Kate Watson-Smyth is a journalist with over 15 years of experience writing about interiors for publications such as the Financial Times, the Independent and the Daily Mail. Her blog, madaboutthehouse.com, is the UK's number-one interiors blog, winning Vuelio number 1 UK Interiors Blog in 2015/16 and 2016/17, Amara Interior Blog Awards Best Design Inspiration in 2015, and Domino top 16 interiors blogs US/UK 2016. Kate's first book Shades of Grey was published in 2016 and translated into Dutch, French and Italian. Kate lives and works in London and regularly hosts talks forecasting future trends for clients including ELLE Decoration and Anthropologie.
'Packed with practical advice, how-tos, checklists and cheats'* Homes & Interiors Scotland *
'Brimming with practical tips and tricks'* Buzzfeed *
'A book you can turn to no matter what stage of the property ladder you're on.'* Your Home *
'From choosing colours to changing spaces, Mad About the House is your go-to interiors guru'* Stylist *
'Journalist and blogger Kate Watson-Smyth has the answers - all written in her warm, friendly and oh-so-readable style and illustrated with pretty line drawing.'* Reclaim *
'A tome heavy with sumptuously dramatic interior shots'* Stylist *
'Kate Watson-Smyth [is] a perennial oracle of interiors'* Living Etc *