GET a glimpse into the world of Lulu and John McPhee, the president of Design Within Reach. The couple has decided to MODIFY their ASTONISHING Darien, Connecticut RESIDENCE and (fortunately for you) that means Their beloved designer furniture WILL NEED TO FIND NEW HOMES! Viyet proudly presents an assortment of items from the McPhees’ exceptional private collection. READ ON TO LEARN WHAT STRIKES THEIR EYE, and what advice they can give from the advantage of working at design within reach.
What is your go-to source for inspiration?
Interior Design Magazine, traveling the world, and of course the Design Within Reach catalog.
What’s the best design advice you’ve ever received?
Buy what you love.
Who do you look up to in the design world?
We are fortunate to call many designers friends. We especially like the work of Bassam Fellows and Michael Anastassiades.
What’s one designer you would love to own a piece from?
We recently acquired a Serge Mouille tri-arm chandelier. It’s a statement in the room.
John, how has working at Design Within Reach impacted your personal design style?
Being a part of Design Within Reach offers the opportunity to preview the best designs in the world. I’m currently in Milan for the world’s largest furniture fair, Salone del Mobile. We’ll spend four days reviewing new products and meeting with our international partners.
What do you love about Viyet?
We like Viyet for its authenticity, quality, and curation.