Lyon is a true Renaissance woman with talent and experience in fields
ranging from art and design to business and science. Victoria's
interest in the fine and decorative arts came from a family intimately
involved with the worlds of antiques, art, architecture and real
estate. These interests were heightened during many extended travels
abroad, as well as during her studies of fine art at Smith College.
joined Polaroid Corporation in 1976 where she became Chief Photographer
and Project Director for the famous Room Size Camera, which produced
extraordinary life-sized art reproductions. She used this technology
to develop numerous exhibitions and documentary projects at museums
such as the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Prado in Madrid, Spain,
and the Vatican Museums in Rome. Later she became Director of Marketing,
Sales and Public Relations for the Polaroid Museum Replica business,
introducing the reproductions to museum retailers and into the residential
and contract furnishings markets.
loves to use photography as a form of personal expression. Her richly
evocative fine art photographs have been published and exhibited
both here and abroad, and are included in several important collections.
After pursuing further studies at the prestigious New York School
of Interior Design, in 1992 Victoria opened her own interior design
and decoration business. Since that time she has renovated and decorated
scores of homes and gardens throughout Westchester and Fairfield
counties. Her work was recently featured in the Greenwich Designer
Show House “Summer Days at Merry wood” and is soon to
be featured in the upcoming reality TV series “The Room of
forte’ is her ability to move fluidly between stylistic genres.
She is equally at home creating a bright, edgy contemporary, or
a clean, tailored transitional environment, or one featuring a sophisticated
eclectic mix of antique and modern furnishings. Her fluency in the
language of many different styles enables her to confidently construct
many varied and unique living environments, which reflect the personal
tastes and style of their occupants.