Design for Diversity And Equal opportunities statement

Design for Diversity

Inside Stylists Pledge for Design for Diversity & Equal opportunities statement

Here at Inside Stylists, we’re all about community. After #BlackOutTuesday we heard time and time again that people from the BAME community didn’t feel welcome within the commercial and editorial Interior Styling world. The general feeling was you have to see it to be it and there were not many people to be seen. We want to help change that.

Whatever your background, race, colour, county of origin – as far as we’re concerned …


As an equal opportunities employer Inside Stylists is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and freelancers and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitability qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Inside Stylists.

So, we proudly share our Design for Diversity pledge here on the website so you know we are open  and welcoming to all.


By placing the Design For Diversity sticker on our website, we undertake to uphold the following:


We pledge that our channels – our websites, blogs and social media – will at all times endeavour to include people of every colour and gender and sexuality.


We pledge to seek out Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates to interview for roles that arise in our businesses. We will always hire the best person for the job, but we will endeavour to bring more diverse candidates through the process. We stop short of positive discrimination and we reject tokenism.


We pledge that any events we hold – be they panel discussions or talks, dinners, receptions, or media events – will endeavour to include people of all colours and genders.

Podcasts, blogs, brands

We pledge to actively include products, brands and interiors experts of all colours, genders and backgrounds within our features


Thank you to Kate Watson Smyth and Rukmini Patel for creating The Design for Diversity pledge. We back it 100%

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