KNOF design is owned and inspired by Susan Knof, an international interior professional whose work has graced the covers of over fifteen leading global magazines, including ELLE Decoration. Having lived and worked in New York, Sydney, and London, her background lends a sophisticated and cosmopolitan style to her designs. As Director, Susan started the company in 2012 after over 15 years in the architecture and design industry.
Her tenure includes roles at large architectural practices, such as Gensler, TPG, and SOSH Architects based in New York City. Prior to establishing KNOF design, she was a lead designer with luxury London-based design practice, SHH architects, where she lead a team focusing on high-end residential interiors throughout the UK and Europe. She holds a BFA (Hons) from Miami University where she majored in Interior Architecture + Design. Susan was an Associate Professor at Berkeley College in the USA and has also done volunteer construction work for 'Habitat for Humanity International' in the mainland USA and Hawaii. She is a full member of the BIID and is a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accredited professional. In 2011 Susan was invited to be on the steering committee of the leading British design publication IDFX. In 2015 KNOF design was shortlisted for the International Design and Architecture Awards and won Gold in the London Design Awards.