Rachel Usher

Founder and Creative Director

After a long and succesful career working at a senior and strategic level in a large and dynamic organisation, Rachel changed paths and followed her yearning for creativity by establishing her South Yorkshire Interior Design practice in 2012. Initially a small organic movement that quickly gained significant momentum as interest in her luxury design schemes evolved through word-of-mouth recommendations within an elite and loyal client base - across the UK and internationally. 

The success of the studio so far is undeniably related to Rachels strong design perspective and creative direction, where her approach to design goes far deeper than aesthetics, unravelling the intangible emotional benefits of a space is her primary pursuit.

Rachels global perspective of design, in all its forms, has undoubtedly enriched the studios portfolio so far. Having spent significant time as a professional in Canada and the United States, Rachel holds a deep connection to mid-century modern design. The movements clean simplicity and integration with nature are key influences within the practices design philosophy and are values which enhance each individual scheme. 

As Creative Director, Rachel encourages and empowers her studio team to take the important time needed to truly understand all clients, their personalities and individual lifestyles, viewing this time as an integral element within the interior design journey. Getting to know clients is a key focus for Rachel, she believes that the success of any interior design is how the space transforms the clients relationship and interaction with their built environment, a profound understanding that the spaces we occupy have a direct impact upon our emotional wellbeing.

On a personal level, Rachel is a passionate advocate of equality, diversity and inclusion, and finds working with a diverse mix of clients and projects from both the UK and overseas the most creatively rewarding experience.

Together with her trusted, diverse and highly skilled family of Interior Designers, Technologists and Managers, Rachel provides an accomplished, professional service with authentic personality, integrity and natural charm.

Rachel Usher Founder and Creative Director at Rachel Usher Interior Design