Rashia Bell is a graduate of both the Fashion Institute of Technology and the New York School of Interior Design holding degrees in the areas of Fashion Merchandising Management and Interior Design. She brings a wealth of experience from her 15 years in the Fashion, Beauty, and Luxury industries from her base in New York City holding positions at companies such as Mikimoto (America) Ltd., Blissworld, Vivre and Victoria's Secret Beauty. She has spent the past 10 years growing her consultancy with hi-growth companies such as Monique Péan and Story, focusing on various areas of business financial development, retail buying and interior design under her Design and consulting company The Gray Box Group. Rashia’s interior design work consists of both residential and retail/commercial projects spanning the U.S. and abroad. Specializing in interior projects for creative businesses, these opportunities have allowed her to combine her passion for both the business and the creative. In looking to gain a greater understanding of the energetic and healing powers of stones and other healing modalities to incorporate them into interiors, Rashia has completed two Crystal Healing certifications from The Crystal Academy of Advanced Healing Arts, is a level 2 Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki Healer and has completed yoga certifications in English and Spanish. The foundation for The Cristalline's design process is specializing in personal healing work, and Rashia has lead workshops for all ages, private events, and retreats around the world.
Elizabeth Kohn graduated from Georgetown University majoring in American Studies with a concentration in American Architecture. Thereafter she did a post-baccalaureate masters at Sotheby's in American Fine & Decorative Art. She began her design career at the acclaimed firm Cullman & Kravis. Over the arc of her seventeen years of experience, she has developed a comprehensive grounding in residential interiors working on projects all over the United States. Capable of working across a wide range of styles, Elizabeth brings her unique perspective on design and architecture to each project while engaging with the specific requirements of client and space through her company Elizabeth Kohn Design. With a interest for consciousness and personal growth, in 2015 Elizabeth completed Every Choice Matters with The Ford Institute. Supporting the belief that all aspects of our lives, our thoughts, beliefs, choices, words and actions, affect our physical and emotional state, our home being an extension of this ideology, Elizabeth and Rashia co-founded The Cristalline.