Henri Bendel, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Neiman Marcus were the first to recognize the original talent of Dana Gibson. Awash in color her line of home accessories reflects her interest in centuries old traditions, seamlessly woven with what is modern and today.
Born in Virginia, she is rooted in the traditions of the past. Her great grandfather Charles Dana Gibson was a renowned painter and illustrator. A great aunt, Nancy Astor, was the first woman to be elected to the House of Commons and another aunt, Nancy Lancaster, was an owner of the esteemed firm Colefax and Fowler. Art and design, it seems, run in the family.
She launched her business 15 years ago with a line of hand sculpted ceramics. Many of the same floral and pastoral themes continue to abound in her work today. Her fabric and toleware feature graphic patterns applied with a painterly hand. "It's important to mix it up and make interiors interesting and dramatic." A bold design mixed with a soft romantic floral.