Posts by Michelle Konstantinovsky

1. Who is your biggest role model?I worked for a number of years under the mentorship of Bruce Gregga in Chicago. It was during that time I began to define myself as an interior designer, he taught me “Honest, Clean & Sturdy.

 1. Who is your biggest role model? Luis Buñuel. 2. Which movie or play do you wish you could have designed the set for? Belle de Jour. 3. What is the best way to gauge a client’s personality before starting a project? Joke with them. 4.

1.Who is your biggest role model? Entrepreneurs like Seth Godin and Derek Severs who have managed to break the molds in their perspective fields by taking risks and doing work that matters.2.

1. Who is your biggest role model? Henri Samuels, the late great decorating genius.2. Which movie or play do you wish you could have designed the set for? Any James Bond film with Sean Connery or Daniel Crag as 007.3. What is the best way to gauge a client’s personality before starting a project?

1. Who is your biggest role modelEero Saarinen for his biomorphism, curves and refinement.2. Which movie or play do you wish you could have designed the set for?Auntie Mame, the 1958 movie with Rosalind Russell, which shows time passing through the interior design of a single space.

1. Who is your biggest role model?Windsor Smith not only because she has impeccable style, but because she's a genuinely down to earth woman and wants to see other designers succeed.

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1. Who is your biggest role model?Michael Bedner initiated HBA in 1965 with creator Howard Hirsh and now the firm has well over 1,500 employees and 22 offices worldwide.

1. Who is your biggest role model?My mormor [Swedish for "grandmother"] was chic, funny, kind and had an amazing knack for effortless style in every facet of her life. She was able to create spaces that were worldly, inviting and fresh.

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?

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