Today we have the lovely Amy Azzarito with us. Amy is Grace Bonney’s right-hand woman and serves as the managing editor of Design*Sponge. She graduated from the Parsons/Cooper-Hewitt with a Master’s in the History of Decorative Arts and Design. She’s published on diverse topics such as the evolution of French cuisine for Paris-New York: Design Fashion Culture, 1925-1940 and an essay about hand built homes in late 1960s as part of the countercultural movement for West of Center: Art and the Counterculture Experiment in American Art, 1965-1977. She recently finished her first book, Past and Present, a book that translates topics of design history into a present-day craft projects and is based on her Design*Sponge column.
1.Who would you want to play you in a movie?
Lindsay Lohan. I hear she’s good to work with.
2.I wish I could…
Go to India! I’m a yoga fanatic and I’d love to go visit the birthplace of yoga. Aside from the yoga, I think Indian culture is extremely beautiful, and I’d love to go just for the colors.
3.My first style memory is…
One of my strongest style memories is of decorating my teenage bedroom. I picked a mauve paint for the walls, there was a floral border, a white iron daybed, floral bedroom and framed Monet print. It was very girly!
4.I could not live with out my….
My kitties! I have two Russian Blue cats, Loki and Freya. I think they are very talented. They know how to high five, how to shake and how to give me a kiss.
5.I could live without…
My current obsession is this skull bracelet:
I’ve been eying it for months. I love jewelry that you never have to take off and I could imagine wearing this 24/7. Plus I love that it’s a little skull – so unexpected!
photo of Amy by Ellen SilvermanFor Your Style I'd Walk a Mile : Tags: amy azzarito, design sponge