Tastemaker: Design Darling Amy Meier
Interior designer Amy Meier, 33, blends classic East Coast prep with San Diego’s easy-breezy beach lifestyle. Here, her must-haves for May.
Neighborhood: Rancho Santa Fe
Current job: Founder and principal of Del Mar-based Amy Meier Design
Background: Amy is a graduate of Parsons The New School for Design. She worked as a graphic designer, photographer, and fashion designer before starting her own company in 2009.
Personal style: Gamine glamour with a dash of tomboy
Design philosophy: “Contrast is always dynamic. Don’t be afraid to pair unexpected colors, juxtapose textures, and mix antiques from different eras. Stay true to your personal style; hold out until you find the piece that will make you smile every day.”