Margaret Hughlock was born in Lancashire and studied Textile and Fashion Design at Bolton College of Art and subsequently developed a very successful career in the Fashion, Textile and Design Industries.
During her varied and dynamic career, Margaret Hughlock has worked for several large companies, including Marks & Spencers, Debenhams and BHS, designing textile ranges for the Europan market. A notable milestone was when she assisted Mary Quant to launch her range of textiles onto the Japanese market.
Margaret Hughlock has designed interiors for both domestic and commercial premises and has recently worked with Irish and London based companies on the regeneration of warehouses in Manchester, designing loft accommodation.
During the last ten years, Margaret has established herself as a freelance artist and designer, working throughout the UK, Spain and the USA creating hand-painted furniture, murals, and innovative interiors.
Margaret Hughlock, throughout her career, has earned several awards, including “The national Newspaper Fashion Award” and was winner of “The House Beautiful Designer of the Year” award for fashion and interior design.
Margaret works in various mediums and enjoys experimenting with technique and style. She describes herself as a sort of chameleon, creating works to suit a particular theme, background or interior style, although aspects of her career can be seen in these unusual and decorative pieces which incorporate architecture, history and culture.