20 Questions for Capucine De Wulf Gooding

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Capucine De Wulf Gooding

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If I Weren’t a Product Designer, I Would Be a: fashion designer or a dessert critic.

Most Inspired by: the way different cultures live: their colors, customs, and nuances

Movie Interior: Moulin Rouge

Albums: Adele, Rihanna, anything by Chopin, even Justin Bieber (what!? I can’t help it, I love his music)

Museum: the Met

Style Icon: There is not a single person I can name. Style is a reflection of your personal state of being; for me this is constantly evolving.

Cocktail: life!

Restaurant: anywhere with great atmosphere, salty french fries, and a serious dessert menu

Hotel: any Relais & Châteaux

Flower: an armful of anything from the garden

Hostess Gift: a loaf of homemade banana bread, a coffee table book, or a nosegay of garden flowers in a charming little pitcher

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Fabric: Call the handsome Mr. John Robshaw.

Decorative Accessories: Call the clever Mr. Jonathan Adler.

Bedding: Call the elegant and witty Mr. George Matouk.

Furniture: Call my brother, James De Wulf. He’s a punk but a very talented one.

Lighting: You can call me. We have stunning lighting.

Florist: the garden

Caterer: We love to cook, so we do our own catering.

Favorite Local Shop: Vintage Virtuosa in Westport, CT

Favorite Shop Abroad: La Petite Charlotte, Paris. Or any open market anywhere.


Favorite Paint Colors: Hot Lips, Benjamin Moore; Borrowed Light, Farrow & Ball

Favorite Room to Decorate: any private space—a bedroom, a boudoir, an office. They allow intimacy and personality to manifest.

Favorite (Dinnerware) Patterns: Country Estate, Juliska for any time and Matignon Green, Haviland & Parlon for formal affairs.

Decorating Cheap Thrills: flea-market and estate-sale finds

Favorite Decorating Trick: Paint! It’s cheap and completely transforming.

You’ll Never See Me Using: Never say never…

At Juliska, we strive to create a new generation of uncommon classics. Each piece juxtaposes rustic with refined and masculine with feminine.

— Capucine De Wulf Gooding

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