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Emma Vans Agnew

Emma Vans Agnew

Design Director


Emma Vans Agnew is the founder of Fabricsandpapers.com, which re-branded in 2016 as F&P Interiors, and is responsible for product selection and overall management of the business.

She has over 25 years experience in interior design. Her career began with the leading design company Colefax and Fowler where she worked on many prestigious projects including the refurbishment of Althorp House, the family home of the late Diana Princess of Wales, and Charlie Chaplin’s lakeside home near Montreux in Switzerland. On leaving Colefax she freelanced on various projects, including Brocket Hall.

Emma doesn’t seem to have much time for anything but F&P Interiors!

Lucy Chandler

Lucy Chandler

Cuttings Assistant


Lucy is an important part of the F&P Interiors team. Not only does she ensure all our samples are sent out labelled with their relevant information, she is also our resident baker and regularly brightens the teams day with her delicious cakes. Working in the cuttings department means Lucy has great knowledge of all the latest and trending designs and is a key contributor to our Instagram.
 
Lucy is an avid sports fan and when not at work or baking she enjoys cheering on her teams, West Ham United and Wasps. 

Heather Finch

Heather Finch

Business Development Manager


Heather has been with F&P Interiors since 2010 and now works part-time after taking 6 months off to have her son. She is responsible for business development at F&P Interiors with a background of working with independent businesses and luxury goods. Her role at F&P Interiors includes sourcing new products and suppliers; improving the functionality of the website to enhance customer satisfaction; and supervising the company’s sales and marketing activities.


Heather takes full advantage of living by the coast and when not in the office her time is usualy spent on the beach with her son. 

Amy Gaskell

Amy Gaskell

Digital Marketing


Amy works with us part time and looks after all our digital marketing activity. Amy studied Business & Marketing at the University of Liverpool and after having a successful career in London Amy decided to move to the coast to raise a family.

When not at work or looking after her two lovely children Amy enjoys taking advantage of Brighton's eclectic mix of shops & cafés.

 

 

Philippa Gutsell

Philippa Gutsell

Cuttings Manager


After growing up in the Sussex countryside, Philippa enjoys working at our head-office located at the foot of the south downs . She currently runs our very busy cuttings department, ensuring samples are ordered and dispatched in a timely manner.

Other than working at F&P Interiors, Philippa is also a mum and when not at work or with her daughter she enjoys keeping fit via bike rides and bouldering. 

 

Sandra Hill

Sandra Hill

Orders Manager


Sandra is responsible for all product orders received and dispatched from F&P Interiors, ensuring that orders are processed and with the customer in a timely manner. Additionally, Sandra is on hand to help with customers enquiries, offering advice if needed. Prior to joining our team she was the Customer Service Manager at The Real flower Company, company offering high end floral arrangements. 

When not in the office Sandra enjoys walking her lovely dog Lola.

Katy Laker

Katy Laker

Director's Assistant


Katy joined F&P Interiors in 2016 after returning from a 4 month trip to Australia and New Zealand. Katy started working in our cuttings department and has since progressed to Directors assistant, where she works alongside our Design Director. She will be able to help you with any enquiries for our made-to-measure and bespoke services in addition to showroom visits and design consultations.

In her spare time Katy enjoys exploring the Sussex countryside whether on foot or via horseback.

 

Alice Wright

Alice Wright

Ecommerce Assistant


Alice joined us in April 2017 after moving back to her Sussex roots from living for 9 years in Sheffield. Having a background in media & marketing, she has settled in well into the team and is enjoying learning about a new world of Interior design.

With a passion for travel, when she is not at work you can find Alice planning her next adventure away.


 

Toto

Toto

Toto, having been born (not literally!) and bred in the office is a true F&P Interiors ambassador! You will notice Toto featuring all throughout our social media. 

 

 

 

 
Perdita

Perdita

Perdy has grown into a beautiful young lady. On the days she comes to the office she is always keen to help with choosing fabrics, and moving things around the office!