Staff -- Interior Design, 2/1/2006 12:00:00 AM
Barnard and Wilson
"Big-Box Store," page 162
principal designer: Michael Barnard.
principal designer: Brian Wilson.
completed projects: Approximately 200 Paul Smith stores on three continents; Threefold fashion showroom in Nottingham, U.K.; Margaret Howell shop in Tokyo.
current projects: Paul Smith shops in Paris, Moscow, Tokyo, and New York.
on their backs: The partners favor Paul Smith floral oxfords.
on their feet: Barnard likes brogues, Wilson Oates boots—both by Smith.
136 Southwark Street, London SE1 0SW, U.K.; 44-20-7928-1931; 42 Lincoln Road, Tuxford, Nottinghamshire NG22 OHP, U.K.; 44-1777-871383.
Steven Ehrlich Architects
"Artist in Residence," page 168
principal: Steven Ehrlich.
completed projects: A Unified School District middle school, Westwood Public Library, a child-care facility, Sony Music, and residences, all in Los Angeles; DreamWorks SKG in Glendale, California; a master plan and five buildings for San Bernardino Valley College in California; a biotech research laboratory in Cambridge, Massachusetts; residences in Palo Alto, California, and Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
current projects: A Unified School District high school and residences in L.A.; a student services center at Rio Hondo College in Whittier, California.
honors: AIA National Honor awards; American Architecture Award; American Institute of Steel Construction award.
live: Ehrlich's house is filled with contemporary art by Don Bacardy, Guy Dill, Kim McCarty, Ed Moses, and Miriam Wosk.
work: The African gourds and baskets at his studio come from his Peace Corps years in Morocco and Nigeria.
10865 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90232; 310-838-9700; s-ehrlich.com.
John Friedman Alice Kimm Architects
"It's a Breeze," page 148
principal: John Friedman.
principal: Alice Kimm.
completed projects: Los Angeles Design Center; Brig lounge, Aragon Avenue Elementary School addition, and Irolo senior housing, all in Los Angeles; Public Swimming Hall & Visitors Center in Ulsan, South Korea.
current projects: Los Angeles Police Department Motor Transport Division; New Antioch Church of God in Christ Sunday School addition, Lucky Devil restaurant, and a residence, all in Los Angeles; a house in Stanfordville, New York.
honors: AIA Los Angeles Chapter and National Honor Awards; Los Angeles Architectural Award of Excellence; American Architecture Award.
exploring: From 1997 to 2000, Friedman and Kimm traveled through Thailand, Myanmar, Japan, China, and Korea.
nesting: Now with three children under age 5, the architects travel only between their office downtown and their house in Silverlake.
701 East Third Street, 300, Los Angeles, CA 90013; 213-253-4740; jfak.net.
"Hole in One," page 188
principal: Terry Hunziker.
completed projects: Mountain Landing guest lodge in Bay of Islands, New Zealand; Marché restaurant in Menlo Park, California; residences in Seattle, Los Angeles, and New York.
current projects: Condominiums at the Four Seasons Seattle; houses in Austin, Texas, and Santa Fe, New Mexico.
honors: IIDA Honor Award.
at home: Hunziker just completed a house for himself on Washington's Camano Island.
in character: "It's a Cor-Ten steel box with lots of windows."
208 Third Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104; 206-467-1144.
"Hole in One," page 188
principal: Peter Pfau, AIA.
completed projects: Ansel Adams Center for Photography, technology center at Lick-Wilmerding High School, and an office building, all in San Francisco; a house in Stinson Beach, California; Kennedy Space Center Space Mirror Memorial in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
current projects: San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Urban Center; UCSF Kirkham Child Care Center in San Francisco; Dominican University of California chapel in San Rafael, California; Grand Canyon Village Interpretive Center in Arizona.
honors: AIA California Council Merit Design Award; AIA San Francisco Best of the Bay Excellence in Design Award; General Services Administration First Impressions Program.
dream house: Pfau moved into a 1950's-modern residence in Marin County, California, in 1991.
dreaming: "I've done nothing to it yet. I can't afford myself."
630 Third Street, Suite 200, San Francisco, CA 94107; 415-908-6408; pfauarchitecture.com.
Shubin + Donaldson Architects
"Church of the Open Mind," page 176
partner: Russell Shubin.
partner: Robin Donaldson.
completed projects: Interpublic Emerging Media Lab, Ogilvy & Mather, Institute for Creative Technologies, and Ground Zero, all in Los Angeles; houses in L.A., Santa Barbara, and Montecito, California.
current projects: Anacapa Studios mixed-use development in Santa Barbara; Davidandgoliath ad agency in El Segundo, California; master plan for the Cate School in Carpinteria, California; Inn at Loreto Bay in Baja California, Mexico.
worshipper: Shubin consults a Magic 8 Ball for inspiration.
free thinker: Donaldson surfs at Rincon Beach in Santa Barbara.
3834 Willat Avenue, Culver City, CA 90232; 310-204-0688; shubinanddonaldson.com.
Tag Front Architects
"Night Vision," page 182
principal: Mehdi Rafaty.
principal: Mandi Rafaty.
completed projects: Ivar dance club in Los Angeles; Zipangu and Habana restaurants, Re Nato Ristorante, and Dastmalchi Enterprises, all in Orange County, California; Olé Madrid restaurant in San Diego; Boa steak house in L.A. and Las Vegas; residences in L.A. and Laguna Beach, California.
current projects: Sushi House Unico, Dining Terrace, Blue Velvet restaurant-lounge, and Anjac headquarters, all in L.A.; residences in L.A., Laguna Beach, and Palm Springs, California.
honors: AIA Los Angeles Chapter Design Award, Jury Excellence Award, and Restaurant Design Awards; Best Commercial Space award from the City of San Diego.
reasons to go clubbing: To learn how people interact with design. Plus 3:00 AM hot dogs.
reasons not to: Because you're never satisfied. You're outside, and you want to be in. You're in, and you want to be in the VIP area. You're in VIP, and you want to get out of the club.
818 South Broadway, Suite 700, Los Angeles, CA 90014; 213-623-2330; tagfront.com.
Your Space Interiors
"One From the Vault," page 154
principal: Charles de Lisle.
completed projects: Bacar restaurant in San Francisco; Hotel Healdsburg spa in Sonoma County, California; Park La Brea Apartments in Los Angeles; residences for art collectors in Northern California and Hawaii; lighting for Stanlee R. Gatti Designs and Pottery Barn.
current projects: Canteen restaurant in San Francisco; Villagio Inn & Spa in Napa Valley, California; Coco Palms resort in Kauai, Hawaii.
ruin: When De Lisle first saw the hurricane-damaged Coco Palms, tropical plants were sprouting in the bedrooms, and dropped coconuts floated in the swimming pool.
revival: His redesign of the Polynesian-style landmark includes red silk lanterns to match the rampant hibiscus.
643 Seventh Street, San Francisco, CA 94103; 415-565-6767; ysinteriors.com.
Photographers in this issue
Eric Axene ("Night Vision," page 182), 917-612-7792; ericaxene.com.
Tom Bonner ("Church of the Open Mind," page 176), 2117 Pier Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90405; 310-396-7125; tombonnerphotography.com.
Benny Chan ("It's a Breeze," page 148), Fotoworks, 8885 Venice Boulevard, Suite 103, Los Angeles, CA 90034; 310-842-9446; fotoworks.cc.
Art Gray ("One From the Vault," page 154; "Big-Box Store," page 162; "Artist in Residence," page 168; "Hole in One," page 188), 171 Pier Avenue, 272, Santa Monica, CA 90405; 310-450-2806; artgrayphotography.com.
John Juniper ("Night Vision," page 182), 336 North Sycamore Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036; 323-934-3324.
Farhad Samari ("Night Vision," page 182), 521 West Brentwood Avenue, Orange, CA 92865; 310-801-9889; farhadsamari.com.
Designers in Walk-through
Griffin Enright Architects ("Raising the Roof," page 64), 12468 Washington Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90066; 310-391-4484.
Huntsman Architectural Group ("Work Strong," page 60), 50 California Street, 7th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111; 415-394-1212.
Photographers in Walk-through
Benny Chan ("Raising the Roof," page 64), Fotoworks, 8885 Venice Boulevard, Suite 103, Los Angeles, CA 90034; 310-842-9446.
David Wakely ("Work Strong," page 60), 644 Vermont Street, San Francisco, CA 94107; 415-861-7503; davidwakely.com.
Designers in Health care
Forma Design ("Time to Open Wide," page 123), 1524 U Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20009; 202-265-2625; formaonline.com.
Lutz Gnosa Architekten ("Plastic Fantastic," page 128), 89 Kaiser-Wilhelm-Strasse, 20355 Hamburg, Germany; 49-40-720-75-91.
Hopkins Architects ("A Spoonful of Sugar," page 132), 27 Broadley Terrace, London NW1 6LG, U.K.; 44-20-7724-1751; hopkins.co.uk.
Photographers in health care
Klaus Frahm ("Plastic Fantastic," page 128), Artur, 41 Engelbertstrasse, 50674 Cologne, Germany; 49-22-131-012-44.
Geoffrey Hodgdon ("Time to Open Wide," page 123), P.O. Box 408, Deale, MD 20751; 202-246-2058; geoffreyhodgdon.com.
Paul Tyagi ("A Spoonful of Sugar," page 132), 83 Blurton Road, London E5 0NH, U.K.; 44-20-8525-0153.
Designer in Crosslines
Kanner Architects ("Good Genes," page 138), 1558 10th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401; 310-451-5400; kannerarch.com.
Designer in Matters of Design
Moule & Polyzoides ("The Case for Courtyards," page 140), 180 East California Boulevard, Pasadena, CA 91105; 626-844-2400.
Designers in Centerfold
Cao Studio ("On the Half Shell," page 142), 533 West 149th Street, 2, New York, NY 10031; 213-458-2901; landscape2go.com.