Interior Designer / Mom
WHO DO YOU LIVE WITH | My husband, two girls and a kitty – Dan, Nell, Annie & Toonces
HOW LONG HAVE YOU LIVED HERE | 1 year
WHERE DID YOU MOVE FROM | Brooklyn
DESCRIBE YOUR STYLE IN 3 WORDS | I think it depends on the project, this house is a 1940s ranch and has gone through several updates but we’ve renovated areas to make it more contemporary and practical for our lifestyle
WHAT DO YOU COLLECT | Design/Architecture books
FAVORITE PLACES TO SCORE FINDS FOR YOUR HOME | Mantiques Modern, Cafiero Select, my parent’s house
FAVORITE PIECE OF CLOTHING RIGHT NOW | Levis Jorts
FAVORITE COCKTAIL | Bourbon + Blenheims (with the red top)
WHAT’S ALWAYS IN YOUR REFRIGERATOR | 5 different kinds of hot sauce
BOOK YOU’RE READING RIGHT NOW | Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner (Dad recommendation)
WHAT CAN YOU NOT STOP THINKING ABOUT | What I should be doing, trying to keep up!
WHAT’S YOUR NEWEST MUSIC DISCOVERY | new to me “I’ll be around” by Yo La Tengo
WHAT DO YOU BRING WITH YOU EVERYWHERE YOU GO | Tape Measure
FAVORITE PLACE TO BUY CLOTHES | No.6, Rouje, Zara
WHAT’S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU’VE LEARNED THIS YEAR | Our family is happy in NC!
WHAT’S REALLY IMPORTANT TO YOU RIGHT NOW | My kids sleeping through the night
3 FAVORITE THINGS ABOUT YOUR HOUSE | The natural light, wood siding, ranch layout
WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO IN YOUR HOME | Play with kids, chill, bake
THE FARTHEST YOU HAVE BEEN FROM HOME | Vienna
IMPROMPTU TALENT SHOW – HOW DO YOU WIN | My taco tuesday spread is solid
FAVORITE HOTEL | Lone Hotel in Croatia was beautiful. It’s a very modern building in the historic city of Rovinj, and the location on the coast is the best part. You can take a bike ride along the water with great views and little beach huts to stop for drinks.
FAVORITE SONG TO DANCE TO | Land of 1000 dances by Wilson Picket or Boot Scootin Boogie!
FAVORITE RESTAURANT | Right now would be Littler in Durham
FAVORITE ARTIST | Ellsworth Kelly, Sonia Delaunay, Joseph Beuys
MOVIE SET DESIGNS | The most recent one I loved was Atomic Blonde set in the 80s, super cool
FAVORITE CITY TO VISIT | Paris
FAVORITE MUSEUM | Neue Gallery or Guggenheim
FAVORITE CONCERT YOU HAVE EVER BEEN TO | Ghostface Killah in a small NYC venue was so fun. And saw Tom Petty last summer 🙁
NETFLIX OBSESSION | The Crown
A BOOK YOU HAVE READ MORE THAN ONCE | Every popular children’s book, 1000 times
COLOR YOU NEVER TIRE OF | Tissue Pink by Benjamin Moore
GO-TO FLOWER | Peonies
WHO WOULD YOU WANT TO PLAY YOU IN YOUR BIOPIC | ha a hotter cooler version of me, Olivia Wilde
FOOL PROOF DINNER PARTY TIP | Have Dan cook for you, he’s the BEST. And good music
WHAT WOULD BE YOUR PERFECT WEEKEND | Lake trip with people I love
WHAT DO YOU DO FIRST THING AFTER YOU WAKE UP | Coffee if I wake up before the girls.
WHERE IS THE LAST PLACE YOU TRAVELED | NYC
WHAT DID YOU BRING BACK | a puzzle for Nell
WHAT SMELL DO YOU LOVE | Babies
HOW DO YOU UNWIND | Wine
INDISPENSABLE DESIGN ELEMENT | Craftsmanship
DREAM FABRIC/TEXTILE | Fortuny or antique textiles or really anything without synthetics is usually lovely
TOP 3 THINGS YOU ATTRIBUTE YOUR SUCCESS TO | Supportive family, travel and work experience, growing up playing sports
WHAT’S YOUR SIGN | Taurus
IF YOU WERE A BOXER, WHAT SONG WOULD YOU WALK OUT TO | Wild Thing
YOU KNOW YOU CAN ALWAYS COUNT ON | My husband
DREAM DINNER PARTY GUESTS | Paul Rudd, Sebastian Maniscalco, and Lucille Bluth from Arrested Development
TWO THINGS YOU LOVE ABOUT YOUR JOB | It’s creative (sometimes) and something I’ve always wanted to do
WHAT DO YOU ATTRIBUTE YOUR SUCCESS IN BUSINESS TO | Working for amazing Interior Designers.. I learned so much about the industry and the craft that goes into creating a space that has purpose and a lasting aesthetic.
ONE PIECE OF ADVICE YOU’D GIVE AN ASPIRING ENTREPRENEUR | Stick with it, there’s so much to learn, keep going… as I’m only 1 year in with my own business HA!
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