New York City native Steven La Fonte lives by his motto “In a world full of trends, remain a classic.” Steven continuously satisfies the needs of his clients for over 20 years by producing furniture and interior design pieces filled with beauty, elegance, and artistry.
His ambition grows together with his impeccable taste in design. La Fonte’s desire to create a marvellous pieces of art for someone else’s room or house began in the early years of the 1990s. He started designing and manufacturing beddings and draperies in Manhattan. With Steven La Fonte’s passion and persistence to deliver a quality and high standard, he created a name that became synonymous with success. His success in fabrics and textures were used more in the year 1999 in South Florida.
“We offer a more bespoke service to our clients,” he says. “Always knowing each design aspect of the project—a great understanding of what materials, finishes, textures, and fixtures will go together and stay coherent with the project as a whole while staying within the general ideas of the client.”
Steven La Fonte’s successful brand is due in no small to part to his creativity and his communication with his clients. He believes that the client, design, and construction are crucial elements to deliver outstanding results; whereas organizational skills, supervision, flexibility, and craftsmanship provide superior results. With this mindset, Steven La Fonte has gained his clients’ trust and, most of all, respect as a master of his craft across the country.
Steven La Fonte develops a classic signature that avoids any present or modern trends in custom furniture lines. La Fonte treats designing a room as a special and sacred act of manifesting beauty and creativity. He also films a docu-series that highlights his behind-the-scenes processes in creating an unparalleled and unique world-class design. The series provides the audience around the world a snapshot of a life of working with famous personalities and delivers an honest story of days in the interior design industry.
His brand separates him from the others because of his commitment and understanding of his client’s lifestyle. This is combined with a deep understanding of aesthetic and implementation. “I have a great ability to adapt to changes in the moment, as innovation and industry shift,” Steven La Fonte said.
Steven La Fonte’s marvellous creations have created a place of comfort and style to celebrities’ homes and famous personalities throughout the years. His work placed him on various publications such as Architectural Digest, Luxe Interiors + Design, The Robb Report, and Florida Design Magazine.
“Understand that no entrepreneur can be successful without vision,” Steven La Fonte emphasized when he was asked to give advice to aspiring entrepreneurs. “It’s important to have different ways of thinking and inspire. And speaking to a new generation of entrepreneurs, learn to be good listeners and focus on what others are saying, be direct, passionate, persistent and ask for advice.”