Designer Focus: Kelly Wearstler
We are so thrilled to be offering the most exquisite collection of lights by the wonderfully talented Kelly Wearstler. Her works are simply breathtaking. She has a knack for fusing a mix of materials to create stunningly creative, yet functional pieces, with her aesthetic now synonymous with modern Californian luxury.
Her designs, epitomised by a colourful mélange of materials, merge important historical reference points with contemporary influences. The harmony of masculine and feminine, classic and contemporary, high and low, is integral to the brand’s maverick sense of eclecticism and fearless, iconic style.
A lot of Kelly Wearstler’s collection make up our favourites. And as serendipity would have it, she even has a collection of lights named Cleo, which for those who know us, has very special meaning indeed.
Above: The Halcyon Round Sconce
Kelly Wearstler’s eponymous global luxury lifestyle brand is renowned for its distinctive designs and sophisticated soulful vibe pioneered by the celebrated interior designer. The brand’s breadth of influence spans from residential and commercial interior design to curated collections of furniture, lighting, rugs, fabrics and trims, wall coverings, luxe bedding, fine china, decorative home accessories, jewellery and objets d'art. With a signature style that juxtaposes raw with refined, melds colour, sophistication and spirited spontaneity, and seamlessly blends diverse periods of furniture under one roof, Wearstler has revolutionised the look, feel and meaning of modern American design.
Above: Kelly's stunning range extends well beyond just lighting.
Wearstler’s designs attract and inspire an enviable roster of A-list clientele from the film and music industries, as well as top celebrities, and tastemakers worldwide. Her trademark sumptuous and vibrant interiors imbue luxury hotels and grand residences from Beverly Hills to the Caribbean and around the globe. Among Wearstler’s expansive and diverse lifestyle portfolio are collaborations with some of the most respected global brands across the luxury market space.
Her robust portfolio includes collaborations and partnerships with some of the most respected global brands across the luxury market space. A dual collaboration with landmark department store Bergdorf Goodman in 2006 saw Wearstler lending her exacting eye to both the popular seventh floor restaurant and her own eponymous boutique.
Above: The Cubist Chandelier
Since its 1995 inception, the Kelly Wearstler Studio has grown from boutique interior design firm to global lifestyle brand. Driven by the signature aesthetic and idiosyncratic spirit of its creator and namesake, the Los Angeles-based company boasts a diverse range of modalities, taking an all-encompassing approach to design that includes everything from residential and commercial interiors to lighting, fabrics, furniture and home accessories and highly-anticipated limited-run gallery editions.
Kelly Wearstler is a highly regarded designer and her industry accolades are testament to her commitment to design. Some of these include Architectural Digest’s preeminent Top 100 Architecture & Interior Design list, Wallpaper Magazine’s Top 20 Designers, TIME Style & Design’s elite “Design 100” group of global creatives and Vogue’s Best Dressed list. Wearstler has also penned monthly style advice columns for InStyle, The Huffington Post, The Coveteur and Domaine. Her work and profiles have been featured in Vogue, Elle Décor, Architectural Digest, InStyle, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Condé Nast Traveller, Vanity Fair, The Wall Street Journal, Women’s Wear Daily and The New York Times. International press includes the French, German, Spanish, Russian, Chinese and Indian editions of Architectural Digest, Elle Decoration UK, Wallpaper, Vogue Paris, Vogue China, Residence, Belle, Vogue Living, House & Garden and Hong Kong Tatler.