Born and raised in Hong Kong and of Eurasian descent, Margot Hallac's diverse background and first-hand experience of world cultures enables her to understand and cater to the needs of each individual project and client she encounters. She comes from a long family legacy of artists and painters, making art and design an intrinsic part of her life. After graduating from the world renown Parsons School of Design, Margot worked as a designer and art director at several of the top design agencies in New York, developing branding and packaging for some of the largest global Fortune 500 companies. Her passion for luxury design, printmaking, fine typography and the joy of events and celebrations is what inspired her to begin Atelier Isabey.
After getting engaged in the winter of 2007, Margot and Steve got to work planning the wedding of their dreams. Margot, harnessing the expertise in design and print that she had garnered through her years in the professional design industry, decided to tackle the task of designing their wedding invitations. She fell in love with the process and was soon asked to design invitations for other brides, eventually starting out her own company. Soon later, Steve left his job at a New York financial firm to join Margot and lend his experience in business and finance to the team. The rest is history.
Bringing his expertise to the business and logistics side of the team, Steven Hallac has an extensive background in business and finance. He previously worked at several prestigious financial firms in New York and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. He discovered an interest in art and design during his travels and studies in Florence, Italy.