If you could have a second home anywhere, where would you live? House on the beach! I’m from California!
What are three words to describe your style?
Tell us about your childhood bedroom? Traditional and filled with different craft projects that I’d be working on
What’s the first investment piece you ever bought for your house? An antique at auction
In the history of design, if you could hire any designer other than yourself, who would it be? Renzo Mongiardino
No room is complete without flowers
People think of me as color all the time but I also have an appreciation for neutrals and softer colors too.
Things you omit from:
A flower arrangement – nothing the more the merrier!
An hors d’oeuvre platter - It’s important my guests always can find something to eat and drink!
A song for:
Dinner at home: Norah Jones – Come Away With Me
Working at your desk: Fleetwood Mac - Dreams
Going for a run:Upbeat Motown
Biggest Vice? Chocolate Cake
If you were on an Ambien high and internet shopping, what would you buy? I don’t shop online – I need to see it in person!
Do your clothes reflect your design sensibility, if so, how? Yes, layers of nice fabric.
Who is your star crush? Peter Pennoyer.
What is the thing you would never do on a project, but don’t detest when you see others do it? All white
If there were a fire, and you could only keep one design book, what would it be? The Interiors and Architecture of Renzo Mongiardino: A Painterly Vision
A Few Favorites
Movie: Woody Allen movies
Book: The Secret History by Donna Tartt
Scent: Prelude to Love by Kilian Hennessy
The fabric you always come back to: Farman-Farma fabrics
Dream project: a project on a tropical island like Hawaii
Meal: Any meal cooked by my husband!
Drink: good wine
Hotel: The Connaught Hotel London
Travel Destination: A family house at Mishaum Point, South Dartmouth, MA
Artist: Karl Schrag
Thing to collect obsessively: Vintage fabrics
Era in the history of design: Regency
Museum: Sir John Soane's Museum
Paint Color that always look great: Farrow and Ball - Borrowed light
Favorite person to follow on Instagram: my children
Dogs, Cats, or No Pets? Dogs!