Árkay-Leliever is a design atelier based in Fairfield, Connecticut.

Process

We assimilate into a culture through country, language, product and process and establish a rapport.

Hospitality inspired experiences

Through our global network of collaborators, partners and clients, we have established an excellent reputation and a well rounded portfolio of work, experiences and relationships both business and personal. We assimilate into a culture through country, language, product and process and establish a rapport. Only through this process can we evolve and develop a product that can transpose the culture and define an innovation.

Founder

Christan Arkay-Leliever

Christian is a creative director and designer of luxury products and home décor for several companies around the world. He was formerly the Director of Strategic Innovation and Product Design for Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, and up until most recently the Products Director for David Rockwell of the Rockwell Group. In his own firm he brings his experience to the forefront by offering clients a thoughtful and strategic approach to successful design paired with developing a strong personal relationship with the traditions, culture and craft of the client and the process.

Services

Awards

2007

Vali & Vali

  • Chicago Athenaeum International & Graphic Design Award, Good Design Hardware.
  • Interior Design Best of Year Designer’s Choice.
  • Spark Awards International Design Competition, Silver Award Product.

Maya Romanoff

  • ID Magazine Most Innovative Product of the Year.
  • IDA Design Award, Textile/Floor Covering.
  • Hospitality Design Magazine Best Exhibit Design.
  • Hospitality Design Magazine Best Use of Product Design.
  • Hospitality Design Magazine Best Exhibit Design.

Absolut Vodka

  • SEGD Award.

GE

  • Dining By Design Best Exhibit Design.

2006

7 World Trade

  • Interior Design Award – Marketing Suite.
  • iF Communication Design Award - Virtual Window.

Halcon

  • Best of Neocon, Silver Award.
  • Best of Neocon, Silver Award Innovation.

2005

Milliken Carpet

  • 2005 ID Magazine Annual Design Review, Honorable Mention Furniture.
  • 2005 Best of Neocon, Silver Award.
  • 2005 IIDEX/Neocon Canada, Bronze Award.

2004

Milliken Carpet

  • 2004 AIGA Environmental Graphic Design Award.

SOM project completed while under Design Direction of Christian P. Arkay-Leliever.

Rockwell Group project completed while under Product Direction of Christian P. Arkay-Leliever.