Singer Turned Interior Designer: Emily Meszkat Hits a High Note

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Aug 4 2022 • 25 mins

Before starting her interior decorating business Emily Meszkat was classically trained in opera and worked at a major international bank while raising a family in the suburbs of NY. While she was fulfilled for a time, Emily felt her creative juices needed more opportunity to flow. She had always been passionate about design, coming from a background in the arts. But it wasn’t until she teamed up with a friend, an interior designer in San Francisco, working together on e-design projects, that Emily had her “aha!" moment. In other words the, "I can get paid to do what I love and am talented at" realization. Today Emily Meszkat Interiors integrates beautiful design schemes with family-friendly materials and budgets in mind. She takes joy in finding the perfect wallpaper, furniture placements, paint colors, and more that make a house feel like home. The mantra that's served Emily most? "Ready is a decision, not a feeling."