Person Place Thing Episode 38: Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan


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Simon Doonan is the creative ambassador for Barneys and a columnist for Slate. First known as a potter, Jonathan Adler now has 20 stores worldwide offering beautiful things. His guideline: “If your heirs won’t fight over it, we won’t make it.” They are the first married couple to do the show.

  • PERSON: Liberace

  • PLACE: Hot tub at Esalen, Big Sur, CA, where they honeymooned

  • THING: Pedro Friedeberg Hand Chair