Kate Watson-Smyth

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Kate Watson-Smyth

Kate Watson-Smyth

Journalist and Interiors Expert

Kate has been a journalist for 25 years working for The Financial Times, The Independent, The Guardian and The Daily Mail as well as writing for various glossy magazines. In 2012 she founded madaboutthehouse.com which has won several awards, including Amara Best Design Inspiration, and her blog is currently ranked the No1 UK Interiors Blog. Earlier this year her Instagram account was named as one of the top 10 best interiors accounts to follow by British Vogue. Her book Shades of Grey came out last year and she is currently working on her second. When not writing and blogging, she advises clients on styling and sourcing pieces for their homes and wrangles two teenage sons and a diva cat.