Welcome to today's show! We're really excited to have the celebrated and influential David Phoenix, of David Phoenix Interior Design in Los Angeles, with us on the show! David is a self-taught designer and today we're looking forward to talking to him about how he found his way, his passion and his point of view, as a designer. And we also talk to him about the new fabric line he recently developed and launched with Kravet Inc. Listen in to find out more!
David Phoenix Interior Design gives each project a singular ambiance that wholeheartedly embraces, uplifts and celebrates its inhabitants. And David is known for thoughtful, modern luxury and livability. David finds inspiration from a myriad of styles, looking back through history as he creates spaces for today. His work personifies his own approachable, self-assured manner—gracious and considerate. In juxtaposing modern and traditional elements, his aesthetic conveys an easy welcoming sensibility, rich with classic haberdashery details and nuance. David draws from his experience and instinct in the all-important matters of style and function. David enjoys an international clientele of celebrities, royalty, business magnates and discerning homeowners, including Maria Shriver, former Los Angeles Mayor, Richard Riordan and actor Rob Lowe, whose home was featured on the cover of Architectural Digest. He believes in living each day to the fullest, delivering personal, sophisticated and thoughtful environments. Join us today and find out what he has to share.
David explains how he sees a quintessential American point of view
It all started for David with really great architectural designs in America
David's day at design school
David's journey to becoming an interior designer
How David ended up in Los Angeles, California
David's first job in Los Angeles
How the loss of a friend led David to start out as an interior designer
David's remarkable shopping encounter with Maria Shriver
Doing worthy things to become worthy
What it's really all about for David
David's tagline is "Think big and you'll be big"
A description of the fabric line that David's recently developed
The labor-of-love process of David developing his handsome fabric line
David's appreciation of the Kravet family and their 'culture of Kravet'
Website: David Phoenix
Link to his collection with Kravet: Kravet Fabric Designer
Link to his furnishings collection with Hickory Chair: Hickory Chair Furniture
Instagram: David Phoenix
Pinterest: David Phoenix
Facebook: David Phoenix
Come and meet Luann and David in person, on Wednesday, October 3rd, at the Kravet Showroom in Chicago, for Chicago Design Week. Go to Luann Nigara for more information.
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