Monday, April 28, 2014

BritWeek LA: Christopher Guy Presented 3rd Annual Design Icon Award To Nina Campbell

Christopher Guy’s visionary founder, CEO and chief designer, Christopher Guy Harrison, presented his third annual BritWeek Design Icon Award.
Photos & story by Karen Ostlund
BritWeek Icon Award,an
Asprey trophy
The world-renowned interior and luxury home goods designer Nina Campbell, was honored at an exclusive red carpet event at the Christopher Guy West Hollywood showroom, 8900 Beverly Blvd, last Saturday, April 26th
Nina Campbell gets BritWeek Icon Award

Campbell was honored by Christopher Guy Harrison, who himself has revolutionized furniture design aesthetics with his eye-catching, flowing lines.           The Christopher Guy brand is known as a creator of the world’s most contemporary lifestyles, with a global footprint in luxury residential design, as well as in world famous hotels and stores, including most recently Harrod’s—a very short distance from Nina Campbell’s own design studio in Knightsbridge.
Maria Elena Infantino
Beatles tunes

 The award ceremony was a signature event of BritWeek 2014, which included a Beatles 50th Anniversary male fashion show by Porsche Design,  musical entertainment, Perrier Jouet Brut champagne bar, Icon Award award presentation, and celebrity transportation provided by Aston Martin.                 
left, Christopher Guy w/ guest

Each Spring, BritWeek celebrates creativity and innovation between Britain and the US, in multiple categories including film & TV, business, philanthropy, fine and performing arts, and design. was founded in Los Angeles, but have now expanded to BritWeek events in San Francisco, Orange County,  and since last year Miami.  
Past recipients of the Christopher Guy BritWeek Design Icon Award have been Jaguar Design Director Ian Callum, and Royal Milliner Philip Treacy.

Porsche men's design
 Nina Campbell is based in London’s glamorous Knightsbridge district, and her client list has included Annabel’s Private Club, The Savoy Lobby (with David Linley), The Groucho Club, The Hotel Parc Victor Hugo in Paris. She is the author of six books on design and has appeared on home remodeling programs on the BBC.  Nina Campbell has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Middlesex, and numerous international awards.

Other credits include, The Campbell Apartment Bar in New York’s Grand Central Station, the New Sheridan Hotel in Telluride, Colorado, élite hotel and residential projects in Britain, the United States, Germany, China and Jordan, as well as a series of lines of bespoke furniture, wallpaper design, table linens, china and glassware, apparel, rugs and cashmere throws. 

At Christopher Guy showroom during Design Icon Award 2014
The classic, contemporary mood has ensured the Christopher Guy name is at the forefront of luxury furnishings design around the world, targeting the Middle Eastern
Market.The name continues to grow via stand-alone stores in West Hollywood, Chicago, Verona, 
Shanghai, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore.
In July 2012 Christopher Guy opened the flagship showroom in West Hollywood, CA which 
was followed by the opening of a new showroom at the Las Vegas Design Center in January
 2013. Last year, in May 2013 Christopher Guy expanded its presence in  US with the opening                 
 of a 20,000 sq. ft. showroom in the historic New York Design Center.

Perrier Jouet Brut to celebrate

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