ORIGINALLY FROM THE SOUTH Sam Blount, ASID, was a former partner in the New York interior design firm of Irvine & Fleming, Inc. for ten years. He established his own firm in 1992. Sam has worked on projects worldwide and has been featured in numerous publications. Many of his projects have been for high-profile clients, so he and the members of his office understand the need for discretion and confidentiality. Sam is involved in every aspect of the design process. He remains creatively flexible and maintains a close working relationship with his clients. The long standing partnerships he has with returning clients is testament both to the effort he and his staff put into their projects and the finished results that please them.