Famous Interior Designers and Their Styles in Interior Design
Rachel Ashwell is popularly recognized as the owner and founder of Shabby Chic and also the host of the TV program of the same name. ‘Shabby Chic’ is a term that reflects Ashwell’s interior design tendencies. This includes providing the home with anything from antique furnishings to new tables, sofas, rugs and lamps. She gives importance to the cosy feel and also to flowers. Ashwell always goes for a combination of creams and whites; and light pinks, sea-foam greens and blues. Several top names in the celebrity business have benefited from Ashwell’s exceptional designing talents, including singer Jennifer Lopez. Madonna, Anthony Hopkins and Julia Roberts are her other star status devotees.
The celebrity designer, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, became a house hold name in the UK after appearing in the BBC television interior design and decorating programs ‘Changing Rooms’ in 1996 and Home Front in 1999. In addition to his celebrity status he is also a respected interior designer whose services have been sought for design projects including work at Buckingham Palace and The Royal Albert Hall. He as also written many popular books on the subject of design and has written for the Saturday and Sunday Express on a regular bases.
Linda Barker shot to fame in the UK TV series ‘Changing Rooms’ following her previous carrer as a set designer. She is well known for her simplistic designs which are intended to suit the tastes of a wide range of clients. She also wroth articles for populsr interior design magazines and for the weekend supplement of the Daily Express., as well as publisjhing main mainstream books on the subject.
Nina Camble started her own design business at a relatively early age and quickly gained notoriety for providing luxurious and practical décor utilizing a rich palette of colors, making her one of the most respected interior designers in the world. Campbell has gained international acclaim for her designs enabling her to work on impressive projects for The Savoy, The Queen of Denmark, and a number of private homes of the rich and famous around the world. Her work has gained her a number of prestigious awards. She is also the author of three books on the subject.
Tara Bernard is probably best known as a celebrity interior designer after first appearing on the design program ‘Wow Factor’ for UKTV Style, but she has proven to be a capable and award winning designer in her own right. Her approach involves the clients heavily in the design process, even to the extent that she is accompanied by her clients on shopping trips to find the necessary furniture and accessories for the project. She is a partner in an interior design consultancy called ‘Target Living’ along with architect Thomas Griem.
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