"Interior Design is the art of arranging beautiful things, comfortably." |
-- Billy Baldwin
"Simplicity is the keynote to all true elegance..." |
-- Coco Chanel
"Quality ... distinguishes style from fashion." |
-- Giorgio Armani
"Never fear being vulgar, just boring." |
-- Diana Vreeland
"She could dominate a room from a footstool ..." |
-- Pauline de Rothschild
"I hate television ... as much as peanuts. But I can't stop eating
-- Orson Welles
"Our brain needs comfort. When you irritate it, you cannot think." |
"... my experience is that folks who have no vices have very few
-- Abraham Lincoln
|From the TV sitcom Frasier (Frasier shows off his
Frasier: So what do you think with what I've done with the
place, You know, every item here was carefully selected. The lamp by
Corbu, this chair by Eames, and this couch is an exact replica of the
one Coco Chanel had in her Paris atelier.
Martin: Nothing matches.
Frasier: Well, it's a style of decorating - it's called
eclectic. The theory behind it is, if you have really fine pieces of
furniture, it doesn't matter if they match - they will go together.
Martin: It's your money.
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