What inspires you the most?
Who is your ultimate design icon?
Your decorating style in five words?
Comfortable, warm, timeless, layered, and functional.
Where can we find you on a Sunday afternoon?
What’s your favorite vintage or flea market find?
A late-1800s antique carved-lion chair.
The hotel you’d move into if you could?
L’Hotel in Paris.
What’s your go-to cocktail?
Greyhound! [It has a] good color.
Yank Sing in San Francisco and Speranza in L.A.
Your favorite interior from the movies?
Most recently “The Handmaiden”; and anything by Wes Anderson.
What does every room need?
A dimmer on the light switch.
Your favorite design rule to break?
That you make a dark room bigger by painting it white—paint it dark!
Your go-to decorating cheap thrill?
Is there a decorating trick you swear by?
To not over-plan.
What’s your favorite room to decorate?
The living room!
What materials and trends are you currently loving?
Cashmere and mohair; trends we love are tone-on-tone rooms and tassels.
What’s the best decorating advice you’ve ever received?
Louisa: You never know ‘til you try.
Favorite fabric company?
Favorite wallpaper maker?
Vintage [finds] on ebay!