George Nunno and Jon Maroto of Flair open up about their favorite sources and decorating secrets.
What is your astrological sign?
George Nunno (GN): Cancer
Jon Maroto (JM): Aquarius
If you weren’t a decorator, what would you be?
GN: A clothing designer
JM: A veterinarian
What are you most inspired by?
GN: An imaginary meeting with David Hicks, Halston, and Gabriella Crespi
JM: Paris and Rome in the ’70s—a perfect combination of time, place, and design
JM: Yves Saint Laurent; his interiors were genius.
GN: Belvedere martini
JM: Tequila on the rocks
GN: Le Voltaire in Paris
JM: I Sodi; it’s like being in Firenze but in New York.
GN: A bottle of chilled prosecco
JM: A FLAIR candle
Shop Their Style
Our philosophy is to mix classic with contemporary in a way that evokes the sophistication and elegance of Europe in the 1970s.
What’s your favorite pattern?
GN: Gray flannel pinstripe
JM: Classic menswear plaids
What’s your decorating cheap thrill?
GN: Using art by upcoming/unknown artists
JM: Books, and a lot of them; they make a room more personal.
What’s your favorite decorating trick?
GN: Dark and sexy rooms
JM: Mixing vintage and new
You’ll Never See Me Using…
GN: Never say never.