Elima Designs had the honor of visiting the Salone del Mobile at Milan Design Week 2022. The most notable trends we saw were explorations of biophilic design.
Saima Seyar, Principal, Elima Designs, is an award-winning, registered interior designer. She has designed distinctive interiors for residential, commercial, and custom-build projects since 1998 throughout the United States and Internationally.
Houston interior designer Saima Seyar of Elima Designs worked with Shashi Malkani to transform the room as a surprise gift. The two went to elaborate lengths to keep it a surprise, with Shashi telling his wife that Seyar was helping him with a fish tank.
It was a pilot project meant to serve 140 families. It worked, and within a few years, Mohammed proposed something with a broader reach: a furniture bank with partner agencies whose clients could all be served. By 2003, the furniture bank had become an independent agency.
Attention to intricate details to complete a design, establishes an individual unique statement for each home. For instance, a custom designed embroidery for a window treatment and pillows can be hand drawn to correlate with a home’s theme. The window treatments and pillows can then be embroidered in, say, silk thread on ultra-suede, to give a contrast of textures.