Style counsel

Interior designer Helen Turkington believes that style is all about keeping it simple - which also suits the straitened times in which we live, writes Lisa Brady.

14th July, 2012
Style counsel
Helen Turkington: 'I spend my life keeping ahead of trends, going to interiors fairs and researching online when the kids have gone to bed'. Photo: Kip Carroll

Interior designer Helen Turkington believes that style is all about keeping it simple - which also suits the straitened times in which we live.

Helen Turkington might be one of the most influential interior designers this island has ever produced, but she's not that precious about her own home.

"My mother told me never to have a dog," says Turkington, who is nevertheless in love with a small canine who has issues in the toileting...

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