Why did you choose Billie Holiday’s famous quote? I chose Billie Holiday’s quote as I live everyday to its fullest and I am known for doing anything and everything over the top. Please describe your design style My design style represents my clients tastes and my ability to design into their vision How long have you been in design? was this your first career choice or did you come from a different background? My design career has spanned my entire life. My family was in women’s fashions; from my great aunt having started the millinery department for Mrs. Bergdorf, to my mother having designed maternity clothing for Lauren Bacall and Jacqueline Kennedy, to me having designed my own collection of women’s sportswear which then evolved
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into interior design East Coast Home + Design is celebrating 10 years of Design, how have you seen design change over the past 10 years? Congratulations to East Coast Home and Design! Bravo! For being supportive and recognizing that interior design has not and does not change, and staying on top of the trends, which always change. If there is one solid statement you can make that would help clients understand the design process what would that be? To truly understand the interior design process, I don’t believe any one client even after the project is installed, would say they understood it. My goal is always to have my clients feel like it was magic, like seeing a fantastic theater production.
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