Los Angeles, CA
Noelani Ley earned her BA in Art History from Smith College. Her design style was shaped early during summer internships in the 20th Century Art Department at the Honolulu Academy of Arts; in New York City at the fashion magazine Bazaar; and on a Smith College architecture grant that led her through Europe, the Greek Isles, and Istanbul.
Arriving in Los Angeles, Noelani worked extensively in the film industry as a set decorator and stylist for feature films, commercials, and music videos. Eager to practice her design skills in more permanent applications, Noelani enrolled in UCLA’s prestigious Interior Design and Architecture program. During her three years at UCLA Noelani worked with Jamie Bush of Jamie Bush & Co. and Molly Luetkemeyer of M Design Interiors Inc.
Noelani Ley Interior Design was founded in August 2004. Since opening, Noelani has created homes for a diverse group of celebrity clients. Her hip retail roster includes the Marie Mason Apothecary in the Brentwood Country Mart for Fred Segal’s former Beauty Buyer and Patio Culture on Abbot Kinney for the former O.C.’s Costume Designer, as well as the premier shop, Caroline Lily, for yachtsmen in the British West Indies.
Noelani has also served as an interior design consultant & stylist for events such as H.D. Buttercup and Domino Magazine’s Shop Warming Events and in- store product stages.
Event design is just a part of her expanding repertoire and began with Jaqua Beauty’s Coral Casino launch Party at the Argyle Hotel Salon & Spa in Hollywood and has continued to include multiple celebrity birthday parties and private events.
Born and raised in Hawaii, Noelani Ley brings an eye for enchanting beauty to her interiors, fused with a disciplined focus on elegant, sensuous furnishings.
Los Angeles, CA, US