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BY AMBROSE CLANCY
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Sheila
Bridges
Sheila Bridges has operated her own Manhattan design
fi rm since 1994, securing an ongoing reputation for work
that is beautiful, timeless, and culturally and historically
signifi cant. Her ability to weave time periods together
to create something unique-interiors that are at once
nostalgic and new-fuels the demand for her to design
everything from residences of A-list celebrities to projects
at Ivy League institutions. The Philadelphia native and
graduate of Brown University and Parsons School of Design
created former President Bill Clinton's 8,300 square-foot
offi ces in Harlem. Her book Furnishing Forward: A Practical
Guide to Furnishing for a Lifetime describes her techniques
and inspiration.
A founding member of the Black Artists + Designers Guild,
Bridges has been named " America's Best Interior Designer "
by CNN and Time. She has been included in top interior
designers lists in Gotham, New York Magazine, and House
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Beautiful; she made Elle Décor's A-List of the best interior
designers in the world from 2011 to 2020; and in 2021 she
debuted on Architectural Digest's AD100.
Bridges has also designed and sold furniture and home
accessories and décor items via her brand Sheila Bridges
Home. Her Harlem Toile de Jouy wallpaper design is in the
Cooper Hewitt's permanent wallpaper collection and is
featured in the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Museum of
Arts and Design in New York City, and the Musée de la Toile
de Jouy in France.
Bridges also hosted four seasons of Sheila Bridges:
Designer Living for the Fine Living Network. She lives and
works in Harlem, and has homes in upstate New York
and Iceland. Bridges spoke with i+D from her uptown
Manhattan studio on a recent Friday afternoon.
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