Haute Secrets Boston: Interior Designer Heidi Pribell

Heidi Pribell knows what it takes to transform a room from blah to beautiful. Her interior design firm in Cambridge, Heidi Pribell Interior Design, combines her bohemian style with a flair for the luxury.

Heidi PribellPhoto Credit: Gordon Lower PR

Heidi Pribell has placed fine and decorative art in distinguished museums and collections across the country including The Los Angeles County Museum (at the behest of actor and collector Steve Martin), The Museum of Fine Arts Boston, The Peabody Essex Museum, and The Rhode Island School of Design Museum. She continues to acquire exceptional pieces, via Heidi Pribell Interiors/ HPI Studio, many of which can be found in her clients’ homes.

We caught up with Pribell recently to find out what she loves most about Boston.

Where were you born: Virginia

How long in Boston: 30 years

Neighborhood: Harvard Square

Occupation: Interior designer

Favorite Restaurant: Alden & Harlow

Best Sushi: Night Market

Best Italian: Toscano

Best dessert: Petsie’s Pies

Best place for a romantic date: Oleana

Best Sunday brunch: The Table at Season to Taste

Best place for a power business meeting: The Bristol Lounge

If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend? Mary Prentiss Inn

Favorite shopping venue/boutique: Saks Fifth Avenue

Favorite place to buy jewelry/watches: Skinner’s Auction

Best Spa: Orogold

Favorite Charity Event: The Cambridge Historical Society Annual Meeting

Favorite Cultural Event: Fourth of July in Boston complete with the Boston Pops at the Hatch Shell

Favorite Cultural Institution: Boston MFA

Best Steakhouse: The Capital Grille

Best Pizza: Cambridge One

Best Lunch: Clover

Best Gym/Athletic Facility: Brooklyn Boulders

Best Massage: Nicole Ricci at Saldare in the South End – she works with the Boston Celtics, Boston Ballet and is on call for area feature film actors & crew

Best Limousine/Driving Service: UBER

Best Museum/Exhibit: Harvard Art Museums “Everywhen”- The eternal present in indigenous art from Australia

Describe Boston in three words: Curious, Innovative, Bohemian

Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore: Boston Public Library

All-around favorite spot in Boston: Harvard Yard

Best Aspect of Boston: Youth