Peter Salgado and Kip Saucier are the founders of Salgado~Saucier. Established in 1997 as a residential interior design firm, Salgado~Saucier later expanded to include lighting as a means of broadening its vision. Recently, it has added both furniture and accessories. Salgado~Saucier continues to work with a diverse clientele, ranging from stage and screen actors, executives, and hospitality properties. The Salgado~Saucier brand graces fine homes and hotels across the world, from New York to Bora Bora.
Peter Salgado started his design career as a fashion designer in Florence, Italy. After graduating from The Fashion Institute of Technology he moved to Milan and subsequently Florence, Italy. While living in Florence he worked for the venerable luxury goods brand Salvatore Ferragamo. There, working alongside master artisans, he honed his eye for detail and the craftsmanship of luxury goods. Upon returning to the States, he worked for several high-end fashion houses in New York City before eventually starting his own interior and product design firm.
Kip Saucier started his career as a visual merchandiser in Houston before moving to Los Angeles where he was recruited by the Beverly Hills specialty store Bonwit Teller. There, he was responsible for the visual image of the stores' interior and window displays. While living in Los Angeles, he designed a range of display mannequins before moving to New York City, where he worked as head of Women’s Visual Merchandising at Bloomingdale’s. Soon after, Kip joined forces with Peter to form Salgado~Saucier.