Thom Filicia Biography
Thom Filicia is an American interior designer, author, product designer, and television personality. He is best known for his role as an interior design expert on the American television program Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.
He is the founder and director of the New York design firm Thom Filicia, Inc., which he founded in 1998. Thom also co-wrote a book about the show. Thom graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Interior Design.
He was born Thomas L. Filicia on May 17, 1969 in Syracuse, New York, U.S. He is [agecalc birthdate=1969-05-17]
Queer Eye for the Straight Guy
He was cast as the interior design expert in the Emmy-Award winning show Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. Thom has also hosted several shows for the Style Network, including Dress My Nest and Tacky House.
Thom’s design portfolio includes various projects such as the VIP Suite for the USA Pavilion at the World’s Fair in Aichi, Japan, eco-friendly apartment for River house. Manhattan’s first premium (LEED certified) “green” luxury condominium tower, which received a merit award by Interior Design magazine for “Best Eco-Residential Design Interior”. And also designing the holiday decoration installation with American Christmas for the Radio City Music Hall.
The Thom Filicia Home Collection was born from his desire to create home furnishings that are exceptional, accessible and designed for the way we live today.
The firms distinctive line includes furniture, rugs, curtain hardware, artwork, pillows, throws, fabrics, and trimmings. It offers everything you need to furnish, decorate and accessorize the home.
Thom Filicia Inc
Since the inception of the established company, Thom Filicia Inc. has garnered widespread recognition and notable clients including Tina Fey. Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, Delta Air Lines, Grace Bay Club, Jennifer Lopez, W Hotels, Peter Jennings in Finance, Sports, Media, fashion and hospitality.
Is widely recognized for its ability to create beautiful modern and classic interiors that maintain an inviting aesthetic and reflect the individuality of its clients.
Thom Filicia Books
Filicia is the author of Thom Filicia Style published in 2008 by Atria/Simon & Schuster. He is also a contributing author of Queer Eye For The Straight Guy: The Fab 5 Guide To Living Better. His other book for Clarkson Potter Publishers was scheduled for release in November 2012.