Tom Scheerer began his decorating career in the mid-1980s after graduating from Cooper Union with a degree in architecture. He formed his own firm in 1995. He is the subject of Tom Scheerer Decorates and the author of Tom Scheerer: More Decorating. His work is regularly featured in Architectural Digest, Town & Country, House Beautiful, and Elle Decor. He is named annually to the AD100 list of top interior designers. He divides his time between New York, Paris, and Harbour Island.