Eye on the Designer: Philippe Starck

Few designers have the power to capture our imaginations in a way that is distinct and pervasive. Philippe Starck is one of those designers. He is a creator, designer and architect from France whose creations can be found all over the world. His prolific work in product design ranges everything from furniture (such as his famous Ghost chair) and decor to lighting, tableware, toys, and even clothing and accessories.

His interior design credits are contributed mostly to hotels around the world, as well as many restaurants, as Starck believes in nurturing the body and soul. His unique view on design is instantly recognizable and has been inspiring other creative minds for years. Here are just a few of his brilliant designs to inspire you today.

Eye on the Designer: Philippe Starck | HomeandEventStyling.comOne of Starck’s most famous creations is the Ghost chair, a lucite chair that leaves lots of visual space without compromising style.

Eye on the Designer: Philippe Starck | HomeandEventStyling.comThe Spa at the Viceroy Miami is clean and contemporary with a dash of whimsy, all common elements in Starck’s designs.

Eye on the Designer: Philippe Starck | HomeandEventStyling.comAnother staple in Starck’s designs are the classic faces as seen on the desk chair in this suite designed by him at Yoo Panama.

Eye on the Designer: Philippe Starck | HomeandEventStyling.comThe lobby of Yoo Panama features bold pops of yellow against a dramatic black and grey palette.

Eye on the Designer: Philippe Starck | HomeandEventStyling.comStarck’s love for bold colors is exemplfiied again at the J Plus Hotel where vibrant orange plays off a clean white backdrop.

Eye on the Designer: Philippe Starck | HomeandEventStyling.comAn edgier, darker side of Starck’s creativity is on display at Mama Shelter Paris, where earthy textures mix with industrial accents.

Eye on the Designer: Philippe Starck | HomeandEventStyling.comThe bathroom in this luxury yacht uses reflective surfaces like glass and metallics to make the space feel larger.

Eye on the Designer: Philippe Starck | HomeandEventStyling.comThe SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills looks swanky and modern with a few Baroque touches to give it that unique edge.

Eye on the Designer: Philippe Starck | HomeandEventStyling.comA giant framed mirror serves as a luxurious headboard in this clean, chic suite at Hotel PalazzinaG in Venice, Italy.

Eye on the Designer: Philippe Starck | HomeandEventStyling.comStarck used classic French elements to create a chic, feminine room at the SLS Hotel South Beach.

Philippe Starck’s designs are an inspiring look at mixing styles to create something totally unique, and not holding back on your own unique sense of style.

Warm regards,
Megan

Images { 1 – Elle Decor via Apartment Therapy / 2 – Architectural Digest / 3 – Home Adore / 4 – Home Adore / 5 – Design Milk / 6 – HomeDSGN / 7 – Charter World / 8 – Starck / 9 – Dintelo / 10 – Conde Nast Traveler }

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