Latest Book by Jenny Gibbs
We are delighted to announce the publication of a new book, “Interior Design”, by our Principal, Jenny Gibbs. In her accessible, down-to-earth approach, Jenny’s new book offers a thorough grounding in the principles of interior design.
It describes the qualities and skills needed to become an interior designer, examines the varied career opportunities available and gives a balanced inside view of the interior design business today. Aiming to inspire, as well as to equip new designers with an approach uniting history, theory and practice. Jenny has shown her strong commitment to raising the profile of the design industry and in maintaining the highest standards, creating this superb book that will serve as a reliable route guide to the profession for graduating students, as well as a reliable manual for aspiring amateurs.
“Interior Design” is published by Laurence King and is now available.
Book of The Month!
Jenny Gibbs is one of the industry’s most talented and tireless leading lights. As principal of the KLC School of Design at London’s Chelsea Design Centre, she has helped launch the careers of more than a handful of top interior designers. So this book is a welcome addition to the ‘how-to’ library for aspiring designers, written by someone who really knows it from the inside. Uniting history, theory and practice, it represents an up-to-date resource. Chapter headings include Pre-Design Work (briefs, surveys, relationships), Planning and Design (plans, CAD), Harmonising the Elements (colour and light, materials, finishes) and Project Coordination and Management (the nitty-gritty). Written in Jenny’s effusive and encouraging tone, the book is essential reading for anyone who is thinking of a career in interior design, and a reminder to those already practising why they went into it in the first place!
IDFX Magazine - August 2005