Vanessa has amassed an award winning portfolio including projects such as Hard Rock Cafe, the Design Council, Kabaret Club, British Luxury Club, Unilever, high security government offices, His Majesty The Sultan of Brunei, King of Saudi Arabia, Head of State Palaces, the private residence of numerous diplomats and VIPs. In 2014 she began a collaboration with Sunseeker International on the new Predator II yacht.
In recognition of her high standard and design flair, Vanessa has been acknowledged for a number of high level Awards; most recently the 2014 Woman in the City ‘Woman of Achievement Award for the Built Environment’.
Nominated in 2010, 2013 and 2014 by NatWest Bank for the NatWest everywoman Award’s.
In 2014 Vanessa was awarded an OBE (Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) for her services to Interior Design and the UK Economy. In 2015, she received an honorary degree titled Doctor of Design from Southampton Solent University, in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the interior design industry.