Vicente Wolf has been at the top of the New York City design industry for more than three decades. The author of four books—including Frida Kahlo: Photographs of Myself and Others, a moving collection of rare and unpublished photographs of the artist—Wolf was named one of the 10 most influential designers in the country by House Beautiful. This month, he takes on Lonny’s designer questionnaire.
City or country?
Which colors do you use most?
Favorite materials or textures?
Mohair and leather.
What is your favorite interior design–related word?
Does a room need a view?
It needs light.
Design rule you like to break?
As many as I can!
What’s your favorite room in the house?
What is your most treasured possession?
My photos and plants.
If you could live in one historical figure’s house, whose would it be?
Sixteenth-century Italian architect Andrea Palladio’s house.
On which movie set would you like to live?