Laura Weiszer turned her obsession with interior decorating into one of Philadelphia’s most unique home decor and furniture boutiques.
If you could choose one theme song to play whenever you entered a room, what would it be?
Pink Panther Theme
How did you end up in your industry?
The short story is that I was always a compulsive redecorator. As soon as I got sick of a chair, a piece of art, a rug, whatever, I’d either donate it or store it in my basement. Eventually I had enough stuff in storage that my roommate and I decided to have a “sale”. Every aspect of preparing for the sale, from staging the house, taking the photos, writing witty copy for each description, and of course shopping for new pieces, was just the most enjoyable work I’d done. I couldn’t stop.
Who would you want to play you in a movie?
What has been your favorite, or must useful, purchase this year?
An automatic cat feeder.
What’s the best piece of business advice you’ve ever been given?
The work you do when you’re procrastinating is the work you should be doing.