1. Orange, yellow, and red are David’s favorite colors.DacidBioWeb
  2. British postage stamps designed by David Gentleman are his favorites.
  3. Scandinavia, Japan and Britain fascinate him.
  4. He is looking forward to the renovation of Ralph Rapson’s Cedar Riverside, especially the painting of the Mondrian-style panels.
  5. David graduated from Lake Forest College, where he studied politics and history.
  6. What the world needs now is better department stores.
  7. Volvo 240s catch his eye.
  8. Instead of baseball, David played travel agent as a boy.
  9. Royal families are a big topic of conversation and he is quick to recommend Prince Henrik’s Chateau de Cayx wine.
  10. David wrote two books for children about architects Cesar Pelli and Robert A.M. Stern.
  11. Lucia’s is his favorite restaurant.
  12. David is a commissioner on the Heritage Preservation Board for the City of Edina.
  13. He was a senior decorating editor at Better Homes and Gardens magazine.
  14. Vera is heaven sent in David’s opinion.
  15. At the age of 12, David redecorated his bedroom.
  16. David’s partner—Jim—makes the best chocolate chip cookies.
  17. Helen Frankenthaler, Joan Mitchell and Ellsworth Kelly are among David’s favorite artists.
  18. As a youngster, David invited Gerald Ford to tea. The President declined.
  19. David’s styling has appeared in Coastal Living, Cottage Living, Better Homes and Gardens, and Midwest Home magazine.
  20. He believes candle light cures.