Richard Mishaan is a Colombian born interior designer with a career spanning twenty years. He has become known as a mix master due to the way he combines his pieces. His skill has made him one of the ultimate favorites with the collectors. During his career he has designed retreats in New York, Colombia and Cartagena.
Richard Mishaan lives in New York City with his wife Marcia Rolfe and their family. Gorgeous pieces of art by Donald Baechler and Manolo Valdés hang in his living room. He has decorated his home with a table by Guy de Rougement, a neoclassical carved wood console, a piece by Chinese artist Zhan Wang and glass droplets by Rob Wynne. A white and green marble floor and a ceiling of cerulean blue add to the effect. Richard Mishaan is always trying something new.
Richard Mishaan Design is known for the Mishaan touch. Due to his knowledge of interior design, architecture, fashion and his cultural roots he understands luxury. Richard Mishaan was born in Colombia attended New York University where he earned his BA. He additionally the attended Columbia University School of Architecture. Richard Mishaan has written two books, Artfully Modern and Modern Luxury.
Richard Mishaan Design specializes in individualization. Some of his favorite pieces include a chair designed by Eric Schmitt with a heart shaped back, a fauteuil from the 18th century that one belonged to Marie Antoinette and the works of Manolo Valdés. Although all of these pieces are superb by themselves it is the way Richard Mishaan combines them with window treatments, floor coverings and upholstery that make them spectacular. He believes in a home filled with art color only belongs on the art itself.
Richard Mishaan attributes his sense of boldness and color to his childhood. He grew up in Columbia and the society was violent yet filled with incredible art. His experiences combined with what he saw were the beginnings of an incredible designer.