Named "America's Best Interior Designer" by CNN and Time Magazine, Sheila Bridges founded her own interior design firm in 1994. As Creative Director, Sheila has designed stylish, high-end residences and offices for many prominent entertainers, entrepreneurs and business professionals including the 8,300 square foot Harlem offices for former President Bill Clinton and his staff. Sheila Bridges Design, Inc has also completed projects at Columbia University and Princeton University, bringing Sheila's signature design aesthetic to interior spaces at both of these prestigious academic institutions.
Along with running a successful interior design business, Sheila hosted four seasons of Sheila Bridges Designer Living for the FINE LIVING Network, part of the Scripps Howard cable family. The sleekly produced half-hour weekly series and award winning hour specials showcase Sheila's practical wisdom and hands-on advice. Sheila's television show quickly became a trusted resource to help viewers define and express their sense of personal style in their own homes.
Sheila has been profiled in numerous national and international publications and her designs have been featured in museum exhibitions throughout the country and Europe including The Studio Museum in Harlem, The Museum of Art and Design in New York City, The Brooklyn Museum and most recently the Museé De La Toile De Jouy in Jouy-en-Josas, France. Sheila is honored to have her Harlem Toile De Jouy wallpaper represented in the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum's permanent wallpaper collection. She is also the author of two books: Furnishing Forward: A Practical Guide to Furnishing for a Lifetime, and The Bald Mermaid, A Memoir published in 2013.