Boca do Lobo and COVETED Magazine have selected an exclusive list featuring the top interior designers in the field and Studio Munge has been selected to be part of it. After the huge success of the first issue, Coveted Magazine with Boca do Lobo accepted the challenge and returned with this special selection of personalities in the most creative and innovative industry, the interior design world.
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In this meticulous selection, you will find the top Interior Designers in Canada – the renowned and the emerging, both passionate and geniuses – alongside some striking mood boards and exclusive interviews.
Established in 1997, the Toronto-based Studio Munge’s work is represented in major cities around the world. Their outstanding design projects are a result of their passionate and inspiring work. Their inquisitive nature and quest for the perfect solution have propelled Studio Munge onto the international stage.
GET THE LOOK: Angra Mirror
This large wall mirror offers a tribute to the historical city of Angra do Heroísmo in Azores, Portugal. The seductive and elegant mirror, it’s outstanding in its shape and curved design. The polished brass creates a superb accent providing a glamorous design.
Check here for the exclusive interview with Studio Munge.
Through the years, they formed partnerships with a global roster of top hospitality brands, condominium and residential developers, and architects. Their inspiration is to co-create with world-renowned chefs and restaurateurs, forward-thinking developers, and iconic hotel brands – whether our clients are building in Las Vegas, Miami, Beijing, or Shanghai.
Where did the inspiration come from?
My inspiration always comes from listening and recollecting memories captured around the world. To create I listen to my clients, I listen to the city where the project resides; it helps me understand its needs, its voids, and opportunities.
GET THE LOOK: Hera Pendant Lamp
Hera represents the blossom of a golden new era full of life and inspiring beauty. Defined by strong and emotional paths filled with intricate details, this mythological entity is the magical inspiration behind this lighting piece. The lighting pendant is molded to resemble the features and look of a golden branch freely suspended from a single string.
How do you choose artisans and materials, which are your favorite materials?
We truly believe each project is deserving of a singular identity driven by a unique narrative, a storyboard that defines the guest journey, and the design features encountered along the way. We don’t single source, we thrive in that variety, that uniqueness and to sustain that design philosophy, we are always on the hunt for exceptional talents to contribute their crafts. We have a dedicated in-house resource specialist who travels the world to discover the most incredible materials and artisans before bringing those back to our studio.
GET THE LOOK: Lapiaz Headboard
Lapiaz Headboard takes exceptional craftsmanship and contemporary design to a new realm. The organic features of this upholstered headboard are achieved through the manual fitting of gold-polished brass into the velvet structure.
When you remember your first project, do you feel?
Proud; I wouldn’t change a thing.
One quality your team members must have?
Passion and love for themselves and what they do.
What does your home say about you?
Quality, Design, and Emotion are key in my world.
One moment, one person, one project that marked your career?
My mother taught me how to balance business, design, and people.
How Arts & Crafts and Advanced technology will live together?
The ability to use the tools effectively is the key to marrying art with technology… The creative mind must remain the most powerful tool and the driving force in the process.
GET THE LOOK: Glance Mirror
The Glance Mirror tells a story about the crossroads of life and the reason for the chaos. The concept of a defragmented statement mirror brings out its noblest gold backdrop meticulously handcrafted by the most skilled goldsmiths.
Complete the phrase:
I can’t work without my … Family’s Support
The blank sheet for me is… An opportunity to express me
Most inspiring Museum/ Gallery for you? The Broad Museum Los Angeles
What Your Favorite Piece Of Clothing Says About You… Style and comfort is key
If I wasn’t an architect/ interior designer, I would be … A vegetable… Architecture, Design, and Artistry is my life.
Less is more …or more is more? Just the right amount; each design project deserves its own answer leading to the appropriate design solution.