What began over thirty years ago has grown into the design tradition that is Houndstooth Interior Design; owner Fred Root still defines that tradition today in the classic, timeless interiors he creates. Fred's design philosophy has endured and remains the standard for rooms that are truly lasting and beautiful. His reputation for creating warm and comfortable living spaces that don't date themselves or chase trends has long been appreciated by his loyal and satisfied clientele. Fred Root and the Houndstooth firm are the trusted names to turn to when you look to bring classic good taste into your home. An avid rider on the Hunter/Jumper circuit, Fred travels and services clients throughout New Jersey, New York and Florida. He is a long time resident of the New Jersey countryside, has personally renovated over thirty of his own homes, and is well-known for his philanthropy throughout the community. He was a member of the Board of Directors for the Jacob Vanderveer House Restoration Project and is currently the Designer of Choice for the United States Equestrian Team. He is an allied member of the American Society of Interior Designers and recieved top honors from the Schumacher Fabric House for his excellence in design.