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Craig Tevolitz

CRAIG TEVOLITZ Age 39 Occupation Owner and lead designer, Platemark Design Residence Back Bay How much of interior design informs the way that you dress and vice versa? For last year’s Museum of Fine Arts summer party that I cochaired, I wore a custom blazer in a gold and ivory fabric. I’m now upholstering a massive door with that exact same fabric. If that’s not an expression of personal style in home decor, I don’t know what is. I like blurring all of that together. When you’re out and you see someone dressed spectacularly, do you try to think of a way to translate that into home decor? My mind is going 100 miles a minute. I’ll see a beautiful ruffled blouse in a window at Anne Fontaine and think, OK, that could work on a bed skirt. That could work on fabulous window treatments. Do you look at what your clients are wearing and try to adapt that to their interior? First and foremost, I listen to what they tell me, and I draw out of them their personal style. Of course the way that they dress is part of that, but I can’t leave it as superficial as that. — Christopher Muther

Occupation Owner and lead designer, Platemark Design

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