FOUNDER OF ZAVALA CONCEPTS in 2015
MICHAEL began his career in the contract furniture industry in 2013 after graduating from Berkeley College with a Bachelor’s Degree in fine arts. (bfa)
Throughout his career, Michael has worked in a variety of sectors, including healthcare, government, corporate, hospitality, educational, and residential. He has been involved in all aspects of the design and construction process, from programming to construction administration.
Michael’s projects provide product application, space planning, programming, specifying furniture, drawings, renderings, creating installation and electrical plans, and standards development.
michael has worked for 3 herman miller dealers where he gained a vast amount of experience while working on a diverse array of projects. michael has a deep knowledge-base to draw upon to find the proper balance of style, functionality and his clients' lifestyle needs.
Michael believes that in order to be a great designer, one must truly listen and understand the needs of the clients. out of his desire to provide his clients with a one-on-one direct design experience. he works closely with his clients to discover an individualized creative design solution that meets both their functional needs and their desire for an inspiring and comfortable atmosphere in their living-space or work-space.