Kristi Nelson of KMNelson Design, LLC, is Featured Designer for Witford Absolute Luxury

Voters Anonymously Selected Nelson as Winner of Fall 2012 Interior Designer Contest

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Interior Designer, Kristi Nelson of KMNelson Design (, has won the fall 2012 Interior Designer contest by Witford | Absolute Luxury (, the trade only design showroom which offers a broad range of well-priced 'new luxury' designer furnishings from a choice array of high quality manufacturers. Witford invited a select handful of designers to participate in the contest by submitting a photo of a room showcasing their firm's talent to be placed on the company's website and votes cast through Facebook set the winner. Hundreds of visitors to the Witford Facebook site cast their votes daily to select the winner. The announcement of the Witford |Absolute Luxury winner was posted by the showroom on October 18, 2012, and is currently featured in depth on the company's website.

KMNelson Design, LLC submitted and won the contest from a photo of their 2012 Pasadena Showcase House of Design space, The Lady's Study, which beautifully illustrates how critical space planning, combined with the expert integration of color, texture, fabrics and collected personal objects, elevates even the most mundane rooms into luxurious, extraordinary spaces.

"I'm not surprised Kristi's work is being recognized by her peers," says Larry Bradford, a partner of Witford | Absolute Luxury. "She blends styles and periods effortlessly. Her look is Absolute Witford." Larry went on to say, "We were thrilled to have had a selection of Witford pieces incorporated into her Pasadena Showcase room earlier this year and look forward to working with her again soon."

The winning room by KMNelson Design, LLC, shows how luxury can be expressed in distinctive details. Elements such as an exquisite Italian Renaissance-inspired chair, fashion-forward, lush fabrics, and simple yet elegant window treatments, were enhanced with the cosmopolitan display of accessories and collectibles provided by Witford.

"I really enjoy doing showcase rooms, because I can push creative boundaries and the ideas in my designs can reach the general public to inspire and jumpstart their creativity", says designer Kristi Nelson. "The fact that this room has been so well-received by the press and visitors to Showcase, as well as by the broader public and fans of Witford/Absolute Luxury is a tremendous compliment.  I'm delighted and honored to be featured on their website for my work since their distinctive selection of furnishings and accessories are essentials for my projects." 

To schedule an interview with Kristi Nelson, contact Shaun Thompson, Shaun Thompson PR: (310) 838-0444 or email: For design and source information contact Kristi Nelson, KMNelson Design, LLC. 320 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA  90024. Phone: (310) 441.0026. Email:

About Kristi Nelson / KMNelson Design LLC

Kristi is recognized in the world of design for her timeless style and sinuous use of interior architecture, proportion, scale, and color. Her interiors are an artful expression of the people who live fully in them. Kristi received her Masters degree in both Studio Art and Art History from the Paris American Academy, as well as undergraduate degrees in the same curriculum. She brings a life long passion for color, Classicism, and 18th and 19th century period architecture and decorative arts to her Los Angeles design practice, KMNelson Design, LLC (, a full service residential and commercial interior design atelier with clients worldwide.

Shaun Thompson
Office (310) 838.0444
Cell (310) 739.7489

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