Gordon Whitstance

Biography: Designer Gordon Whistance is the presenter of BBC One's House Invaders and is renowned for his ability to create stylish rooms on a shoestring.

Gordon's interior design career took off in 1988 when he started working on small schemes for clients based in the UK. Gradually he broadened his activities to take on international projects. It was a chance meeting that brought his talents to our screens. He was working on the design for a 16th-century chateau in Burgundy, France, when a production team for a TV drama arrived to look at the property. They needed a new production designer and Gordon was asked to join. Since then he's worked on several ITV and BBC productions, including Home Front, Home Front in the Garden, Housecall and Trading Up. He's also produced designs for numerous dramas, music videos and short films. Gordon admires other designers such as Edward Bulmer, for his luxurious attention to period detail, and John Pawson, for his ability to take
Designer Gordon Whistance is the presenter of BBC One's House Invaders and is renowned for his ability to create stylish rooms on a shoestring.

Gordon's interior design career took off in 1988 when he started working on small schemes for clients based in the UK. Gradually he broadened his activities to take on international projects.
It was a chance meeting that brought his talents to our screens. He was working on the design for a 16th-century chateau in Burgundy, France, when a production team for a TV drama arrived to look at the property. They needed a new production designer and Gordon was asked to join.
Since then he's worked on several ITV and BBC productions, including Home Front, Home Front in the Garden, Housecall and Trading Up. He's also produced designs for numerous dramas, music videos and short films.

Gordon admires other designers such as Edward Bulmer, for his luxurious attention to period detail, and John Pawson, for his ability to take everything out of a room, leaving a minimal yet beautiful shell.

He still works on private commissions and his job's taken him to international hot spots such as Hong Kong, Spain, France and Sri Lanka.
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