10.05.2012

18 Great Interior Design Quotes:

Here is a little weekend inspiration! Enjoy.

"The essence of interior design will always be about people and how they live. It is about the realities of what makes for an attractive, civilized, meaningful environment, not about fashion or what's in or what's out. This is not an easy job." - Albert Hadley



We shape our homes……, and then our homes shape us.” Winston Churchill


Dining room at Chartwell




"I believe in doing the thing you feel is right. If it looks right, it is right."
- Interior designer Dorothy Draper

“Buy the best, and you only cry once."—Interior designer Miles Redd
 
Miles Redd


 “Luxury must be comfortable, otherwise it is not luxury.” – Coco Chanel

Coco Chanel's Paris Apartment



“Nothing is passé if you really love it.”Interior designer/antiques dealer Rose Tarlow










The difference between good design and great design is intelligence. -- Graphic Designer Tibor Kalman

“Minimalist rooms can be so beautiful, but I can’t live in one; I love objects too much.”—Interior designer Bunny Williams 
Bunny Williams

“When it comes to art, buy with your eyes, not your ears. I tried very hard not to ‘decorate’ with art. Art should be reflective of your personality and what’s going on in your head—not reflective of the colors of a sofa.”—Hotelier Jason Pomeranc

Apartment of Jason Pomeranc, decorated by Steven Sclaroff.

“I must have books everywhere. They’re the soul of a room—they reveal the taste, the interests, and the secrets of whoever lives there."—Fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg

Apartment of Diane Von Furstenberg
 
“…a house is much more than a mere shelter, it should lift us emotionally and spiritually.” - Interior designer John Saladino

John Saladino’s bedroom at  Villa di Lemma

The best interiors make your heart pound.”Interior decorator Tony Fornabaio

Tony Fornabaio
 
“Real comfort, visual and physical, is vital to every room.”—Interior designer Mark Hampton

Mark Hampton

 
 "Modesty is great, and quietness is nice, but sometimes it's much more fun to be decadent."Interior designer Robin Standefer of Roman and Williams

Robin Standefer of Roman and Williams


"I work on the assuption that a house is successful if it's plesant to live in."  Interior designer Alexandra de Garidel-Thoron
Alexandra de Garidel-Thoron


"I try not to bring in anything I don't love looking at. It's about restaint ... There is something about an unfinished quality that leaves within you that sense of possibility." Artist Caio Fonseca

 
 “A person with real flair is a gambler at heart.”  -- Interior designer Billy Baldwin


Billy Baldwin


“Never fear being vulgar, just boring” -- Fashion Editor and columnist Diana Vreeland

Diana Vreeland in her "garden in hell" designed by Billy Baldwin

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