Interior Styling Assistant
Hello, I’m Kasia. Thank you for visiting my profile, I’m very excited to be part of this fantastic community!
Since deciding on a career change early last year I’ve hit the ground running by completing Lucy Gough’s styling course, followed by a hands-on experience assisting some of the wonderful stylists in this industry. I’ve worked on commercial and editorial shoots as well as large installations with: Hannah Simmons, Lucy Gough, Laura Sawyer, Kate McPhee, Ali Attenborough, Maxine Brady, Jess Taverner and Fiona Humberstone (The Brand Stylist); some of the brands/publications included: The World of Interiors, The Savoy hotel, Furniture Village, CotswoldCo, Graphenstone paints UK, Benjamin Moore UK and Snug sofas.
All the above opportunities have provided me with an understanding of what’s needed to make everyone’s use of time on set as effective as it can be and also gave me the ability to utilise the skillset gained in my previous role as an Executive Assistant in the corporate world.
I’m currently available for more work opportunities and would love to help out in any way to ensure that your shoot production runs smoothly. I’m based just outside of London but willing to travel to get as much experience as possible.
Here are some key skills I bring to the table:
Courses: Lucy Gough’s ‘Learn how to become a professional Interior Stylist’ (completed); KLC’s Online Certificate Residential Interior Design (in progress)
Practical: designed and renovated my own house; I lived onsite during every phase of the construction (with no heating at some stage…such joy!) learning loads about the design process and sourcing on a near-zero budget – this was also the time I realised that aspirational images of interiors are not just there to be ‘pretty’ but can in fact sustain you in the darkest moments of a construction phase, fuelling the very much needed vision and excitement.
I’ve got 15 years corporate experience in managing complex schedules, travel arrangements and admin processes with a high attention to detail and within tight deadlines and would welcome the opportunity to assist with your shoot management.
Organised small and large scale events: leadership conferences, business reviews, offsite meetings and team building activities; Tasks included: researching venues/locations; negotiating contract terms/pricing agreements; budget management; sourcing vendors, gifts and props; dealing with all on-site and transport logistics – all whilst keeping calm under pressure and bringing fun to the proceedings!
Built and maintained strong support networks and relationships to oversee logistics remotely; used to working with teams spread across multiple geographies and with people at every level within the org as well as external stakeholders.
Often asked to ‘pull off the impossible’ or ‘make the magic happen’ so thinking on my feet has became an essential skill; I’m used to dealing with curveballs, adapting quickly to the unexpected while trying to anticipate any issues before they become full–blown problems.
I look forward to connecting and learning more how I can assist you!