As an independent 16 and a half year old with a relentless passion for design, Kelly Hoppen was given the opportunity to design a family friend’s kitchen. This modest commission not only created a teenage entrepreneur, but it also kick-started one of the most celebrated and extraordinary careers spanning 41 years. In the last decade, Kelly has generated a wealth of global press coverage with some of the most prestigious titles and with a reach of over 1 billion. In the last year alone Kelly’s name and brand have been featured in over 15,000 articles worldwide.
Kelly Hoppen was awarded an MBE from Her Majesty the Queen for her services to interior design in 2009 and numerous other awards which include the WIE (Women: Inspiration & Enterprise) Inspirational Award and the Natwest Everywoman Ambassador Award. Most Recently Kelly was acknowledged as one of London’s most influential people by The London Evening Standard in their Progress 1000 list 2017.
Globally recognised as one of the leaders within the design industry, Kelly Hoppen has kept true to its core values of high quality, simplicity and timeless elegance whilst collaborating with several selected brands and partnered with a number of licensees. The most recent of launches include an exclusive collection of wallpapers and rugs with Disney, fireplaces with Chesney’s and an upmarket carpet collection with commercial giant, Brintons. The wider licensed product collection consists of commercial fabrics, paints, wallpaper, taps and baths. Kelly has also collaborated with a number of diverse brands including Samsung, Ryvita, L’Occitane, Polypipe, Hotpoint, Wedgwood, Charbonnel et Walker Chocolates and many more.