Laura Kirar is the founder & creative director of Laura Kirar Design (LKD). She is an internationally renowned interior & product designer as well as a sculptor, a design industry connector and a creative experience producer. It is her mission to foster artistic exploration, to inspire others by inventing platforms for spatial collaboration that merge the work of LKD with new talents, artisanal craft, and authentic design.
The studio of Laura Kirar creates memorable interiors and collectable designs with a timeless sensibility reflecting their respect for both history and innovation. Laura Kirar’s interior projects range from high-end residences to award-winning commercial interiors, restaurants, showrooms, and hotels including her own widely published Mesón Hidalgo – Guesthouse Boutique, a hotel & experiential retail location in San Miguel de Allende.
Driven by her desire to positively affect the economic future of indigenous craft, Kirar began a period of independent study, travelling to Mexico to learn about traditional materials & techniques. During this period of inspiring research and collaboration with celebrated Mexican artisans, Kirar produced beautiful examples of what she calls “the marriage of modern design with traditional technique.”
Kirar holds a degree in sculpture & interior architecture from the prestigious School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and her passion for artistic exploration in numerous mediums has continued to infuse her work with originality and thoughtful attention to detail. Her extensive world travels and studio work in Mexico are powerful influences on each project Kirar undertakes. Laura Kirar has made an indelible mark on the design industry as a creator, patron, facilitator, collector, and connector.