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Design: The Commodity Trap Part II

A lesson in exuberant aesthetics from Dorothy Draper

21Greenbrier Hotel designed by Dorothy Draper

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What makes any designer, fashion, interiors or otherwise, a standout?  Well it’s simple and can be summed up in one single word. ORIGINALITY.  One such notable interior designer was Dorothy Draper.  In her day she was the most famous decorator in America.  She owed her celebrity to her serious work ethic and her ‘way out’ sense of style.  She was also lauded for her daring business sense.

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