Nathalie Farman-Farma

Nathalie Farman-Farma (board member since 2019) and granddaughter of William and Flora Hewlett, London, UK.

Nathalie Farman-Farma started her own textile company and design studio called Decors Barbares, which specializes in fabrics inspired by the decorative history of Iran, Russia, and Central Asia. Prior to that, she worked in the publishing industry in New York City for a decade, most notably as an associate editor for The New Yorker magazine and as a cultural producer for the Charlie Rose Show on PBS.

She graduated from Brown University with a bachelor’s in classics. She then received a master’s in history from the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris in 1993 and an master’s from Columbia University in classics in 1994. She was working on a doctorate in Ancient Greek novels but decided against academia.

She is married to Amir Farman-Farma. They have two children, Alexander and Rose, and live in London.

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