Alberto Pinto (1945 – 2012) was one of the most celebrated designers of our time having designed private homes, yachts, residential and commercial estates, and various other locales. Pinto was also a well-published author of several books ranging from table settings to oriental treasures and more.
Born in Casablanca (Morocco) to Argentinean parents Alberto Pinto spend most of his childhood travelling the world. This various cultural influences in early years greatly influenced his style and vison as a designer.
Having finished the “Ecole du Louvre” in Paris he founded a photography agency in New York specializing in interior design and decoration. Throughout the years he managed to surround himself with the best international artisans.
His projects embrace a great variety of interiors from apartments and private homes, through residences, ranches, palaces, offices and hotels to yachts, jets and castles. From classic, to modern or oriental style, every space and every room he created has is unique. With high-end clientele coming from all over the world, Alberto Pinto had a chance to work with the greatest of this world.
Alberto Pinto and his designs have been seen all over the world from London to New York to Paris and beyond. His eclectic style incorporates his knack for finding hidden antique treasures from various historical periods. A majority of his work is heavily influenced by baroque and byzantine styling along with cultural influences from Morocco to India. His focus on incorporating diverse cultural and historical elements within his design has set Pinto’s designs apart from the vast sea of modern design firms.
Other than being known for his ornate historical finds, Pinto was a master at crafting decor with a minimalist modern approach. His designs focus on the classic and timeless design that are trending in today’s design world full of opulence and elegant styling. Intricate tile work, silk textiles, and precious woods are all in Pinto’s arsenal of design that have made him one of the greatest designers in today’s time and society.