Versatile Design by Juan Montoya – The life and work of Juan Montoya are certainly two things worth knowing about. Juan Montoya is one of the most famous interior designers, having created numerous distinguished interiors, be it residential, contract, or hospitality, using different and unique styles in each project, ranging from minimalist to eclectic styles. Today, the Modern Chandeliers blog is presenting some of his most acclaimed projects. Keep reading.
The Life and Work of Juan Montoya
Juan Montoya is a Colombian-born architect and interior designer who established his firm in the United States, mainly in New York City, in the 1970s. Since then, Juan Montoya has developed several projects, differing from lodges to luxury resorts, art galleries, offices, residential, and commercial among others. Juan Montoya‘s journey to success begins when the designer started studying architecture at the University of Bogota and later moved to New York, where he graduated from Parsons School of Design. In 1978, Juan Montoya founded his own design studio and was on the fast track to becoming one of the most sought-after firms in both industries of interior design and architecture.
Projects and Styles
1. Upper East Side Apartment, New York, USA
2. Pied-à-terre, Paris, France
Juan Montoya does not have a specific style thus blending various designs in a single space. Nevertheless, all the spaces created by Juan Montoya Design are characterized as bold and relaxing, sophisticated and comfortable, elegant and practical.
3. Fishing Lodge, Montana, USA
4. Bay Road, Miami, USA
Juan Montoya‘s initial projects showcased a more minimalist design, however, over the course of time, the style evolved and changed, starting to incorporate Art Deco elements, eclectic style and bold elements, that reflect the designer’s interest in different cultures, allowing him to create and design spaces filled with personality and a different kind of quality.
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5. Southampton, New York, USA
6. Private Residence, Philadelphia, USA
Over the years, Juan Montoya‘s become very distinctive and easily identifiable interiors through the use of exquisite design features like the juxtaposition of textures, colours, and volumes, as well as remarkable use of shadows, scale, and space with the end result always being the same: an uncanny sense of refinement and elegant simplicity.
7. Beach & Golf Club, Miromar Lakes, Florida, USA
8. Cap Cana Resort, Dominican Republic
9. Punta Mita Resort, Mexico
10. Universal Studios, California, USA
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