Tailored and masculine chair with cheerful upholstery. Floor sample. Designer, writer, and all-around style provocateur Steven Stolman brings his unique point of view to the house of Scalamandré, as president of America’s most august textiles company. "I've always taken exquisite interiors for granted,” he says, “but I now appreciate the sweat equity that goes into their creation!" Well-known for popularizing decorative fabrics for stylish ready-to-wear, the erstwhile fashion designer seemed predestined for interior design. "If you saw a gal walking down the street in a toile dress,” he adds, “chances are it was mine!"