KATIE LYDON

Why use a designer?

There are many reasons, but I think a good designer will be able to bring a clients hopes and dreams into a comprehensive vision and reality.

Why shop the trade?

There are many fantastic furniture,carpet, accessories, etc that are only open to the trade so it is a great way to expand ones creative options.

What is your most valued design tip?

I think good planning is essential. The most successful rooms have a depth that comes from really thinking it through, and being able to find that great mix of styles.

What makes your style unique?

Love of color, and a fearless mix of styles to create something unique.

Who is your design icon and why?

I don’t have just one. Givenchy is a favorite as is Faye Toogood.

Who is your favorite fashion designer?

Chloe & Celine

What is your ideal getaway/escape?

With family, having some kind of adventure together… someplace warm by the sea maybe..

What is your favorite movie set?

Laurence of Arabia, Barry Lyndon, High Society