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As Seen in Vogue: Rhode’s Effortless Office

When Erick Garcia, the principal of Maison Trouvaille Studio, envisioned a design for the Beverly Hills offices of skincare line rhode, he took his cues from the brand’s ethos of intentionality and minimalism.

“I wanted it to feel like a calming, relaxed, vibey place,” rhode’s founder and creative director recently told Vogue. “I want people to step in and be like, ‘Oh yeah, this feels like the world of rhode.’”

The space created by Garcia is just that—clean, uncluttered, and curated, with a soothing palette ranging from soft, peachy tones to heathered greys and warm creams.

Garcia collaborated with Arhaus on various parts of the project, furnishing several offices, rhode’s conference room, and lounge. “It was amazing to work with Arhaus,” he says. “In a commercial space that people use a lot, having durable pieces is really important and their quality is above and beyond.”

 

“IT WAS AMAZING TO WORK WITH ARHAUS… THEIR QUALITY IS ABOVE AND BEYOND.”

 

Quality is nothing new to the rhode brand, which has been embraced by fans since its 2022 launch, celebrated for its authentic approach, high-quality ingredients, and science-backed formulas.

When designing each space, Garcia sought a blend of elements, while ensuring “the materials tied together and told a cohesive story,” he explains. Lime-washed walls and concrete floors are balanced by lustrous fabric and natural stone. rhode product is carefully arranged and displayed like fine art. Everything feels chic yet approachable—much like the rhode brand itself.

 

 

In one office, Garcia selected a pair of Arhaus’ Marina Chairs, craftsman-built by artisans in North Carolina, with a handwoven Jackson Rug to anchor the space. The chairs’ angled backs and crisp silhouettes are softened by luminous, almost glowy, velvet upholstery in rhode’s neutral-meets-natural color scheme. And, since this space is used for meetings and solo work alike, the chair’s swivel functionality facilitates countless work styles with ease.

 

 

Garcia also chose a Jackson Rug for one of the executive offices, its cream palette popping against the dark concrete floors. “It’s the perfect foundation for the furniture,” he says. Here, Arhaus’ Cruz Rectangular Dining Table, originally intended to be used outdoors, is reimagined as an oversized desk. Crafted from Indonesian marble that exudes an earthy elegance and mounted on contoured columns, its powerful presence commands the space.

 

 

The conference room featured an impressive rectilinear marble table, so Garcia decided to surround it with the sculptural silhouette of Arhaus’ Rodin Dining Side Chairs. This combination, he explains, was a way “to play with hard and soft materials and shapes.” Artisan-crafted in Italy from ash wood, Rodin’s rounded back and cushioned seat are upholstered in a heavily textured fabric—bringing both comfort and visual interest to the space.

 

 

The lounge is a collaborative space where employees can have lunch, co-work, and relax, so it was important that the room feel cozy and creative. Garcia placed two Novoli Sofas here, their clean lines and blocky geometry providing plenty of seating, with wide arms that double as writing surfaces or extra places to sit. Plus, he explains, “their low profiles elongate the space and makes everything feel bigger.”

A marble Marmont Coffee Table brings sleek, natural beauty to the center of the lounge, echoing the core ideals of the brand, while a pair of Mara Chairs lends a feminine flair. With curvaceous lines, side cut-outs, and a rich, espresso tone, the chairs are a sly nod to rhode’s often-sold-out Peptide Lip Tint. (Editor’s note: We’re on the waitlist.)

Thoughtfully placed Mari Martini Tables and Palma End Tables add refined architectural accents—and, despite being crafted from natural marble, can accommodate drinks and laptops as needed. “They’re not precious, so you can place coffee on them, but when you look at them, they have an elevated feel,” notes Garcia. Plus, Palma, which rests on slender wood legs, is light enough to be moved around the room, emulating the “easygoing essentials” nature of many rhode products. “We wanted the entire space to feel very modular for group meetings and individual use,” he says.

The Ryles Ottoman, swathed in nubby bouclé, serves a similar purpose. “It’s a small thing, but it’s the most-used piece in that space,” Garcia says. “People can grab it and move it around. It’s very easy.”

Underfoot, the designer placed another Jackson Rug, providing a soft finishing touch and a plush throughline throughout the offices.

“There’s a perfect harmony between all the pieces,” Garcia explains. “And when you start experiencing each one, that’s when you can see the Arhaus brand quality.”

 

“THERE’S A PERFECT HARMONY BETWEEN ALL THE PIECES.”