Q+A with Jessica Brende
Best advice for taking on a design project…
-Be authentic and patient…
If you had to pick one style of home to live in what would it be?
-California Spanish- with natural textures, light colors and large scale art on the walls
In your travels, what has inspired you the most?
-The shimmery gold rooftops of Istanbul- they remind me that every space needs a hint of gold
What’s your favorite meal?
-Anything with a glass of pinot noir
What’s your favorite piece in your home?
-Next to my children, an ocean resin painting by Mirandon
What does a perfect vacation day entail?
-My family and I on ski slopes together
What does your dream home look like?
-A compound to share with family and close friends
Where do you like to shop for furniture and accessories?
-Shopping sprees online are my favorite- I love finding sites that offer unique products like Mili Designs NYC or Madeline Weinrib. For the in-person tangible experience, I count on Harbinger on La Cienega in Los Angeles.
What is your design pet peeve?
-When the style and function of a home does not match the style and function of the family
Every room needs…
-One item too pretty to touch