Secrets of Interior Design Pros
by Lyndsay McGregor
Bungalow Hotel, designed by Cortney and Robert Novogratz
New York’s brightest stars of interior design share their style secrets.
WHAT'S YOUR MOST PRIZED POSSESSION?
Editor in chief, Lonny magazine
A Polaroid photo of Cath Kidston and me, taken at her home in London
My scrapbooks—leatherbound collections of souvenirs and inspirations I’ve gathered over time.
Owner and principal, Haus Interior
An antique drawing of a German Shepherd, matted in purple velvet, found at the Paris flea market.
Founder, Amanda Nisbet Design
A portrait of my dear grandmother, who loved to throw parties. She reigns over the dining room.
Textile designer, Madeline Weinrib
A painting by René Ricard.
WHERE DO YOU FEEL MOST INSPIRED?
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!
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.
photographs by joshua mchugh (hotel); patrick cline for lonny magazine (adams)
Cover shoot: May/June 2014 issue of Gotham magazine.