Lafia/Arvin, A Design Corporation

(310) 230-0012

Services Provided
Design- Construction
Design/Purchasing - Furnishings

Areas Served
California, New York, Colorado, Hawaii - and other locations worldwide depending upon project/client

Business Description
Lafia/Arvin is recognized as one of the country’s premier Interior Design Firms. L/A’s design, and attention to detail has placed it on Robb Report’s 2013 List of the Top 40 Interior Designers of the World, and as the highest rated Interior Design Firm in The Franklin Report.
KEYNOTE/OPENING Roster for WESTWEEK (March 19-21) at the Pacific Design Center.
We are honored to have been selected for the second consecutive year as a KEYNOTE Luxury Interior Designer Panelist, our event on March 20 with our 16 year + Client, actress Courtney Thorne-Smith and Celebrity Builder Gary Drake, and moderated by E-News’s Catt Sadler.
Following is a portion of E! News’ Catt Sadler Prime Time interview recently about Monique Lafia/Lafia – Arvin – her 16+ Year Designer – and Co-Panelist at WESTWEEK:
This year’s WESTWEEK has an outstanding schedule, including events with fellow designer Michael Smith, Nancy Meyers, and the Hollywood Reporter.
How to be Asked Back to the Party: The Art of Repeat Business – KEY NOTE EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT
Panelists: Courtney Thorne-Smith, Monique Lafia and Gary Drake
Moderator : E! News’s Catt Sadler
March 20, 2013 – 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Blue Conference Center – Pacific Design Center
Reception following immediately after at A. Rudin 4:00 – 5:00 PM
What is the secret to working on sophisticated residential design projects with highly discerning clients—and making the grade enough to be asked back for the second project, and even the third? It is certainly more than just showing up on time.
Join celebrity Design-Client Courtney Thorne-Smith (Two and a Half Men CBS, Melrose Place & Ally McBeal) as she talks with her own noted designer Monique Lafia (ASID, CIDC) about the process of designing her home and selecting the Designer-Contractor-Architect team. Client and Designer speak openly about what is critical to each in deciding to work together again. Lafia and Thorne-Smith have designed five homes together during the last 16+ years, including Courtney’s Brentwood estate (a magnificent Brentwood cottage that was featured in In Style Magazine). Monique’s projects for celebrity, sports and business clients, such as Wayne Gretzky, and Rob Lowe, including the historic "Buster Keaton Estate. have been published in Architectural Digest, Robb Report, Coastal Living, Trends and California Homes .

Certification and Awards
NCIDQ Certified #12169
CID license #5748
Highest rated Designer in The Franklin Report
Published regularly (Many "Cover Features"): AD, California Homes Magazine, Robb Report, Trends, Florida Design, and other fine design magazines.
Pacific Palisades, CA US 
Monique Lafia 
15332 Antioch Street / #457 ,
Pacific Palisades, California,
United States, 90272 
(310) 587-2243 
License #:
CID license #5748 
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Gerald Olesker's company does "top quality work" I have used them for the last 20+ years on many projects. Gerald's design sense and understanding of the bus...
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