Interior design has allowed James Magni to work on his true love – furnishings, art, and sculpture. In 1996, when Magni was unable to find items for his projects, he decided to create the MAGNI Home Collection: sculptural furnishings, rugs, and contemporary upholstery that began as a few pieces and have successfully grown into an ensemble the likes of an art collection. The iconic collection is exquisitely crafted using the world's most luxurious materials including cast bronze, hand-polished stainless steel, cast and blown glass, exotic woods, sharkskin, parchment, and leather, to create the ultimate expression of modern elegance. The MAGNI Home Collection truly embodies Magni's mantra,
The end result speaks for itself.
MAGNI Home Collection - seen in many private homes around the world and on the pages of Los Angeles Times, New York Times, The Robb Report, Town & Country, and Architectural Digest.
Since founding his firm 29 years ago, James Magni has left an indelible mark on the worlds of architecture and interior design. Magni responds to the modernist palette of glass, steel, and concrete. His projects fuse sensual textures, flawlessly designed custom furnishings, and the dynamic impact of contemporary art. With an extensive roster of international clients, Magni’s signature style and restraint characterize every project.
Born and raised in the Midwest, Magni moved to Los Angeles after earning his architectural degree from University of Nebraska. Since embarking on his career, Magni has developed a style characterized by sumptuous luxury while also subscribing to modernism's promise that clean lines and uncluttered spaces are instrumental in delivering serenity and comfort.
In 1996 Magni began creating pieces for a home furnishings collection. Integrating his signature point of view with his passion for the highest level of craftsmanship and the finest materials including bronze, cast and hand-blown glass, exotic hardwoods, parchment, and leather.
Magni published his first best-selling book in 2013. Magni Modernism reflects Magni’s inimitable style through 14 private residences found in such diverse locales as Beverly Hills, Mexico City, Jackson Hole, Aspen, and Moscow. With elegant restraint, Magni’s interiors compliment the architecture of these magnificent homes, reflecting his training as an architect and spotlighting the buildings’ dramatic lines, open spaces, and spectacular views.
James Magni is recognized as one of the foremost modernist designers of our time. Magni’s work has been featured in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Architectural Digest, Veranda, Robb Report, Town & Country, and numerous other publications. He has been awarded many of the country’s top design honors, including Architectural Digest’s prestigious AD100 and Luxe Magazine’s annual Gold List.
Born and raised in the Midwest, Brooke attended Chicago State University earning her degree in Political Science in 2005. It is at this juncture she had an opportunity to either attend law school or take a leap of faith and grow a small line of fine furnishings to its full potential.
In 2006, Brooke and James Magni founded the Magni Home Collection. As its Operations Director, Brooke expanded the collection to over 150 pieces of fine furnishings, lighting, rugs, and a line of fine leathers.
In 2013, Brooke opened a satellite office in Chicago, centrally located for access to all representation. Brooke manages her team in Los Angeles, which oversees production of fine furnishing available and handcrafted in the United States.
For Residential Excellence in Contemporary Design | 2018
Best Product Design | Manhattan Coffee Table | 2015
Furniture | 2010
Top One Hundred Interior Designers and Architects | 2000
Home Furnishings | 2008
Home Furnishings | 2007