Thom Filicia, New York School of Interior Design’s keynote speaker at the College’s 2013 commencement ceremony, has recently published a stunning new book entitled American Beauty: Renovating and Decorating a Beloved Retreat (2012, Clarkson Potter).
The library is delighted to have recently added this book to our shelves. Come check it out at call # NK2004.3.F55 A35 2012
Keynote Speaker and Honoree: Thom Filicia
From his start at renowned design firms, including Parish-Hadley, Thom Filicia launched his acclaimed enterprise, Thom Filicia Inc. and emerged as one of today’s most influential and respected interior designers. His clients range from Tina Fey, Jennifer Lopez, and Peter Jennings, to those in the worlds of finance, sports, and hospitality. Gaining fame on the Emmy-winning Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Style Network and HGTV, he has been named as a “Top 100 Designer” by House Beautiful and an “A-List” designer by Elle Décor. He is also the driving force behind the Thom Filicia Home Collection, which includes furniture, rugs, textiles, artwork, bedding, pillows, and more. Filicia is the author of Thom Filicia Style (2008) and American Beauty: Renovating and Decorating a Beloved Retreat (2012). Filicia graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design.