Dreaming of living in Italy? Dreaming of a house under the Tuscan sun, in the Lazio shade, on a hill top in Umbria? Interior designer makes your dolce vita dreams into a reality. A quadruple threat author/screenwriter/designer and television host, Arlene has been living in Rome for over a decade where she forged personal relationships with incredible artisans and architects to help her create the dreamiest of dreams in apartments and villas. Arlene was recently featured on HGTV’s Reno Italiano, following her year-long project designing and realising a beautiful townhouse in Arpino (Lazio). Additionally she just finished an incredible ground-up ocean side villa in Anguilla . Arlene is a close friend so this could just be one of my favourite podcasts. Listen in and get to know more about what’s its like to create a dream home in Italy. . . and in the Caribbean.
In This Episode
[02:22] Interior Designer Arlene Gibbs
[07:21] From Screenwriting to Interior Design
[17:48] Designing La Dolce Vita
[28:56] Sand and Sea, Designing and Building a Caribbean Villa
[29:24] The Cottage at Mead’s Bay, Anguilla