Luxury decor and tableware brand Michael Aram is known for its lively pieces full of character and thought. Its collections span pretty woodland arrangements, timeless nautical themes and opulent palatial designs. And after an exclusive LuxDeco visit to the brand’s headquarters—a buzzing studio and overflowing showroom in New York’s Chelsea district—the proverbial notion of the apple and the tree comes to mind. The face and name behind the whimsical brand is as full of character and thought as his designs.
Here, in conversation, the designer discusses his newest collections, his unique position in the decorative arts industry and the place he feels most creative.