GIDC - Episode 1 Converted Leisure Centre
It's been a much anticipated return on our screens but the Great Interior Design Challenge is finally back. Showing on BBC2 on Mon, Tue and Wed at 7pm, the show kicked off yesterday and interiors bloggers are glued to the TV, myself included.
The group of amateurs taking on the design challenge includes youth worker Jane, actress Sharon, doggie day carer Holly and ex-textiles salesman Frankie. In the first episode that aired on Monday 1st Feb '16, they were each assigned a bedroom in the Pioneer Building - a modernist former leisure centre in south London. Here's where presenter and architectural historian Tom Dyckhoff comes in handy, giving us a quick overview of the building's architectural credentials.