We find our Behind the Design ambassador endlessly intriguing, inspiring and full of wisdom, and because we can’t seem to get enough of Jeremiah Brent, we sent a few random questions his way. Read on to see his thoughtful responses.
Living Spaces: What is your favorite time of the day?
Jeremiah Brent: I love mornings. I see it as a chance to realign myself mentally. It’s like a reset button for the mind. I try to give myself a quiet moment every morning to be at peace and embrace the silence before the day begins. Another favorite time is around 4 p.m., that’s when Poppy wakes up from her nap, and the work day is over for Nate and I. That’s when we come together as a family and spend time with each other every day.
LS: What’s your guiltiest pleasure?
JB: Sour Patch Kids. All the way. Whenever I have a big install day, you will never see me without a bag of Sour Patch Kids, and my team can confirm this. I wouldn’t say it’s a guilty pleasure — that stuff keeps me sane.
LS: What’s your favorite scent?
I always put a handful of Santa Maria Novella potpourri in small dishes throughout our house. It’s such a beautiful blend of fragrant leaves and floral buds that produces this earthy scent — it’s very grounding. This smell always reminds me of home.
LS: What place is a must-see in Los Angeles?
JB: The Getty Villa. It’s such a beautiful place of architecture, art and nature all in one place. I love strolling around the property, looking at the Greek sculptures and wandering through the gardens. On top of that, the view from the hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean is just as magnificent.
LS: What kind of music inspires you?
JB: Whatever is right for the occasion. I’m inspired by music that I curate whenever we host a party. Music is such an integral part of entertaining. It sets the mood and ambiance for the guests and the direction for where the night will go. I also love fun, energizing music that you can sing your heart out to for the gym or when I’m working. We’re always bumping music at our office. I’m currently obsessed with Maggie Rogers. I love all of her songs.
LS: What is one thing you do every night before bed?
JB: I always go through my calendar to see what I have scheduled for the upcoming day. Similar to my morning routine, I put my phone away and try my best to give myself some time to unwind and a moment of silence. I always think about what I am grateful for each day, it’s so important to me to have gratitude in everyday life.
Follow Jeremiah at @jeremiahbrent