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Friday 01 July 12:00 to 13:00

Susie Rumbold is the President of the BIID (British Institute of Interior Design). She is the Founder and Creative Director of the successful multidisciplinary design studio Tessuto Interiors and will use her expertise to present a talk on 'How to commission an Interior Designer to get the best results for your project'.

Susie’s talk will highlight the advantages of working with a professional interior designer and will outline the process of appointing one. She will help demystify the process of working with an interior designer and offer a step-by-step guide to getting the best results for your interior design project. Her professional experience will be utilised as she answers questions such as;  What do interior designers do? How do I research the right designer for my project? How do I go about creating a brief and explaining what I want? How do I appoint an interior designer? How do I choose the right designer for my project?

Susie will explore how the relationship works between client and interior designer and offer tips and advice on how to get the very best from your working relationship. She will explain how to manage the design process, how to share your creative vision and demonstrate how successful projects are the result of effective collaboration between you and your designer.


Places are still available so please arrive 10 minutes before the event to secure your seat.

Susie Rumbold, BIID President

Susie Rumbold is the Vice President, President Elect and CPD Director of the BIID (British Institute of Interior Design). Susie will serve as vice-president of the Institute until her presidency begins in June 2016.

Susie Rumbold is a longstanding Member of the Institute and was an active member of the Membership Committee for 4 years until her appointment as CPD Director in 2014.

In her role as CPD Director, Susie oversees the Institute's CPD programme of seminars, lectures and tours in addition to the expansion of its CPD Providers Directory. Earlier this year Susie oversaw the BIID’s inaugural BIID CPD Provider Showcase, a highly successful day of BIID accredited CPDs from eight top suppliers.

Susie is also the Founder and Creative Director of the successful multidisciplinary design studio, Tessuto Interiors, based in Parsons Green, London. Established in 1993, Susie has built up a prestigious portfolio of commercial and private clients, and acquired a wealth of diverse experience.

Prior to her career in interior design, Susie worked for 7 years as a Merchandiser on the buying team of the international fashion retailer, Topshop. 

Susie Rumbold: President Elect for the BIID