Adrienne Chinn is a native Newfoundlander who has been based in London for over twenty years. After careers in journalism and television, she trained at KLC School of Design where she achieved an Honours Diploma in Interior Design. Since 1999 she has run a busy interior design and consultation practice in London, and has been involved in projects throughout the UK and Europe, the Caribbean, Morocco and Canada. She has spoken about interior design in Russia, Kazakhstan, the UK and Japan, and writes regularly for design magazines, most recently as the design columnist for Period Ideas Magazine. In 2007 she wrote The Home Decorator's Colour & Texture Sourcebook which was published internationally.