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Bespoke Residences by Kendall Wilkinson
Discover the art of combining classic with contemporary design by Kendall Wilkinson, talented interior designers who injects warmth and elegance into any residential and commercial space she curates.
What does 'Made in Italy' mean to you?
When I think of “Made in Italy", I immediately envision pieces from B&B Italia and Minotti - two iconic brands that instantly
Who or what has inspired the most your work and style?
Albert Hadley and Elsie de Wolfe have inspired my work for years and their principles are something I still follow and believe in until today. They honor design from the function and comfort of a space to the furnishings, always accompanied with an unexpected flair.
Describe your design approach and philosophy?
Craftsmanship is crucial for my designs because the quality of the artisans work directly correlates to any pieces’ staying power and timelessness. When a client is knowledgeable about the craft and a specific artisan or technique, it empowers them to pay the higher premium for these bespoke pieces. Knowing that a particular item will last a lifetime and perhaps become generational is the definition of quality and good design.
What is your idea of the “ultimate luxury”?
I have always felt that the ultimate luxury is lounging in an inviting and glamorous room surrounded with friends drinking wine and breathing in the aesthetic with good conversation, love, and laughter.
What is the one design/décor you cannot imagine your clients living without?
I cannot imagine a project that does not incorporate amazing decorative lighting. It adds incredible depth and dimension whether that be the statement chandelier or a sculptural pair of sconces that makes me feel like these pieces are homes jewelry, adding that needed “sparkle” to every project.