Tessa Proudfoot is an interior designer based in Johannesburg. After completing university and a post graduate course in Interior Design she continued her studies at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Her first job was with Mario Rodriquez in Durban and after moving to Johannesburg in the early 90s she started out on her own. After 30-plus years in the industry her client base now stretches throughout Southern Africa and up into East Africa, Botswana and Namibia. More recently she has completed projects in the USA, Australia and France. She has developed two fabric collections with St Leger and Viney and is due to launch the third in June this year.