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Monthly Archives: January 2019

Elsie de Wolfe, Vanguard of Modern Design

by Carol Steffan • January 9, 2019

Elsie de Wolfe (1859—1950) is largely credited with the “invention” of interior design, a statement not entirely true. The profession of interior design/interior decorator existed as early as 1900, several years before de Wolfe received her first commission, The Colony Club in New York. Prior to that, interiors were largely decorated by architects, who employed […]