Tony Sutton, President & Owner
As President and Owner of Est Est, Inc. for 25 years, Mr. Sutton has literally set the bar for the design standards in the Arizona interior design industry with his innate creativity, professional excellence, client relationships and business ethics. His comprehensive background of design work covers the full spectrum of commercial and residential design, ranging in style from traditional to contemporary. He has a great depth of experience and knowledge of complete project coordination, architectural history, construction, architectural detailing, lighting systems, and other specialized custom items. He continually studies new ideas to broaden his professional knowledge and is considered a leader in the creative interior design discipline. Est Est is also one of the few interior design firms in Arizona to maintain a specialty contractor’s license with the state for both residential and commercial work.
With a BS degree in Interior Design from the University of Illinois, his design career began in Springfield, Illinois before coming to Est Est, Inc. in 1979. He is very passionate about Est Est, Inc.’s design philosophy, professional standing and overall reputation.
As an Allied Member of ASID, he has served on the Board of Directors and has served as a continuing member of the Interior Design Advisory board for Scottsdale Community College. Under Mr. Sutton’s leadership, Est Est, Inc. has developed a positive and on-going relationship with Arizona’s universities to provide the opportunity for student internships for over twenty years. Mr. Sutton also exudes a similar passion for the community that has lead to his involvement with many local charitable organizations and annual fund raising events over the years. He is the former President and an active member of the Board of Directors for the Perimeter Center.
Mr. Sutton’s professional credentials include guest hosting the National Seminar “Masters of the Southwest” on several occasions. He has also been featured numerous times in both “Who’s Who in Interior Design International” and “Who’s Who in the World”. Under Mr. Sutton’s leadership, Est Est has been featured in numerous local and national publications, including Architectural Digest and Western Interiors, along with several hardcover books. He was selected as a “Master of the Southwest” and listed as one of ?Scottsdale’s 50 Most Fascinating People” in Scottsdale’s 50 year history.