Interior Styling course


If you’re looking to up your brand photography, learn how to do your first shoot, or just get your styling up to the professional standards – this is the course for you.

This four-week course will teach you everything you need to know to get magazine-worthy images.

Meet your teacher

Emma Morton-Turner

Founder of Inside Stylists Emma Morton-Turner is your teacher for this course.

Emma has been styling for over 20 years and started her career in magazines working on Woman & Home magazine. After going freelance she has since art directed, styled, and written for some of the biggest magazines in the UK including Elle Decoration, Ideal Home, Country Homes and Interiors, House Beautiful, and Style at home. She has also styled shoots for some big name brands including  M&S, Harveys Furniture, DeLonghi, Kenwood, Hillarys Blinds, Tesco, Kelling Designs, Scooms and Valspar paints to name a few. In addition, Emma has been teaching Styling for Interiors at Central St Martins and Chelsea school of arts for the last three years both in-person and online.

What you’ll learn 

The Four Week Lesson Plan

Each lesson will be released on a Monday morning – starting on Monday 7th March. You will be able to watch the lesson in your own time and at your own pace. You’ll also have time between each lesson to take part in the styling challenges which you can share in our course members only Facebook group. 


01 Week One – Monday 7th March 

Emma will introduce interior styling to you and will share the rules of styling.

Understanding the Grid
The Rule of Threes… or odd numbers.
The Hug
Layering up a shot
Negative space
Depth of Field

The Styling Workshop will be styling on surfaces – Shelves, sideboards, tables

Styling challenge: Style your own shots on a surface and send in images for the following week


02 Week Two – Monday 14th March 

In this lesson, you’ll learn the importance of different types of symmetry and how they affect styling. You’ll also be learning the fundamentals of flatlays. 

Understanding Symmetry

Getting the balance right 

How to style a flatlay 

Styling challenge: Style a flatlay or two using everything you’ve learnt so far. 


03 Week Three – Monday 21st March 

Week three’s lessons is all about how to shoot your photos

How to look critically at a shot
How to shoot
Tips for working with photographers.
Understanding leading lines
A quick word about lighting
Sofa Styling workshop

Styling challenge: Style an area of a living room or sofa


03 Week Four – Monday 28th March 

This week will all about how to prop for your shoot including backgrounds and textures

Props and propping. Where to find them.
Textures, surfaces and backgrounds
Test shoots and how to set them up
Bedroom styling workshop
Styling challenge: Style an area of a bedroom 

Want more accountability, advice, mentoring, learnings and 1:2:1 calls?

Then check out our VIP styling course membership here


FAQ:

FAQ:

Who is this course for?

This course is designed specifically for anyone who wants to get practical styling skills whether that’s to improve your own shoots, taking yourself from stylist assistant to calling the shots with more confidence, improving your own shots for social media, or if you’re thinking of pursuing a career in styling. You will come away with a greater understanding of how to set up products and props to create the most inspirational shot for products or editorial-style shoots. 

Who is this course not for? 

This is not a course on how to become an Interior Stylist. If you’re just starting out as a stylist this will give you good basic knowledge of how to style a set up. 

When does the course start? 

The first lesson launches at 7 am on Monday 7th March  

What if I can’t join the calls live? 

All the lessons are pre-recorded so you can watch them in your own time at your own pace. When we do live Q&A sessions in the Facebook group you’ll be able to send your questions in advance and watch at a later date.  

How long does the course run for? 

Each lesson goes live at 7am on Monday mornings from 7th March – 28th March.  

How long do I have access to the course for? 

You will have lifetime access to the course 

I’ve never done styling before. Should I do this course? 

This is a great course for beginners and those who have some styling experience.

We will be sharing all the rules of styling which will stand you in good stead to create better-styled rooms and shots


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