Tell us about your childhood bedroom? I shared a room with my twin brother. In order to avoid any conflict, my mother designed us a bedroom where the left side (mine) was the mirror image on the right side (my evil twin). We could even put a tape line down the center of the room and the two halves were identical.
What’s the first investment piece you ever bought for your house? A black plywood chair by Donald Judd.
In the history of design, if you could hire any designer other than yourself, who would it be? Elsie De Wolf
No room is complete without something completely inappropriate.
Things you omit from:
A flower arrangement: Babies Breath
An hors d’oeuvre platter: Baby Carrots
A bar cabinet: Jagermeister
A song for:
Dinner at home: Cigarettes After Sex. The album
Working at your desk: Harvest Moon by Poolside
Going for a run: Los Angeles by St. Vincent
If you were on an Ambien high and internet shopping, what would you buy? This happened to me just recently and I ended up with a very expensive drone.
Do your clothes reflect your design sensibility, if so, how? Not at all. I might look a bit awkward if this were the case.
Who is your star crush? Jeff Bridges in Against All Odds
What is the thing you would never do on a project, but don’t detest when you see others do it? Chintz
If there were a fire, and you could only keep one design book, what would it be? A first edition of “Entertaining” by Martha Stewart
What are three words to describe your style? Untethered, Provocative yet playful, Resourceful
People think of me as a bit thuggish, but I am really just a big kid.
For posterity, what would you like your work to be known for? Its’ thoughtful and thought-provoking approach.
A Few Favorites
Book: The Secret History
Scent: Delirium of Desire by Nagual Marfa
The fabric you always come back to: Washed linen
Dream project: Versace Home
Meal: Burger and fries
Drink: Ranch Water (Anjeo Tequila, topo chico and lime)
Hotel: Shanti Mani Wild. Cambodia
Travel Destination: Mustique Island
Artist: Robert Irwin
Thing to collect obsessively: Trees and cactus
Era in the history of design: 1980’s
Museum: The Chinati Foundation
Paint Color that always look great: Benjamin Moore Studio White
Favorite person to follow on Instagram: @shehashadit
Dogs, Cats, or No Pets? Chihuahuas