Promote Your Interior Design Work - Picture, Pitch and Publish
A creative, practical course for homeowners and interior designers keen to get their projects into magazines.
A creative, practical course for homeowners and interior designers keen to get their projects into magazines or to commission sparkling interior shots for their website. Packed with insider knowledge and tips from styling expert, Judith Wilson, on what the interiors/styles magazines are looking for, how to make that all-important ‘pitch’ to editors (from recce shots to project information), and how to source, and work effectively with, a photographer.
There’s also the low-down on the shoot itself, from key props and Do’s and Don’ts of lighting, to achieving soulful ambience and masterminding the best possible angles/crops of shots. The day finishes with a hands-on styling opportunity with professional interiors photographer, James Balston, whose work appears regularly in top interiors magazines.
You’ll come away with:
- An insider knowledge magazine wish-lists and how to pitch your project
- How to choose a photographer (and the costs to expect)
- A working understanding of a typical day’s shoot
- Trade secrets on styling, achieving all-important ambience and must-have props and accessories
- Hands-on experience of styling – what works, what doesn’t?
For over 20 years, Judith Wilson has forged a successful freelance writing career, with features on beautiful homes and interiors widely published in national and international magazines including House & Garden, Homes & Gardens, Livingetc, Country Homes & Interiors, The English Home and The Evening Standard.
Her best-selling books on interiors have appeared in numerous editions across Europe and the USA. An accomplished speaker, Judith lectures regularly on styling for the British Institute of Interior Design (BIID), the Design Centre Chelsea Harbour, and KLC School of Design.
James Balston (Photographer)
James Balston has worked as an Interior Photographer since 2000, having previously trained and worked as an Interior Designer. Working internationally, James’s portfolio includes all aspects of interior and architectural photography, from private homes, to hotels, restaurants, retail, historic buildings, gardens and still life.
In addition to working extensively for commercial clients, James regularly contributes to magazines and books including: The Observer, Times & Telegraph magazines, World of Interiors, House & Garden, Homes and Antiques, The English Home, and Period Living. Recent books featuring his work include “Studio” by Sally Coulthard, and “Homes from Home” and “Kitchenalia” by Vinny Lee.