About | KEVIN GRAY Design
FOUNDER AND CREATIVE DESIGNER
Interior and lighting designer Kevin Gray is known for transforming residences and boutiques into timeless and unique environments. He creates interiors that are understated yet sophisticated, authentic, elegant, and functional for his highly discerning clients in Miami, New York, Washington D.C., and Europe. Kevin Gray’s distinct signature designs feature clean lines and simple but well-crafted furnishings, which implement premium quality finishes, textures and materials. Known for his intuitive stylistic expression, Kevin mixes unique vintage pieces and fabrics with modern elements to design interiors that are both surprising and stunning. Clients say Kevin’s key to his success is his history of trusted collaborations with the best architects, craftsmen, and builders along with his respect for the homeowner’s personal wishes.
Kevin’s clientele is a “who’s who” of domestic and international thought leaders in fashion, real estate development, and business. Kevin’s list of high-profile projects includes penthouses for Wolfgang Joop in NYC and Monte Carlo, as well as the JOOP! flagship store on Ocean Drive, Miami Beach; Lancaster Group cosmetic departments at many major department stores and duty-free shops in airports throughout the USA and internationally: Jil Sander, Joop, Davidoff, and Dunhill.
Four of Kevin’s lamps were selected for “Changing Light”, an exhibit of 100 lamps at Miami Art Museum, in association with the Wolfsonian Museum and the Arango Foundation. His 1985 design “Uranis” lamp was shown at the Gallery Neotou, Paris. To celebrate its 40th anniversary, the 1981 “Orbit” lamp is currently in production in partnership with Lumen Center Milan, Italy. His 1984 design series “Zandt” lamps will also be relaunched at the 2024 Salon del Mobile to celebrate its 50-year anniversary.
Kevin Gray’s work has been showcased in broadcasts on HGTV USA and Canada, AMC Iberia 2015 Holiday Special, and in 7 editions of SoFlo Home Project, which focuses on his design work in South Florida. Various US and international publications that display his work include Metropolitan Home, House & Garden, Ocean Drive, German Elle Decoration, German Vogue, Vogue Apartment Living Australia, Vogue Italia, Florida Magazine, Objekt Magazine, The Miami Herald, and Taschen Books’ “Seaside Interiors” and “New York Interiors” (spotlighting the private residences of Wolfgang Joop).
Kevin is a member of the American Society of Interior Designers / ASID, and serves on the board of The Wolfsonian Museum in Miami Beach, USA, and Genova, Italy.
Jose “Pepe” Rodriguez had his formal training as a ballet dancer with the famous Alicia Alonzo Cuban Ballet, Havana. After emigrating to France in the 70’s he branched out into show business and worked between Paris and Monte-Carlo. Kevin and Pepe met in Paris creating a life long friendship . Pepe keeps a watchful eye over Kevin’s business and social calendar and is fluent in French, Italian, Spanish and English.
Holding a Bachelor’s in Architectural Interior Design from Milan’s NABA, and Master’s in Interior Design from Madrid’s IED, Niki has worked under award-winning architects and designers in Milan, New York and Florida. She has won awards for her graphic work and has brought to life ultra-luxury private residences and a flagship boutique on New York City’s West 57th St, Billionaire’s Row. Niki is fluent in Polish, Italian and Spanish and understands French.
Elissa is a recent Magna Cum Laude Architecture graduate at the University of Toronto who is in search of what’s next. Her visual arts minor results from 13 years of prestigious art programs at magnet schools in Miami. Next, she explored Toronto’s vibrant and diverse cultures that inspired her work and a more profound connection with others. Her personability, adaptability, and keen design eye among many other skills make her a valuable asset in exceeding a client’s needs at Kevin Gray Design.
Michael is an art director and digital media professional. He holds a Bachelor of Arts, in Graphic Design (Hons) from Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London. He has worked as a fashion photographer for well-known women’s and men’s fashion magazines in the U.K, Paris, and Australia. He has accumulated a diverse set of transferable skills in digital, UX/UI, visual, and content design as well as received a 1st in book design and typography from Central Saint Martins. His personability, adaptability, and keen design eye among many other skills make him a valuable asset at Kevin Gray Design. He is fluent in English, and Japanese and speaks French as a second language.