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‘The New Guard’

Jon Call of Mr. Call Designs

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“For today’s interior designers, antiques in Europe are as easy to access as those in New Jersey.  As this ‘global access’ trend continues to evolve, interior designers are going to have to adjust their business models and skill sets in response.”

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While attending last months press preview for Holiday House (Iris Danker’s annual fundraising gala benefiting breast cancer research) I had the pleasure of meeting Jon Call of Mr. Call Designs.  He was given a challenging space to decorate, and did a masterful job creating restrained glamour and architectural reference on a staircase landing with J Pocker frames.  This week he was named to House Beautiful’s list of 10 up-and-coming designers to watch, so I invited him to coffee – to learn about his background, his aesthetic, and his thoughts for the future of interior design.  Here’s what I learned.

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