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Last Thursday, the design world said goodbye to Albert Hadley…icon, tastemaker and beloved teacher, he touched the lives of so many…in honor of his legacy, I’m re-posting one of my favorites…a look at his student’s work…a reminder that he will always be with us…

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” ~ Henry Brooke Adams

Today’s post features five extraordinary interior designers, all connected by one life changing gift, they were students of Albert Hadley. I thought about how I could share with you his immeasurable impact on design and what better way than to showcase his students work. Of course, these five are only a handful of the designers he has influenced over his 50 years in the business. While writing this post, I couldn’t help but think about my college professor and mentor Mr. Robert Willoughby. I was a flute performance major at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and studied with Mr. Willoughby from 1982 – 1986. Not a day goes by when I don’t think of him. His passion for music and wealth of knowledge has made me who I am today. I find it interesting that when I listen to other Willoughby students, I can hear the connective thread. Maybe it’s their resonant sound or expressive phrasing. I love that with Albert Hadley’s students you can see the connective thread. An extension of his eye and his wisdom…

above, photo of Albert Hadley from Architectural Digest, February 2011

below, David Kleinberg

below, David Easton

below, Thomas Jayne

below, Mariette Himes Gomez

below, Bunny Williams

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“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” ~ Henry Brooke Adams

Today’s post features five extraordinary interior designers, all connected by one life changing gift, they were students of Albert Hadley. I thought about how I could share with you his immeasurable impact on design and what better way than to showcase his students work. Of course, these five are only a handful of the designers he has influenced over his 50 years in the business. While writing this post, I couldn’t help but think about my college professor and mentor Mr. Robert Willoughby. I was a flute performance major at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and studied with Mr. Willoughby from 1982 – 1986. Not a day goes by when I don’t think of him. His passion for music and wealth of knowledge has made me who I am today. I find it interesting that when I listen to other Willoughby students, I can hear the connective thread. Maybe it’s their resonant sound or expressive phrasing. I love that with Albert Hadley’s students you can see the connective thread. An extension of his eye and his wisdom…

above, photo of Albert Hadley from Architectural Digest, February 2011

below, David Kleinberg

below, David Easton

below, Thomas Jayne

below, Mariette Himes Gomez

below, Bunny Williams

Read Full Post »

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