Miami, Florida (PressExposure) November 12, 2014 -- Roche Bobois Paris, the world's largest designer and distributor of luxury, contemporary home furnishings, was honored along with Venus Williams/V-Starr Interiors for their charitable efforts on behalf of Miami's Lotus House Shelter for homeless and abused women and children. The presentations were made during the shelter's recent fund raising gala at The Margulies Collection Warehouse gallery in Miami. Martin Margulies is a founder, board member and principal benefactor for the Sundari Foundation/Lotus House.
Accepting the honors for Roche Bobois Paris was Julien Bigan, the company's U.S. Director of Communications. He, in conjunction with Williams' Jupiter, Florida-based V-Starr Interiors, donated new home furnishings for the entire shelter, including resident apartments as well as recreation areas, dining facilities, conference / counseling rooms and other common areas. This is the latest in a number of occasions when Roche Bobois and Venus Williams have collaborated on behalf charities for abused and homeless women and children.
Venus Williams, guest of honor, and Bigan were among more than 400 people who attended the annual event at the 45,000-sq-ft Warehouse gallery in Miami's Wynwood Arts District. The gallery houses one of the largest and most respected collections of contemporary art in the country.
Founded in 1961, Roche Bobois Paris is the world's largest designer and distributor of luxury, contemporary home furnishings with over 250 showrooms in 45 countries. There are 24 locations in major cities throughout the United States including North Palm Beach, Coral Gables and one coming this winter to Aventura. With a global reputation for innovation, creativity and quality, Roche Bobois offers a vast selection of furniture, lighting, area rugs, accessories and wall coverings. Design consultants are available for consultation. In addition to private residential interiors, Roche Bobois also specializes in furnishings and staging for models residences and public spaces in luxury condominium towers.
V*Starr Interiors is a full-service commercial and residential interior design firm based in Jupiter, Florida. The company, owned by tennis icon Venus Williams, has a highly trained team of design professionals. Founded in 2002, V*Starr Interiors undertakes projects ranging from the revitalizing of a single hotel room to designing and furnishing everything from a model home, clubhouse or condominium lobby to an entire single-family development as well as university common areas. The same versatility applies to V*Starr's many residential projects.