By Domino Staff

Published on April 22, 2016

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Who:

Kara Mann

Where:

 New York and Chicago 

What:

Principal of KARA MANN

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For a moody, almost black, deep green wall color, I mix equal parts Benjamin Moore Essex Green and Black Forest Green.

Essex Green (PM-11) and Black Forest Green (PM-12) $6.99/pint sample, benjaminmoore.com

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I can’t stop watching the band on Chet Faker’s “Gold” video—it makes me want to give up my career as a designer and just roller-skate all day.
“Gold” by Chet Faker

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I love the way this chandelier feels like thousands of dripping candles. 

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Carine Roitfeld is a huge inspiration to me.

“Irreverent” by Carine Roitfeld for Rizzoli

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I love its architectural structure and that it’s made of vegan leather! 

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Leopard anything. Always chic—like the  Charmer chair from my collaboration with Baker.
Charmer chair in leopard decorative leather by Kara Mann $4,795 mr.bakerfurniture.com

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The handmade quality of these plates makes them simultaneously playful and sophisticated. 

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Amazing hostess gifts are so hard to find, but I found the best one from two of my favorite brands, wrapped into one.

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I’m currently having a serious obsession with marble in any form…even for an iPhone cover!” 

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Black gives the expected white sheepskin a stylish edge.