OUR GUEST DESIGNERS
Erinn Valencich is a Los Angeles-based designer with a keen understanding of the classic California lifestyle. The granddaughter of a fine cabinetmaker and daughter of an architect, Valencich’s approach to design underscores the importance of craftsmanship and celebrates luxe, livable furnishings. Her custom furniture line, ERINN V., is handcrafted in California and has evolved into a 90-piece collection available at fine to-the-trade showrooms around the country. In addition to designing for her namesake brand, she has several signature collaborations with a variety of lifestyle brands, including rugs with Creative Touch, lighting with Fine Art Lamps and a collection of hardware with Baldwin, Hollywood Hills by Erinn V. Her designs have been featured in Elle Décor, Architectural Digest, Town & Country, House Beautiful, among other publications.
Alex trained as an architect at Cornell University, where he was challenged to master modern design thinking while nurturing his lifelong passion for historic design. Time spent living in Rome further fueled his desire to understand the nature of majestic architecture, and led him to Las Vegas, where he is creative director at the award-winning design company of Wynn Resorts. Alex is captivated by the effects that the built environment have upon the individual, and continues to devote great attention to the study of architectural and design masterpieces. His designs are rooted in nostalgia and reflect his passion for contemporary design as understood through historic senses of proportion, discipline, and drama.
One of the freshest faces on the scene today, Allison is well known for her exquisite residential and commercial interiors and award-winning licensed products and art. Since 2008, her main focus has solely been the interior design business. She finds relaxation in sketching, and has designed furniture and rug collections, in addition to her lighting line with Fine Art.
Art, in all its forms, is the catalyst for what Thomas does. He is a furniture designer, creator of stunning Venetian glass, painter, and so much more. While training in fine arts at. The Corcoran School of Art & Design, he developed a classical aesthetic with a modern twist that he incorporates into everything he does. His use of the “Golden Mean”—designing within a geometric construct—has also heavily informed his work. He has created chandeliers for a church in Aix-en-Provence as well as Bergdorf-Goodman, and showcased various projects in hotels such as the Bellagio and the Venetian in Las Vegas, and the Ritz-Carlton in Miami.