Sarah Richardson is one of my favorite designers on TV. Her popular series Sarah’s House is always a treat.
9 Quick Facts About Sarah Richardson
- She was born in Toronto, Ontario.
- She had the nickname “Mother” as a teenager because she was always taking care of everyone.
- She received a B.A. in Visual Arts from The University of Western Ontario in ’93.
- Started her television career as a behind-the-scenes prop stylist and set decorator.
- Runs the successful design firm Sarah Richardson Design Inc.
- Has hosted the 5 shows: Room Service, Design Inc., Sarah’s House, Sarah’s Cottage (called Sarah’s Summer House in the U.S.) and Sarah 101.
- Has a paint collection that’s available in Canadian Lowe’s stores.
- She’s married to childhood friend Alexander Younger, the founder of Design Lab.
- She lives in Toronto with her husband and their daughters, Robin and Fiona.
According to her bio on HGTV.com: “To keep the demands of a hectic TV life in balance, Sarah spends weekends at the solar-powered cottage she shares with her husband and daughters.”
You remember that fabulous cottage, don’t you? It was featured on Sarah’s Summer House and had us all swooning.
Are you a fan of Sarah Richardson’s work and her shows on HGTV?
Read more about her in an interview at Rambling Renovators.