Passion, humour and a keen sense of the world imbue the inspiration behind internationally-acclaimed interior designer Lorena Gaxiola.
As a cross-disciplinary designer, Lorena Gaxiola has an eponymous design practice with works expanding the global markets. Born and raised in Mexico, Gaxiola uses memories from childhood and heritage as expressions throughout her work. In the 1990s, Gaxiola moved to California where she earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) and launched her successful creative design firm in 2000.
A guiding principal in Gaxiola's work is the art of creating value, quality and beauty. Her studio manages design works on varying scales that allow exploration of both the poetic idea and pragmatic solutions. Her projects are approached in a holistic manner, combining the disciplines of architecture, interiors, product design and graphic design. Each project draws on the founder’s experiences to create new ideas and outputs, emphasising qualities of construction, detail, materials and light, and transforming the mundane into performative living environments.
After two decades of witnessing emotional disconnect between her clients and homewares in the interior design industry, Gaxiola shifted gears from interior design and expanded into the world of home furnishings.
Sparked by her vision to connect others with otherwise conventional objects, today, Lorena Gaxiola continues to evolve as a lifestyle brand, animating what is now Meaningful Objects for the Home. “Our purpose is to help people feel empowered,” says Gaxiola. “We want our customer to surround themselves—their homes, offices, spaces—with objects that truly mean something to them on a personal level.