Faces of our Community
Meet William Laman and Bruce Gregga
Q: How did you start your business?
A: Bruce Gregga is a Hall of Fame Interior Design icon, who moved from Chicago to Montecito with William Laman 26 years ago.
The shop is a destination for designers, celebrities and locals, featuring hand selected curated pieces from various buying trips.
Q: Why did you start your business?
A: The business was started as an extension of love of interiors, beautiful furniture and garden design.
Q: What makes you the most passionate about your work?
A: An appreciation of nice things with the end result being a comfortable interior and a garden that compliments it.
Q: What are your favorite projects/product?
A: Each project is special and unique regardless of the size of the budget as long as it is done with style.
Q: Where can we find you on a weekend or your day off?
A: At the shop, moving things around. Afterward, going from shop to shop to appreciate someone else’s efforts.
Q: How long have you been in business?
A: 26 years at our present location.
Q: Store/restaurant location
1496 East Valley Road
Montecito, CA 93108
Q: Contact & social media
Phone Number: 805 969 2840
Q: Pro tip
A: Less is more. Edit. Buy one good piece and build on it over time as opposed to purchasing a number of unexceptional things.
Q: Connection to Santa Barbara, why do you work/live here?
A: Quality of life and a means to sustain ourselves by doing something we love.