...Designer Lorraine Kirke (she's the matriarch of a family that includes husband Simon Kirke, the legendary Bad Company drummer, and daughter Jemima Kirke of Girls). Kirke's special talent is creating idiosyncratic mashup worlds wherever she happens to touch down—New York, London, Miami, and Long Island. Even the name of her New York-based clothing line Geminola is a mashup; merging the names of her children, Greg, Jemima, Domino, and Lola.
“Wallpaper can bring an unloved corner to life,” she writes. “Even the tiniest of squares can evoke a glamour of another time. The nook; under the stairs; the bookshelves; on a landing; on the ceiling of a bedroom. Wallpaper can bring out the unexpected by putting it in a place where it wouldn’t usually be.”