For Immediate Release – April 2017
J Banks Design is pleased to announce Michael W. Murray has joined the firm as Product/Brand Manager
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC – April 21, 2017 – Michael Murray has joined the J. Banks Design team as Product/Brand Manager. Mr. Murray spent the last 13 years in the fashion industry working for Ralph Lauren on Madison Avenue in New York. Most recently, he was Ralph Lauren’s Concept Designer for men’s tailored clothing. Mr. Murray was responsible for implementing ideas and broad design concepts for collections, creating mood and fabric boards to guide designs as well as curating global showrooms in New York and Milan. Prior to Ralph Lauren, Mr. Murray worked on Hilton Head Island in the real estate industry. As a long time islander, he has attended both Hilton Head Prep and Hilton Head High School. He is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Reporting to Anna Ruby, VP Creative, Murray will work on product development and licensing, conceptual project visioning, and the development and implementation of brand messaging for product across all company departments.
About J Banks Design
J Banks Design, a full scale residential and hospitality interior design firm of 50 professionals, believes in cultivating strong client relationships through outstanding customer service and attention to detail. J Banks Design’s interiors are best known to reflect the personal preferences and style of each of their clients in an elevated manner. Luxury without pretense, unique scale and proportion, and a blending of old and new are signature elements found within the firm’s designs. J. Banks Design offers a full service retail store at its Main Street location.
J Banks Design is regularly ranked as a Top 200 Interior Design Giant and Top 75 Hospitality Design Giant by Interior Design magazine; has been named as the Southeast Contract Designer and their Italian Project was bestowed with a Gold Key Award for Best Resort Design. The firm has recently published a design book with Gibbs Smith publishers, Southern Coastal Living, and their work has been featured in leading publications including Coastal Living, Southern Living, Traditional Home, Bridge for Design, Interior Design Magazine, Hospitality Design, Boutique Design and Robb Report.