Antony Todd was born in Australia and raised in Melbourne where he was exposed to a rich and varied cultural scene. Since childhood he demonstrated an interest in both the performing and fine arts, and his school studies included psychology, music and drawing. he was initially attracted to stage production and design, working as visual arts coordinator for the Spoletto festival and crating an international project attracting 1 million children from six countries to contibute their thoughts for a time capsule that raised money for the Royal Children’s Hospital.
Coming to New York in 1992 for a was his love of travel and culture however, that eventually honed Antony’s refined and far-ranging aesthetic. The ingenious and disarmingly charming Aussie has quitly garnered an impressive following whose ranks include presidents, celebrities, socialites and many international clients, all who value Antony for his open and easy manner as much as for his incomparable style.
In all his creations, Antony Todd aims for timeless sophistication. Trained as a costume and set designer, his interiors possess an exquisite understanding of scale and spatial flow in which three aesthetic strands are interwoven. His pared down European sensibility puts a fresh spin on residential and hospitality design.
An affinity for classic forms, whether antique or modern, creates a spontaneous dialogue between furnishings, objects and art from different eras and origins. A passionate traveler, his taste spans cultures and continents, infusing his interiors with global style. Since antique furniture often lacks comfort or functions well in modern terms, Antony Todd also refurbishes and designs his own sofas, chairs, tables and lamps.
His designs are characterized by clean lines, excellent craftsmanship and harmonious proportions. The final result is a lasting, beautiful living environment that reflects each client’s individual taste and personal style.