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A Famous Interior Designer's Deteriorating Eyesight

Aug 10, 2016 | 831 videos
Video by Nomadique

Eleanor Ambos is known for her work as a brilliant and strange interior designer; it’s a passion she’s pursued for decades. Nomadique’s short film, Eleanor Ambos Interiors, shows how age weakens even the most talented of artists. Ambos suffers from vision loss due to macular degeneration, yet she’s determined to continue creating. “It makes me angry,” Ambos says of her deteriorating eyesight. “I’m a spring person, I only like beginnings and not endings.”

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Author: Tynesha Foreman

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