Rachel Bates is a designer with grand passion for bold flamboyant color and spaces brimming with elegance and character.
Having founded Rachel Bates Interiors in 2012 she has carved out an exceptional career in just a few years, developing an outstanding reputation and spearheading a number of notable design collaborations along the way, and established herself as one of the UK’s most well-respected interior designers. Based in Cheshire and with a design studio and showroom in Tytherington, Rachel has become a tastemaker and ambassador for the interior design industry outside of London and her popularity continues to gather momentum nationally and internationally.
About Rachel’s Work
She values craftsmanship and champions artisan skill, her elegant design style prides itself on exquisite quality and appreciation in the value of bespoke, handmade production. Rachel carries a very strong sense of colour through all her designs and her work can be recognised for its inherent vibrancy. Designs reference the elegance of a bygone era and are often inspired by nature – birds and botanicals appear throughout her collections.
Rachel Bates Elegantly Curated
In addition to her on-going private client interiors projects Rachel launched online interior design and lifestyle boutique, ‘Rachel Bates Elegantly Curated’ which presents a carefully curated collection of Rachel Bates own-label designs, exclusive collections from leading luxury brands and Rachel’s ‘edits’ from other distinguished designers. Rachel Bates Elegantly Curated showcases Rachel’s special collaborations with some of the biggest names in the industry including Champagne Laurent Perrier, Clare Coles, And So To Bed and Little Greene. Elegantly Curated’ retails glass wear, porcelain ranges, furniture, paint collections, rugs and other interior accessories. The site is a one-stop interiors shop and ‘a celebration of luxury.’
Rachel Bates Collaborations
Rachel Bates Consultancy
Bates says of her consultancy services, ‘We offer two different levels of Interior Design Services here at Rachel Bates Interiors. Firstly, we have the full and exclusive ‘Rachel Bates’ service which is the complete interior design service, from beginning to end, with myself and a team of full time staff working on the client project. Our work includes residential and commercial projects.’ The second is our ‘RBI Angels’ Service. This is overseen by me and the client benefits from a dedicated RBI Angel who looks after them. This service is particularly well suited to individual room refurbishments, for those all important finishing touches or to refresh an existing scheme that my have become a little tired or requires an injection of new life or a burst of colour.’