Nanci Grant Interiors
New York & LA
I am from a theater background, and perceive designing spaces literally and figuratively, as a backdrop upon which life happens. The advantage of a stage experience is that it is anthropological; to place humanism into a window of history and faithfully execute any design style, anywhere from Rococo to Mid-Century Modernism, as an example.
what really interests me is creating amalgams, identifying the
essence of objects and colors, and accentuating their
After pursuing my undergraduate studies in theater and philosophy at Emerson College in Boston, Mass., and language and philosophy at Universita Per Stranieri in Perugia, Italy, I continued my education at the Interior Design Program at The New York School of Interior Design, with an emphasis on color theory.
By employing the ardent use of color, and utilizing interesting and unusual materials, I am able to create designs that are unique and expressionistic. I like to use the application of materials in surprising and unexpected ways, especially keeping a constant eye on sustainability. In the current economic climate, all of our efforts should be forward-thinking, and the truth is, it need not mean a sacrifice of style.