Staff -- Interior Design, 5/1/2007 12:00:00 AM
“Stairways to the Stars,” page 252
principal, design director: Gene Watanabe.
completed projects: Metropolitan Water District headquarters in Los Angeles; Epson America in Torrance, California.
current projects: Playa Vista development master plan and two office buildings in L.A.; Port of Long Beach headquarters in California.
honors: U.S. Green Building Council Leadership Award for Organizational Excellence.
fantasy:Watanabe daydreams about living in the movie world of Miyamoto Musashi.
reality: He sees whatever his son and daughter want.
2500 Broadway, Suite 300, Santa Monica, CA 90404; 310-449-5600; gensler.com.
“Office or Gallery?” page 272
principal: John Keenen.
completed projects: Yvon Lambert gallery and Hazelwood Foundation in New York. The Field House in Bedminster Township, New Jersey; a house in Miami Beach; a Gulfstream V jet interior.
current projects: Houses in Sagaponack and Hampton Bays, New York; and Rowayton, Connecticut. A retail building in Miami. An office building in Miami Beach. Fundación Casa Pintada museum in Mula, Spain. A housing development in Beijing.
honors: Graham Foundation Grants; MacDowell Colony Fellowships.
on the bookshelf:K/R: Projects/Writings/Buildings is coming out in June from Ten Thousand One.
on the wall: Keenen is a collector of contemporary drawing and photography.
526 West 26th Street, 9A, New York, NY 10001; 212-645-9210; krnyc.com.
“Meal Plan,” page 294
principal: Jürgen Mayer H.
director: Andre Santer.
completed projects: An exhibition and restaurant at Danfoss Universe science park in Nordborg, Denmark.
current projects: A courthouse in Hasselt, Belgium; a villa outside Stuttgart, Germany; ADA 1, an office building in Hamburg, Germany.
honors: European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture Mies van der Rohe Award; Global Holcim Awards, Bronze.
canteen: Mayer H.'s favorite restaurant in Berlin is the Grill Royal—for the great food and bohemian crowd.
canteen: Santer's favorite is Ruz, where the tapas is even better than in Spain.
54 Bleibtreustrasse, 10623 Berlin, Germany; 49-30-31-50-61-17; jmayerh.de.
“Dial 'O' for Orange,” page 308
president: Olivier Saguez.
creative director: Bernard Astor.
completed projects: Peugeot headquarters, an ING Direct Café, and two restaurants and housewares store in Galeries Lafayette, all in Paris. Christian Lacroix shops in Bordeaux, France; and Milan. A corporate identity for the Tour de France.
current projects: Häagen-Dazs flagship in Paris. A shopping mall at Aéroport Roissy–Charles de Gaulle in France. Upim department stores in Milan and 15 other cities in Italy. A chocolate boutique at the Isetan department store in Tokyo. A corporate identity for Renault.
reading: Saguez likes to flip through Elle with a coffee and a croissant.
watching:Astor's favorite television program is Des Racines & Des Ailes.
14 Rue Palouzié, 93400 Saint-Ouen, France; 33-1-41-66-64-00; saguez-and-partners.com.
“The White Wave,” page 316
principal: Brian Collins-Friedrichs.
principal: Kyle Gaffney.
principal: Shannon Rankin.
completed projects: DDB Worldwide Communications Group in Seattle; Microsoft Corporation game division Bungie Studio in Kirkland, Washington.
current projects: Microsoft museum and visitor center in Redmond, Washington; a 2,700-square-foot penthouse in Seattle.
honors: IIDA Northern Pacific Chapter Honorable Mention.
music: Groove lounge.
meal: Thai and/or Asian fusion.
233 Third Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121; 206-903-0575; skbarchitects.com.
“Lever House, LLC,” page 302
principal: Hayes Slade.
principal: James Slade.
completed projects: Montessori Progressive Learning Center, Aperture Foundation, and residences, all in New York; Greenberg Van Doren Gallery in Saint Louis; Dalki theme park in Heyri, South Korea.
current projects: A house in Damascus Township, Pennsylvania; a 400-unit condominium in Brooklyn, New York; W Providence Hotel & Residences in Rhode Island.
honors:Interior Design Best of Year Merit Award; AIA New York Design Award.
past: The Slades met as undergraduates at Cornell University.
present: They now have four children and two cats.
150 Broadway, Suite 807, New York, NY 10038; 212-677-6380; sladearch.com.
“Fun and Games, Seriously,” page 262
president: Clive Wilkinson.
previously seen in: February 2007.
144 North Robertson Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90048; 310-358-2200; clivewilkinson.com.
Photographers in this issue
Benny Chan (“Stairways to the Stars,” page 252; “Fun and Games, Seriously,” page 262), Fotoworks, 5069 Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90016; 323-730-0100; fotoworks.cc.
Roland Halbe (“Meal Plan,” page 294), 45 Boheimstrasse, 70199 Stuttgart, Germany; 49-711-607-4073; rolandhalbe.de.
Ken Hayden Photography (“Office or Gallery?” page 272; “Lever House, LLC,” page 302), 1670 Lincoln Court, 7E, Miami Beach, FL 33139; 305-781-9364; kenhayden.com.
Eric Laignel (“Dial 'O' for Orange,” page 308; “The White Wave,” page 316), firstname.lastname@example.org.
Designers in Walk-Through
ArchitectureTM (“May the Force Be With You,” page 102), 465 California Street, Suite 310, San Francisco, CA 94104; 415-986-1600; architecturetm.com.
A/R Environetics Group (“Group Effort,” page 94), 116 East 27th Street, New York, NY 10016; 212-697-8100; arenvironetics.com.
Arquitectonica International Corporation (“Tales From the Miami River,” page 76), 801 Brickell Avenue, Suite 1100, Miami, FL 33131; 305-372-1812; arquitectonica.com.
Huntsman Architectural Group (“Five-Star Assets,” page 84), 48 Wall Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10005; 212-693-2700; huntsmanag.com.
Milo Kleinberg Design Associates (“A Capital Idea,” page 114), 11 East 26th Street, New York, NY 10010; 212-532-9800; mkda.com.
Photographers in Walk-Through
Scott Frances (“A Capital Idea,” page 114), Marge Casey + Associates, 20 West 22nd Street, Suite 1605, New York, NY 10010; 212-929-3757; margecasey.com.
Ken Hayden Photography (“Tales From the Miami River,” page 76), 1670 Lincoln Court, 7E, Miami Beach, FL 33139; 305-781-9364; kenhayden.com.
Eric Laignel(“Group Effort,” page 94), email@example.com.
Cesar Rubio Photography (“May the Force Be With You,” page 102), 1403 Shotwell Street, San Francisco, CA 94110; 415-550-6369; cesarrubio.com.
David Wakely Photography (“Five-Star Assets,” page 84), 544 Vermont Street, San Francisco, CA 94107; 415-861-7503.
Designers in IIDA Awards
Giorgio Borruso Design (“Retail Forecast: Blue Skies,” page 174), 333 Washington Boulevard, 352, Marina del Rey, CA 90292; 310-821-9224; borrusodesign.com.
D'Aquino Monaco (“The Spa Treatment,” page 186), 214 West 29th Street, Suite 1202, New York, NY 10001; 212-929-9787; daquinomonaco.com.
Gensler (“A Higher Law,” page 180), 30 West Monroe Street, Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60603; 312-577-7118; gensler.com.
Minarc (“Living Large(r),” page 162), 2324 Michigan Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90404; 310-998-8899; minarc.com.
Hironaka Ogawa & Associates (“Feast Your Eyes,” page 168), 2-57-8-201 Eifu-ku, Suginami-ku, Tokyo 168-0064, Japan; 81-3-3324-3071; ogaa.jp.
Designers in Matters of Design
Hillier Architecture (“Libraries Unbound,” page 244), 500 Alexander Park, Princeton, NJ 08543; 609-452-8888; hillier.com.
HMA² (“Libraries Unbound,” page 244), 3 East 28th Street, New York, NY 10016; 212-696-0414.
Office for Metropolitan Architecture (“Libraries Unbound,” page 244), 180 Varick Street, 13th Floor, New York, NY 10014; 646-230-6557; oma.nl.
Richärd + Bauer Architecture (“Libraries Unbound,” page 244), 1545 West Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85015; 602-264-1955; richard-bauer.com.
Frederic Schwartz Architects (“Libraries Unbound,” page 244), 180 Varick Street, New York, NY 10014; 212-741-3021; schwartzarch.com.
Snyder Hartung Kane Strauss Architects (“Libraries Unbound,” page 244), 1050 North 38th Street, Seattle, WA 98103; 206-675-9151; shksarchitects.com.
Designer in Crosslines
Moderns (“Ask the Experts,” page 240), 900 Broadway, Suite 903, New York, NY 10003; 212-387-8852; themoderns.com.
Designer in Centerfold
Mass Architecture and Design (“Going Geodesic,” page 248), 2378 Glendale Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90039; 323-660-7040; anahentondesign.com.
Photographer in Centerfold
Edward Duarte (“Going Geodesic,” page 248), 614½ Parkman Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90026; 213-483-4002; duartephoto.com.
In “The Lore of Lohan” (March, page 330), the photograph captioned as Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's pavilion for Spain's 1929 Barcelona International Exhibition actually show shis Farnsworth House in Plano, Illinois.
The photographer of the opening shot and five other images in “It Takes Two” (April, page 200) is Ruy Teixeira: 65 Viale Enrico Forlanini, 20134 Milan, Italy; 39-027-560776; ruyteixeira.com.
In “Theory and Practice” (April, page 216), Rogers Marvel Architects designed the steel display racks in the boutique.