MICHAEL HILAL
SAN FRANCISCO — CA


NATURE

I TAKE MY INSPIRATION FROM NATURE. IF YOU GO OUTSIDE AND TAKE IN THE VIEW, YOU SEE THAT EVERYTHING FLOWS TOGETHER IN A HOLISTIC WAY. THAT’S HOW I APPROACH INTERIOR DESIGN.



CALIFORNIA

CALIFORNIA IS A NOT AN AESTHETIC, IT’S A VIBE. IT’S RELAXED, EASY LIVING. IT’S ABOUT THAT SUN-KISSED SENSE OF IMPERFECTION. YOU DON’T TAKE YOURSELF TOO SERIOUSLY.


MODERN SPACES

ULTIMATELY WHAT’S IMPORTANT IS HOW PEOPLE LIVE TODAY. HAVING A SPACE THAT IS FUNCTIONAL FOR THE CLIENT IS THE ESSENCE OF WHAT I CONSIDER A MODERN SPACE.


ART

GREAT ART IS KEY. IT BRINGS AUTHENTICITY TO A SPACE.




COMMUNITY

WORKING WITH LIKE-MINDED ARCHITECTS AND CREATIVES HELPS PUSH A PROJECT A LITTLE BIT FARTHER THAN WE ALL THOUGHT IT COULD GO.



COLLABORATION

I VERY MUCH WORK IN A COLLABORATIVE WAY WITH CLIENTS. THEY LEAN INTO MY SUGGESTIONS AND BRING THEIR OWN TO THE TABLE. IT’S ABOUT CREATING SOMETHING TOGETHER THAT SUITS THEIR NEEDS AND POINT OF VIEW.



EXPERIENCE

MY INTERIORS CREATE GRADUAL AND TONAL SHIFTS BETWEEN COLORS, TEXTURES AND FURNISHINGS. WHEN YOU ENTER A SPACE, YOU WANT TO EXPERIENCE THE ENTIRE SPACE. YOU DON’T WANT YOUR EYE TO GET STUCK IN ONE PLACE. 



Michael Hilal is an interior designer in San Francisco. His work has recently been featured in Architectural Digest, Galerie, Sight Unseen, Dwell, Veranda, Milk Decoration, ELLE, and 1stdibs Introspectives among other publications. He received the 2022 Showcase Design Award and 2021 Emerging Designer Award award from California Home and Design magazine. His first furniture line is available through St Vincents in Antwerp.

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