Suzanne Tucker Lecture

Please join the ICAA Southern California in welcoming interior designer Suzanne Tucker for a behind-the-scenes exploration of one of her recent projects, an Italian Renaissance–style palazzo in San Francisco.

From concept to completion, from inspiration to reality, it truly took a village to reimagine the property and endow the house and garden with new life and twenty-first-century function. Learn more about the extraordinary journey of a project that was the true embodiment of a successful collaboration between designer, architect, builder, stone masons, artisans, landscape architect, art installers, and many more.

After the presentation, Suzanne will sign copies of her new book “Extraordinary Interiors.”

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Suzanne Tucker strongly believes that by surrounding ourselves with the authenticity of thoughtful design and timeless architecture, we are able to enrich and enhance the quality of our lives. She is recognized today as one of the country’s leading interior designers, known for her personal approach and enduring style, attention to detail and her passion for architecture and the decorative arts. Her award-winning projects are frequently published in magazines worldwide. Architectural Digest has honored her repeatedly on the AD100 list of top designers and she is included in the Elle Décor A-list and the Luxe Gold List. Having worked under the legendary Michael Taylor and often referenced as his protégée, she and her husband/partner Timothy F. Marks, founded Tucker & Marks in 1986, building it into the distinguished firm it is today. Suzanne Tucker Home was launched in 2010 with her textile, tabletop and home furnishings line. Suzanne’s first monograph, Rooms to Remember, The Classic Interiors of Suzanne Tucker (The Monacelli Press, 2009) was followed by the publication of Suzanne Tucker Interiors – The Romance of Design (The Monacelli Press, 2013). Her third book Extraordinary Interiors was published by The Monacelli Press in the fall of 2022.

Suzanne serves as a Director on the National Board of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art and has co-chaired the prestigious Arthur Ross Awards in New York since 2014. She is also one of the four founding Directors of the Northern California Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art and currently Director Emeritus, having served on the board for fourteen years. Suzanne is a sought-after speaker on design and the decorative arts. She has been the Chair of the San Francisco Fall Show since 2015. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the Hearst Castle Preservation Foundation and is a fellow of The Garden Conservancy.

In 2015 Suzanne received the Design Leadership Award, in 2016 she received an ICAA Julia Morgan Award for Residential Interior Design, and in 2017 Suzanne was the inaugural honoree at the ICAA Northern California Legacy Dinner. In 2020, Suzanne was honored with a Doctorate of Humane Letters from the Academy of Art University and in 2023 Suzanne was the recipient of the Albert Hadley Lifetime Achievement Award from the New York School of Interior Design.

November 16 @ 6:00 pm
6:00 pm — 8:00 pm (2h)

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