Siobhan Murphy on her new interiors collection with Freemans
Siobhan Murphy, digital creator and interior designer and 2021 finalist on BBC One’s Interior Design Masters shares an insight into her life and upcoming projects in an exclusive Q&A with Good Homes’
Tell us a little about your background…
I studied fashion at college, and I’ve always been interested in design and interiors, especially when it comes to colour and pattern. I love using unusual colour combinations in both my wardrobe and room schemes.
What have you been up to since appearing on the BBC’s Interior Design Masters?
It’s been a whirlwind; the day after the final aired I handed my notice in after 18 years working in the NHS. I’ve been writing an interiors book, designing my first-ever homeware collection for Freemans, plus styling for private and commercial clients. Every day is so different and everything I do involves creativity, which makes me incredibly happy!
How did your collaboration with Freemans start?
After the series ended I received a phone call, and instantly knew it would be the perfect fit. Freemans is an amazing team to work with, and designing and developing the collections has been a dream come true. My summer range launches in April and includes a beautiful pink bar cart, fabulous lighting and the most OTT bedlinen, which I think will cause a bit of a stir!
Where do you get your inspiration?
Interiors magazines and social media are a huge source for me, as well as the places I visit on my travels – the riads of Marrakesh, street markets in Thailand, and my favourite place in the world, The Beverly Hills Hotel.
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