Amanda Talbot is "the ultimate snoop on good design & latest trends". Amanda is an internationally renowned authority on interiors, style and design. Her design studio specialises in collaborating with clients seeking alternative ways of developing their brand, interiors or product. She is a disruptor in how we live, play and work and is paving another way in design that she hopes alters how we perceive the act of living.
She has worked for some of the biggest decor magazines and design firms on the planet as an editor and design consultant. As well as being an industry respected creative she has been trend forecasting for global brands including IKEA and Louis Vuitton; she managed the international launch in London for WGSNs online design and interiors site homebuildlife.com – encouraging brands to rethink the future of their industries.
Ex Associate Editor of British ELLE Decoration & Home Editor of Livingetc, Amanda has been at the centre of emerging trends and written extensively on how we live with everyday objects in the home for titles including New York Times, Architectural Digest, Wallpaper* and Vogue. She has consulted for Studioilse, Hemmes Trading Ltd and collaborated with Tom Dixon, Jamie Hayon, Pierro Lissoni, Marc Jacobs, Matthew Williamson, Missoni, Terence Conran on various projects.
In 2012 she published Rethink: The Way You Live with Murdoch Books. Her book Rethink focused on global living trends in the home and local communities was nominated by Architectural Digest as best design book for 2015 . Her new design book Happy launched December 2014.