THE TEAM

Emma Deterding - Director   Emma has been in the industry for over 20 years and brings with her a wealth of experience. Her ability to offer a well-thought-out scheme for private clients at home and abroad has been honed over years of working in the London sales and rental markets, where her passion for interiors began.  Her flair for decorating rental properties developed into a successful interior design company and Kelling Designs was born. Since then, Emma has worked on numerous domestic and commercial projects in London and overseas, and her reputation for not shying away from colour and pattern sets her apart in the market.

Emma Deterding - Director

Emma has been in the industry for over 20 years and brings with her a wealth of experience. Her ability to offer a well-thought-out scheme for private clients at home and abroad has been honed over years of working in the London sales and rental markets, where her passion for interiors began.

Her flair for decorating rental properties developed into a successful interior design company and Kelling Designs was born. Since then, Emma has worked on numerous domestic and commercial projects in London and overseas, and her reputation for not shying away from colour and pattern sets her apart in the market.

Giorgina Atkinson-Reed - Designer   Following her training at The Inchbald School of Design, Giorgina began her career working on high-end residential projects in the Middle East, working closely with the clients coordinating the design and build of the projects. More recently Giorgina has worked on private homes and development projects between London and New York.  With a great appreciation of culture and lifestyle, she thoroughly enjoys harmonising this with design to create something unique and memorable.

Giorgina Atkinson-Reed - Designer

Following her training at The Inchbald School of Design, Giorgina began her career working on high-end residential projects in the Middle East, working closely with the clients coordinating the design and build of the projects. More recently Giorgina has worked on private homes and development projects between London and New York.

With a great appreciation of culture and lifestyle, she thoroughly enjoys harmonising this with design to create something unique and memorable.

Emily Bowring - Designer   Before moving to London, Emily was educated in Yorkshire and at Newcastle University. Prior to spending a year in Florence at the Institute of Design, she began working in interior design. A lover of art and its' history, Emily enjoys using colour and pattern in both traditional and contemporary settings.

Emily Bowring - Designer

Before moving to London, Emily was educated in Yorkshire and at Newcastle University. Prior to spending a year in Florence at the Institute of Design, she began working in interior design. A lover of art and its' history, Emily enjoys using colour and pattern in both traditional and contemporary settings.

 
Tilly Akroyd - New Business   Tilly has worked at Kelling Designs for the last three years, heading up new business development. With her sights set on boutique hotels, gastro pubs and ski chalets, Tilly continuously takes Kelling Designs to new audiences.  With a background in art consultancy, and discovering emerging and established painters and sculptors, Tilly brings her love and understanding of contemporary art to the company. Offering a bespoke service for clients to source artwork and sculpture, Tilly can bring a selection of artwork to the home or organise private commissions.

Tilly Akroyd - New Business

Tilly has worked at Kelling Designs for the last three years, heading up new business development. With her sights set on boutique hotels, gastro pubs and ski chalets, Tilly continuously takes Kelling Designs to new audiences.

With a background in art consultancy, and discovering emerging and established painters and sculptors, Tilly brings her love and understanding of contemporary art to the company. Offering a bespoke service for clients to source artwork and sculpture, Tilly can bring a selection of artwork to the home or organise private commissions.

Georgie Wood - Marketing & PR   Having graduated from Bristol University last year, Georgie is fully immersed in her role as the company's PR & Marketing Manager. Her diverse role is both proactive and reactive, working closely with the press, securing high profile coverage for Kelling Designs and ensuring that our projects are front of mind with journalists.  Georgie oversees the design and content of our marketing literature as well as making sure that the website and all social media are up to date and on trend.

Georgie Wood - Marketing & PR

Having graduated from Bristol University last year, Georgie is fully immersed in her role as the company's PR & Marketing Manager. Her diverse role is both proactive and reactive, working closely with the press, securing high profile coverage for Kelling Designs and ensuring that our projects are front of mind with journalists.

Georgie oversees the design and content of our marketing literature as well as making sure that the website and all social media are up to date and on trend.

Edmund Parker - Property Management   Edmund heads up the Residential Property Management division at Kelling Designs, looking after high-end properties in Kensington and Chelsea. Edmund’s calm and diligent persona offers busy clients the peace of mind needed to reassure them that everything is under control.  Exceptional communication is the name of the game when it comes to successful property management, and this is second nature to Edmund. In addition to management, Edmund is responsible for UK/International logistics ensuring our furniture reaches its destination be it the wilds of Scotland or in our chalets in The Alps.

Edmund Parker - Property Management

Edmund heads up the Residential Property Management division at Kelling Designs, looking after high-end properties in Kensington and Chelsea. Edmund’s calm and diligent persona offers busy clients the peace of mind needed to reassure them that everything is under control.

Exceptional communication is the name of the game when it comes to successful property management, and this is second nature to Edmund. In addition to management, Edmund is responsible for UK/International logistics ensuring our furniture reaches its destination be it the wilds of Scotland or in our chalets in The Alps.