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Christopher Grubb

Christopher Grubb has been called a style maker and expert design influencer by clients, editors, manufacturers and producers alike. Christopher is President of Beverly Hills based Arch-Interiors design group, inc., the firm he established in 1994 and is internationally recognized for its creative and unique work in interior and exterior high-end residential, commercial, medical, health and beauty projects. Christopher received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree through The University of San Francisco and the Academy of Art College and received a scholarship to study for a year abroad at the Universitá Cattolica in Milan, Italy. While living in Italy, Christopher was scouted and became a model working in Milan, New York, Miami, San Francisco and Tokyo.

Throughout his professional career, Christopher has been an in demand speaker on the international and domestic lecture circuit sharing his passion and expertise of design to the public and the design industry. He is also a contributing writer to many media outlets, an editorial advisor to Kitchen and Bath Business as well as a guest judge for multiple design competitions. He is also an educator though his work with Construct-Ed and The National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) via their webinar series and is a founder of their Educational Badge Program.

Arch-Interiors has been featured in books, hundreds of magazines and newspapers, and Christopher has been a guest on multiple podcasts, radio and television shows – including recurring appearances on LXTV/NBC, HGTV, and Martha Stewart Living Radio.  He hosts and produces design segments For House Tipster and House Tipster Industry. The firm has received dozens of awards and is honored to be named the best interior design firm in Los Angeles and in California by several outlets, in addition to being featured in an entire issue of World Architecture Magazine in Hong Kong with over 70 pages exclusively covering the works of Arch-Interiors. Christopher was named one of the 50 Innovators in Kitchen and Bath Design News in 2017 and a praiseworthy pick for Person of the Year in 2019 by Kitchen and Bath Business Magazine.

In 2010, Christopher began creating affordable luxury products for the consumer market with the studio launch of The C.G. Collection by Christopher Grubb. An inaugural collection of the studio was a line of bathroom furnishings for Modern Bathroom™ with one product being nominated by Interior Design magazine for Product of the Year. Having realized remarkable success with this collection being sold in showrooms and through retailers like Home Depot™ and Lowes™.  In 2016 Christopher launched a new studio, Autograph by Christopher Grubb. This line is comprised of unique, beautifully constructed products with rich features and alluring details for the most discriminating consumer clientele that is currently an extensive line of lighting with Theodore Alexander and StyleDrains and faucetry with California Faucets. And, in 2020, Christopher will be adding author to his illustrious resume as he pens a book based on his most popular lecture with the working title “Am I Doing it Right?”

After 25 years, Christopher remains passionate and excited both through the intimate experience he has designing product or working within each clients’ unique set of design challenges and desires. Some designers prefer to simply apply their signature look to every product or project, but Christopher is impassioned to learn about each of his client’s individuality and create one-of-a-kind environments that best complement their personal lifestyle or business., or, by manifesting his ability to create resplendent product that fills a void in the market at a multitude of price points.

INDUSTRY PARTICIPATION

  • Kitchen and Bath Design Box Challenge Judge
  • Kitchen and Bath Business Magazine Project Judge
  • Kitchen and Bath Business Editorial Advisory Board Member
  • Member of IIDA (International Interior Design Association)
  • Member of NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association)
  • Art Institute Hollywood – Professional Advisory Committee
  • Institute of Classical Architecture Member
  • Esquire House Los Angeles Designer – “The Study” with Louis Vuitton
  • IIDA Acclaim Awards Judge –
  • Product Design Achievement Awards
  • NeoCon West – Advisory Committee
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation Member
  • Los Angeles Conservancy Member
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles Member
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art Member
  • Kitchen and Bath Business Project of the Year Judge
  • W Residences Hollywood – Penthouse Showcase of “The Play House”
  • Kitchen and Bath Design News Judge Best Kitchen of the Year
  • Kitchen and Bath Design News Best Bathroom of the year
  • Decorative Plumbing and Hardware Association Product Judge
  • Educator for Construct-Ed
  • Founding member of the Educational Badge Program for the National
 Kitchen and Bath Association
  • House Tipster Host and Producer
  • House Tipster Industry Host and Producer
  • Divine Design Showcase Vignettes 1996, 1997, 1999

AWARDS

  • Praiseworthy Pick for Person of the Year 2019 by Kitchen and Bath Business Magazine
  • Pro Remodeler Design Awards – 2019 Platinum Award – Kitchen $50k – $100k
  • Build Magazine Architecture Award England, Most Innovative CA Architectural Designer
  • Build Magazine Health & Beauty Designers of the Year 2018 – California
  • Build Magazine Architecture Award England, Best Interior Design Firm – California
  • Build Magazine Architecture England, Best Residential Interior Design Project
  • Los Angeles Home and Décor Magazine Award, Top 10 firms in Los Angeles
  • KBDN’s Top 50 Innovators in Kitchen and Bath Design
  • Chrysalis Award, Best Exterior over $100,000
  • Chrysalis Award, Best Bath Remodel over $75,000
  • Viking’s Designer of Distinction Award
  • Professional Remodeler Design Award, Bathroom over $60,000
  • Interior Design Magazine Product of the Year Nomination
  • IIDA Calibre Award Nomination
  • Qualified Remodeler Master Design Gold Award, Bathroom $50,000 – $75,000
  • Qualified Remodeler Master Design Silver Award, Kitchen less than $75,000
  • Qualified Remodeler Master Design Bronze Award, Bathroom $50,000 – $75,000
  • International Property Gold Award for Best Interior Design Show Home, CA
  • International Property Silver Award, Best Interior Design Show, USA
  • NKBA Southern California Chapter Design Award, Large Bathroom
  • Kitchen and Bath Design News Bronze Award, Universal Design
  • International Property Silver Award, Best Interior Design Show, USA
  • NKBA Southern California Chapter Design Award, Large Bathroom
  • Kitchen and Bath Design News Bronze Award, Universal Design
  • 2018 Blink! Magazine’s Top 100 Interior Designers in the US
  • 2019 Blink! Magazine’s Top 100 Interior Designers in the US