What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
My stubbornness tends to get the best of me sometimes.
What is the trait you most deplore in others?
Phoniness. Be yourself. Do you. I often don’t respect people who just feel like the sum of the parts of the people around them.
What is your greatest extravagance?
Accessories. Specifically hats and ties.
What is your motto?
Go big or go home.
Describe what you do
I’m lucky enough to have a career that allows me to be creative, say outlandish things and make things look pretty.
When I travel, I always…
Explore every inch. Taste every bite. Snap every picture.
What’s the title of the movie with you the main character?
Shut up and Dance.
The number one thing that will be obsolete in 10 years?
All manner of discs. CDs, DVDs, Blue Rays, Games. GONE. All gone.
Favorite thing about Philadelphia?
I love that Philly just does Philly. We know we aren’t NY and we don’t want to be. I feel like the City’s Philly-ness is beginning to be recognized as a good thing too.
Which way does your toilet paper hang on the wall – over or under?
OVER! Under is the wrong way.
Favorite movie quote?
“I know you asshole!” Royal Tenenbaum to Eli Cash in The Royal Tenenbaums
Where was your last vacation?
Last vacation was my honeymoon with my wife Hilary. We went to Paris and then Santorini. It was magical.