Anna's Story

Luminary Consultancy was founded in London, by Anna Starmer. As well as producing the bi-annual Luminary books, Anna is an independent creative director working with many leading fashion and interior brands and retailers. Anna has consulted to Marks and Spencer for over ten years in lingerie, childrenswear and now Home. Clients include Jaeger, Boden, Monsoon, Estee Lauder, Gap, J Crew and John Lewis.

Creative Consultant

Anna is recognised for her ability to link a true passion for colour and design, together with real lifestyle and market knowledge. It is this clever fusion of inspiration with reality, which sets Anna’s work apart. The information that Anna brings to you comes from a constant search for new ideas, blended with 20 years experience working in the design and retail sector.

Books

Anna Starmer, founder and creator of Luminary is also the author of two bestselling interiors books. The Colour Scheme Bible has sold over 450,000 copies worldwide. It is currently sold in book stores and retail outlets throughout the world.

The Colour Scheme Bible, Paperback. UK edition

The Colour Scheme Bible, Paperback. UK edition

The Colour Scheme Bible, Paperback. US edition

The Colour Scheme Bible, Paperback. US edition

Quotes and praise for The Colour Scheme Sourcebook

It’s hard to imagine a more comprehensive look at color scheme possibilities. What makes this book especially useful is the range of suggestions for adding color to every room in the house.
— Robin Hagey Los Angeles Times
I would like to begin with expressing our appreciation of your work and publications. Your work has been and still is a great resource for a lot of designers and architects including our company. “ENCICLOPEDIA DEGLI SCHEMI DI COLORE” is especially a resource we have been using as a reference in our process.
— GAD Institute of Architecture, Istanbul Turkey