What’s your favorite . . .
ARTIST Ric Santon, a Canadian artist. Stylized,
serene landscapes.I have a birch tree painting of his
that I just love.
SPA Friedrichsbad, Baden-Baden, Germany.
Germany’s most prestigious and historic thermal
spa. A traditional Roman-Irish bath house whose
healing effects have been enjoyed since Roman times.
MUSEUM The Guggenheim in Bilbao, Spain
Bar The Aureole restaurant at the Mandalay Bay
Resort & Casino, Las Vegas. Order a bottle of wine
and an acrobat scales a four-story wine tower to
deliver it to you.
COLOR Benjamin Moore #2122-30 Cloudy Sky
RESTAURANT Perigee, Toronto. No menu . . . for each
patron, the chef creates a personalized menu that
CAR 1957 Mercedes Benz 300SC Coupe
CHAIR My Beckett Chair (for Norwalk), inspired
by mid-century classics and named after my son
FOOD Flammkuchen—we often visit my husband’s
hometown of Baden-Baden, Germany where they
serve this Alsatian specialty, a thin crust pizza
topped with crème fraîche, onion, and bacon.
CHOCOLATE Saxon—we just did this Belgian
chocolatier’s house and we all couldn’t get enough.
HOTEL Basico, Playa del Carmen, Yucatán Mexico—
an ultra creative use of industrial and recycled
materials were used to build this modern, high-style hotel.
MOVIE The Wizard of Oz
SINGER The late Jeff Buckley
LAMP My Zane lamp (for AF Lighting): clean,
classic lines with the use of contemporary materials
Interior designer Candice Olson is one of North America’s most recognized media personalities. She is a passionate designer committed to creating interiors that are luxurious yet approachable. She has successfully collaborated with several brands on lifestyle products, including fabric collections for Kravet and Kravet Contract.