Hilary Harrison
, United Kingdom
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Contact details
The Peak Rosses Lane
Tel: +44 (0)1886 888250
Brief Summary
Hilary Harrison Designs Works of Art for your Floor.
Bespoke Rugs and Individually designed carpets and textiles.

Repeating patterns on any scale, abstract images and borders.

Interior styling, and staging.
Andrews Partnership
Dean Rust
Gillian Radcliffe
Jake Leith Partnership
Martin Crowden
Rich Sofa Interiors
Stephen John Design
Inside Design
Black on Red
Bill Hill Rugs
Professional Experience
Hilary Harrison .com Dec99 - Date
Self Employed
Set up small internet business selling bespoke rugs, and carpet designs, which is still ongoing.
All aspects of running a small SME
Created design studio from redundant farm building, specifying interior fittings, furniture, & decoration.
Sourcing rug manufacturers and suppliers abroad
Visiting prospective customers, set up database of contacts, telephone enquiries
Liaising with customers, sourcing new markets
Set up website. Designing layout, writing text, choosing pictures
Organizing, preparing, & participating in exhibitions at BBC Good Homes Show, Decorex, Homes & Gardens, & Skills on Show. Sourcing products from other exhibitors for use on the stands, helping with set up and decoration
Publishing brochures, selecting copy for magazine advertising
Organising gallery open evenings. Compiling invitation lists
Using full range of Microsoft Office programs.
Manipulating digital images using Adobe Photoshop
Dealing with VAT, Bank transfers of money abroad for overseas suppliers

Andrew-Grant Fine Art Jan05 - Aug05
Small provincial Fine Art Auctioneers, which was about to close down. Increased sales revenue and attendance at Sales so that the division could be sold to a third party. The administration of a provincial auction house, prior to its sale. This included the operation of a bespoke auction data base software package for the general running of auction sales and other related tasks inc. generating correspondence, payment, catalogue production, stock control administration, provision of details to other staff members and all software related administration. Fine Art sales were held monthly in the salerooms, and also at local country hotels. Organising the production and monitoring of deadlines for cataloguing, adverts, and correspondence of those sales. DTP. Liaising with vendors and buyers, both on the telephone and in person, and at all times maintaining a confident and calm manner.
Teamwork was a high priority in what was a small and busy department working to extremely tight deadlines.

Enterprise Weaving Ltd Jul99 - Dec99
Small bespoke Wilton carpet Manufacture. Printing Designs, Preparing production papers. Liaising with yarn suppliers, Colour matching. Assisting with the administration of marketing campaigns. Helping to design company brochure, develop, design, and produce all printed marketing material; POS, graphics, catalogues and packaging ensuring consistency with brand strategy, preparation of client presentations.

Woodward Grosvenor Apr98 - Aug98
Assisting theArchivist,
Carpet Manufacturer. Working on the companies archives, cataloguing patterns dating back over 200 years. Transferring imagery into a digital format, so that it was easier to locate and would be available for future use.
Awards and Recognition
Dupont Carpet Designer of the year 1998

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