We believe in the alchemy of things

Designing and shaping raw materials is our fundamental core. Riloh’s philosophy, within a continuous search for curiosity and dialogue, is establishing a timeless quality in design that blends function and art.

Melissa Sutton is the founder and creative director of Riloh, a visionary line of lighting. Based in Charleston, SC, Melissa is fueled by a deep-seated appreciation for the interplay of light, color, and form. Her early experiences as an interior designer laid the foundation for her understanding of the transformative power of lighting in any space. Melissa’s formative years were spent honing her skills in the esteemed studio of designer Michael Smith, where she absorbed the nuances of sophisticated design and refined her eye for detail. Every piece curated by Riloh reflects Melissa's commitment to quality craftsmanship, innovative design, and a timeless aesthetic.