Designers and Photographers in this Issue
Staff -- Interior Design, 10/1/2001 12:00:00 AM
Designers in this issue
John Barman Inc. (Barman Residence, page 188), is a six-person firm headed by principal John Barman, who has more than 15 years of experience in architecture and interior design. The firm specializes in residential work, although recent projects also include national showrooms for textile manufacturer Groundworks, which just launched its Dallas location. Design associate Kelly Graham, who has a background in fashion design, joined the firm full-time in 1999 after many years as a consultant to the company. Graham worked in the atelier of Arnold Scaasi prior to launching his own collection, which was sold at specialty and department stores. John Barman Inc., 500 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10022, (212) 838-3453.
Brininstool + Lynch (Indianapolis Residence, page 198), founded by David Brininstool and Brad Lynch in 1989, is a continuation of constructive collaboration since the principals met, and previously worked together, at a Chicago architecture firm. Describing their business as encompassing projects ranging "from residences to art museums," they also state that despite the diversity in building types, they believe in consistency in meeting program requirements. The firm maintains a staff of 15, working in an open studio environment that fosters collaborative work. Awards and citations have been plentiful, including ten from the AIA local chapter. Editorial news coverage, too, has been extensive. Among current projects are the Racine Art Museum and, in Chicago, residential condo buildings, corporate headquarters, and private residences. Singled out for credit are project architect Andrea Zaff, Christine Marsal Brandl, Jason Longo, and Keith Ginnodo. Brininstool + Lynch, Ltd., 230 West Superior, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 640-0505.
Rei Kawakubo (Comme des Garçons, page 206) has become one of fashion's most respected designers and a recognized leader of its vanguard since she established her Comme des Garçons label in 1969. She is renowned for her work that merges fashion, art, and architecture, and has designed all of the Comme des Garçons boutiques worldwide, including major spaces in Tokyo, Paris, and New York. She has been awarded with a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres from the French government, an honorary doctorate from London's Royal College of Art, and an "Excellence in Design Award" from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University. Rei Kawakubo, 5-11-5 Minamiaoyama Minato-ku, Tokyo 107, (813) 34-06-2684.
Robin Standefer and Stephen Alesch (Zoolander Sets, page 210), production designer and art director, respectively, have designed sets for more than ten major Hollywood films, including Practical Magic, Illuminata, Addicted to Love, Caveman's Valentine, and the upcoming The Duplex. Standefer and Alesch also have a New York-based design firm, Roman & Williams, where they focus on interior and furniture design. Among their influences are historic details with clean lines, which they like to call "utilitarian vernacular." Among their recent design projects are the renovation of a farm in Delhi, New York; the renovation and furnishing of a brownstone in New York's Greenwich Village; and the design of their own loft in downtown Manhattan. Their furniture designs can be found in the private collections of director Griffin Dunne and Diane Weist, among others. Robin Standefer and Stephen Alesch, Roman & Williams, 25 East 4th Street, Fourth Floor, New York, NY 10003, (212) 353-9711.
II BY IV Design Associates (Space Concept 2001, page 218) was founded by Dan Menchions and Keith Rushbrook in 1990. The Toronto-based firm has received close to 70 awards from the Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario for the design of restaurants, nightclubs, exhibitions, showrooms, offices, furniture, and furnishings. II BY IV Design Associates, 77 Mowat Avenue, Suite 109, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6K 3E3, (416) 531-2224.
Sant Architects (Conference Barn, page 224) was founded by Michael Sant, AIA, in 1992. Prior to launching his firm, Sant worked in the offices of Frank Gehry, Barton Myers, and Morphosis. He holds a B.Sc. in Environmental Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and an M.Arch. from the University of California, Berkeley. Sant shares credit with project architect Jason Teague. Sant Architects, 1601 Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Venice, CA 90291, (310) 396-4828, www.santarchitects.com.
BE Partners (Diane von Furstenberg Shop, page 230) was founded in 1999 by interior designer Debra Post and architect Paul Bennett. The firm, Brand Environment Partners, focuses on retail design, offering architecture, interiors, and visual merchandising services. Post, with a BA in interior design from Iowa State University, is a former vice president of store development at Donna Karan International. Bennet, with an architecture degree from Texas Tech University, is a former associate at I.M. Pei & Partners and taught at Columbia University. A partial client list includes Polo Ralph Lauren, Vera Wang, Calvin Klein, Henri Bendel in New York, and Chocolate in Rio de Janiero. In addition to its New York headquarters, the firm has an office in Stuttgart, Germany. BE Partners, 180 Varick Street, New York, NY 10014, (800) 560-0641.
Jack Ceglic (Linda Miller Residence, page 236) formed his design firm Ceglic in 1977 when commissioned for the first Dean & DeLuca store in Soho. Subsequently, he designed all the Dean & DeLuca stores and espresso bars in New York, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and the Napa Valley. Ceglic, a Parsons graduate, has a long list of retail and residential credits, including his recent steel house for Joel Dean. He has also developed corporate identity programs for such clients as Rudd winery, The Greenhouse, Winstead Group, Zapolski+Rudd, and Dean & DeLuca. Designer Junichi Satoh was born in Japan and graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design. Ceglic, 133 Wooster Street, New York, NY 10012, (212) 260-4518.
AC/2 Studio (Sunny Bates Associates Office, page 242), founded by Anthony Caradonna and Anita Cooney in 1997, is an interdisciplinary firm specializing in architecture, interiors, lighting, and furniture, textile, and object design. Caradonna, who previously worked in Richard Meier's office, holds degrees in architecture from Pratt Institute and Harvard University. He has taught at various institutions and currently directs the Undergraduate Architecture Program at Pratt. Cooney has a B.F.A. in painting from Brown University and an architecture degree from Pratt, where she is a professor in the undergraduate architecture program. She previously freelanced in several architects' offices in New York and worked as a project manager for a local construction company. The SBA project team also included Omar Toro, Carmine Ciccone, Klara Lati, Rocio Ruiz, and Luis Toro. AC/2 Studio, 526 West 26th Street, #705, New York, NY 10001, (646) 638-4311.
Shed 54 (Wapping Hydraulic Station, page 248), is was established by Australian architect Joshua Wright. The firm is currently developing Phase 2 of The Wapping Project, which covers the development of the high-level and underground water tanks, a new gallery, an office building, and a glass-and-steel public/private dining room. Other projects include the development of an apartment at Bankside, adjacent to Tate Modern; a new "bush" house in Willunga, South Australia; and a new house and artist's studio in Wales. Additional team members included Idun Back and Beatriz Leon. Shed 54, 2 Gulliver's Wharf, 105 Wapping Lane, London, England E1W 9RR, (44) 20-77-02-4211.
Designers in forum
Richard Shemtov and Nick Dine (Dune Showroom, page 92), 88 Franklin Street, New York, NY 10013, (212) 925-6171.
Wid Chapman Associates (Tamarind, page 100), 216 West 18th Street, Suite 1001, New York, NY 10011, (212) 807-0981.
Lee/Wimpenny (Investment Bank Offices, page 104), 31 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012, (212) 505-8408.
Robert Knisel (Design Inspiration, page 110), 147 Benefit Street, Providence, RI 02903, (401) 621-7733.
Designers in kitchen & bath
The Unit (Bathroom in Gablitz, page 142), Wollzeile 17, A-1010 Vienna, Austria, (43) 1-513-3007.
Freyer Collaborative Architects (Kitchen and Bathroom, page 147), 37 East 18th Street, New York, NY 10003, (212) 598-0900.
Louise Braverman Architect (Bathroom, page 150), 16 East 79th Street, Suite 43, New York, NY 10021, (212) 879-6155.
Aldo Andreoli, Sanba Inc., Design and Development (Varenna by Poliform, page 152), 341 Lafayette Street, Suite 767, New York, NY 10012, (212) 431-6121.
Fabio Novembre (Bisazza Showroom, page 156), 36041 Alte, Vicenza, Italy, (39) 0444 707511.
Allied Works (Ann Sacks Showroom, page 161), 2768 NW Thurman, Portland, OR 97210, (503) 227-1737.
Photographers in this issue
Stephen Alesch (Zoolander Sets), 25 East 4th Street, Fourth floor, New York, NY 10003, (212) 353-9711.
Christopher Barrett (Residence, McCordsville, IN), Hedrich Blessing, 11 West Illinois Street, Chicago, IL 60610, (312) 321-1155.
Seth Boyd (Soho Residence, New York, NY; Diane von Furstenberg Shop, New York, NY), 83 Charles Lane, #E, New York, NY 10014, (212) 924-0206.
John Clang (Diane von Furstenberg Shop, New York, NY), 400 Chambers Street, #18H, New York, NY 10282, (212) 393-9399.
Alberto Ferrero (Bisazza Showroom, Barcelona, Spain), Milano, Italy, (39) 3483 153153.
Formula z/s (SBA Headquarters, New York, NY; Design Inspiration, Providence, Rhode Island; Dune Showroom, New York, NY), 161 West 16th Street, #5H, New York, NY 10011, (212) 924-0859.
Scott Frances (Bathroom, New York, NY), 31 Harrison Street, New York, NY 10013, (212) 227-2722.
John M. Hall (Ann Sacks Showroom, New York, NY), 500 West 58th Street, Suite 3F, New York, NY 10019, (212) 757-0369.
Ken Hayden (The Wapping Hydraulic Power Station, London, England), 151a Sydney Street, London, England SW3 6NT, (44) 20-7376-3219.
Edward Hueber (Kitchen and Bath, New York, NY), Arch Photo, 176 Grand Street, 2nd floor, New York, NY 10013, (212) 941-9294.
David Joseph (Diane von Furstenberg Shop, New York, NY), Represented by Hillary Aiges, (212) 247-2992.
Eliott Kaufman (Investment Bank Offices, New York, NY), 255 West 90th Street, #5C, New York, NY 10024, (212) 496-0860.
Eric Laignel (Comme des Garçons, Paris, France), Bluchest, 19, 10961 Berlin, Germany, (49) 17-22-144-090.
John Edward Linden (Conference Barn, Middlesburg, VA), 4422 Via Marina, Suite 703, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292, (310) 301-4023.
Thomas Loof (Barman Residence, New York, NY), Studio Ø, 248 Grand Street, #4, New York, NY 10002, (212) 941-7195.
Marco Ricca Photography (Varenna by Poliform, New York, NY), 131 Thompson Street, Apt. 6E, New York, NY 10012, (212) 529-2220.
Mark Ross (Tamarind, New York, NY), 345 East 80th Street, #3B, New York, NY 10021, (212) 744-7258.
Rupert Steiner (Bathroom in Gablitz, Austria), Theobaldgasse 10/13, A-1060 Vienna, Austria, (43) 1-581-9520.
David Whittaker (Interior Design Show 2001, Space Concept), 444 Heath Street East, Toronto, Ontario M46 1B5, (416) 429-0245.