Dissolving boundaries, drawing buildings and gardens together – assummer arrives, we share images of spaces we have designed to maximise light and connection with the surrounding landscape.
New projects – We have lots of exciting projects on our drawing boards at the moment throughout the UK and LA. Watch this space.
Los Angeles, British American Business Council – Gregory is on a panel in LA promoted by the British American Business Council. Wednesday, May 29 from 6 pm to 8 pm, Christopher Guy Showroom (8900 Beverly Blvd. Suite 108)
Meet the panelists:
Gregory Phillips – Born in London, Gregory Phillips trained at Bristol University and Glasgow’s Mackintosh School of Architecture. He established Gregory Phillips Architects with the aim of bringing a unique holistic approach to high-end residential design. He has integrated his unique brand of elegant, refined modernism within country retreats, city homes, period properties and contemporary architecture.
Gregory’s talent, professionalism and discretion has attracted a loyal following of discerning clients, from film directors and fashion designers to art collectors and city financiers.
For more info, please visit www.gregoryphillips.com
Ina Soltani – A Los Angeles based celebrity designer who took the fashion scene by storm. Her designs has been worn by Hollywood Celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Biel, Kristen Stewart, Cindy Crawford, Miley Cyrus, Kerry Washington, Katy Perry, Carrie Underwood, Kim Kardashian, Eva Longoria and Jessica Chastain, to name a few.
She pursued a variety of design-related fields in film, acting, and jewelry design. Eventually she turned her energy to another theatrical pursuit: fashion. She subsequently graduated from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles and started her own label.
A finalist of the 2009 Fashion Group International Rising Star Award, Ina Soltani’s designs are strongly inspired by the dramatic narratives of artisan traditions, and deep appreciation of the arts and crafts. Her collections are passionate and glamorous filled with high drama and mystique. Influences are as varied as they are complex, from her upbringing in Sarajevo to a profound respect for the contemporary art and design of the world.
Ina has been developing her collection with private clients and building retail partners for her business. She recently designed and help refine the staff uniforms at the prestigious Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills and partnered with the “Race to Erase MS” event to create a handbag to help raise funds for the charity. She has shown her collection on the runway of LA Fashion week to favorable reviews by the LA Times. Currently, she lives and works in Los Angeles.
Ralf Knoll – A Los Angeles based interior designer that founded Knoll Interiors in 2003. A versatile and exciting firm with widely acclaimed projects ranging from a light filled Malibu beach home, to a sumptuous bohemian hotel, and classical Bel Air homes. Knoll Interior’s attention to detail, craftsmanship and quality sustainable materials extends to custom furniture, installations, and innovative solutions which caters to his client’s lifestyle and needs.
Inspired by a range of styles from traditional to modern and contemporary, art to nature-vivid juxtapositions of color, texture and object, Knoll Interiors reflects Ralf’s romantic and bold vision as well as his translation of his client’s personality into their living environment.
Recent projects include Le Petit Hermitage hotel, an avant-garde ode to renaissance; A circus theater nightclub at Beacher’s Madhouse in the MGM Grand Hotel Las Vegas; A Fortune 500 company headquarters; And a 5th Avenue NYC penthouse.
Knoll Interiors have earned a firm place in Vogue magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, Travel & Leisure, National Geographic, and the Huffington Post.