plaza, a high-rise residential and hospitality development in London – ahead of the opening, discover the creative process behind the project.
Join Erik Odell-Romanoff as he presents a selection of new pieces from Danish design heroes Gubi. Blurring the lines between past, present and the future, get the inside track on curated picks including the delicious ‘Wonder’ sofa, a contemporary reinterpretation of 1970s lounge furniture and the mid-century-esque ‘Sejour’ lounge chair.
Guest speaker: Sarah MacGregor, design director, Colefax and Fowler
Who better to give a privileged first look at Colefax and Fowler’s new collection than its design director? Sarah MacGregor celebrates the enduring beauty of florals in all their glory, from exotic, Chinois-inspired peonies to wisteria-laden branches.
Guest speakers: Chiara Prestigiacomo and Alberto Battaglia, Porada
For the first time in Porada’s history, the official presentation of the new collection will take place in London. Take a journey with the showroom’s experienced team as they explain the stories behind the products and show off the craftsmanship and materials that the Italian brand is known for.
Guest speakers: Sophie Paterson, founder, Sophie Paterson Interiors, Sally Storey, creative director, John Cullen Lighting and Andrew Hills, creative director, Porta Romana
Taking an imaginative look at the potential of creating and using architectural and decorative lighting to transform an interior.
Guest speakers: David Raffoul and Nicolas Moussallem, David/Nicolas and Pierre Frey, communications director, Pierre Frey
Chair: Charlotte Abrahams
Young and talented Lebanese designers david/nicolas have teamed up with Pierre Frey to create the Verso furniture collection. Discover how the creative collaboration focused on the theme of travel and the great transatlantic liners of the 1930s and 1950s, including those decorated by René Prou, Pierre’s great, great grandfather. Find out how they boldly reinterpreted this family legacy in a contemporary way, combining comfort and craftsmanship with an eclectic mix of pattern, colour, shape and materials.
Guest speaker: Peter Gomez, head of design, Zoffany
The world that narrated the curation of Palladio Volume I for Zoffany has changed beyond recognition. Its existence is now almost incomparable to our new and strangely altered lives, but unexpectedly a parallel has emerged between today and Palladio’s inaugural launch in1955.
Hear the design narratives behind the new Eltham collection in the company of co-founder Lucy Vaughan. From early 20th century design to memories of shagreen, discover how creating lighting and furniture rooted in antiques are given a contemporary twist.
VENICE: LIGHT, WATER & BEAUTY
Guest speakers: Architect Peter Marino and Nicolò Favaretto Rubelli, CEO, Rubelli
Chair: Charlotte Abrahams
Creativity abounds in design when thoughtful interpretations yield fascinating results. Venice has inspired the greatest of artists, including renowned architect Peter Marino. Known for his commercial, cultural, residential, and retail architectural designs that have helped redefine modern luxury worldwide, Marino’s work emphasizes materiality, texture, scale, light and the constant dialogue between interior and exterior.
Peter Marino’s love for Venice is self-described as lifelong. Today, he is Chairman of Venetian Heritage Foundation and his collection with Rubelli, Peter Marino for Venetian Heritage, describes in name his passion for the city; proceeds from sales partially benefit the restoration of art and architecture. This, coupled with the Rubelli family’s deeply rooted legacy creating fabrics in Venice, has resulted in a truly authentic collaboration.
BETWEEN YESTERDAY AND TOMORROW
Guest speaker: Stefan Gabel, global creative director, Zimmer and Rohde,
Join Stefan Gabel as he shares insights into the three new collections from Zimmer + Rohde. They include Modern Graphics from Zimmer + Rohde, the Hodsoll McKenzie collection 1851 and AvantGarde from Ardecora. All draw their inspiration from historical epochs or events of renewal and optimism, to create impressive fabrics for today, with tomorrow in mind.
The Queen Square collection is seamless meeting of minds between an iconic brand and one of the country’s most sought-after interior designers. Ben Pentreath’s work for Morris & Co. is introduced by creative director Claire Vallis, giving an insight in to a collection that fills us with a nostalgic familiarity that we now desire more than ever.
Guest speaker: Jodie Hopkins, sales and marketing director, Julian Chichester
Get the inside track on new designs, in particular the expansion of the Bobbin collection, inspired by 16th-century spool objects. The latest products sum up the company’s ethos: to be inspired by the past in order to create the future, with craftsmanship always at the core.
Guest speaker: David Harris, design director, Andrew Martin
Andrew Martin’s new paint collection consists of 144 colours for interior and exterior projects, all inspired by global travel. Take a journey through colour with its design director to find out more about its revolutionary formula and unparalleled performance.
Guest speaker: Martyn Whieldon, deputy managing director, Samuel Heath
One Hundred is Samuel Heath’s new brassware collection named after the location of its brass foundry in Birmingham since the mid-19th century. Find out how the company sought to express its own interpretation of timeless British design, combining exquisite materials with traditional British crafting techniques to create an opulent yet understated collection.
THE BRAVE NEW WORLD: SUPERYACHTS THAT MAKE SENSE – PURE & SIMPLE
Guest speakers: Dickie Bannenberg and Simon Rowell, Bannenberg & Rowell
Chair: Martin Redmayne, chairman and editor in chief, The Superyacht Group
The two principals of Bannenberg & Rowell will explore how a new-generation of superyacht owners are steering their designs towards a purer aesthetic that is anchored by a blend of luxurious simplicity and comfortable sophistication.
Jacaranda’s new, velvety, two-tone Arani and Almora floorcoverings offer stylish statement colours with neutrals too. In this deeper dive, find out more about Tencel and how sustainably grown wood becomes silk-like moth-proof carpet; discover more about the hand-weaving process; and learn about bespoke sizes and colour-matching.
Guest speaker: Guy Hills, founder, Dashing Tweeds
Join Guy Hills, the founder of Dashing Tweeds, as he reveals the fine art of tailored sleep. Guy unveils ‘Tweed’, the new collaborative design from Savoir and Dashing Tweeds. The bed combines British craft with an innovative approach to traditional tweed, bringing modern tailoring to a classic piece of furniture.
Hosted by Studio
In association with BIID
Guest speakers: Lester Bennett, Harriet Forde and Brian Wolfe
Chair: Elspeth Pridham, editor, Studio
In this online discussion, Elspeth Pridham, editor of Studio magazine, will be joined by BIID members Lester Bennett, Harriet Forde and Brian Woulfe to discuss how to grow your interior design business in a post pandemic world. The panel will discuss new ways of working, the challenges the industry is facing, new rules for site visits and suppliers and how to grow your network when face to face networking is not an option.
Guest speaker: Bernie de Le Cuona, founder, de Le Cuona
Fabric house de Le Cuona launches Pure, a 100% organic linen collection certified to the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS). Founder Bernie de Le Cuona explains why it is the ultimate collection of interior textiles for those who are pursuing wellness and looking to invest in a healthy lifestyle, designed without compromise on the beauty and the handle of the fabrics.
Overview of Autumn 2020 Launches
Guest Speaker: Ann Grafton
Join managing director and creative director, Ann Grafton, as she talks through an array of new autumn 2020 collections. From GP&J Baker, Chifu and Essential Colours II, Block Party and Block Weaves from Baker Lifestyle and launches from Kravet; Well Travelled from Nate Berkus, Sagamore from Barclay Butera and Color Values.
INTRODUCING NEW BRAND: STUDIO BY MARVIC WITH TOP 100 INTERIOR DESIGNER GEORGINA CAVE
Guest Speakers: Georgina Cave and Simon Partridge
Renowned Top 100 1nterior designer Georgina Cave will be talking about using Marvic’s new brand Studio by Marvic, which is launching exclusively at Focus/20. Simon Partridge, general sales director, will introduce the collection and provide an insight into how the concept was born, from the initial inspiration through to the finished product.
Altfield Presents a Virtual Tour of the Maya Romanoff Handcraft Studio
Guest speaker: Joyce Romanoff
Joyce Romanoff, CEO of Maya Romanoff, the world’s largest handcraft wallcovering manufacturer, takes viewers on an exclusive virtual tour of the studio. Enjoy an up-close look at the making of three classic wallcoverings, 'Beadazzled' ™ 'Leaf', 'Ajiro'™ 'Grand Scale Chevron' and 'Weathered Walls'™.
Guest speaker: Ray Booth, interior designer
Chair: Charlotte Abrahams
Renowned US interior designer Ray Booth explores the secrets of his creative collaboration with Arteriors. Discover how the blurring the lines between past and present and the use of quality materials can create strikingly evocative pieces that exude modernism, while reflecting a sense of place and history.
Guest speaker: Toby Walzer, managing director, Rested
Sourcing products that have the highest possible environmental and sustainable credentials has never been so important. Rested’s managing director will be highlighting a new path to ‘circularity’ when it comes to beds and mattresses – zero- waste products that have infinite lifespans that can change the way we consume in the world of luxury design.
Guest speaker: Madina Gadzhieva, head of new product design and Danielle Collier, sales director, Collier Webb
Third-generation family company Collier Webb has created an expertly crafted collection of portable table lamps, launching at Focus/20. Find out about how they were made in its Sussex foundry using traditional techniques of lost wax and sand casting.
Guest speaker: Pierre-Edouard Prevot, Casal company director
Casal is now represented in the UK by Houlès. In this session from its headquarters in France, company director Pierre Edouard talks through the history of this storied company, which has been making textiles since 1945, and showcases two new stunning collections Les Classics 322 and Kyoto.
Guest speakers: Lucy Tilley, associate principal London, Adjaye Associates and Ben Spriggs, editor, ELLE Decoration
Lucy Tilley has worked closely with Sir David Adjaye, one of the world’s most original voices in architecture, for over 20 years. Leading the Adjaye Associates’ London studio, she directs prestigious commissions including major cultural, commercial and residential developments in the United Kingdom, Europe, Middle East, Asia & Australasia. In this special session, she discusses the firm’s commitment to architecture as a means to transform, enrich and improve every aspect of life, and why place and identity is at the heart of its design philosophy.
Tour leader: Maggie Eccles
Join Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour’s concierge for an engaging discovery tour, taking you to the heart of the showrooms. Get an insider’s view of some of the biggest names in the industry and gain deeper insights into the most-talked-about designs at Focus/20.
Guest speaker, Marie Karlsson, managing director
Join Cole & Son’s managing director, Marie Karlsson, for an exclusive presentation of Seville in the newly refurbished showroom. Marie will delve into the inspiration behind the collection, printing techniques used and showcase the unique sun-drenched antique palettes that bring this collection to life.
Guest speaker: Kristine Erwin, Chase Erwin
Chase Erwin's new Jass collection is a celebration of patterns, textures and energising bursts of colour, with fabrics featuring new small-scale patterns. Get a personal introduction to new designs with a retro feel.
Guest speaker: Oscar Roberts, Turnstyle Designs
Discover Turnstyle Designs’ original take on hardware. See the latest Hickory collection which gets its design cues from traditional hunting knives, alongside the statement ‘Bonneville’ and ‘Norton’ lever handles inspired by British motorbiking classics. The designs are hand-made in the Devon countryside in solid metal and leather finishes, as well as its trademark Amalfine material.
Guest speakers: Nate Berkus, interior designer and Scott Kravet, chief creative director, Kravet
Chair: Charlotte Abrahams
With so much travel currently on pause, take a journey from the comfort of home with influential US interior designer Nate Berkus and Scott Kravet, chief creative director of Kravet. Discover why it is the places that Nate has been to, as well as inspirations drawn from history, architecture, art and craftsmanship techniques from around the globe, that bring new perspectives to the patterns and textures in the Well-Traveled collection.
Speakers: Interior designer Emma Burns, design director, Sibyl Colefax and John Fowler and Giles Kime, executive editor, Country Life
Emma Burns of Sibyl Colefax and John Fowler is one of the most sought-after interior decorators today. Most of her commissions are residential, ranging from country homes to modern city apartments, but each one is spiced with originality and flair, and are as welcoming as they are convivial. What is the secret to the comfort of home?
Guest speakers: Sue Stuart-Smith, psychiatrist and psychotherapist and Tom Stuart-Smith, landscape architect
Chair: Steele Marcoux, editor, Veranda
In the fast pace of modern living, with its smart technology and instant feedback, have we become disconnected from nature? Informed by neuroscience and psychoanalysis, this insightful session investigates the magic that many gardeners have known for years – the remarkable therapeutic benefits that tending plants can bring. Discover how the joy of gardening can radically transform health, wellbeing and confidence, and why access to green space at home and for our communities in the current climate has never been more important.
Guest speaker: Christopher Elliott, Artisans of Devizes
This season, Artisans of Devizes welcomes an eclectic mix of stone and tiles to its diverse collection, with pops of pattern, distinct shapes and enduring classics. Take a tour of the new designs and get some top tips on how they can be used in an interior scheme.
Guest speaker: Katia Descamps, Lincrusta
Deeply embossed, water resistant, fire retardant, strong, durable and yet flexible: learn more about Lincrusta’s incredible qualities in the hands of showroom manager Katia Descamps. From contemporary patterns to classic historical designs, Lincrusta’s bespoke capabilities and its endless possibilities will be in the spotlight.
Guest speaker: Saffron Hare, creative director, James Hare
Ge insider insights from Saffron Hare, the company founder’s great-great- granddaughter. Although known for silks, find out why many of the new autumn 2020 collections have a beautiful matt finish. Discover the beauty of Gardyne featuring embroidered, printed and jacquard fabrics, Lismore Linen, Trims and Mayfair, the new Trevira range.
Guest speakers: Russell Pinch and Oona Bannon, Pinch
Get the inside track from the founders of this established British design studio as they explore furniture and lighting designs showcased at Focus/20. Find out why their furniture, characterised by a quiet and elegant aesthetic, is the result of tireless refinement and an intense dedication to craft and process.
CONVERSATIONS IN DESIGN
Hosted by Livingetc
GROW YOUR BUSINESS: NEXT STEPS
Speakers: Interior designer Charlotte Rey, Campbell Rey, Alexandria Dauley, Dauley Designs and Linda Boronkay, Soho House
Chair: Pip McCormac executive editor, Livingetc
Whether a thriving design studio, a recently established start-up or if the business idea is still a dream, a panel of acclaimed interior designers share their entrepreneurial advice, design tips and the important lessons they have learnt building their own businesses. How the world will change post-COVID-19 remains to be seen. But one thing is for certain: The way designers work will be different. Social distancing has become the norm and technology use has advanced beyond anything we could have imagined. So begins the art of helping clients achieve their homes - a skill that is as much a part of a designer’s job description as selecting fabrics and furnishings.
Guest speakers: Benji Lewis, Benji Lewis Design, Zoom that Room, Phoebe Oldrey, SmartStyle Interiors and Bhavin Taylor, Bhavin Taylor Design
Chair: Suzanne Imre - Former Livingetc editor, brand and content consultant, interior designer
The past few months of change have had a profound impact on our relationship with our homes. Now more than ever, they are viewed as an oasis of calm and safety, while many people have had to adapt to incorporate the extra functions of home-working, home-schooling, and simply spending more time together. A panel of interior designers offer insights into how they expect our homes will change.
Guest speaker: Charlie Bowles, director, Original BTC
Original BTC’s ‘Hector’ light, the first light ever produced in bone china, is 30 years old. With a ‘Hector 30’ light launched to mark the occasion, Charlie Bowles will be discussing why it is still a much-loved product, and delving into the craftsmanship behind it – each one is made by hand in the original factory where the first prototype was produced.
Guest speaker: Claire Greenfield, lead designer, Harlequin
Harlequin presents Little Treasures, a playful collection for the little people in our lives. Think of each design or character as the chapter of a favourite book and conjure up what happens next. Whether you’re flying high amongst starlit skies, dancing in sparkly shoes or exploring the tropical jungle, Little Treasures is all about bringing imaginations to life.
GROW YOUR BUSINESS: SPOTLIGHT ON SHOWFLATS
Guest speakers: Charu Gandhi, founder and director, Elicyon and Karen Howes, CEO and founder, Taylor Howes
Chair: Henrietta Thompson
As the property market shows signs of picking up, how can interior designers and architects broaden their portfolio of services by turning an empty space into a coveted listing.
Guest speaker: Christophe Roger, Director of Houlès curtain poles and tracks
Christophe Roger, director of Houlès curtain poles and tracks, will discuss the Houlès take on decorative hardware and introduce the new indoor/outdoor range Costa, as well as the new online configurator that makes it easy to create your perfect pole set.
Guest speakers: Timothy Corrigan, interior designer, Mark D Sikes, interior designer, Dimonah and Mehmet Iksel, founders Iksel – Decorative Arts
Chair: Sophia Salaman, executive editor, The World of Interiors
The aesthetic of scenic wallpaper has little to do with politely repeating patterns; every one carries with it an intriguing story, blurring the boundaries between art and decoration. Join a panel of experts as they discuss how rooms can be transformed with customised frescoes. Tailored to fit a specific space, find out how these tableaux are becoming ever more adventurous, wrapping around corners, trailing onto ceilings and much more
HOW WILL INTERIOR DESIGNERS RESPOND TO THE NEED FOR CHANGE IN THE POST LOCKDOWN DOWNTURN?
Hosted by KLC School of Design
The panel will reflect on the challenges faced by design practices with reduced need for office spaces, a shift to online shopping and the knock on effect on the retail and hospitality industries. They will also consider the opportunities presented by home office working, smaller office hubs, access to wider markets and the churn in the property market as city workers re-locate. Discussion will also focus on considerations for educators and potential changes in career opportunities for designers
Panel: Susie Rumbold, Tessuto, Rob Goulder, Thirdway Interiors, Geeta Dhar, KLC Head of Careers and Simon Hamilton, United in Design, career consultant and designer
Chair: Lester Bennett, new President, BIID
Guest Speakers: Amy Kent, rug designer and Willow Crossley, florist and stylist
Join Amy Kent as she discusses her new collaboration with renown florist and stylist Willow Crossley. Ethically crafted by artisans in Nepal, the new rugs are hand made to customised sizes and colours. Discover how the new designs were inspired by Willow’s sustainable approach of working within the seasons and sourcing locally grown stems wherever possible.
Guest speakers: Juliana Cavaliero and Debra Finn, co-founders, Cavaliero Finn
Cavaliero Finn represents a wide range of leading artists whose work can be found in major museums and public collections around the world. Join Juliana Cavaliero as she introduces some of the expertly crafted objects and fine art from established contemporary artists showcased at Focus/20.
Guest speakers: Dara Caponigro, creative director, Schumacher - exclusively distributed by Turnell & Gigon
Chair: Charlotte Abrahams
Get the inside track from creative director Dara Caponigro at this celebration of Schumacher and delight in the sheer joy of pattern.
Speakers: Interior designers Minnie Kemp, Firmdale Hotels, Lucy Hammond Giles, Sibyl Colefax & John Fowler and Georgia Collett, Collett Zarzycki
Chair: Author and creative director Emilio Pimentel-Reid
During lockdown we have kept in touch via the wonder of video conferencing. One of its joys is getting to glimpse inside everyone else's houses and creative spaces. A panel of bright, young British designers share their vision and insight into the deeply original choices they made to create their own interiors. Following their passions, breaking the rules, commissioning artists or pushing the boundaries of creativity, discover the distinctive elements that have led them to conjure bold spaces - while inspiring you to create your own original fearless home.
Guest speaker: Alex Yardy, Simpsons
Exquisite materials are an essential element in an interior scheme. From the tactile familiarity of leather to the results of specialist finishing techniques, they are a canvas for design expression. Join Alex Yardy as he explores quality craftsmanship and the new finishes used in Simpsons' furniture, mirror and lighting collections.
GETTING TO KNOW RUGS & CARPETS
Join Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour’s personal shopper Gabrielle Grubanovich for a carpet know-how session. From utility to all things aesthetic, what’s on the floor plays a huge role in the look and feel of an interior. . Explore the most important issues, with added guidance from expert Esti Barnes, owner of Topfloor by Esti.
KLC Presents the Outside Story: The Garden… Much More Than Just A Pretty Face
Guest speakers: Matt Childs, Matthew Childs Design and Humaira Ikram, KLC garden diploma course leader, Redscape Design
Join award winning garden designers, Matthew Childs and Humaira Ikram, as they passionately discuss the importance and potential of gardens in being a valuable ingredient in helping to overcome many of the problems facing people in the modern world.
Guest speaker: Aris Lazdans, Ventura
Take a tour of the new expanded showroom to get an in situ insight into the classic contemporary style of the bespoke Irish brand. View statement pieces from the collection including the Hollywood glamour of the ‘Hudson’ sofa and the ‘Tribeca’ dining table which is perfect for entertaining, as well as a new range of chic accessories.
Guest speaker: Helena Whittle, Gladee Lighting
Gladee Lighting’s new Diversity collection is the work of head of design Jaroslav Bejvl, a leading light in Czech glassmaking. Hear the stories behind the latest chandeliers and pendants, including those inspired by alabaster windows in medieval cathedrals and Bohemia’s ancient glassmaking techniques.
Guest speaker: Anna Romanova, Villeroy & Boch
In today’s world, health and well-being is high on the agenda. Known for its design innovation, find out how Villeroy & Boch’s integrated solutions can establish optimum hygiene, while still retaining timeless elegance and outstanding quality.
Guest speaker: Tim Burles, managing director Europe, Thibaut
Take a journey and discover Ceylon, a globally inspired collection full of worldly charm. Drawing influence from styles around the world, discover fabrics and wallcoverings full of graphic patterns like block prints and geometric motifs, highlighted in a palette of bold hues.
Guest speaker: Susie Atkinson, interior designer
Chair: Carole Annett, interiors editor, Country & Town House
Renowned interior designer Susie Atkinson specialises in private houses and boutique hotels that radiate a sense of personal character. She balances materials, pattern and colour, ensuring her interiors are harmonious, combining the traditional and contemporary. In this most unprecedented of years, find out how design, when it's at its best and most inspiring, reveals the fundamental human truth that there's more bringing us together than keeping us apart.