Nate Berkus

Submitted by on Sep 16, 2015

Nate Berkus

The famous American interior designer Nate Berkus does not select customers, but the celebrities who have chosen Nate, are countless. Among those who often visit the studio «Nate Berkus Associates» – the most influential people of the United States: Oprah Winfrey and Barack Obama. These names may be enough.

Author: Denis Dovnar

Nathan Jay Berkus was born in Southern California, September 17, 1971, but spent most of his childhood was spent in the suburbs of Minneapolis. His mother, Nancy Golden – known designer and decorator.

Nate admits that at an early age became interested in design and interior decor. “I have not gone to school, when my mother raised me to the arrangement of furniture in the room”- says Berkus. By studying a lot of books on design, which have always been at home, Nate himself was trying something tinkering.”I probably was the only child, who is eight years old he knew so much about the design of furniture,” – joked the designer.

In 1994, he graduated from the College of Lake Forest College near Chicago, and found a job in Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. Later, he was an intern at the Dominica Aurientisa in Paris. Through experience in the auction company, Nate learned to fine furniture in the most unusual places.

In 1995, Nate Berkus founded his own studio «Nate Berkus Associates». Among his first clients was a chain of restaurants «Wolfgang Puck’s Spago», a network of hotels «W» and department «Barney’s New York». Later the list of prestigious customers grew with incredible speed.

In 2001, Nate was invited to create a new interior design for the television program «The Oprah Winfrey Show». After this work of criticism and many journalists have recognized the talent Berkusa.

In December 2004, Nate with her boyfriend Fernando Be

ngochea vacationing in Sri Lanka when the devastating tsunami struck the island. Nate miraculously survived, but Fernando is still on the list of missing persons. In January 2005, he appeared in «The Oprah Winfrey Show», which tells about the trials that he had to endure during the tsunami, and the loss of his love – Nate never concealed its orientation.

In the fall of 2005, the first book about interior design Nate – «Home Rules: Transform the Place You Live into a Place You’ll Love», which immediately became a bestseller. A year later, he presented his own show «The Nate Berkus Show» channel «Oprah & Friends». Every week, Nate met famous guests, which discussed the intricacies of interior design.

In 2008, Oprah Winfrey invited Nate transmit «Oprah’s Big Give», which is published daily in prime time. In the fall of 2008, he presented his first collection of furniture for «Home Shopping Network».

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