Design Matters: On Books

Design Matters Podcast on Books: Debbie Millman & Sheila Bridges

Design Matters special book series

November 4, 2013


Debbie Millman talks to interior designer Sheila Bridges, named “America’s Best Interior Designer” by CNN and Time magazine. Bridges founded her own interior design firm in 1994, and among her many achievements has been the design of the 8,300 square foot Harlem offices for former President Bill Clinton and his staff. She also hosted four seasons of “Sheila Bridges Designer Living“ for the FINE LIVING Network and has has been a regular contributor on NBC’s Today Show. Her Harlem Toile De Jouy wallpaper is represented in the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum’s permanent wallpaper collection.

She is the author of Furnishing Forward: A Practical Guide to Furnishing for a Lifetime (hardcover in 2002 and paperback in 2005) and The Bald Mermaid: A Memoir, released in August 2013 by Pointed Leaf Press and available at the Designers & Books Online Book Fair.

See the interview with Sheila Bridges on Designers & Books (September 2013).

This is the fifth episode of Design Matters’ special five-episode series on the theme of “designers and books,” hosted by Design Observer’s Debbie Millman. The series has been developed in collaboration with Designers & Books.

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