A. Villalobos, former Villalobos Desio, was founded in 2010. They are known for
successfully mixing new pieces, antiques, and contemporary art; their aesthetic
is inspired by a wide range of cultural influences from French, African, and Pre-
Columbian, to Asian and American.
In creating an environment, they tell a story that complements the backgrounds
of their clients. The essence of the firm is to help clients find inspiration by
incorporating their significant memories to give a sense of personal relevance to
each project. The firm wants those who encounter its work to experience their
clients’ pasts which are seamlessly integrated into their current everyday lives
giving a sense of history combined with their own senses of style.
The secondary key element of the design sensibility is a deep appreciation of
traditional craftsmanship along with its elegance and design integrity, striking a
balance between imperfection and precision. While incorporating these
elements into the design, a key element of history is ever present.
Alberto Villalobos, the principal of A. Villalobos, is an international interior
designer and tastemaker based in New York City. His goal is to create discreet
luxurious environments with a fresh approach for both globetrotters as well as
his New York based clientele –- all in search of a unique design experience. He
strives to create unique environments that are relevant, functional, livable and
Alberto Villalobos studied at the New York School of Interior Design where, after
obtaining his degree opened Villalobo Desio, currently known as A. Villalobos.
Alberto, whose nationality is Colombian, wanted to combine the eclectic and
international senses of aesthetic acquired from his cultural background, travels