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Robert Denning (1927 – 2005)


American interior designer whose lush interpretations of French Victorian decor became an emblem of corporate raider tastes in the 1980s.
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Robert Denning
Cooking is like decorating it never bores me.
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A la Rothschild, a style I define as many good things used irreverently.
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Never put sofas against wall.




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We were about ways to show money.
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I'll accept commissions from anyone who isn't frightened by my proposals.
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Having people be impressed with a house is not a compliment. You don't want them to say, 'What a place!' You want them to sit down and enjoy it.
Robert Denning
Everything is really about lighting.
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I'll be dragged from the last room I do, screaming, 'More!'
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I don't like bare floors.
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No white anything (except sheets).
Robert Denning
Find the ideal in something not ideal.




Robert Denning quotes
Appearance is everything. I find that a view is secondary. Even in those apartments on the East River, it's dull, looking out at those little boats.
Robert Denning
Texture and pattern should function as a surprise.
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