Gary Inman is a nationally celebrated designer of fine homes, luxury hotels and resorts, furniture, and home fashions. His design métier has included handbags, women’s evening wear, rugs, textiles, lighting, accessories and furniture. As a design historian, Gary has given more than a thousand lectures and has contributed to several books, most recently writing the introduction for, Bespoke: Furniture from 101 International Artists, which included three of his own designs. His television credits include A&E’s America’s Castles, the PBS series Monuments and Mansions, The Editor At Large, and various television news interviews. He is a pioneer of the narrative design movement with a prolific portfolio of projects richly imbued with stories. Gary’s design work has won eighteen ASID-IIDA design awards and has been published in Veranda, House Beautiful, Traditional Home, Southern Accents, Elle Décor, The Washington Post, and many others. He is Vice President of Hospitality with Baskerville, America’s seventh most enduring firm with 118 years of continuous practice, and one of the top “20 International Giants of Hospitality.” Gary serves on the board of Southern Innkeepers, America’s first lodging association, and has recently joined the board of the Bienenstock Furniture Library in High Point, North Carolina.