anita lewis

artist and designer

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Anita Lewis, designer and fine artist, was born in Santa Monica, California and grew up in Los Angeles and Germany.  After completing her Bachelors Degree Anita went on to Europe to continue her design and art education through practical experience. It was there she gained pertinent and valuable knowledge about design and the fine arts through extensive travel to valued destinations such as Italy, England, France, Germany, Egypt, Turkey and many more. She also began her extensive design career in Germany, learning and practicing the European modern design philosophies of Le Corbusier, Alvar Aalto, and the Bauhaus movement.

Specializing in kitchen and bath design, Anita Lewis worked together with the now world renowned European companies and name brands, such as bulthaup, LEICHT, SieMatic, Poggenpohl, Poliform, Minotti, Alessi and many more.

In 1998 after 18 years of living abroad she made the decision to return to Southern California where she was one of the first to pioneer such name brands in the US by creating a kitchen studio in La Jolla. She pioneered the European bulthaup, LEICHT, Poliform, Alessi, and Minotti brands into the San Diego area. For eight years she enjoyed success in her design business, winning many awards and landing many publications. Now after taking a five year hiatus to jump-start her art career she has made the decision to also continue with design albeit at a more dignified pace.

Anita Lewis has worked successfully with renowned architects such as Sebastian Mariscal, John Nalevanko, Laura DuCharme Conboy, Jennifer Luce, Batter-Kay Architects, and many more. Her clientele reached from La Jolla, to Rancho Santa Fe, Downtown San Diego to Orange County, nationwide to international.


san diego magazine

San Diego Home & Garden Lifestyles

Gaggenau & Purcell Murray Co.

schöner wohnen magazine (germany)