athome with Miles Redd

This dapper designer dishes out the details on his life and work



My style is… traditional, with a strong sense of color and a little bit of fantasy.

When in Connecticut, I never miss… The Antique & Artisan Center, and my great friend Mari Ann, who runs the place with style and flair.

What I’m looking forward to this spring… I love the fresh lettuce greens of spring.

I love a home filled with… a personal collection of curious things, and always fresh plant material.

What I’m reading nowGone Girl by Gillian Flynn, and it is a page-turner.

One thing you might not know about me… I am an exercise nut, can never get enough!

My guilty pleasure is… a bath every morning.

On Saturday night, you’ll find me… at a movie.

My favorite book isLove in a Cold Climate by Nancy Mitford.

My motto is… “Seize the day.”

My first job was… working for a film producer.

What I can’t live without… running water.

Best advice I ever got… Show up.

Every room needs… a little bit of pale blue.

My style icons are… Oscar and Annette de la Renta.

My new book is… I hope, inspiring.

How I define glamour… a casual excess.

Favorite thing in my home… my drawing of a black panther.

The place I love the most is… Fire Island.

I knew I would become a designer when… I went to work for John Rosselli.

One of my favorite, go-to style tips is… consider doors and lampshades.

My favorite part of being Creative Director of Oscar de la Renta Home is… getting to learn from a master.

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