When it comes to furniture design, Christopher Guy is one of the leading names in the industry. He has been called “The Chanel of Furniture,” for his supreme attention to detail for how he masterfully combining classic designs that are at the same time modern and en vogue. Christopher has worked on projects that include The Trump Plaza in New York, The Beverly Wilshire Hotel, several Ritz-Carlton properties, and The Bellagio, Venetian and Encore in Las Vegas. He has also spearheaded the furniture design for several films like Casino Royale and The Devil Wears Prada. In Oct. 2009, Christopher opened his 2,400-square-foot Flagship Design Lounge in Beverly Hills, which in itself is a true design masterpiece.
Where were you born ?
I was born in Britain and lived in the South of France as a child.
How long in Los angeles:
I travel frequently to the US particularly to Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, which is the location of my US flagship Christopher Guy showroom. I fly in and out of LA; four or five times a year.
Owner & designer of the Christopher Guy furnishings brand (www.christopherguy.com)
Best Ethnic Food:
Crustacean on Little Santa Monica Blvd
Best place for late night dining:
Sweets for the Soul
Best place for a romantic date:
The Little Door
Best place for a power business meeting:
All-around favorite spot in Los angeles:
If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend?
Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills
Favorite shopping venue/boutique:
Best place to buy Jewelry/Watches:
Favorite Charity Event:
Favorite Cultural Event:
Brit Week in Los Angeles
Favorite Cultural Institution:
Best Aspect of Los angeles:
All of the blended cultures in Los Angeles make it a very exciting city.
Cut by Wolfgang Puck at Beverly Wilshire
Best Limousine/Driving Service:
I usually drive my own car
Pacific Design Center
Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore:
The Hollywood Cemetery