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Black and cream tones create dramatic contrast in the sitting room of the Manhattan residence. The Cappellini coffee table and stitched ponyskin rug play off the rened upholstery pieces to create a relaxed yet tailored living space.

working on a home for seniors in Co- lumbia, as well as developing a project for Aid for AIDS in New York.

in the eld for as many years as I have it’s important to help in areas like education for the design eld, among others.”

“I have been very lucky in my profes- sional career and I enjoy giving back to the community. I want to help them not only with donations but also construction of facilities,” he says. “When you have been

Now, as a WMCLV Design Icon, Montoya has a greater platform to share his story and inspire and educate future designers. e design legend joins the ranks of prominent past recipients, such

A stunning custom glass teardrop ceiling xture centers the main pavilion of this Florida lakeside resort. Signature Juan Montoya upholstered chairs and a rich wood coffee table on a sisal rug furnish the seating area.

as Vicente Wolf, Roger omas, Vladi- mir Kagan and Larry Laslo.

“e fact that we’re honoring such an eclectic and world-inspired artist speaks volumes about design today,” says Robert Maricich, president and CEO, WMCLV. “Juan Montoya’s career draws from dif- ferent countries and dierent cultures to create his own unique aesthetic. World Market Center Las Vegas and Las Vegas Design Center couldn’t be more pleased to designate him Design Icon, for he truly is that, in every sense of the word.”

Montoya will be honored during the February 2010 Las Vegas Market on Wednesday, Feb. 3, at 4:00 p.m. in the World Forum. He will speak about some of the projects he’s done over the past two decades, and topics will include the origin and message of projects, the impact of lighting, cultural dierences in the design world, use of materials and the ways of combining design and technology.

To add this seminar to your calendar, visit www.LasVegasMarket.com/Events.


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