Susan Owens: Inside the Homes of the Mega-Rich
Huffington Post - over 4 years
With clients like Marie Chantal of Greece, Mick Jagger, Nat Rothschild and Spyros Niarchos, Tino Zervudachi has become the jet set's favorite interior designer. Never off a plane, "always with 100 rooms" in his head and reputed for an effortless and lived-in elegance, twenty-five years of Zervudachi's work has been captured in A Portfolio, a vast, stylish tome published by New York's Pointed Leaf Press this month.
Although the first pages scream 'connected,' imagine a childhood portrait of Zervudachi and his twin sister taken by Derry Moore (aka the 12th Earl of Drogheda) that lies opposite a preface penned by Lindy, Marchioness of Dufferin that then leads into a foreword by David Mlinaric, Zervudachi's decorating mentor, all the owners of the incredible homes are left anonymous -- the idea being that only the interiors should shine.
This is typical of the 49-year-old Zervudachi who defines tight-lipped and trustworthy and has the quiet confidence of someone who often
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