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Jiun Ho is an interior and furnishings designer based in San Francisco. He is the Founder and President of the innovative, multidisciplinary Jiun Ho Inc., which includes Jiun Ho Furniture, Jiun Ho Light, Jiun Ho Textile, Jiun Ho Interiors, and Jiun Ho De Jia—a gallery and atelier showcasing hand-selected art and antiques. His inventive, balanced, harmonious designs utilize contrasting textures, clean lines, rich woods, and sumptuous fabrics. An ardent traveler, Jiun has visited more than one hundred countries, and this globetrotting has informed and enriched his prodigious output. His work is celebrated not only for its refined aesthetics, but also for its global worldview.
Jiun Ho’s interior projects range from the three-Michelin-star restaurant Saison to luxury hotels, resorts, and private residences. His furniture and lighting designs are featured in some of the world’s most exclusive homes, and are available in premier showrooms throughout the United States, Canada, and selected international locations.
Born in Malaysia, Jiun Ho moved to the United States in the early 1990s to study interior design and architecture at Chicago’s International Academy of Merchandising and Design. Following graduation, a prestigious international architecture and design firm recruited him. He launched his own design company at the age of twenty-six.
Jiun has received numerous awards, and his products and interiors have been published in such leading publications as Architectural Digest, Elle Décor, the New York Times, Robb Report, Interior Design, and LUXE. He is frequently invited to participate in prestigious show houses and on design panels.
Jiun Ho will be our resident artist at Soneva Art and Glass, the Maldives’ only hot glass studio, from July 8 to August 4, 2022.
Our Soneva Stars programme celebrates the diverse array of guest activities and experiences on offer, ranging from Michelin-starred chefs to sporting legends and acclaimed therapists.
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