Texture and pattern should function as a surprise.
Patricia Volk, "The Sweet Smell of Excess", The New York Times (October 8, 2006; retrieved October 4, 2007).
Cooking is like decorating — it never bores me.Robert Denning
Having people be impressed with a house is not a compliment. You don't want them to say, 'What a place!' You want them to sit down and enjoy it.Robert Denning
Never put sofas against wall.Robert Denning
No white anything (except sheets).Robert Denning
We were about ways to show money.Robert Denning
I don't like bare floors.Robert Denning
Everything is really about lighting.Robert Denning
Appearance is everything. I find that a view is secondary. Even in those apartments on the East River, it's dull, looking out at those little boats.Robert Denning
I'll be dragged from the last room I do, screaming, 'More!'Robert Denning
A la Rothschild, a style I define as many good things used irreverently.Robert Denning
Find the ideal in something not ideal.Robert Denning
I'll accept commissions from anyone who isn't frightened by my proposals.Robert Denning