Mike Vallese

Selection Committee

Michael Vallese is an American Architect and Entrepreneur based in Washington D.C. specializing in signature projects with a sensitivity towards culture and the environment. He is passionate about design of all forms and has created furnishings and fashion, and has also written and illustrated a few children’s books, conceptual movie scripts, and recently, “ The Essentials for Fine Living”. After living in the world famous, “Casa Malaparte”, on the island of Capri for a summer, he has made it his mission to promote good design and harmony wherever possible. As an artist himself, he believes in the human spirit and the highly collaborative efforts that elevate all form of Art and Design.