Hello world!

Boasting oh-so chic taste and a worldly sensibility, Los Angeles-based interior designer Kishani Perera is takingLuxe behind the scenes of her beautifully and eclectically designed world, providing a peek into her creative process. Excuse us as we “rummage” through Ms. Perera’s exciting design journey, picking up some cues on“vintage remix” as we go.

1. You are known for your ability to blend the refined with the ordinary in order to create stunning spaces. When did you find this visual voice, so to speak?

The instinct to mix high and low was an innate part of even my earliest designs. I’ve always been able to see the beauty in almost anything and never discriminated based on provenance. I was just as enamored with the interiors and pieces that I saw in luxurious design magazines as I was by an artistically curated apartment filled with flea market finds; just as drawn to the beautiful lines of a retail table as a centuries-old antique. My love for good design, no matter where I found it, emerged as this blend, which has now become somewhat of my signature.

2. Your retail boutique, Rummage, is clearly a personification of that signature look. What do you love most about your shop?

My favorite thing about Rummage is the eclectic collection of pieces that happily co-exist in one little space! You can travel the world, spanning many decades, as you go from one object to the next, which I love.

3. In three words, describe your design spirit.

Vintage, balanced, vibrant.

4. Who is your dream client?

Such a hard question! Rather than one specific person, I think I would say my dream client, generally speaking, is one who has homes in both the US and Europe, who is well-traveled, appreciates the arts and culture, loves unique elements and character, and most importantly, is kind and respectful. It really is more about a compatible personality than anything. I threw the European home in because any excuse to travel and shop in Europe makes me happy!

5. In your opinion, what is the biggest takeaway from the pages of your book Vintage Remix?

Good design is not exclusive to big budgets and mansions.

6. You use a lot of texture. Do you think that different textures help to blend the modern and vintage worlds?

Yes, though I’m a big fan of texture in general, and love how it adds interest and complexity.

7. What is your favorite area in your own home? Why?

I love my living room sofa because it’s positioned by the window in such a way that the sun comes pouring in on just that spot, and if you recline a bit and look up, you feel as though you’re lying amongst the tree tops.

8. Are there any colors you shy away from?

I really don’t have a least favorite color. In the right combination and application, any color can be beautiful. But in the wrong hands, of course, a good color could go bad really fast!

9. Where can you be found on a sunny Sunday afternoon?

Sadly, inside working! Ideally though, I’d be on a beach somewhere listening to music and reading a good book.

– See more at: http://www.homedesignideas.eu/kishani-pereras-chic-journey/#sthash.8amuXEDQ.dpuf

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
1 Comment
Oldest
Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

SUBSCRIBE NEWSLETTER

We don't talk to strangers.
You don't want us to answer?

Check here to indicate that you have read and agree to Terms & Conditions/Privacy Policy.

Thanks for Subscribing!
Sorry, we don't know what happened. Please try again later.
You are already subscribed in our Newsletter!

SOCIAL

 

  • March & White: South Kensington Residence - March & White is an international design house with studios in London, New York & Los Angeles. Architecture and interior design are the starting point for projects that demand an extraordinary level of design. And today, Interior Decoration decided to show you some of their best design projects. #bestinteriordesigners #design #designinspirations #homedécor #interiordecoration #interiordesginers #interiordesign #luxurybrands #luxurydesign #luxur
  • Studio Hanne Willmann - Studio Hanne Willmann is a multidisciplinary design studio based in Berlin, focusing on product design in the areas of furniture, lights, and tableware. Her designs reveal a profound fascination for details and emphasize the high value I place on aesthetic appeal. Join Interior Decoration and discover everything about this amazing design studio. Passion for simplicity. #DesignProjects #designstudio #hannewillmann #interiordecoration #interiordesign #StudioHanneWil
  • Rossana Orlandi - Rossana Orlandi is a household name in the worlds of fashion and design. CovetED had the pleasure of catching up with Rossana at her gallery to learn more about these incredible initiatives and, today My Design Week brings you the exclusive interview. #celebratedesign #contemporarydesign #designinspirations #homedécor #interiordecoration #interiordesign #luxurydesign #moderndesign #rossanaorlandi
  • Marcel Wanders - At Milan Design Week, CovetED interviewed Marcel Wanders, one of the Top Interior Designers in Europe! He was at Milan to present his collaborations with Lladró, Louis Vuitton, Mooi, Magis, Vondom, Bisazza, Natuzzi, Laufen, Poliform or Barovier & Toso and today, Interior Decoration is going to show you everything. Marcel Wanders was born in Boxtel, the Netherlands in 1963. #bestinteriordesigners #design #homedécor #homedecorideas #interiordecoration #interiordesig
  • Portuguese Interior Designers - Best Portuguese interior designers and architects are known for combining tradition, innovation, and passion through remarkable works. Portugal can be a small country in size, but it’s huge in dimension and international recognition in terms of culture and design. #bestinteriordesignersinportugal #design #designinspirations #homedécor #interiordecoration #interiordesign #luxurybrands #luxurydesign #mintinteriordesignatelier #portugal #portugueseinteriordesi
  • YZDA Interior Design Firm - Located in Montclair, New Jersey. Satomi Yoshida-Katz is the principle of YZDA, a boutique design studio that approaches the timeless design of stylish hotels, resorts, restaurants, corporate offices, and private residences. Satomi Yoshida-Katz is the principle of YZDA, a boutique design studio. #bestinteriordesigners #design #homedécor #interiordecoration #interiordesign #luxurydesign #march&ampwhite #YZDAInteriorDesignFirm
  • One X One Design - ONE X ONE DESIGN is a leading design and build firm helmed by its Founder and Creative Director, Hilda Mohseni, and established its operation in the late 1990s. And today, Interior Decoration is going to show you the Uplands Estate Design Project. #bestinteriordesigners #celebratedesign #Designideas #Designinspiration #designinspirations #interiordecoration #interiordesign #interiordesigninspirations #InteriorDesigners #luxurybrands #luxuryhome #OneXOneDesign
  • Isabel López-Quesada - Though her studio is located in Spain, Isabel López Quesada’s projects span the globe—from the United States to France, and Japan to the Dominican Republic. She expertly combines contemporary trends with the traditional decor to create interiors that have both a past and a present, all of which reflect her affinity for beauty. #bestinteriordesigners #celebratedesign #Designinspiration #designinspirations #interiordecoration #interiordesign #InteriorDesigners #isabe
  • St. Petersburg - Interior Decoration is the best source of design inspiration. For that reason, we decided to show you some of the best interior designers from St. Petersburg. Take a look: KATYA FEDORCHENKO Decorator Ekaterina Fedorchenko has been designing interiors since 1998. #bestinteriordesigners #celebratedesign #designinspirations #DesignTrends #homedécor #interiordecoration #interiordesign #InteriorDesigners #luxurydesign #luxuryfurniture #stpetersburg
  • Interior Designers - Some of the most influential design icons come from one of the world capitals of design, the beautiful city of London. They inspired multiple interior design enthusiasts to create their best design projects that match their own personal style and the interior design trends at the same time! Today, Interior Decoration is going to show you the top 10 London-based #bestinteriordesigners #design #homedécor #interiordecoration #interiordesign #InteriorDesigners #lon
  • Interior Designers Based in Paris, these incredible bespoke designers have definitely managed to stand out for their amazing capacity of establishing the most wonderful settings. - ALBERTO #bestinteriordesigners #homedécor #interiordecoration #interiordesign #InteriorDesigners #luxurydesign #Paris
  • Top Autumn Decor Combinations - Autumn, don’t you love it? This season is synonymous with change, nostalgia, beauty but also revival. Known as the year’s “last smile”, Autumn is the perfect season to dress up your interiors with the most excentric trends, products and ideas out there. #ArtDeco #AutumnDecor #DecorCombinations #GreatDesign #interiordesign #luxurydesign #TopDesign #WorldDesign
  • Today we present you an Outstanding Decor at Hotel Victor Hugo Paris Kléber where The Parisian Style meets the Modern Contemporary Design courtesy of BRABBU! YOU MAY ALSO LIKE: TOP 16 PORTUGUESE INTERIOR DESIGNERS OF ALL TIME ONE X ONE DESIGN: TAKE A LOOK INSIDE THE UPLANDS ESTATE PROJECT Hotel Victor Hugo is a four-star Parisian private property located in the heart of Paris. #contemporarydesign #HotelVictorHugo #luxurydesign #ModernContemporary #ModernContemporaryDesign
  • Enhance Your Home Decor With An Incredible Handmade Rug Design – The latest trendy neutral color tones, these rugs were created by the exclusive technique of Rug’Society's Brand. Get the best inspirational ideas for your home decor project, here! If you’re thinking about remodeling a room in your home decor, the Earth Tones trends are the right way to go. Natural #botanical #color #decoration #design #earth #enhance #environment #green #handmade #interiordesign #neutral #neutral
  • The Mid-Century Style of the Ravenswood Residence in Chicago - A one of a kind, this project has that timeless indulgence of the perfect modern interior design, with a pinch of nostalgia. Emily Mackie of Inspired Interiors explains why and how this luxury home has the perfect mood to be a great success. #Chair #Chicago #decór #Delightfull #Dining #Home #interiordecoration #livingroom #midcentury #modern #place #Ravenswood #Residence #spot #UnitedStates
Follow Me on Pinterest

SOCIAL

OUR INSPIRATIONS

OUR INSPIRATIONS