Living in Chicago, it's hard not to see Nate Berkus' influence everywhere. As Oprah's decorating guru, his sense of style finds its way into millions of homes. 1stdibs recently interviewed Berkus about the things he loves, including Chicago hot dogs, Pavilion in Bucktown, American Apparel Beach Towels, and Italian sculpture from the 1970s...
Nate Berkus' casual, mix-and-match approach to decorating has a lot of appeal. One of our favorite quotes: "I really want people to figure out how to connect with their own spaces. You have to simplify things..."
"Interior design is an industry that's shrouded in mystery for some reason, and it doesn't have to be. I think a lot of the mystery stems from the fact that people feel ignorant. But, like anything else, if you take an interest in it you can learn."
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