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The New Guard: Suzanne Eason

Of Connecticut Based Suzanne Eason Interiors

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“I guide my clients to reach slightly beyond their comfort level for results they will absolutely love and cherish for years to come.”

-Suzanne Eason

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Last fall I attended the press preview for Iris Danker’s breast cancer research fundraiser Holiday House You may remember I covered the event in a post here on the blog.  I had the pleasure of meeting many of the interior designers who decorated rooms in the show house, including Suzanne Eason of Suzanne Eason Interiors.

Turning the corner into Eason’s small office I was instantly struck by her use of exuberant color.  The second thing I noticed was the lacquered cobalt blue ceiling in contrast to the stark white walls, which I loved.  On the whole the room was a jewel box, and exactly what I like a decorator show house room to be – tastefully appointed, risk taking, and slightly theatrical.

Last week I caught up with Suzanne to chat about design inspiration, her aesthetic philosophy, and the top 10 vendors and products she currently favors.

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The 2012 Hearst ‘Designer Visions’ Showhouse

featuring apartments by David Rockwell, Matthew Patrick Smyth, & Antony Todd

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This years Hearst ‘Designer Visions’ Showhouse event is set up in 3 apartments at 250 West Street in NYC, and while the building is still a construction site, it’s very much worth seeing.  I was invited to the preview breakfast last week.  It was a very enjoyable time with the designers, magazine executives (including Newell Turner of the new Hearst Design Group), and fellow members of the press.   I’d like to share some of the visual highlights.

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Holiday House 2012

Benefiting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Photo credit The New York Times

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New York’s Design Showhouses are among my favorite events to attend.  They’re an opportunity to meet both the well established and the new-to-the-scene designers, and to see spacial creativity at it’s best.  This years Holiday House opens to the public today, and I’d like to share a few of the rooms I had the pleasure of seeing at the press preview.

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