Interior Designer Daun Curry Talks Design Inspiration, Favorite Clothing Item And Dream Career As A Child In Exclusive Interview
Manhattan-based creative Daun Curry is one of today's hottest emerging interior designers.
With experience in both residential and luxury commercial projects, Curry remains authentic to her bold interior aesthetic -- a design approach largely influenced by fashion.
The designer's intent is to create spaces that are a direct correlation to the lifestyle of each client. Curry's clients are living in today's fast-paced, style-driven world and they want their homes to be a reflection of themselves and the lives they live.
Scroll down to our latest "Identities" -- an exclusive interview with interior designer Daun Curry.
MB: First thing in the morning...
DC: Coffee, kiss (husband, daughter and dog) and inspiration while my head is clear.
MB: Can't leave the house without?
DC: My green juice!
MB: Favorite item in your closet?
DC: Vintage Chanel boots.
MB: You could never part with...
DC: Cashmere pajamas.
MB: Favorite scent?
DC: Amber Narguile by Hermes.
MB: Favorite travel destination?
DC: Paris is always magical.
MB: Would pay good money for?
DC: Nice linens.
MB: Picky about?
DC: Fashion, design, love and food.
MB: You're different because?
DC: I don't ever think "what if..."
MB: Favorite quote?
DC: "I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living." - Dr. Seuss
MB: Dream career as a child?
DC: Pop Star.
MB: Best advice?
DC: "Follow your passion and everything else will take care of itself."
MB: Inspired by?
DC: The streets of New York.
MB: New York go-to?
MB: Ideal client?
DC: Adventurous and trusting.
MB: Something you love most about yourself?
DC: I have a deep emotional connection to many things.
MB: Favorite artist?
DC: Cy Twombly.
MB: Men should always...
DC: Understand the importance of women.
MB: Women should never...
DC: Underestimate themselves.
MB: There is too much...
DC: Unnecessary fluff. Always edit both in design and in your personal life.
MB: Most adventurous thing you've done?
DC: Eloped. Happily married 11 years and counting...
MB: Moment of triumph?
DC: Balancing my career and being a mother.
MB: Epic fail?
DC: Previously taking on bad business partners.
MB: You are proud of?
DC: All of the hard work I have invested into building my career.
MB: ________ makes you smile?
DC: My daughter.
MB: If you could have dinner with anyone in the world, living or dead, who would it be?
MB: The future...
DC: Is so bright, I can't wait!
MB: In the end...
DC: "I did it my way."