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Gail Ingis | Designer Fabrics, Clarence House, and Design Divas

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I love doing my blog. I have invited some of my fellow historic SMP writers for interviews. The response to my invite was encouraging. I also invite my Connecticut Chapter of Romance Writer’s (CTRWA) of America writers. Without my CTRWA group, I wouldn’t even be here. They are amazing. One of our writers won the Rita Award this year. We have quite a chapter in Connecticut.

Hi, Writers—

During my Interior Design Career, access to the best fabric showrooms in the world were available for my company to purchase yardage for my clients . . . at wholesale prices. This was not about bargain fabrics, but rather about beautiful, enduring fabrics, not seen or available in the retail market. The experience is enriching for the professional and the client. In most circumstances these fabrics could last a lifetime, yet still maintain their beauty. Today’s blog gives you some history on designer fabrics, Clarence House, and Design Divas.

Cheers,
Gail

About Gail Ingis

Gail Ingis writes historical romance, loves history and romance of course, has taught history, and her weekly blog frequently covers historical content. A native of Brooklyn, New York, Ingis’s early days began and ended with writing, drawing and music. Her inspiration to write came from books gifted to her by an aunt. But life had other ideas.

After graduating from the New York School of Interior Design with a BFA in Interior Architecture and Design and masters’ studies in Architecture and Design Criticism at The New School (Parsons). Her career in interior design and architecture led her to the other arts. Ingis founded the Interior Design Institute, a school of interior design, that she eventually sold, but during her tenure, she was twice asked by publishers to write a textbook, her efforts were thwarted by a heavy schedule.

Ingis resides in Connecticut with her scientist-writer husband. She and her husband travel and enjoy tennis. Currently, she sits on the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum Board of Trustees and serves as Curator of Art for exhibitions at the museum.

She is a member of the CTRWA—Connecticut Chapter of Romance Writer’s of America.

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Re: Gail Ingis | Designer Fabrics, Clarence House, and Design Divas

I would have loved to have gone just once to one of those showrooms, just to have seen these beautiful fabrics, since I took Interior Design in school, and always loved it. It had to be an amazing experience, and a lot of fun, although tiring. Now it gives you a lot of material (no pun intended) to write about!!
(Peggy Roberson 9:51am August 14, 2015)

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