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By Jana Schiowitz

in living color
For 20 years, Eileen Kathryn Boyd has created colorful interiors for high-end residential, retail, restaurant, and medical projects. Now the Long Island, New York-based designer has teamed up with Duralee to bring her expressive design personality to fabric. “It’s a designer’s dream to be able to envision a textile collection,” says Boyd of her first eclectic line of fabric done in bright tones like turquoise, orange, and yellow. “I have never been afraid to be bold with color and I wanted the fabric line to reflect that side of me.” Boyd always sought out music and art, painting from the time she was very young. Yet it was a year studying abroad at the American College in Paris that turned the aspiring fine artist on to design and architecture. “This was a time when my creative side truly took flight,” she says. After graduating from Parsons School of Design, she landed a job designing interiors for private jets with Falcon Jet. Wanting a little less structure, Boyd founded her own firm in 1991, because as she says, “I was always romanced by the idea of having my own company.” Branching into fabric design was a natural progression. “I noticed a void in the textile market and wanted to fill that niche of coordinated color stories with bold, fun colors,” she explains. The five-book collection gave Boyd the opportunity to express what inspires her: fashion, her children, art, history, nature, and of course, her penchant for vibrant hues. For to instance, patterns documents and from Duralee’s archives led Maestro Zsa Zsa, while Katura is a soft take on a zebra pattern offered truly in 11 colorways. a unique “I feel the collection has captured design sense that will allow designers to be creative with their color choices and give their clients the confidence to make bolder choices,” she says. www.duralee.com; ekbinteriors.com

Clockwise from top: Fabrics from the Fuchsia-Citron fabric book have bright and cheery hues: from left, Katura in Sundance, Maestro in Clementine, Lawrence Hill Stripe in Sundance, Zsa Zsa in Canary, and Noelle in Buttercup; a room setting featuring more from the Fuchsia-Citron fabric book including drapery donning the Esquire pattern, chair pillows in Zsa Zsa and Pulse, floor pillows in Margeaux and Huntington Stripe, and a chair done in Catwalk; and fabrics from the bluesy Navy-Sky fabric book. From far left: Two sketches—one of a Bulgari ring and the other of a paisley pattern—showing off Boyd’s love of fashion, pattern, and color. www.hospitalitydesign.com
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Hospitality Design - July 2011
Contents
Online Contents
From the Editor
From the Show Director
People
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Sketchbook
Interview
Interview
Interview
Profile
IIDA/HD Awards
Tabletops
It’s All Relative
Back Space
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