Welcome to the House Guest podcast brought to you in partnership with Life Kitchens, where C&TH Interiors Editor Carole Annett chats with experts from the world of interior design and decoration, the people behind the houses and hotels you see in glossy magazines like ours. Some of the names will be familiar, and others may be less so, but we’re sure you’ll recognise the hotels and restaurants they’ve designed. And if you’re in the middle of your own building project or restyle, we hope you’ll pick up some tips. Enjoy!
House Guest: The C&TH Interiors Podcast in Partnership with Life Kitchens
This week’s guest is designer and author Jonathan Adler, who launched his namesake brand after leaving his day job to pursue his first love, pottery. In 1993, Barneys bought his collection of pots, and five years later, he opened his first homeware store in Soho. ‘Chic can be snobby’, admits Jonathan Adler, ‘My philosophy is about trying to combine design that is timeless and fabulous yet also friendly and inclusive – chic enough to make me happy’. The brand now boasts retail locations worldwide, an e-commerce site and a full slate of residential and commercial projects offering luxe and liveable interiors that are, in his words, ‘seriously designed, but don’t take themselves too seriously’.