Billy Baldwin, this guy;not this one:
was one of the first interior designers on my radar. Famous for designing the iconic slipper chair, which is still produced at the Billy Baldwin Studio in New Jersey. This chair is certainly a modern day staple in the design world.
Mr. Baldwin’s clients included many famous and noteworthy people, such as Jacqueline Kennedy Onasis, William S. Paley and Cole Poter, just to name a few. His interiors have a timeless quality, not trendy, but modern and classic.
Additionally, Billy Baldwin is often quoted, and his wisdom has guided me through the design process many times:
If you are not familiar with Billy Baldwin’s work, he is the author of several design books. Pick up a copy – his advice is priceless!