Vanessa was born in Paris and then lived in Switzerland, London and Connecticut before settling in California in 1991. With an international heritage and frequent travel to visit friends, family and associates around the world, Vanessa has developed an extraordinary style and vision. Her influences are from the worlds of international travel, interiors, fashion and finance—giving her a broad but refined world view.
In 2008, Vanessa founded Vanessa K. Productions, a full-service event production company that produces high-end social events, showhouses and conferences—both large and small. With almost twenty years of experience in publishing and management, she has mastered the art of accomplishing tasks efficiently, personably and professionally.
Her resume boasts positions with, among others, Architectural Digest, Western Interiors + Design, California Homes, and Editor-At-Large, which have contributed to her broad knowledge, expertise and vision. Vanessa K. Productions provides a unique, unmatched full-service and hands on experience for clients including The City of Beverly Hills, Veranda, Luxe Interiors + Design, The Hollywood Reporter, UBI France and La Cienega Design Quarter.
Vanessa has written more than fifty feature articles and countless department pieces for national shelter publications. She regularly appears on panels and hosts lectures, as well as attends multiple events nationwide.
In 2007, she also co-founded Vanessa Squared Productions, which redesigns homeless shelters and other safe havens for troubled individuals in the Los Angeles area.