WHERE DO YOU FEEL MOST INSPIRED? JONATHAN ADLER Potter and interior designer
I get all my best ideas in my sleep. I keep a pad by my bed and sometimes I wake up to incomprehensible gibberish and sometimes, pure gold!
BOBBY BERK Creative director, Bobby Berk Home
Places where old and new exist in harmony. Shanghai is a perfect example, with ultramodern buildings perfectly designed to enhance the architectural wonders of the 19th century.
ANA LINARES Industrial designer
Whatever catches my eye that reflects beauty in a unique way.
CORTNEY AND ROBERT NOVOGRATZ Designers
Walking the streets of New York City.
JOHN-PAUL PHILLIPE Artist and designer
Walking around the wild spaces near my cabin in the wooded hills of northwest Connecticut.
WHAT DOES YOUR HOME SAY ABOUT YOU? GRACE BONNEY Founder, Design*Sponge
My love for patterned linen upholstery and my love for our two cats means I live in a battle zone where “Stop scratching!” is a constant cry.
JAMES CONRAN Designer and artist
Every piece in my home has a story behind it.
SHAWN HENDERSON Interior designer
My home probably says that I watch too much TV, seeing that we have one in every room.
ANDRIANNA SHAMARIS Furniture designer
Because I’m surrounded by so many objects daily, I like to keep my home sparse.
DAVID STARK President and creative director, David Stark Design and Production
That I love my work. My home is an ever-changing gallery filled with items created for our events.
WHAT'S YOUR BEST CREATIVE TIP? JAMIE DRAKE Interior designer, Drake Design Associates
The most arresting homes tell you about the inhabitants, their passions and interests.
ALEXA HAMPTON Interior designer, Mark Hampton LLC
When assembling a fabric scheme for a room, put all of the samples together on the floor. If they don’t look good mixed together as a still life, they won’t look good as a room.
CELERIE KEMBLE Designer, Kemble Interiors
Shop for “like” rather than “should.” Value pleasure and pretty over provenance.
MILES REDD Interior decorator and creative director, Oscar de la Renta Home
Study all the greats that came before you.