A rustic vintage lake house in Skaneateles, New York was the place where Tom Filicia, the American Interior Designer found the perfect place to build their fantastic home. This interior designer celebrityhas notable clients in the worlds of entertainment, finance, sports, media, fashion and hospitality, but is notable success starts on the TV show – Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.
Named by many interior design magazines, Thom Filicia is considered ‘Top 100 Designers’ by House Beautiful, ‘International Taste Market’ by House & Garden and an ‘A-List Designer’ by Elle Décor.
He has a design portfolio who included various first-class hotels, VIP Suites, eco-friendly apartment in Riverhouse, Manhattan’s “green” luxury condominium tower beside the design of the holiday decoration installation with American Christmas.
Additionally, Filicia has been featured in The New York Times, People, In Style, Vogue Home, O, USA Today and many other national and international publications. Beside the publications, Tom Filicia writes the book ‘Thom Filicia Style’, and give an author contribute to the best-seller book ‘Queer Eye For The Straight Guy: The Fab 5 Guide To Living Better’.
The fact he is an interior designer made him to build a luxury home. And that’s what we want to talk about! Thom Filicia the interior designer and TV host renovated himself in a relaxed rustic and vintage style. And believe me, it was stunning!
Over the lake, Filicia constructs a fabulous deck and a big barbecue with a spectacular view over the lake where he can read a book.
Beside the deck and barbecue, the interior designer celebrity have in their home a carved-out nook with original beams and a neutral scheme, fireplace to relax in the cold days, two-bedroom guest wing, a boathouse, an Outdoor Dining Area, a sunroom. But the real surprises are in every detail he thought about in the renovation.
Tom Filicia’s Home was picked up on the November issue of House Beautiful, there you can read a complete article about him, his dreams and more details about the renovation of the lake home.
He said “I planned to achieve this by investing in the context and vocabulary of the house itself: practical solutions, natural materials, and details that were consistent with the original building,”, of course this lake home has clearly his designer stamp in every detail, from kitchen to bedroom. He envisioned a modernized, low-maintenance retreat that inspired relaxed living.
And do you want a curiosity ? This Thom Filicia’s exterior celebrity home lake, was originally built in the 1930s, but like you see above the home are amazing, a complete celebrity home!