Building a Design Legacy with Thom Filicia

Thom Filicia

-Embark on a captivating journey with the highly talented Thom Filicia as he shares his inspiring evolution from a passionate young architect to a renowned designer. Thom recounts his early days of sketching houses and his academic pursuit of interior design at Syracuse University. He delves into his professional growth through internships and positions at prestigious firms like Parrish Hadley, Robert Metzger, and Jeffrey Bill Huber. Alongside his career milestones, Thom’s love for dogs and his humorous college stories add a personal touch to his narrative.

Discover the transformative power of television on Thom’s career, highlighted by a serendipitous elevator encounter that led him to Queer Eye. Despite initial hesitations, this unexpected opportunity broadened his design perspective and propelled him into the limelight. Thom’s tale of rapid success and the birth of a cultural phenomenon offers a behind-the-scenes look at the exhilarating and challenging world of TV design. 

Explore Thom Filicia’s expansive design empire, from his captivating TV shows to his comprehensive home products collection under the Thom Filicia Home brand. He shares insights into his design firm, Thom Filicia Incorporated, and personal anecdotes from his life in New York and at Skinny Atlas Lake. Thom emphasizes the importance of community, continuous learning, and the excitement of expanding his brand. His reflections on legacy and future aspirations offer a genuine glimpse into the heart of his multifaceted career and enduring passion for design.