Designer Inspired: Danielle Nicholas Bryk
As mentioned in our post introducing the Designer Series of pink ribbon welcome mats exclusive to Carpet One Floor & Home, we'll be featuring one designer and their inspiration each month. This month we're taking a closer look at the design from Danielle Nicholas Bryk.
Danielle, star of DIY Network's and HGTV shows, believes in creating beautiful homes that are also functional and livable for families like hers. Danielle excited to create this beautiful mat for Carpet One's collection.
The mat is inspired by the graphic images of urban art¬ists like Banksy and graffiti artist Denial, this one word, “HOME”, is powerful in its simplicity. At once, the word”home” evokes comfort, love, support. As a designer, Danielle believes that starkness and simplicity can create great impact and she has a soft spot for “street” style. "It takes me back to my formative design years in the East Village of New York City." says Danielle. The spray painted “P” evokes irreverence strength and whimsy and transforms the mat to combine these two powerful words, home and hope.
Danielle is the host of HGTV's Bryk House and the DIY Newtork's A Bryk At A Time. Blessed with an incredible sense of style and a keen intelligence, she is equally comfortable in the domestic realm and on the construction site and has transformed numerous homes while navigating the minefield that is the modern family. This wife and mother of three children is a Dean's List Honour Graduate from Queen's University with a degree in English Literature and Art History. She furthered her schooling while studying design at the Parsons New School in N.Y.C. She has the ability to create beautiful spaces on a limited budget, making use of common sense, an aptitude with tools, and a boundless creativity. After having her house featured as one of 2012's best homes in House and Home magazine and completing her first television show Building Bryks for the W Network, Danielle is thrilled to launch a new show, A Bryk At A Time on DIY/HGTV US and Bryk House on HGTV Canada. The show follows the launch of her design and project managing company, The Bryk House. As Danielle tackles the challenges of starting a business, guiding clients through their renovations and finding time for her family at home, she always manages to find some magic in the chaos.
Learn more about Danielle on her webiste: daniellenicholasbryk.com