Perla Shares Decor Tips on Tampa’s NBC TV Affiliate

Tampa, FL–April 1, 2014, “Hot pink adds a happy touch to a room,” according to professional interior designer Perla Lichi, appearing as a guest on WFLA News Channel 8′s “Daytime” show on April 1, 2014. This is one of Tampa Bay’s most popular television stations and Tampa’s NBC affiliate for over 50 years.

Using samples of decorative accessories, flowers, her signature hand knit throws and other items, Perla showed that hot pink is a hot new accent color for home decor, especially among people with bold tastes and outgoing personalities. “This may not be for everyone,” says Ms. Lichi, who is well known for her classic, highly detailed luxury design.

Ms. Lichi was asked to return as a guest to offer some great ideas for decorating master bedrooms on a budget.  Watch for it!

Marla Jaffe Joins Perla Lichi Design Team

Marla Jaffe

Marla Jaffe

Coral Springs, FL—March 28, 2014 Interior designer Perla Lichi, (www.perlalichi.com) announced that Marla Jaffe, ASID, IIDA, USGBG, has joined Perla Lichi Design as an Associate. Jaffe is a Florida State licensed interior designer and former principal of Jaffe Design Associates, Inc.

“We are thrilled and honored to have such a recognized force in design become part of our team,” said Lichi. “With her expertise in Green Design and her many successful years of designing projects around South Florida, Marla will enable us to serve an ever-widening array of clients, both residential and commercial.”

Marla Jaffe has been a presence in the South Florida Interior Design community since incorporating her own business in 1984. She is an ASID award-winning Interior Designer known for her diverse, non-repetitive styles.

A transplant to South Florida from Connecticut, she is a Florida State University Honors graduate with a BS in Interior Design. She was a Ringling School of Art Interior Design instructor in Sarasota, and more recently taught Interior Design at Nova Southeastern University Art and Design Academy in Fort Lauderdale. With over 25 years of professional design experience, her creativity has been commended in numerous nationwide interior design magazines and also on television. She is Florida State Licensed with the Board of Architecture and Interior Design, a professional member of the International Interior Design Association and also a member of the United States Green Building Council.

As an Industry Expert she brings a broad knowledge of Interior Design as well as construction means and methods to all of her projects. Her vast knowledge stems from the years spent developing the South Florida landscape through Custom Home Design, Model Home Merchandising, Sales Centers and Clubhouses. Her experience ranges from modest homes to big-scale overhaul Commercial and Residential projects.
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Perla Lichi at Miami Home Show March 21-24

MIAMI, March 21, 2014 Perla Lichi, Perla Lichi Design, Coral Springs, Florida, will be at booth 355-356 at the Home Design & Remodeling Show. The show runs March 21 through March 24 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

A “hot pink” rug in the Perla Lichi Design booth showcases this “hot trend” in accessorizing this Spring, according to Ms. Lichi. Designer Perla Lichi, ASID, FL ID 1727, invites people to bring along plans for their new homes when they visit the show where Perla and her staff will be ready to discuss design possibilities. Or, if remodeling is required, stop by to discuss your ideas with Perla Lichi Design and take advantage of the company’s many years of experience in remodeling homes.

Ms. Lichi will alsoPerla Lichi's New Coffee Table Book be showing her latest design work and signing copies of her just-published book, “Palaces of the World” at the show.

For information, contact Perla Lichi Design, 7381 West Sample Road, Coral Springs, FL 33065 or call 954-726-0899.

Trending … Perla’s Hot Pink Video

To emphasize the use of bold, bright colors as interior accent colors this spring, Perla Lichi has released a short YouTube video that shows a montage of interiors and products of her latest work demonstrating this trend.  “This may not be for everyone,” says the international designer.  “But many people will find that their homes are happier when spots of bright color are appropriately placed in their rooms decor.”

Hot Decor Trend for 2014 – PINK ACCENTS

Interior Designer Perla Lichi Says Hot Pink is an Up-To-The-Minute Accent Color in Home Decor that Ties in With Fashion Trend

Coral Springs, FL—February 19, 2014 Interior designer Perla Lichi (www.perlalichi.com) says that hot pink is a hot new accent color for home décor, especially among people with bold tastes and outgoing personalities.

“This may not be for everyone,” says Ms. Lichi, who is well-known for her classic, highly detailed luxury design. “But vivid colors like hot pink create a happy ambiance that many people find cheerful and upbeat.”

She adds, “Interior design is always in sync with what’s big in fashion, and pink is very popular with designers this season. Hot pink is a great color early in this New Year – fun, fresh, bold, and with the right touch, it can brighten any home. I always encourage people to be adventurous with color, and brightly colored accessories are a perfect way to do this.”

Perla Kicks off 30th Year With Gala Celebration on January 30th

Coral Springs, FL—February 4, 2014 Designer Perla Lichi and her staff welcomed more than 250 guests to her newly expanded US headquarters and showroom on Designers Row in Coral Springs January 30th to kick off the celebration of her 30th year. Guests received strands of pearls to acknowledge this “pearl” anniversary and enjoyed blow-up photos of Ms. Lichi’s extraordinary interior design work displayed on the walls. They previewed her newest coffee table book “Palaces of the World” now available at amazon.com. Ms. Lichi also has offices in Dubai UAE, Qatar and India. Photos of Perla Lichi event by Janis Bucher

Create Your own Ideabook from Perla’s Photos on Houzz

Houzz claims to be the largest collection of interior design and decorating ideas on the Internet, including kitchens and bathrooms. Houzz is a website and online community about interior design, architecture and decorating, landscape design and home improvement. Click the GREEN icon at top right and it will take you to Perla Lichi’s profile on Houzz.

The Houzz platform and mobile apps feature interior and exterior home photos, articles written by professionals, product recommendations and a user forum. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Palo Alto, California.

Here’s an ideabook – a sample of what you can do when planning your home decor. Go to Perla Lichi Design and peruse 22 of Perla’s projects. When it’s time to start your project – show Perla your preferences and you are on your way. Perla Lichi Design 954-726-0899

Architects, interior designers, and more ∨Consider a versatile murphy bed when looking for guest beds design, find the perfect desk chair, and work with a contractor in your area to create a fun yet functional home office.
With the help of a bath designer, revamp your bland bathroom with a walk-in shower, bath sink and a new sink console.

Follow Perla Lichi on Instagram

Join Instagram and follow Perla Lichi. Yes, Perla is once again on top of social media action with Instagram, where it’s all about the pix. With her incredible design jobs created around the world and her constant travel to different countries, she has pictures that will excite and entertain!

Join Perla on Instagram

On Instagram, the online photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking site, you will see pictures and videos of Perla and her team.

The ‘cool’ factor of Instagram is the fact that they have different filters people can use to up the interest of your pix. Photos can look amazing with some of these filters.  Filters range from retro to futuristic and the possibilities are endless.

Follow Perla and let her know you’re there!

Perla Lichi Named Official Designer for Allied Builders

CORAL SPRINGS, FL—November 20, 2013 Perla Lichi Design of Coral Springs has been selected as the official interior design consultant for new custom homes built by Allied Builders of Venus, FL, in the prestigious Dolphin Isles area of Fort Lauderdale.

John Cook, Allied Builders

“With her experience in designing high-end properties around the world, Perla Lichi is the perfect designer for our clients,” says John Cook of Allied Builders. “She has an experienced staff, reliable trade sources and her own furniture manufacturing facilities, all of which enable Ms. Lichi to provide hands-on, turnkey professional interior design that is sure to help us sell our properties.

“What’s more she has a proven track record that good, professional interior design will increase property values and help sell real estate.”

“We look forward to this opportunity of working with Allied Builders to increase the value of their real estate properties through professional interior design,” said Lichi, who also has offices in Dubai, Qatar and India.

Perla Lichi

Ms. Lichi added: “Allied has a strong and solid reputation as a quality builder and we are excited about this opportunity to work closely with John and Katherine on new homes going up in Dolphin Isles.”

Allied Builders, Inc. is a family owned and operated minority builder that has served Florida and the Caribbean since 2003. Katherine Cook, President, was raised in South Florida and graduated from Miramar High School. A graduate of Palm Beach Atlantic University with a degree in Music, Katherine is a State Certified Building Contractor.

Vice President John Cook was raised in South Florida and graduated from Weston High School. John attended Broward Community College for business administration while working his way up in the construction field. With 20 plus years of experience, John is the driving force behind the quality craftsmanship and superior customer relationships that Allied Builders, Inc., prides itself upon. Says Katherine: “John’s field experience and ‘can do’ attitude allows our company to remain on time and within budget on each and every project.”
John and Katherine reside in Venus, FL, on a 50-acre cattle and horse ranch. In their spare time, they enjoy horse activities such as trail riding and cutting horse events. John was awarded “Rookie of the Year” in 2012 for the Florida Cutting Horse Association.

Perla Lichi is a versatile designer who creates the style the client wants, whether it is opulent timeless classic to chic modern–and everything in between. Perla Lichi’s work, over the last 30 years, has literally taken her around the world and the rich, detailed neo-classical interiors for which she is well known have been widely published in design and lifestyle magazines and on television interviews in the USA, Dubai, Kuwait, Russia, India, Mexico, the Caribbean, Poland, China, and elsewhere. She is the author of four coffee table books featuring her own work and was twice on the cover of the prestigious international hard cover book, “Designers of the World.” Her fifth book “Palaces Around the World” will be published in December and is currently available for pre-order from her website and at Amazon.com. For more information visit her website at www.perlalichi.com

Perla Lichi Design Opens New U.S. Showroom and Headquarters in Coral Springs, FL

World renowned luxury custom design firm opens in South Florida to best serve local, national and international clients.

Coral Springs – August 1, 2013 Perla Lichi (www.perlalichi.com) world-renowned interior designer since 1984, who has custom-designed hundreds of luxury homes and palaces around the world, announced today that her all new showroom and headquarters are open on “Designer Row” in Coral Springs, FL. Well known in the interior design world, Ms. Lichi is a specialist in art history, color and space planning, and has created sumptuous, richly detailed interiors that many refer to as having “The Perla Lichi Look.”

According to Ms. Lichi, “We are so excited to debut the U.S. headquarters in South Florida where the Perla Lichi brand was born. We offer a unique design style complete with manufacturing and resources to import custom-made furniture at an affordable price. Our international design team caters to many styles from modern to classic.”

As Ms. Lichi’s international market grows with offices in Dubai, Qatar, Australia and now in the U.S., the design firm is able to take on more U.S.-based clientele, especially focusing on the growing demand in South Florida.

As a leader in her field, Ms. Lichi was recently named spokesperson for high-end decorative hardware producer Bronces Mestre of Valaencia, Spain. She is the official designer for Landmark Acquisitions, which specializes in the niche arena of hotels, casinos, office towers, multi-family and REO portfolios priced over $50 million.

The new location is Perla Lichi Design, 7381 West Sample Road, Coral Springs, FL, 33065. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and evenings and weekends by appointment. Call 954-495-9498.