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Professor Wendy Dagworthy

Royal College of Art

Wendy Dagworthy is Head of the School of Fashion & Textiles at the Royal College of Art. Wendy has had an illustrious career in fashion and since 1996 she has been an eminent member of the British Fashion Council’s Management Council.



Judy Smith

Crown Colour Consultant

Judy Smith has had a long career in interiors, starting as a home journalist, then working as a Stylist and Art Director. She now concentrates on colour and trend forecasting for clients in the UK and Europe, and has enjoyed a long relationship with Crown as their Colour Consultant.



Jo Baxendale

Senior Brand Manger Crown Fashion

Jo has worked at Crown Paints since 2005 and is part of the team responsible for colour, trends & the creative development of Crown. Jo comes from a strong design background in retail interiors, textile design and colour development for both the UK and USA markets.



Roberta Holm

Creative Director and Stylist

Roberta Holm trained as an Interior Architect in London and Milan. While her background stems from working on interiors magazines, Roberta now works internationally as an Editor, Curator and Style Director for contemporary design, specialising in cutting edge design direction for photography.



Arianne Poole

International Makeup Artist

Ariane Poole is a top international make-up artist. She has worked with countless renowned fashion & beauty photographers and an impressive list of celebrities, models and even royalty. She is a regular contributor to many magazines, newspapers and websites and has appeared as a beauty expert on numerous popular television programmes. In 2003, Ariane launched her own range of cosmetics.



Kate Moross


Kate Moross is an energetic artist who likes three sided shapes and typography and explores geometry, psychology and art theory in her personal pieces. Since graduating, she has worked prolifically creating bold psychedelic artwork for the likes of Nike, Pepsi, Virgin, Glastonbury and Dazed and Confused and has been ranked 18 in the future 50 by NME magazine.



Helen Morris

Co-Founder of The Stencil Library

Helen Morris is a founder partner in The Stencil Library. Over the past twenty one years the partnership has built a reputation as the world’s premier stencil design company. Helen is an internationally known author, speaker, teacher and artisan who enjoys pushing at the boundaries of interior artistry.