Fran Lee is a creative force to be reckoned with. A woman of many talents who has been working in the design and television industry since she was a teenager.
In the 1990s she was part of the launch team of T4 on Channel 4 aged only fifteen, alongside Ben Shepherd, Dermot O’Leary, Vernon Kay and June Sarpong. Presenting live and pre-recorded links every weekend, she was the face introducing Hollyoaks or interviewing Westlife to millions. Working in the studio or on location, her versatile, friendly and warm nature was loved by many. However, she took a break from TV to finish her education and her career took a different path. She moved from being in front of the camera to behind the scenes, working in magazines and then fashion.
Fran has a highly respected career as a fashion stylist and all-round creative. She has worked with brands from De Beers to M&S, Adidas to TK Maxx; a fashion champion who has styled televisual spectaculars such as the closing ceremony for Euro 2020, BBC Big Night of Musicals and performances for Olly Murs, Ava Max and Lizzo to name but a few. She has presented at numerous industry and consumer events as a stylist and trend forecaster and as a wider creative was also Assistant Creative Director on Simon Cowell’s Walk the Line on ITV.
In 2020 in the midst of the pandemic, Fran’s attention turned her creative expertise to the world of interior design. An interest and hobby turned to a passion culminating in her applying to be on BBC ‘Interior Design Masters’ with Alan Carr. As a wannabe designer she was selected from thousands to appear on the series making it to the final four with some of the shows most memorable and iconic designs.
Fran is a multi skilled, multi disciplined woman whose zest for life is infectious. She has a genuine love of design and a passion for making design inclusive and accessible to all.
Alongside her growing fashion, costume and interior design studio Fran actively promotes Type 1 diabetes awareness (her daughter is a Type 1 diabetic), and will soon be working with The Childhood Trust on their ‘Decorate a Children’s Life’ https://www.childhoodtrust.org.uk/our-projects/decorate-a-childs-life/ project.
She lives in West London with her two kids and husband Rob.