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Sheila Bridges


Named "America's Best Interior Designer" by CNN and Time Magazine, Sheila Bridges founded her own interior design firm in 1994. Sheila has designed residences and offices for many prominent entertainers, entrepreneurs and business professionals including the 8,300 square foot Harlem offices for former President Bill Clinton and his staff. Along with running a successful interior design business, Sheila hosted four seasons of Sheila Bridges Designer Living for the FINE LIVING Network. Sheila has been a regular contributor on NBC's Today Show, has appeared on Oprah and has been profiled in numerous national and international publications including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, O The Oprah Magazine, Martha Stewart Living, Ebony, Essence, House & Garden, Traditional Home and Black Enterprise.

In 2007, Sheila's passion for interiors inspired her to design furniture and home furnishings under the name Sheila Bridges Home, Inc. Sheila's Harlem Toile De Jouy wallpaper is represented in the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum's permanent wallpaper collection. Her work has been showcased in many exhibits and museum including The Studio Museum in Harlem and The Museum of Art and Design, both in New York City.

She is the author of Furnishing Forward: A Practical Guide to Furnishing for a Lifetime (hardcover in 2002 and paperback in 2005) and The Bald Mermaid: A Memoir, released on August 1st, 2013.

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