It’s been a busy month here at the Kit Kemp Design Studio with the launch of my latest book, Design Secrets, and our residential projects and latest collaborations ticking along.
As the end of the month approaches, we thought we’d gather together a round-up of webinars, podcasts and press that we’ve been involved in. So put the kettle on and join us as we dive into what’s ‘hot off the press’ this month.
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YOU Magazine – My Very Colourful Life
“Interior Designer Kit Kemp’s vibrant spaces have won her awards and global acclaim. But, as she reveals in this issue of the Mail on Sunday’s YOU magazine, going bold is easier than you think…”
Elle Decoration – Treasured
“In the June issue of Elle Decoration, interior designer and Firmdale Hotels founder Kit Kemp shares the story behind her most treasured item and its surprise arrival that marked the beginning of a new friendship.”
Sheerluxe – My Business Journey With… Kit Kemp
“Interior and textile designer Kit Kemp MBE is best known for shaping the boutique hotel industry as we know it today. Together with her husband Tim, they founded the luxury Firmdale Hotels collection and the Kit Kemp Design Studio. She has collaborated with some of the biggest names in design, as well as recently being a guest judge on BBC’s Interior Design Masters. Here, Kit tells Sheerluxe where it all started, what she’s learnt over the years and why she loves working alongside her husband…”
ELLE DECOR – 26 New Design Books We’re Adding To Our Shelves This Spring (USA)
“It’s no secret that here at American ELLE DECOR we are all bibliophiles, so when new design books are released, we can’t help but dive in and share our faves. The last few months have brought us a bounty of new releases. We’ve rounded up 26 of the best new design books that will inevitably make their way to our shelves…”
Country Life – A Most Stylish Season
Country Life’s Amelia Thorpe shares new design and inspiring ideas to welcome spring… “A leading light in the world of colourful, imaginative design, celebrating craft and originality, Kit Kemp’s new book, Design Secrets, offers a masterclass in creating character in your home, blending practical tips with inspiring ideas and a dash of exuberance joy.”
Homes & Gardens – Off The Shelf
“In this latest issue of Homes & Gardens, Kit Kemp issues an invitation into her unique world, with her new book offering design hints and tips to make your own projects a success…”
Mansion magazine – Colour Your World (AUS)
“A hot pink cushion with orange zig zag trim; a towering, bold-patterned bedhead; and a quirky collection of 70 bowling shoes purchased from eBay over a year – that’s what the star of British interior design, Kit Kemp, is all about. Sharing her passion for bold, creative design with readers of The Weekend Australian’s Mansion magazine, Kit Kemp has filled her latest book with divine inspiration…”
The London Magazine – London Character
“Internationally acclaimed interior designer Kit Kemp talks to The London Magazine about embracing individuality…”
Conversations in Design: London Design Week 2021 – Design Centre Chelsea Harbour
Acclaimed designer Kit Kemp shares personal insights and inspiring ideas on how to create character at home with Homes & Gardens’ Editorial Director Sarah Spiteri. Discover why colour makes you happy, how to be confident with pattern and texture, and why craft and making is so good for the soul. This session will help you reappraise your surroundings, spark joy and capture the imagination.
Conversations with The Calico Club – House & Garden magazine
In this episode of Conversations with The Calico Club, Kit joins Emily Tobin to share her design secrets on how to think creatively at home and how to design rooms that welcome and embrace all the senses.
La Cienega Design Quarter – Los Angeles
What do you get when you have a conversation with design powerhouses Kit Kemp of London and Nicole Hollis of San Francisco, moderated by Anthony Freuns of 1stdibs? The answer is “Curated Interiors and Design Secrets”. Hear from these two design authors on the four foundational ideas on which they built their institutional practices, and how they cherry pick the world of design sources for their bespoke interiors.
Getting Crafty with Kit Kemp – Country & Town House magazine
Love an arts and crafts project? Join Country & Town House Interiors Editor, Carole Annett for a crafty webinar with designer Kit Kemp. To coincide with the launch of Kit’s new book, Design Secrets, Kit and Carole sit down for a sneak peek on what to expect from the new title – from creating wall art to design dos and don’ts and how to get creative in your home.
Mary Gostelow Girlahead Podcast
Mary Gostelow Girlahead Podcast is the unique insight into luxury hospitality of the world by those who know it best. In this episode of Girlahead, Mary is joined by Kit Kemp, founder and creative director of Firmdale Hotels and the Kit Kemp Design Studio. Tune in to listen to Mary and Kit discuss all things design, from quirky collections and sourcing items for new hotels to why giving character and colour to those in-between spaces can be the all-important lift a space needs.