Renowned designers John Saladino and Victoria Hagan get personal about their professions, as part of The Decorators Club Master Class video series. Follow along for details about how they got their starts in the industry and to learn what they keep in mind when presented with new projects and design challenges.
Architectural and Interior Designer
Born in Missouri, John Saladino is an award-winning architectural and interior designer, whose work can be seen in locations like Kuwait, Greece, Palm Beach and more. Here, he opens up about building up the courage to move to Manhattan after graduating from Yale and shares details about his metamorphosis from a painter to an interior designer and beyond.
A graduate of the Parsons School of Design, Victoria Hagan has built an impressive portfolio of luxury residences in San Francisco, Chicago and Martha’s Vineyard, as well as commercial and hospitality projects in California and New York. Here, the award-winning designer shares childhood memories of riding her bicycle to Albert Hadley’s home in hopes of meeting the renowned decorator, and opens up about how a mentorship with Simone Feldman turned into a business opportunity.