Industry Partnership of the British Institute of Interior Design
The BIID Ambassadors
The House of Upcycling is incredibly proud to have been honoured with the position as the only organisation supporting the professional upcycling for interiors industry to be acknowledged by the British Institute of Interior Design. To that end, we have nine highly skilled professional upcyclers who act as BIID ambassadors, read more about them below and if you'd like to visit our page on the BIID website, click here.
A passion for pattern, design and texture can be seen in each of Shelley Hudson's creations. Developing her skills and techniques over many years, Shelley uses only the finest products available to provide her clients with a beautiful statement piece for a 'wow' factor with longevity.
Shelley Hudson www.bluavery.com
A leading figure in the UK refinishing industry, Kate Holt is an experienced educator, specialist product supplier and pro upcycler. Kate includes professional interior designers amongst her clients. She continues to expand her business services offering upholstery services and upcycling workshops.
Kate Holt www.colourmekt.co.uk
Professional artisan Christine Moore works to the highest standards, transforming client's existing or sourced vintage items into heirlooms for the future. Based in her Greater Manchester studio, her beautifully classic furniture encompasses both English manor house and French Provincial style.
Christine Moore www.copperandash.co.uk
Done Up North is an award-winning Leeds company, founded by expert furniture artist Nicky Cash. Nicky restores and reimagines vintage furniture that has seen better days, using unique, resurfacing techniques and Art Deco inspired patterns, creating furniture designs which exude individuality and luxury.
Nicky Cash www.doneupnorth.co.uk
Professional upcycling studio Lollipop Interiors is based in South London, run by master artisan Tessa Doyle. Tess creates sought-after refinished furniture which often using her statement style, incorporating metallic leaf resulting in a look that exudes sophistication, appealing to clients across the globe.
Tessa Doyle www.lollipopinteriors.co.uk
RoC Studio upcycle damaged or unwanted mid century furniture, adding contemporary appeal with original geometric surface patterns. Master artisan Caroline George has a unique talent for reimagining furniture and offers clients a more sustainable and unique way in which to create interiors of individuality.
Caroline George www.rocstudio.co.uk
A business name that reflects its coastal origins and the irresistibility of professional upcycler Justine Blythe's work (sirens being mythological mermaids who represented beauty and temptation) mirrors perfectly how desirable the stunning luxury furniture created in this Dorset furniture refinishing studio truly is.
Justine Blythe www.sirendesigns.co.uk
Sue Gifford is a Cork-based artist and upcycler who offers a highly individual surface design service. Whether clients are looking for hand-painting on vintage silk, fabulous murals on their walls or chinoiserie designs painted on vintage furniture, Sue's gifted artist's hand will make it happen .
Sue Gifford www.suegifforddesign.com
Webb & Gray create stand-out pieces of furniture, combining individuality with a strong sense of identity. Professional refinisher Carrie Webb uses quality materials together with high levels of craftsmanship to unite her eclectic design style., resulting in unique, eco-positive items for interiors of integrity.
Carrie Webb www.webbandgray.com