Our Writers


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Emma Hedges

Editor of KBBFocus Emma has been writing about design and interiors for over 25 years. A former editor of Essential Kitchen & Bathroom Business magazine, her work has also been published in a variety of trade and consumer titles including the Sunday Telegraph, Grand Designs, Studio and Selfbuilder & Homemaker.

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Amelia Thorpe

Amelia is an award-winning journalist, specialising in kitchens, bathrooms, interiors and design. She has contributed to many leading publications, including the Financial Times, The Telegraph, Country Life, Homes & Gardens and Livingetc, and has written about the kitchen and bathroom business for more than 15 years.

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Tim Wallace

Tim entered the KBB world in March 2004 with industry title kbbreview. He was appointed editor in 2011 before leaving to embark on a freelance career in 2019. In 2016, Tim was named Best Trade Journalist of the year at the Bathroom Manufacturers Association Media Awards.

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Nicola Hanley

Nicola is an award-winning journalist who has been writing about interiors for the last 15 years. A former editor of Essential Kitchen & Bathroom Business magazine, she has also worked in PR and is now a freelance writer specialising in kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms.

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Katrina Bell

Katrina founded boutique digital agency Aardvark Multimedia in 2003, and has been a B2B journalist for over 25 years. She was the author of the Web Dr column for Essential Kitchen & Bathroom Business magazine from 2009 focussing on online marketing strategies for KBB businesses.

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Lisa Hibberd

Lisa has a background in working on consumer titles, and as the former longstanding associate editor of Your Home magazine, over 15 years of experience in writing about kitchens and bathrooms. She now works on a freelance basis, contributing to both consumer and B2B platforms.