Pierre Yovanovitch founded the Paris-based design atelier in 2001 after a career as a menswear designer for Pierre Cardin led him to follow his passion interior architecture and design. Known for his signature haute couture aesthetic in which he blends high art, architectural elements, and vintage furniture to create a refined yet unpretentious setting, Yovanovitch has been revered by industry experts for his mastery of volume and proportions and his unparalleled ability to restructure historic spaces to fit a contemporary lifestyle.
An expert in 20th century furniture, Pierre Yovanovitch is particularly fond of vintage Scandinavian and American design which he combines with custom-made pieces of his own creation. Central to his interiors work is Yovanovitch’s passion for contemporary art. An avid collector himself, Yovanovitch incorporates contemporary works along with commissioning established and emerging artists to create on-site works. Pierre Yovanovitch projects span globally from residential, hospitality and commercial undertakings including a Central Park penthouse, to a five-star hotel in Paris, to a 17th century chateau in Provence.
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