"Taste is the result of a thousand distastes." -François Truffaut
10 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT ALEXA
1. Lives: Mission District, San Francisco, in a one-bedroom flat.
2. Has Lived: Del Mar; Paris, in a chambre de bonne; San Francisco.
3. Design Haunts: MARCH, Boulette's Larder, and the Presidio National Park.
4. Latest art inspiration: Eileen Gray exhibition at the Centre Pompidou in Paris.
5. Last Item I Bought for my House: A Japanese scrub whisk from Tortoise General Store in LA.
6. Greatest Indulgence: Shoes from Maryam Nassir Zadeh and almond butter ice cream from Mr. & Mrs. Miscellaneous.
7. Inspired By: Pheobe Philo and Edmund de Waal.
9. Latest DIY Project: White painted leather cabinet pulls.
10. On My Wishlist: Atelier de Troupe's Chaise.