Meredith Swinehart

“Innovate as a last resort.”

—Charles Eames


1. Lives: San Francisco

2. Has lived: Seattle, Philadelphia, Berkeley

3. Design cred: Granddaughter of an architect, member of design team at an architecture firm, wrote “Remodeling Reality” chapter of the Remodelista book. 

4. Most recent DIY project: Building a three-tiered climbing shelf covered in wool felt for my two cats. 

5. Last item I bought for my house: Mini-stripe cotton and linen sheets from Coyuchi. On any given day: Flowers.

6. I can never have too many: Textiles.

7. Latest art inspiration: Madame Butterfly with sets by Jun Kaneko.

8. Favorite jeweler: Gabriella Kiss. 

9. Odd job: Hiking the forests of Washington state to find, measure, and weigh baby salamanders. 

10. On my wish list: A Paulistano Chair by Paulo Mendes da Rochas.

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