decorator decorator  /ˈdɛ kə ˌreɪ tər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who specializes in designing architectural interiors and their furnishings
  2. (n) someone who decorates

Usage(s):

  1. They fall into seven categories, which are, in no particular order, the decorator, possessor, scholar, trader, exhibitor, patron and influencer.
  2. My decorator is better than yours, hence I am smarter than you.
  3. The interior decorator and the stockbroker's wife conspire over curtains.

News

  1. Designers transform San Francisco courtyard into oasis

    A few weeks ago, I ventured down to the 2013 San Francisco Decorator Showcase. This year’s featured house was an 8,000 square-foot Georgian mansion known as Herbst Manor. Built in 1899 atop a hill in Pacific Heights, this majestic lady challenged West Coast designers to transform its 24 rooms and three exterior areas.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Napa Valley Register

  2. BUSINESS SCENE: Making a house marketable

    Patti Stern, an interior decorator who does home staging for Cheshire-based PJ & Co., says some home sellers still believe what she does is a waste of money. (Home staging is the art of making a house marketable through de-cluttering, repairs, painting and other changes.) To them, any problem with their home is one less thing they’ll have to deal with once the house is sold.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Bristol Press

Quotes

  1. "That whole team-of-rivals approach," Mr. Borowitz said, "so instead of one decorator there will be eight: four Republicans and four Democrats, none of whom can stand each other, and he'll make them each do a room."
    on Dec 17, 2008 By: Andy Borowitz Source: New York Times

  2. "My thought ...... was that Carrie decorated this with a decorator, who had a very keen eye as to what would make Big comfortable," explains King. "The fun for me and the design team was to figure out how Carrie would interpret her and Big as...
    on Jun 6, 2010 By: Michael Patrick King Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "It's a miniature version of my house," says Hilton. "I designed it with the help of my interior decorator, Faye Resnick. I wanted it to be fun, cute, comfortable and beautiful. My friends just love it and think it's so adorable and cool."
    on Aug 5, 2009 By: Paris Hilton Source: LongIslandPress.com

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