Jonathan Rachman joins Corey Damen Jenkins and Andrew Davis as our Keynote! Known for his timeless approach to interior design, internationally recognized interior designer Jonathan brings the best elements of East and West, classical, old-school, and current to his individually tailored plans for each client and collaborative project on which he embarks.
Born in Sumatra, Jonathan developed an appreciation of Indonesia’s natural beauty and attention to detail in the craftsmanship of their furniture, textiles, and sculpture. Bringing together his education in Switzerland with his enthusiasm for travel, Jonathan’s exposure to antique and flea markets across the world, helped to define his keen eye for curating collections of textiles, objets d’art, leather goods, and historical treasures.
Jonathan’s most recent accolade includes his much-lauded design installation for the living room of the 2019 San Francisco Decorator’s Showcase, inspired by Houghton Hall and Lady Rose. His work has been published in ELLE Decor, Vogue, The English Home, Travel + Leisure, Harper’s Bazaar, Dolce, House Beautiful and Luxe among others. Jonathan is also included in Maria Spassov’s book, Celebrity Designers: 50 Interviews on Design, Architecture, and Life as well as Louis Vuitton City Guide. Recently he has been named one of the top America’s Top Designers.
Besides his collaboration with Ellis Dunn Textiles he is working with a noted light fixture company designing a collection and he is developing his own fragrance and candle line. Lastly, he is working on his coffee table book with Dean Rhys Morgan and will be published in 2022 by Flammarion. His personal memoir “The Garlic Peanut Story” is released in November.
Jonathan Rachman Design: Currently Classis- Book Signing at Design Influencers Conference
Meet Jonathan in person at DIC and make room on your coffee tables, as 2022 will see the release of Jonathan Rachman’s first monograph, “Jonathan Rachman Design: Currently Classic”, out by the Parisian publisher, Editions Flammarion. To mark the twentieth anniversary of his eponymous design firm, Rachman is collaborating with Editions Flammarion and looking back at some of his most memorable design projects and creative vision. One of today’s up and coming tastemakers, Rachman has established a reputation for arresting, elegant interiors that meld a modern perspective with classical motifs. “Currently Classic” will celebrate his love of tradition, craftsmanship and attention to detail. With principal photography by Douglas Friedman, Aubrey Pick, Jose Manuel Alorda, Drew Altizer, Suzanna Scott, as well as contributions from Paris-based illustrator Marc Antoine Coulon and editing by the one and only Dean Rhys-Morgan, Rachman will be lifting the veil on the experience of creating some of the world’s most beautiful interiors.