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Show House Designers: Part 3 - Ladue News: Design

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Posted: Monday, October 24, 2011 9:26 am

Opening last week to a chorus of Wow! that echoed throughout the dozen-plus gorgeous rooms, the Ladue News Show House, at #15 Washington Terrace, is a must-see. Over the past few weeks, we’ve introduced you to some of the talented designers who’ve brought this historic property to life. In this issue, read about six more partipating designers and their favorite things.

ANNE SMITH JUNE ROESSLEIN INTERIORS

LN: Who is your favorite design icon?

AS: Michael Taylor 

LN: What regions of the world influence your style?

AS: France, Denmark, Morocco, India, China and any part of the world influenced by Native American style

LN: What musical best describes your design philosophy?

AS: South Pacific

LN: Name the city where you would love to design your dream project.

AS: Paris

LN: Famous artist, living or dead, you would like to work with?

AS: Georgia O’Keefe

LN: Name three things you’d take to that desert island.

AS: A man, a book and a bottle of sunscreen

CAROL SNYDER EDWIN PEPPER INTERIOR DESIGN

LN: Who is your favorite design icon?

CS: Suzanne Kasler

LN: What’s on your nightstand?

CS: A crystal lamp, family photos and a collection of antique buttons

LN: What’s the best fabric ever?

CS: Zinc, Penthouse Cocoa. A very luxurious and sensuous fabric

LN: When do you get your best ideas?

CS: Walking the Borzois

LN: What musical best describes your design philosophy?

CS: An American in Paris

LN: Famous artist, living or dead, you would like to work with?

CS: Dale Chihuly

LN: Name three things you’d take to that desert island.

CS: My best friend, a musical instrument and a lighter

CAROLYN PETERSON CAROLYN PETERSON INTERIOR DESIGN

LN: Is there one design element you think transcends fads?

CP: Animal prints are classic. I love to use them in very modern ways to keep them fresh.

LN: Favorite design icon?

CP: Ralph Lauren. I love his story.

LN: When do you get your best ideas?

CP: Many nights I wake up designing spaces in my mind. It’s hard to turn it off.

LN: Pick a city where you’d like to design your dream project.

CP: Chicago 

LN: Famous artist, living or dead, you would love to work with.

CP: Frank Gehry

LN: Name three things you’d take to that desert island.

CP: My husband, my iPhone and a bottle of Louis Roederer Cristal

LIZ McGOVERN JUNE ROESSLEIN INTERIORS

LN: Who is your favorite design icon?

LM: Candice Olson

LN: What’s on your nightstand?

LM: My Kindle, a glass of wine and glasses

LN: When do you get your best ideas?

LM: I feel most inspired while I’m relaxed!

LN: Name the city where you’d like to design your dream project.

LM: Honolulu! 

LN: Famous artist, living or dead, you would like to work with?

LM: Van Gogh

LN: Name three things you’d take to that desert island.

LM: My hubby, my iPod and plenty of cocktails

MIM PHILLIPS MIM PHILLIPS INTERIOR DESIGN

LN: When do you get your best ideas?

MP: While I’m jogging

LN: What musical best describes your design philosophy?

MP: Grease 

LN: If you could pick a city where you could design a dream project, where would it be?

MP: Paris

LN: Are you creative in the kitchen, too? What’s your best dish?

MP: I used to cook, and when I did, pasta and vegetables were a favorite.

LN: Famous artist, living or dead, you would like to work with?

MP: Marc Chagall

WENDY NOORY ATOM DESIGNS

LN: Who is your all-time favorite design icon?

WN: Architect and designer Antoni Gaudi

LN: Is there one design element you love to use, no matter what’s ‘in’ that season?

WN: Bold use of color

LN: What’s on your nightstand?

WN: A lamp, my cell phone and a glass of red wine. 

LN: Any particular region of the world influence your style?

WN: Mediterranean cultures with their use of bright color!

LN: What’s the most difficult color to work with?

WN: Any color can be difficult if there is too much of a single shade—balance is key.

LN: What’s the best fabric ever?

WN: Silk fabrics are the best!

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