Sourcing furniture, surfaces, textiles, lighting, accessories, and more is arguably the best part of the job for interior designers. Inspiration from the incredible trade resources romanticizing the stories behind their collections and processes is woven into his interiors. The discovery process has shifted in recent years, from daily design center visits and annual trade show pilgrimages to exclusive online trade marketplaces and new talent displaying their wares on social media. For Dwayne, seeing products in person to get a deep understanding of scale and quality not only helps him select only the best pieces for his clients, but also shapes the design vision. One of Dwayne’s favorite pastimes is hunting for antiques. Not only is there always something beautiful or precious to discover, but the time-honored technique, heirloom quality pieces, and rich histories behind each and every item fills him with energy and renewed appreciation for his craft.