Over a decade in the past, Tamara Honey based her eponymous interiors agency, House of Honey, a feminine collective of inside designers who wish to create significant experiences by way of their work. Presently, she collaborates with the collective on private residential properties, eating places, and motels, with design studios in each Montecito and Pasadena, California.
A self-described maximalist, Tamara really excels at creating bespoke environments that replicate her shoppers and their distinctive environment. “I’ve been accumulating classic furnishings, lighting, and artwork for over a decade, and bought on 1st dibs for a few years. I really like the combo of outdated and new for all of our interiors,” she added. By Tamara’s tasks, she celebrates life out loud by creating moments of escape by way of cultivation and curation. What stays is a way of pleasure, confidence, and a “well-textured life.”
Right this moment, Tamara Honey joins us for Friday Five!
Flowers are an all-day favourite! Each nice story begins with sensory expertise. We’re creating two inside scents that faucet into our love for the 2 locations the place our design studios are situated. Ortega is born out of the will to recall and seize driving the winding tree-lined ridge in Montecito. Bellefontaine is impressed by the rose-lined streets and plush gardens of Pasadena.
2. Disco Ball
Our obsession with the disco ball as an emblem of freedom and enjoyable is actual. The areas we design encourage connection and residing life out loud. House must be a spot the place you snicker, love, dance, and play. We positively comply with the decision of the disco ball at Home of Honey!
Montecito, the place I’ve each a home and a design studio, holds a particular place in my coronary heart. After I first visited, it jogged my memory of my childhood rising up in Halifax, Canada. My residence there’s positioned in a forest setting, however minutes from the seashore. It’s my very blissful place!
Infusing shade into interiors is instinctual for me, and I by no means draw back from it. I believe that our design is brave and narrative-shifting because of this. We’re dedicated to delighting and stunning our shoppers by way of shade decisions, however most significantly, encouraging them to dwell boldly with a boundless enjoyment of the day by day.
5. Classic Automobiles
At an early age, I developed a love of classic automobiles (my obsession grew to incorporate classic furnishings and artwork, however that’s one other story!). I nonetheless love to walk round a classic automotive present, and love using in a convertible with a way of freedom and abandon.