GRAY No. 25

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pitch-perfect design With his nimble creative spirit and keen eye for blending styles, Andy Beers pivoted from classical singing to interior design, swiftly pushing his Seattle firm to the forefront. Written by RACHEL GALLAHER


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Andy Beers didn’t discover his love for interior design in a typical way—he didn’t constantly rearrange his bedroom furniture or obsess over pictures in magazines. Instead the spark was lit in high school, when the artistically inclined teenager performed in his school’s theater productions. “I wanted to be a classical singer,” he recalls on an overcast afternoon in his bookshelf-lined office in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood. “But in high school theater, you’re roped into every aspect of the production, including set