About Christopher Maya
Christopher Maya has long been respected for his ability to create an integrated, polished look while maintaining a comfortable, warm, and livable environment. His design philosophy aims for timeless appeal through tailored and historically referenced designs with understated elegance. Since founding his firm in 1999, Christopher has designed a diverse range of projects, from Manhattan apartments and townhouses to rambling homes and weekend retreats.
Christopher creates environments that are relevant to modern living. He enjoys articulating his passion for seamlessly integrating both modern and antique details to create style and depth on any given project.
His work has been featured in several publications including Architectural Digest, Elle Décor, House Beautiful, Metropolitan Home, the New York Times, Connecticut Cottages and Gardens and Hamptons Cottages and Gardens. NY Spaces has rated Christopher as one of the top 50 designers since 2010.
In 2013, Christopher launched an eponymous fabric line sold through Holland & Sherry showrooms around the world. He has also designed a furniture line produced by EJ Victor. Christopher has participated in numerous show houses for charity including the Kips Bay Show House of 2006, 2009, and 2017.
"This cottage getaway exhibits a spirited, all-American style. The remodel in Southampton has resulted in an eight-bedroom retreat that is perfect for easygoing summer weekends."
"When a couple with young children decided to purchase their first Manhattan apartment, they called in Christopher Maya to create a livable and contemporary space. Splashes of vibrant color provide a cheerful quality to the overall aesthetic."
"For their first home in the U.S., a Chinese family calls on a New York pro known for crafting refined American style of the highest order. Maya's goal was to create a traditional, English-inspired American home that feels relevant for today."
"Christopher Maya transforms a classic New York Apartment with bold colors. It was a combination of the clients' tastes, the husband's colorful personality with a traditional English style, and the wife's more contemporary asthetic."