Love color. Take risks. Stay curious.
Rawness and refinement are not opposite ends of a luxurious spectrum they are two complementary features with which to populate a luxe environment.
The mixture of weird textures and organic surfaces creates an interesting dialogue.
I look at every piece of furniture and every object as an individual sculpture.
My motto in life is 'Take risks;' you don't have a voice if you don't. You have to venture outside your boundaries. That's what life's all about.
Everything is about color. If you look at magazines and advertising and television, the thing you remember is the color.
I'm a designer, which includes interiors, architecture, fashion, furniture, and lifestyle.
By acquiring all of your furniture from different eras and places and things that are expensive and inexpensive, it will make your end product have a great spirit.
Having an eye is one thing, but you have to be able to execute.
I love to travel and to be inspired by new things, so everything is always new. I've never done the same bathroom or the same kitchen a second time. It's challenging, and I like to be challenged.
The single most important key to success is to be a good listener.
I am just a curious gal who is continuing to be curious.
Whether you're going to a museum or a flea market or flipping through a book, always be on the lookout for something special.
I love history. Everything is inspired by history, so that's why I love vintage and antiques.
Hollywood style means classic glamour. My reference is the 1940s through the 1960s.
I've never seen most of the fashion reality shows. The only one I've seen is 'Project Runway,' which is great, but I don't watch television.
Informed clients are better clients, and they make for better design.
Once I've designed something, I immediately move on to the next thing.
I love seeing people's reactions to gifts that I've created from my line, such as my gold horn ring, bottle openers, my 'Fallen' leather jacket and my Slither black and white sweater.
I do not like being in front of the camera.
The best thing I ever bought is a vintage Oscar de la Renta short gingham dress that I wore to my rehearsal dinner the night before my wedding.
There is a voice, and there is a DNA to how I design.
Every year, my boys and I create new cool gift wrap paper. We hand paint the design and come up with interesting ways to wrap each gift.
My mother handed down all these amazing scarves from the sixties and seventies, and I have a hundred of them.
Everything I commission - whether it is for me or for a client's home or for a hotel or office - is absolutely unique to that job. I have everything made, or I find vintage and antique pieces at markets and auctions.
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