Gray’s mother was a bespoke dressmaker in Vancouver in the 1960’s. “I rushed home from school, excited to see the Jackie-O-style dresses and to help drape and sew.” Years later, while Gray was studying at the Parsons School of Design in Paris, one of her instructors, a curator at Versailles, used her ring of skeleton keys, some nine-inches-long, to unlock doors few had entered. After seeing the magnificent interiors they led to, Gray’s fate as an interior designer was sealed.
See the world through Patricia Gray’s eyes when you peek at a few of her favourite things. patriciagrayinc.com
Chanel delivers what Patricia Gray expects from quality shades: “I’ve always worn them.“
Stella McCartney tops Patricia Gray’s charts in black or white.
Tom Ford Indian Rose lipstick, discovered on a Manhattan trip, is bought “two or three at a time.”
An Yves St. Laurent bag “holds everything for business, but it’s dressy for dinner too.”
Patricia Gray likes the silence of her Hermès leather bracelet — “it doesn’t clank at my desk.”
One whiff and she “fell in love” with Diptyque’s Tam Dao.
” Walnut and ¾ inch thick glass make for intricate end tables, Patricia Gray's design. “
The globetrotter totes Tumi luggage in dark grey as she seeks out ever-more beautiful design ideas to bring home to Vancouver.
I discovered Roger Vivier flats in Paris — love the tortoise buckles.”
Of her upcoming visit to Croatia, “I can’t wait to walk the walls of cities on sea cliffs, visit castles, and learn the history.
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An interior design blog by Patricia Gray an award winning interior designer, furniture designer and artist from Vancouver who has created personalized environments for celebrities such as John Travolta and is published in numerous magazines including Architectural Digest. She shares her thoughts and ideas about art and design.
5 Interior Design Blogs We Couldn't Live Without This cleanly designed and beautifully photographed blog is the creation of a generous interior designer. Vancouver based Patricia Gray shares her keen eye for style, takes us on trips around the world and points out the resources and materials that she enjoys using on a job. The later is particularly useful for interior designers. It's great to see a master designer work, to look at her resources as they appear in finished spaces, and get an analysis of why and how they function beautifully. You also get the bonus of a well-trained feng shui expert, layered on top of this interior designer, and you can better understand why Patricia's interiors exude calm, serenity, and strong flow.
Patricia Gray is an interior designer par excellence with a pedigree that would wow anyone. Her innovative design work has been featured all over the world, and in many different publications (including the renowned Architectural Digest). Patricia's warm style and originality have helped skyrocket her to the top of the interior design world, and her blog reflects this. Design 55 UK
I love your blog......and view it every morning with my coffee to start the day in a good way. Margie Hennig, Zürich Switzerland
I cannot tell you how much i enjoy your blog, I really feel that it is the best in the blog world. Love your inspirations. Francine Gardner / Art de Vivre New York
Patricia, as always, your blog lifts my spirits by seeing such lovely things and all of them presented so magnificently. Brava! Diane Farris / Diane Farris Gallery Vancouver
Patricia,you give us aspects of the world that we might never see; ideas to inspire us, pictures that move us emotionally, a view to a kinder, more artistic world that lies within our reach. This must take time and energy, and I am most thankful for your blog. J Marie Goodwin Vancouver
You have one very nice blog bravo !!! Greetz Patrick Desmet, Artist Belgium
Patricia has such energy – she reminds me of a streamlined jet! “International, sleek, knows where she is going and always provides a smooth landing” – I always admire her work. pve