DAVID philippe MAXIMILIEN gnakabi COLAS CO-FOUNDER AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE DESIGNER
David was born in Cote d'Ivoire and raised in several different countries across Africa, Europe, and Asia where he discovered his passion for design in various cultures. Savannah College of Art and Design led David to Savannah where he pursued his skills and expertise in furniture design. David is an emerging designer in the furnishings industry. His design philosophy is strongly influenced from his travels across the globe lending a unique point of view on the overall design and look of our products.
Lara martino Colas CO-Founder and Executive director
Lara Martino studied Arts Management and Dance at the College of Charleston where she worked with various cultural organizations including the Piccolo Spoleto Festival with the Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs. She was a member of the Robert Ivey Ballet company throughout her time in Charleston and studied contemporary dance. Lara gained her certificate in Fine and Decorative Art Appraisal from NYU and moved to Savannah where she served as the Managing Director of a local art gallery and exhibition space for several years.
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