Richard Mishaan was born and raised in Cartagena, Colombia before making his way to Italy where he would grow into the unique, fashion forward individual that he is today. Now Mishaan lives in New York where he runs Richard Mishaan Design, one of the world’s most prominent and decorated interior design companies on the planet. Mishaan has been instrumental in steering the company to success but more than just that, his work has been pivotal in creating a whole new generation of modernist designers. New York has never looked this good and Richard Mishaan Design is, of course, a big part of the reason why.
Mishaan first moved to New York back in 1978 but he never forgot his roots. In fact, he made sure to lay some down back home in his home away from home, the Cartagena house. This house sort of embodies everything that Mishaan believes in with his design work. The Cartagena home is focused on three key pieces of material that can be found throughout the home. A walk through the building will reveal to you the intricate touches that have made Richard Mishaan Design so popular and so effective. The house looks like a 16th Century home that has been updated to meet the standards of the upper rust modern fans with wallets big enough to spend.
Most of us won’t come close to being as effective of a designer as Richard Mishaan Design but that doesn’t mean we can’t learn from them. Richard Mishaan Design released a slew of tips for at-home decorators that want to make their space feel better than ever. Mishaan advises people at home to paint their walls a warm, calming whit while painting their ceilings an even brighter shade of white so as to create higher ceilings. Mishaan also advises to split large rooms with tables and to avoid anchoring your bed in the corner of a room.