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Top Picks: Marc Normand Gelinas

Top Picks: Marc Normand Gelinas

It was wonderful to have our neighbor in Montecito Marc Normand Gelinas stop in to Private Stash. He blends his love for traditional antiques with a taste for functionality and comfort. Check out his favorite pieces from Stash by Lee Stanton below.

Photo: The Montecito Journal


Pair of 19th-century French painted column lamps with custom shades

Architectural 19th-century English mahogany sideboard

Pair of 19-century French aquamarine painted half-round columns  on carved stone bases



Marc Normand Gelinas is best known for his classic and inviting designs, reflecting his knowledge of color, scale and art background. He believes that each project should reflect the personality and personal style of each client, giving them a well-designed, comfortable and functional space.

His extensive time in New York and Paris give him a unique perspective on aesthetic plans. Since 1987 he has consulted on projects from New York, Santa Barbara, Aspen and Rhode Island.

Marc’s work has been published several times in such well-known publications as House Beautiful and Traditional Home to name a few. He has also been featured in “Window Style,” a hardcover book published by Traditional Home. His show house projects such as “The Newport Decorator Show House” have been widely received.

A honors graduate of the acclaimed Pratt Institute in New York City earned Marc a BFA in Interior Design. Marc resides in Santa Barbara, California.





Photos: Marc Normand Gelinas