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Interview with Suzi

Today’s interview is with the lovely and very talented Suzi. Suzi is a design lover and world traveler who has traveled to some truly amazing places. She is also an incredibly talented sewer and designer who I truly envy for her skill in creating beautiful clothes. I really enjoyed getting to know more about Suzi, and was happy to learn some more about interior design and how to select well crafted clothing along the way. Enjoy meeting Suzi!

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Who are you? What do you do, and where do you live?

My name is Zuzana, or Suzi as you’d like. I was born Czech, and am now living in Austria in a village very near to Vienna, and am married to an Austrian (for ages)!  I’ve lived in several countries across Europe because of my husband’s job in banking; the latest stay was for almost two years in Moscow.

Now we are back in Austria and I am trying to settle down again.

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You studied civil engineering and interior design. I’d love to hear more about some of your favorite design pieces in your home!

I am a big fan of modern architecture from the last century, especially the 1920 – 1930 period, which is generally characterized by a simplification of form and an absence of applied decoration. This era was better known as the International style, mainly developed in Germany, France and Holland. Some of the well-known furniture made by the representatives of this era found a home with us. For example ,the LC4 chaise longue designed by le Corbusier with the collaboration of Pierre Jeanneret und Charlotte Perriand produced today by Cassina, or an E. Grey glass side table in repertoire with Classicon. Also, our breakfast porcelain is designed by another big name of that era – professor Walter Gropius, a founder of the Bauhaus school. Continue Reading

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Interview with Blondie Luxe

This week’s interview is with a lady who I am happy to introduce to you all today – the fabulous Blondie, of Blondie Luxe. I’ve had more than a few requests to interview Blondie, which is no surprise as…

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Interview with José

Today’s interview is with the very talented José, a designer who is lucky enough to live in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Sydney. I wanted to feature José for several reasons, but largely because he is such an…

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Interview with Paloma Contreras

Today’s interview is with a friend and great inspiration, Paloma Contreras of the blog La Dolce Vita. Paloma is an incredibly talented woman and a great expert on a topic that I am particularly delinquent on – home, decor and design.…

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Interview with Pui Shiau

Today’s interview is with the lovely Pui Shiau – founder of the luxury boutique Gramercy & Co. I love interviewing small business owners, especially those in the retail and/or luxury industry, because they have such interesting insights (not to…