Guardian Masterclass: So you want to be an Interior Stylist?

This evening course provides an overview of the industry and the many varied duties of the role. As well as discussing the creative side of interior styling, I share practical insights on how to get a job, what qualifications clients look for, and how to source products. It also includes a practical exercise on the process of being commissioned, which will help you to understand how to interpret briefs and explain design concepts to clients. Whether you have some experience in design or are looking to change career, this is the ultimate introduction to the practicalities of one of the industry's most coveted jobs. Future dates to be confirmed.

London: Interior Stylist for a day.

Based in a studio for a day, you'll work with a professional photographer at Holborn Studios, working in teams to create a vignette image. Learning how to steer a shoot from brief, involving role play, to concept through to finished image. Ending the day with a digital image for your portfolio.

You’ll leave with an understanding of what is expected of an Interior Stylist on an average commission. Along with learning how to translate and interrupt a client brief, what’s involved in commissioning a photographer and learn some tricks of the trade. To find out more or book email

Hours: 9.30-5.30 includes lunch, tea & coffee.

Cost: £350

Class limit: 10

Upcoming dates:  TBC

Manchester: Introduction to Interior Styling for Photography.

Behind 99% of the all interiors images you’ll find a stylist has been involved, yet most people don’t know we exist. For those who are aware of us, we are elusive when trying to access information. An Interior Stylist role in the photographic industry is one of sourcing props, finding locations, set designing, briefing contractors, trend forecasting along with styling in front of the camera itself. During this one-day course I demystify our role, explain how to get into the industry through to the process of having work published. We’ll work in teams with a photographer to create an image along with  learning some tricks of the trade.  To find out more or book email

Hours: 9.30-5.30 includes lunch, tea & coffee.

Cost: £450

Class limit: 10

Upcoming date: TBC

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