The Alberto Pinto interior design firm, a high-fashion know-how Eclecticism, luxury of detail and refinement have been the leitmotif of the Pinto house since its foundation in 1968.
Here is a brief look back at the career of this prestigious agency, which has decorated some of the world's greatest designers. Before becoming one of the greatest decorators of the 20th century, Alberto Pinto began his career at the École du Louvre in Paris before moving to New York where he opened a photographic agency specializing in interior design and architecture. In 1960, after many trips and reports, he decided to decorate his own New York apartment. A long series of requests began, which later led to the opening of his decoration agency in the French capital. Rising legend, Alberto Pinto undertakes during his career great projects where he will not cease to mix know-how, art of living and eclecticism.
Sensitive to the desires of his international clientele and not claiming any particular style, Pinto has been able to stand out in the creation of universes as sumptuous as they are timeless. Alberto Pinto, ambassador of French luxury, will be passing away in 2012, leaving the management of the agency to his sister Linda. Following in the master's footsteps, Linda Pinto, accompanied by her large family of collaborators, stages interiors, whether intimate or grandiose, to serve her prestigious clientele. Whether it be private residences, office buildings, airports, hotels, or even more unusual places such as yachts and private jets, the Pinto house blossoms in a perpetual quest for beauty revealing a refinement and taste that everyone envies. With the air of a haute couture house, the architecture firm creates tailor-made interiors to satisfy the most singular and personal desires of its clients, adding its touch and elegance to create a coherent and balanced whole.
The firm is particularly renowned for its varied cultural influences where different styles and eras come together However, the undeniable passion of the Pinto house for antique objects is still dominant in the space it inhabits. This is what makes their singularity and their fame at a time when minimalism is defended by young decorators. Some of Pinto's most beautiful and prestigious creations include the Lanesborough, the Dorchester in London, the Grand Park Hotel in Gstaad, the Villa RosePierre in the Grand Hôtel du Cap Ferrat, the Hostellerie de Plaisance in Saint-Emilion and the Residencia and Palm Beach in the Canary Islands.