A designer with a passion for artistic exploration in all mediums, Laura Kirar has continued to infuse her work with originality and thoughtful attention to detail. Her works are emblematic of a passionate commitment to discovery and an ever-evolving definition of design.
My works are influenced by my travels, subtly invoking not only the destinations, but the journey.
Unbounded by aesthetic movements or locales, Laura Kirar blends divergent influences to create relaxed and elegant designs that resonate with a passionate commitment to discovery.
Kirar’s practical experience as a fine artist has shaped her career as a designer. She is known for her elegant, innovative interiors and products for the home that share a timeless sensibility.
Kirar completed her degree in sculpture and interior architecture at the prestigious school of the art institute of Chicago. After moving to New York in 1994, she worked as a furniture designer in high-end residential interiors before founding Tru Partners, Inc. in 1999. Since then she’s overseen numerous projects ranging from luxury residences in New York City to a signature loft for Starwood Hotels at the W Dallas.
Kirar’s most recent furniture collection for Baker invites us into her personal journey of travel and collecting. From a singular chaise to a distinctively beautiful chest, Kirar draws inspiration from cultures around the world and hones it into timeless forms and sculptural works of art.