Jo Hamilton, creative director at Jo Hamilton Interiors, is widely regarded as one of the UK’s leading interior designers, noted for her confident grasp of colour, intelligent use of space and luxury aesthetic. She is also a respected public speaker, writer, design commentator, property finder and broadcaster.
Jo has been running her own interior design consultancy since 1995 and has been involved in high-end developments in Britain and overseas, including New York, Miami, Geneva and Dubai. Projects have ranged from exclusive city apartments to stylish country retreats; from bars, clubs and restaurants to homes, offices and hotels.
She is a show ambassador and key speaker for interior design exhibitions House Ireland and Index Dubai. She was also the long-term resident interior designer and a show ambassador for Grand Designs Live, with further public speaking appointments including the ICFF, in New York, London's Decorex and the International Property Awards, for which, along with the What House? Awards and Index Architecture and Design Awards, she is also a judge.
Jo makes regular interior design contributions to the media, including The Times, The Independent, BBC, Daily Telegraph, Metro and Irish Independent, and featured as a high-end design and lifestyle commentator in Sky's Who'd Be a Billionaire? television series.
Jo is a keen supporter of the NSPCC and has contributed a number of places on her interior design courses, in addition to her interior design consultancy services, to fund-raising auctions.
Recognition of Jo’s wider work came with an invitation to 10 Downing Street and a reception then-Prime Minister David Cameron gave for entrepreneurs and others involved in community welfare projects.