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M. Etherington-Smith, former Editor of Vogue, ArtReview and ARTINFO, Editor-in-Chief of Christie’s Magazine:
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Veronika Miller, C.E.O. Modenus, the leading interior design resource in the UK and US:
“…(Richard is) seriously knowledgable about art and is one of the nicest and least pretentious people I’ve met in this industry.”

Madeleine, Lady Kleinwort:
“I always look forward to opening your newsletter and praise you for your infallible eye and taste in design.”

John Brown, Trustee, The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge University:
“The well selected pieces in your blog are unique in that they represent exquisite examples of the art and design we do not expect to see from each period. This is a gift.”

Dr. Nancy Kwallek, Endowed Chair and Director of the Interior Design Department, The University of Texas at Austin:
“Of all the emails I get on a daily basis, I open yours consistently. The Modern Sybarite is so “with it” … I always learn something new … (and) highly recommend this to my students and friends to keep current with what is important in design and to designers.”

Troy Hanson, former Producer, The Architectural Digest Home Design Show; Producer, WestEdge Design Fair: “… (Richard) you’re good taste is always on the mark.”

Richard Hamilton, Director, Tate Americas Foundation:
“It’s always the same.  It could be boring but it never is. Expect the unexpected from Richard’s exceptional modern eye.”

Juan Yarur Torres, contemporary art collector and philanthropist:
“Trato contigo por la simple razón de que le tengo confianza a tu ojo.” (I deal with you for the simple reason that I trust your eye).

Andrea Lamberti, Partner, Rafael Viñoly Architects:
“(You) seem to always discover just the things that were hip and well-designed decades ago which have not yet dated and are equally adept at sharing the most unbelievable modern treasures. I inevitably and frequently turn to your site for inspiration and ideas”.

Jennifer Roberts, Founding Publisher, Modern Magazine and                          CEO Design Miami:
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