Christa Pirl Services
Christa Pirl provides full service interior design services from concept through project management for residential and boutique commercial properties. Christa will work closely with you, your architect and builder to select and advise on all aspects of a project from space planning to hard finishes to furniture, artwork and accessories. Christa draws on her varied education and background to infuse each project with history, depth and individuality. She strives to create eclectic, livable and unique interiors suited to each individual client’s needs and particular lifestyle.
Christa Pirl maintains a special place in her heart for antique, vintage and cast out or hidden furniture gems. Christa works with clients who desire to revive cherished family heirlooms, breathe new life into fleamarket finds, or seek out antiques perfectly suited for their space. Christa’s Sotheby’s education takes center stage as she works closely with a trusted team of refinishers and upholsterers to create a modern reinterpretation of classic antique and vintage pieces. Her unique take on restoration means she respects the history of each piece, but is not bound by the past. Her restorations not only accounts for a chair’s individual story and journey, but also for modern living, her client’s needs, and of course, a contemporary sense of style.
Christa Pirl works closely with clients to create one-of-a-kind furniture pieces when items readily available in the marketplace just will not do. Whether it is custom sizing, coloring or the desire for something rare, Christa’s extensive network of artisans and craftsmen can create exactly what is required, often at a highly competitive cost. Christa’s intimate knowledge of furniture history and design ensures a high quality, functional and comfortable product.
Custom textiles ensure perfection to the last detail. Christa draws on her family history in textiles and wallcoverings to create uncommon reinterpretations of historic motifs. Custom color, scale and texture adds dimension to each project. Her textiles have been used for upholstery, decorative throw pillows and drapery.
SPEAKING & PUBLISHING
Christa’s intimate knowledge of design and decorative arts history has allowed her to lecture both at college level and continuing education level. Christa has also donated her time on multiple occasions to charities and non-profits. She continues to pursue opportunities for speaking and publishing on topics near and dear to her heart, including the elopment of the interior design field in the early part of the 20th century, the Aesthetic movement, and Scandinavian design, amongst several others.