The designer Sue Timney has worked in Britain, Europe and Japan for over thirty years creating interior projects celebrating her own brand of exotic classicism under the TIMNEY FOWLER and SUE_TIMNEY banners. Her work ranges from commercial and residential interior architecture to product design for interiors and fashion.
She was made a Visiting Professor and Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Art in 2007, holds The Textile Institute’s Design Medal and was nominated for the Prince Philip Designer’s Prize by the Royal College of Art. From 2012 – 2014 Sue was President of the British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) and she is still currently a director of BIID.
2021 saw Timney being elected Chair of the famous Chelsea Arts Club in London – only the 3rd woman in the 130 year history of the Club founded by Whistler.
In 2022 she was presented with the Merit Award from the British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) for excellence in interior design practice; a contribution to the development of the Institute and a commitment to the wider field of design education.
Her work is held in the permanent collections of several design Museums throughout the world – including the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in New York and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.