Staff -- Interior Design, 2/1/2003 12:00:00 AM
Agence de Décoration
"On a Grand Scale," page 156
designer: Alberto Pinto.
completed projects: Private apartments in the Elysée Palace, Paris; projects for Pierre Balmain, royal families of Saudi Arabia and Jordan; Club Med sailboats.
current projects: Home furnishings lines, Alberto Pinto, Pierre Frey; bed linen, Porthault.
honors: Chevalier dans l'Ordre National de la Légion d'Honneur.
good friends: An avid collector of china and porcelain, Pinto attends to every detail of table decoration and menu planning when organizing intimate dinners.
good luck: He believes in the positive powers of his rock-crystal objects.
Hôtel de la Victoire, 11 Rue d'Aboukir, 75002 Paris, France; 33-1-40-13-00-00.
Kenneth Alpert Associates
"Looking Inward," page 128
principal: Andrew Petronio.
completed projects: Mary Tyler Moore's Fifth Avenue apartment, Trump Tower pied-à-terre, New York; Dennis Basso fur boutique, Aspen, Colorado.
current projects: Consulting on the interiors for the New York University College of Dentistry; a United Nations Plaza apartment, New York; Rug Company designs.
on the run: Competing in the 2003 San Diego International Triathlon.
at rest: Reading books recommended by his professor mother, most recently David McCullough's biography of John Adams.
30 East 76th Street, New York, NY 10021; 212-535-0922.
Aukett + Heese
"Name That Tune," page 122
project architect: Stefan Pehle.
completed projects: Proctor & Gamble laboratory offices, Frankfurt; Deutsche Bahn administrative building, Berlin; Cisco Systems, Frankfurt, Berlin; Sapient Corporation, Munich.
current projects: Deutsche Bahn archive, Park Kolonnaden multiuse development, Berlin.
on the go: Usually seen on a bicycle, with a laptop on his back.
on the job: Never mind the furniture and fabric swatches. This juggler extraordinaire says he finds it more rewarding to coordinate people and ideas.
43 Budapester Strasse, 10787 Berlin, Germany; 49-30-230994-0; aukett-heese.de.
"Rising Star," page 150
vice president, design director: Gervais Tompkin.
completed projects: PDI/Dreamworks, Redwood City, California; Zurich Executive Development Center; Sun Microsystems Clock Tower renovation, Santa Clara, California.
current projects: Electronic Arts, Redwood City, California; Wells Fargo, San Francisco.
honors: Business Week/Architectural Record Award; ENR Design Award.
greatest achievement: "To have maintained my optimism that my current project may be my greatest achievement."
associate: Dan McCloskey.
completed projects: Citadel Investment Group, San Francisco; Scient, San Francisco, Boston, Los Angeles, New York, Singapore.
current projects: Citadel Investment Group; Wells Fargo, San Francisco.
honors: IIDA Grand Prize award; AIA Chicago Special Recognition Award; AIA Chicago Citation of Merit.
thought for the day: "Great clients and great teams lead to great design."
2 Harrison Street, Suite 400, San Francisco, CA 94105; 415-433-3700.
"Hold the Bric-a-Brac," page 134
president: Tony Ingrao.
previously seen in: January 2003.
17 East 64th Street, New York, NY 10021; 212-472-5400.
"The New Xanadu," page 114
interior designer: Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance.
completed projects: Maoh restaurant, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.
current projects: A collection for Tai Ping Carpets International; a proposal for furniture to be presented at the 2003 Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Milan; residential commissions, France.
natural high: "I love the sea and the sky."
warm feelings: "It's very important to have good relations with people you work with. Sometimes they become friends."
8 Passage de la Bonne Graine, 75011 Paris, France; 33-1-43-14-99-59; firstname.lastname@example.org.
"The New Xanadu," page 114
architect: Gabhan O'Keeffe.
completed projects: Residences for Princess Gloria von Thurn und Taxis, Isabel Goldsmith, the Marquess of Cholmondeley, Bryan Ferry, William Hurt, Nan Kempner.
current projects: Residences, U.K.
3 Kinnerton Place South, London SW1X 8EH, U.K.; 44-20-7259-5658; email@example.com.
Designers in Florida
Agence Philippe Starck
"The Starck Life," page 176
designer: Philippe Starck.
completed projects: Ian Schrager Hotels properties, New York, Los Angeles, Miami, San Francisco, London; furnishings for Driade, Duravit, Emeco, Flos, Kartell; objects for Alessi, Samsonite Corporation, Target Stores, Thomson.
current projects: Taschen bookstore, Beverly Hills, California; Jean Paul Gaultier shop, London; "Philippe Starck," Centre Pompidou, Paris (February 26–May 12).
honors: Officier des Arts et des Lettres; Commandeur dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres; Chevalier dans l'Ordre National de la Légion d'Honneur; Harvard Excellence in Design Award.
fascinated by: Taking apart and rebuilding motorcycles.
18-20 Rue du Faubourg du Temple, 75011 Paris, France; 33-1-48-07-54-54; philippe-starck.com
Bruce Bierman Design
"Carriage Trade," page 182
principal: Bruce Bierman.
completed projects: A triplex, a town-house artist's studio, a penthouse loft, a duplex penthouse, New York; a condominium at the Breakers hotel, Palm Beach, Florida; a 10,000-square-foot house with indoor pool, Chappaqua, New York; a 15,000-square-foot stone-and-clapboard house, Greenwich, Connecticut.
current projects: Two residences at the Breakers, one 18,000-square-foot house, Palm Beach; a family compound, East Hampton, New York; an oceanfront house, Fire Island, New York; a house, Greenwich.
honors: Interior Design Hall of Fame, 2000.
usually found: Shopping with clients on London's Pimlico Road or the Left Bank in Paris.
29 West 15th Street, New York, NY 10011; 212-243-1935; biermandesign.com.
Studio Iosa Ghini
"Fast Company," page 190
principal: Massimo Iosa Ghini.
completed projects: Bus stop, metro station, Hannover, Germany; 25 Superga stores, Europe, Miami; furniture, accessories for Dornbracht, Duravit, Flou, Poltrona Frau.
current projects: A mall, Saint Petersburg, Russia; a spa, Siena, Italy; sofas for Cinova; bath fittings for Rubinetterie Rapetti.
honors: Roscoe Award; keys to the city of Osaka, Japan; Good Design Award.
on the road: He drives a Maserati 3200 GT—and says he "never stops for the obvious."
6 Via Castiglione, 40124 Bologna, Italy; 39-051-236563.
Sam Robin Interior Design
"Deco Redux," page 168
principal: Sam Robin.
completed projects: Joia Restaurant & Bar, Miami; Versace boutiques, worldwide; perfume store, Curaçao, Netherlands Antilles.
current projects: BMW dealership, Pompano Beach, Florida; residences, Miami; residence, Aspen, Colorado.
homegrown: Globe-trotting Robin says she nevertheless makes an effort to support "fabulous local talent" such as landscape designer Harry Nelson and photographer Iran Issa-Khan.
1000 Venetian Way, Suite 112, Miami, FL 33139; 305-375-0727; samrobin.com.
Designers in walk-through
Minsuk Cho ("Home of the Elk," page 62), 2732-15 Bangbae-dong, Seocho-Gu, Seoul 137-060, South Korea, 82-16-284-6380.
Anthony Fontenot ("Home of the Elk," page 62), 738 Washington Avenue, B, New Orleans, LA 70130; 504-231-4442.
Slade Architecture ("Home of the Elk," page 62), 367 East 10th Street, New York, NY 10009; 212-677-6380.
Teng & Associates ("Farm Fresh," page 60), 205 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60601; 312-616-0000.
Yabu Pushelberg ("North of the Border," page 58), 55 Booth Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4M 2M3, Canada; 416-778-9779. 138 Spring Street, New York, NY 10012; 212-226-0808.
Designers in health care
Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects ("Approaches to Healing," page 94), 475 10th Avenue, New York, NY 10018; 212-947-1240.
Shimoda Design Group ("Fertile Ground," page 98), 837 Traction Avenue, Suite 101, Los Angeles, CA 90013; 213-596-1771.
SPF:a ("Neurosurgery News," page 90), 3384 Robertson Place, Los Angeles, CA 90034; 310-558-0902; spfa.com.
Daryl Wugalter Architect ("Let's Get Physical," page 88), 69 Reeze Place, Brooklyn, NY 11218; 718-633-7171.
Haeyoung Yoon ("Fertile Ground," page 98), 1831 Madison Avenue, Suite 101, New York, NY 10035; 212-828-8490.
Designer in centerfold
Steven Holl Architects ("Palladio, Holl & Associates," page 104), 450 West 31st Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10001; 212-629-7262.