[Photos: Levi Brown for New York Magazine]
Her closet, says friend Alex Hitz, "was a wonderful room upholstered with a beautiful cotton batik fabric that hid all the shelves. There was a lot of stuff in the storage. And then, I think, another bathroom was taken over. And then the guest room got it. It was overflowing."
Don't be too surprised, I once categorized my Halloween candy by Pantone designation...us designers are crazy like that. But unlike Nan, I won't have either the batik, nor am I aiming to take over our lone bathroom with anything except back issues of Dwell and Scientific American (neatly organized of course) and a couple of towels.