About Anita Lang
American interior designer Anita Lang founded IMI Design in 1992. Guided by the principle belief that great design elevates the human spirit, Anita and her team craft spaces that attract and inspire an elite clientele. Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, Anita has become a tastemaker for those seeking luxury lifestyle combined with beautiful design.
Anita’s uncompromising approach to designing beautiful interiors blends refined architectural detailing and the finest materials with a brilliant eye for space planning and meticulous execution. With extensive experience in both residential and commercial developments, she brings vast knowledge to creating sophisticated, yet warm and livable, interior spaces. Through thoughtful curation, each project is approached with an expert mix of traditional and modern aesthetics using bespoke furnishings that embrace both art and design, while reflecting the style of her clients.
Under Anita’s leadership and keen business approach, IMI Design has expanded its luxury residential offerings by creating a division that caters to real estate developers selling multimillion-dollar residences. Anita and her team understand how architectural interior design relates to the financial demographics of the targeted buyer and overall pro forma of high-end residential projects. Developers appreciate how IMI anticipates the demanding lifestyle of their luxury buyers by conceptualizing innovative room adjacencies, space allocation and room allocation. IMI’s fresh approach, coupled with the firm’s design expertise, considers every nuance of the kitchen, fireplaces, ceilings and surfaces to achieve extraordinarily high-end spaces.
Anita was chosen to design the showcase models for the acclaimed Paradise Valley real estate development The Village at Mountain Shadows, where the price point is between $2 million and over $4 million. Developers such as these have sought out prospective luxury real estate developments that resonate with an elite clientele.
In 2015, after years of designing custom furniture for her clients, Anita launched her own furniture line: Design 528. From sustainable wood harvesting and hand craftsmanship to design intentions and ethical practices, Design 528 embodies the attributes of love, truth and beauty in unequalled heirloom pieces of lifestyle artwork. Her current collection is based on the architectural play of intersecting plane sculpting negative space. Each piece of this innovative modern line is designed as an artistic expression of functional utilitarian by combing the finest woods, metal and textiles.
Innovation and being a leader in the design community comes naturally to Anita. Over the past 20 years, she developed a proprietary software application called E-Binder to support her Smart Luxury design process. view real-time, detailed information and documentation during all phases of design and construction.
Anita supports many charitable organizations within the Phoenix and global communities. In 2007, Anita established a nonprofit organization for IMI Design called the Inspire Foundation. The Inspire Foundation combines the talents of designers, architects and artisans along with educational institutes and their students to help support the community, especially those impacting the lives of distressed women and children.