Michael S Smith is mostly known for being Obama’s White House decorator, but he’s also one of the most respected and original talents in the industry. Born in California, Michael studied interior design at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles. Today, CovetED highlights this amazing designer by bringing you more about him and one of his latest and most magnificent design projects, Los Angeles Haven. Enjoy!
Meet an interior designer that needs no introduction, Michael S Smith. Highly recognized as Obama’s White House decorator, he’s one of the most respected and original talents in the industry. Born in California, Michael studied interior design at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles.
In 1984, he continued his studies at The Victoria and Albert Museum in London, then returned to the U.S. to work under the tutelage of legendary antiques dealer Gep Durenberger. His design firm, Michael S Smith Inc, was launched in 1990, expanding from projects solely for private clients to his line of fine furniture and fabrics (“Jasper”).
The interior designer features a very important and incredible reputation on his residential, hospitality and commercial clients. His style sits on a seamless blend of European classicism and American modernism, which reflects projects that are always fresh yet traditional, but with some eccentric decor twists.
In every project, the interior designer commits to bring every room to life, making it stand out through the most amazing and luxurious pieces, as well the embellishment of bespoke accessories that really complete the decoration.
Every piece is majestic and perfectly stands in every room, whether it’s a living room or a hallway. Nothing is left to chance, this meticulous interior design method it’s deep within the core of this prestigious and incredible interior designer, that is Michael S Smith.
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