Ava Living Designer Featured in Chinese design magazine
Ciao Interiors—the Kalispell, Montana-based architectural and design firm—has been featured in popular Chinese design magazine PLATINUM in an article highlighting work by Les Bernabi, owner and head designer at Ciao Interiors. Mapping the connection between a small northwest design firm and its newfound international audience is unique—and largely due to the growing prevalence and authority of design-centric community platform Ava Living.
The PLATINUM Magazine feature on Ciao Interiors, entitled “Lakeside Club Retreat”, reveals a full color spread with photographs from one of the firm’s projects, completed in northwestern Montana. Accompanying a lengthy write-up by the magazine’s editors, a variety of images from rooms and details of the design highlight the intricacies of Ciao Interiors’ creative work. With a growing interest in varying American design styles, PLATINUM emphasizes designer Les Bernabi’s attention to detail, hand-craftsmanship, and the blend of rustic and traditional.
Functioning as a global network of interior design professionals and enthusiasts, Ava Living connects individuals through a social networking style site, and opens communication through users’ shared passion for design. Les Bernabi of Ciao Interiors is featured regularly on Ava Living, applauded for his firm’s skillful execution of a unique vision and style. With the popularity of niche social sites growing rapidly, an individual’s visibility within these communities is increasingly important to professional success. Subsequently, a Chinese magazine (PLATINUM) is able to highlight and showcase an aesthetic from halfway around the globe.
Ciao Interiors —based in Kalispell, Montana—is one of the preeminent design firms in the Rocky Mountains. With projects spanning throughout the United States, China and Canada, the firm specializes in translating the warmth of comfortable living uniquely into each of its clients' projects. Accessibility today – Like high-fashion designers who design lines for Target or H&M, the internet and its social media platform has allowed Ciao Interiors to provide basic design services for clients across the world that did not previously have access to the Ciao brand. It has enabled Ciao to expand its brand beyond just high-end and luxury resort clients and shows that good design can be affordable.
Ciao Interiors is a full-service design firm with services from architectural detailing and project management to furnishings and art selection. For more information, please visit their website at www.ciaointeriors.com or visit their Kalispell location at 448 Main Street.
PLATINUM, is the top design magazine in South China, which was established more then 7 years ago by the China Unionpay Group. The magazine focuses on outstanding lifestyle, including fortune, fashion, real-estate, auto and design. The magazine is distributed all over China and to major cities like Beijing, Shanghai, Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau.