Annie Deakin

Interiors insider: Fernanda Semler, Botanique

‘The most common decorating mistake is trying hard to make everything match,’ says design entrepreneur Fernanda Semler who opened the luxury hotel Botanique near Sao Paolo in Brazil last Autumn. She tells Annie Deakin about taking design risks, interior trends and what is post-luxury.

Interiors insider: Bee Osborn

Inchbald-trained Bee Osborn is an interior designer who lives in London with her three daughters and art dealer husband. She is currently working on the refurbishment of the iconic Hotel St Barth Isle de France, which is part of the Oetker Collection. Osborn talks to Annie Deakin about lighting, Kit Kemp and design tricks.

Interiors insider: Melody Roseveare

Canadian born designer-maker Melody Roseveare breathes new life into neglected teacups, plates and teapots. She studied ceramics at Chelsea College of Art and Design and Heatherleys. Last year, she launched her own website Melody Rose, selling her upcycled vintage ceramics.

Can interiors heal?

Why Maggie’s is the charity of the design industry, by Annie Deakin