For over a decade, Rinat Lavi has been creating living spaces that interweave style, function and sophistication to create environments that are comfortable and enjoyable heavens for her clients. Rinat Lavi Interiors was launched in 2004 following nearly ten years as an associate at a well respected design firm specializing in classical hi-end residential interiors.
Ms. Lavi’s design philosophy is based on her wide knowledge and understanding of period styles through 20th Century modern designs. Her interiors are eclectic and draw inspirations from different periods to create individuality and expressions. She believes that today’s lifestyle requires environments that are informal yet serene and luxurious.
Rinat Lavi has a strong educational background, which includes a BFA in Interior Design from New York Institute of Technology, from which she graduated on Dean’s list. She has also completed the majority of graduate courses at NYU in decorative arts collecting, including an internship with the curator of Decorative Arts at the Museum of the City of New York.
In October of 2005, Ms. Lavi was included in a House Beautiful feature listing 25 of “America’s Top Young Designers”. She has also been featured in New York Spaces magazine as one of “40 Under 40” showing a Cobble Hill townhouse.
Recently completed projects include a 5000sf recreation house in Westchester NY and an 8000sf apartment on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. She is currently designing a 7000sf newly constructed house in the Hamptons as well as working on the decoration of a Townhouse for the same client.