[Her latest addition to the living room -- paper mache furniture, with mother-of-pearl inlay -- follows those guidelines. What attracted her to it?] I think that the fact that it's black and that it has like this color in it and there's painting around it, ... It just doesn't seem real, and then the fact that it's functional too.
[The red library is Sui's tribute to fashion maven Diana Vreeland, who served as editor for Harper's Bazaar (1939-1962) and Vogue (1963-1961).] My most precious collection is my bound Vogue magazines, ... and they're kind of like my Bible. I look at them all the time when I'm trying to inspire myself for a collection.