Name: Egle Mieliauskiene Company: Egli.design Position within company: Principal Artist/Founder Website: www.eglidesign.eu Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc.) Well, to begin with I have a master’s degree in visual arts, after that I started working in interior design for private clients. For the last 10 years, I was working on projects around the world as an interior decorator. At that time, I also founded my own studio – Egli Design. How would
Name: Eliana Trentalancia Company: Reloaded Design Position within company: Designer Website: www.reloadeddesign.com Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc.) I was born in Milan, Italy. As a young woman I have attended for a period at Marangoni, a fashion/design school in Milan and after, the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. I have worked for 25 years in Italy and abroad for the most prestigious luxury brands in both fashion and design. I have always nurtured a
Name: Eliska Sapera Company: Eliska Design Associates Ltd. Position within company: Design Director Website: Eliska Design Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) I have over 27-years of design experience that has seen me work from Shanghai and Australia, to the Middle East, the UK and USA. I am so honoured to have been named as one of Britain’s top 30 interior designers by the Sunday Times. I began a design career originally in the
Name: Harold Company: HAROW Position within company: Designer and Co-Founder Website: www.harow.fr Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc.) For as long as I can remember, I’ve always felt this need to create, build, draw, invent, sculpt, take apart, or to mould things — it’s something visceral. I’ve worked in various fields as a graphic designer, web designer, tattoo artist, interior designer, 3D designer…all while pursuing more personal work like painting, sculpture, or street art.
Name: Lori Pinkerton-Rolet PPBIID, IIDA Company: Park Grove Design Position within company: Director Website: Park Grove Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) I studied at the Inchbald School and also at University of the Arts London and started originally in the Residential sector, moving into Hospitality and Healthcare in 2008. How would you describe your personal design style? Eclectic! I’m interested in so many different styles, periods and craft techniques and materials that it’s
Name: Massimiliano Mornati Company: Karboxx Position within company: Lighting projects partner Website: www.karboxx.com Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc.) I achieved a degree in architecture at Politecnico in Milan, then I proceed my studies in The Nederlands at Tu Delft. In 1998 I founded my own architecture firm. How would you describe your personal interior design style? I do not have defined and strict rules because I do believe that we need constantly to investigate and experiment.
Name: MAURO MICHELI Company: OFFICINA ITALIANA DESIGN SRL Position within company: CHIEF DESIGNER Website: www.italianadesign.it . What direction do you feel design is moving towards in general terms? Design moves and develops with the time … Designers, as well as artists, often anticipate the future with their visions and their creations. That’s why their work is fully understood years after their creations. Let’s wait and see… . Name five key themes to consider when approaching design in 2016 and beyond.
Name: Olaf Kitzig Company: Kitzig Interior Design Position within company: Managing Director Website: Kitzig Interior Design Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) I started with the apprenticeship as a decorator and a window dresser so my education is based on technical experience. After this I found the possibility to live my passion – interior design. I went to design schools in Cologne and London. After this I worked in Italian design companies for
Name: Sanna Nathanson Company: Eye Interior Position within company: Head of Design Website: www.eyeinterior.com . Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) I have worked in the business for almost 20 years. I studied in London at KLC-School of Interior Design. After that I started to work for a company that only worked within hospitality projects, which suited me very well, and have stayed in that business ever since. Three years ago, me and my
Name: Tassilo Bost Company: Bost Interior Design GmbH & Co.KG Position within company: Senior Director Design Website: www.bost-group.com Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) I have studied at different universities. Including illustration, photography, free painting, industrial design and set design (film). For 18 years I designed, almost exclusively, hotel projects. How would you describe your personal design style? Style changes as times change, only the philosophy for the approach of each project should have