“The universe is not outside of you. Look inside yourself; everything that you want, you already are.”
Designer Xander Noori’s eye for clean original styling and love of global discovery imbues everything he touches, from full environments, to furniture, textiles and surface design.
With a body of work spanning interiors, product development, and industrial design, he is inspired by the juxtaposition of ancient cultures and contemporary society. As creative design director to the esteemed firm Michael Berman Limited (MBL), Noori honed his craft lending his creative acumen to multiple projects, including residential, commercial, and hospitality while primarily working alongside the principal dreaming up and designing licensed products including textiles and furniture for Kravet, furniture for Theodore Alexander, a plumbing collection for Rohl, a tile collection for Walker Zanger, outdoor furniture for Brown Jordan, Lighting for Robert Abbey, wallpaper for Fromental, and bath accessories for Labrazel – all under the Michael Berman brand. Many of his contributions while at MBL were nominated for industry awards including the American Society of Furniture Designer’s Pinnacle Awards, Best in Show KBIS and the NYC X Design awards with Interior Design Magazine. A recipient of the Interior Designer of Tomorrow Scholarship and Sally Sirkin Lewis Scholarship he graduated Magna Cum Laude from The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM).
Noori’s eye for clean restrained design and distinctive approach to ideation of interiors, furniture and products render his work full of fresh and unexpected authenticity. He believes the real magic happens on-the-go in cafes and coffee shops with quick napkin sketches. Noori lives in Southern California where he soaks up the sun and daydreams at the beach with his family and two daughters.
Designer and entrepreneur Keon Khajavi-Noori is co-founder of Xander Noori, LLC a multifaceted creative firm focused on interiors, product and furniture design.
His unique business savvy approach to problem-solving and development have enabled their rapid growth and partnership development across categories drawing from his experience of over a decade serving philanthropic organizations and as a member of the board of directors to various nonprofits helping local communities.
With an international perspective, Khajavi-Noori is a student of the arts finding inspiration in European and Eastern cultural history which he infuses into all projects. His greatest passion is to affect positive change in peoples day-to-day lives with subtle nuances of the environment in which they live.
A Cotton Corporation scholarship recipient, he graduated with honors from The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) with a Bachelors of Science in Business Management and an Associate of Arts Interior Design.