Interview: Gary Knibbs

5 Minutes with...

Gary Knibbs; For the past 20 years Gary has been creating gorgeous, groovy homes for clients across the UK and internationally. If you’re looking for a cool, funky home where you can kick back and relax, think Gary Knibbs Interiors.

Q1. Tell us a bit about yourself and how you began your career in the textiles industry?

I began in hotel design, too long ago to mention. I have always loved the combining of fabrics to create a specific look.

Q2. How would you best describe your signature style?

I would describe my style as clean, fun and always reflects my clients dreams.

Project in South Beach featuring Ultrasuede Polar White

Q3. What is your favourite stage of the design process?

I love the initial meet to see if we connect, then pulling together the visuals and the thrill of a successful presentation.

Recent project based in Chelsea

Q4. What CE fabrics are you working with on upcoming projects?

Freyja Frost fabric is being used at Craigs and tons of Ultrasuede.

Left to right: Ultrasuede & Freyja Frost

Q5. What has been your most exciting project to date?

Right now I'm working on a very sleek home for the singer Craig David its a real challenge but super groovy.

Project in South Beach featuring Ultrasuede Polar White

Q6. What is your favourite fabric from Chase Erwin?

I'm a huge fan of Ultrasuede and when I saw Chase Erwin were the suppliers, well I was hooked!

Left to right: Headshot of Gary & Boca Raton project featuring Ultrasuede Polar White