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Blackford Centre for Interior Design
Welcome to our tutors
Our tutors are a talented and friendly bunch of people who enjoy helping our learners develop their skills.
Christine became an interior designer after a career change in the mid-1990s, and runs her own business from her home studio in Essex, undertaking both commercial and domestic projects.
Her services include specialist colour consultancy, ‘concept to completion’ projects, home staging/property presentation, sourcing artwork and antiques, briefing and supervising tradespeople, designing and commissioning bespoke furniture.
Christine also teaches interior design at local colleges, so is used to guiding and advising students.
Sara Corker AA Dip. HDI BIID RIBA(a)
Sara runs her company, Sara Corker Designs Ltd, working nationally, on commercial and residential projects.
Sara graduated in 1990 at The American College in London. She has been working in the Interior Design field ever since. She has teaching qualifications and has been teaching and writing Interior Design courses and aspects of design since 1992.
She is also a Member of BIID (British Institute of Interior Design) and is on the CPD commitee.
Diana has an Honours Degree in Interior Design, as well as a Diploma of Higher Education in the same field. Her life in this industry started in the eighties, working for a large building company in Central London.
During that time, she worked on various office blocks and domestic premises, doing refurbishment and new build.
Sue started her own interior design business in 2001.
She has domestic and commercial clients whose needs vary from simple ideas, to project management of complete refurbishments.
She also assists with the styling and dressing of show homes.
Sarah has been running her own Interior Design business from home for the last five years.
Sarah loves running her own design business due to the variety of work available. For example, over the past nine months she has designed schemes for a dental practice, worked with a client to refurbish a country cottage, sourced really special lighting and mirrors for an on-going client to add finishing touches to her home, worked with a developer advising on what kitchens and bathrooms to use, and designed and styled sets for a local furniture company’s sales brochure.
Jack G. Ruthazer, FASID
Jack graduated from Parsons School of design in New York and is the vice president and senior designer for one of the finest interior design studios in the New York, New Jersey area.
Jack was president of the ASID, American Society of Interior Designers and was elected a fellow of the society in 1998. Jack also teaches interior design at the local community college and has been published in numerous design publications.
Please note: we’re unable to allocate you a specific tutor, because it depends on the availability of tutors on the date you register on the course.
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