Clare Founder and CEO Nicole Gibbons is an inside designer and entrepreneur finest identified for her contemporary use of colour and fashion-forward adorning. However earlier than pursuing inside design, she spent almost a decade managing PR for one of many world’s largest retail manufacturers. Nicole’s expertise has given her first-hand information of what it takes to construct a world-class model, in addition to distinctive insights into what prospects actually need relating to designing their houses. Her work and experience has been sought by high media shops like HGTV, OWN, TLC, Good Morning America, The Rachael Ray Present, Elle Decor, Home Stunning, Higher Houses & Gardens and extra.
Nicole’s work within the design world enabled her to establish that the paint trade was one ripe for disruption. With a damaged procuring expertise and no singular paint model centered on comfort and ease – or advertising to a inventive, digitally-driven technology – she noticed a possibility to enhance the method from begin to end. Nicole based Clare to assist folks create areas they love – and truly benefit from the course of alongside the best way.
At present Nicole is becoming a member of us for Friday 5!
1. The Excellent Impartial Paint Colour, Penthouse
That is essentially the most prominently featured paint colour in my residence, and is utilized in my entryway and front room. Penthouse is a fantastic pale shade of greige with a complicated really feel and is our best-selling impartial at Clare. It makes my area really feel so calm and grounded, which is so essential now that I’m spending ALL my time at residence! This can be a go-to impartial I at all times suggest as a result of it appears to be like nice in any area, pairs superbly with any colour and works it doesn’t matter what the pure gentle is like in your house.
2. Black Lady Magic
I’ve actually come to understand a great glass of wine on the finish of a protracted day. I’m loving Black Lady Magic chardonnay from the McBride Sisters. They’re a Black owned vineyard based by two lengthy misplaced sisters who grew up in several nations and had been united later in life, bonded over their mutual love for wine and began this firm collectively.
3. How I Constructed This on NPR
The McBride Sisters have essentially the most unimaginable backstory that’s the topic of a two episode characteristic on my favourite podcast – How I Constructed This – that interviews profitable entrepreneurs and innovators, and shares the inspiring tales behind the founding of their firms.
4. Masego’s Girl Girl
I’ve been listening to Masego’s 2018 album Girl Girl so much. It’s a vibe! I grew up on Jazz and Masego’s music is sort of a mellow, melodic trendy, R&B/Jazz fusion that’s so clean and simple to hearken to. And he’s tremendous gifted. He sings, performs the saxophone, piano and drums! I really like listening to this whereas I make money working from home to assist me hold the momentum going all through the day.
5. My Philodendron
I really like having greenery and crops round, and my favourite plant child is a philodendron from The Sill that I’ve managed to maintain alive for THREE years! Positively a document for me and a proud plant mother second as somebody who’s traditionally had a infamous brown thumb!