It was misting in San Francisco yesterday when the doors opened at Villa de Martini, the ultra-swanky Telegraph Hill estate hosting the 38th annual Decorator Showcase.
Who is your biggest role model?So tough for me to pick just one! In so many lights of life: both my parents.Which movie or play do you wish you could have designed the set for? ABC’s "Once Upon a Time." What is the best way to gauge a client’s personality before starting a project?
1. Who is your biggest role model? My mom.2. Which movie or play do you wish you could have designed the set for? The Great Gatsby. 3. What is the best way to gauge a client’s personality before starting a project?
1. Who is your biggest role model? A family friend, Nick, who helped raise me. 2. Which movie or play do you wish you could have designed the set for? Any James Bond movie. 3.
1. Who is your biggest role model?SQ: By nature I’m inclined to operate in a bubble but I have always admired people who excel in multiple disciplines. Sir Joseph Paxton who was an architect, a landscape designer, plant propagator, inventor, manufacturing innovator and more is way up on my list.
From November 25th to December 2nd, Porcelanosa—the luxurious manufacturer of tiles, kitchen cabinetry, and bathroom fixtures—will be hosting their storewide Thanksgiving Sale. Porcelanosa is a global leader and a major trendsetter in the industry of manufacturing porcelain tiles.
Being funny and having an Emmy-award winning talk show will get you far, but when you cross over into the world of design you’re operating on a whole other level.
This piece originally appeared on My Domaine. Thanksgiving tablescapes are one of our favorite parts of the holiday season. We love the bountiful feast that fills the table and the generations of people that come together around the table to give thanks.
1. Who is your biggest role model?Simon Doonan, window dresser extraordinaire and the former creative director of Barneys, New York. I first discovered Simon’s work in 1998 through his book, Confessions Of A Window Dresser: Tales From A Life In Fashion.
But where will all your guests lounge and relax when they're at your house for the holidays this season?