In the dog-eat-dog design world that is New York City, sticking out amongst your peers is no easy task. Yet, designer Claire Donohue has managed to gain a steady following of admirers along with an entirely satisfied clientele. By combining contemporary with traditional, Donohue’s designs are both functional and eye-catching.
Rarely does an interior designer cover so many different types of design renovations as Donohue does — evidenced by the fact that Donohue’s company, 121 Studio, has been featured in a plethora of magazines ranging from House Beautiful to Child Magazine. Donohue has designed spaces ranging from a child’s bathroom to a kitchen built for serious cooks, and it seems unlikely that this designer will meet a space that she can’t conquer.
You might recognize Candice Olson from Divine Design, the hit interior design show on HGTV and W Network. In the span of this short half hour show, Candice transforms problematic rooms into dramatically decorated spaces that exude style and artistry.
Olson was born, raised and educated in Canada, where she attended the highly regarded School of Interior Design at Ryerson University, which counts international award-winning designers such as George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg among its alumni. Read more »