Elise is a sustainable designer and environmental consultant who pursued her masters in sustainability from Harvard University and Parsons, the New School of Design. Elise’s work is deeply rooted in nature, culture and traditions. Originally a trained interior architect, Elise ran the interior department for Sir David Adjaye’s before starting her design company.
She opened Elise Som Design Studio in 2012 in New York City but moved back to London to pursue broader sustainable designs such as furniture and products. Elise strongly believes that Mother Nature is the best designer and therefore encourage that we follow its guideline as we create our special liquid. Elise considers that sustainability and transparency are the new normal to millennial consumers and her Motto is to say that “true luxury is to design with a responsible heart.”