-- Interior Design, 10/1/2009 12:00:00 AM
Agence Andrée Putman
Cherchez la Femme
HONORS:Interior Design Hall of Fame; Ordre National de la Légion d'Honneur; Grand Prix National de la Création Industrielle.
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR:Olivia Putman.
COMPLETED PROJECTS: Guerlain boutique and residences in Paris; Anne Fontaine boutiques and spas in Paris, Toyko, and New York; Morgans hotel in New York; Putman hotel in Hong Kong; La Bastide restaurant in Los Angeles; silverware for Christofle; Andrée Putman: Complete Works.
CURRENT PROJECTS: So Paris by Andrée Putman hotel; a hotel in Hong Kong; products for Drucker, Fermob, and Laguiole.
LITERATURE: A granddaughter of the original French translator for The Age of Innocence, Andrée Putman is overseeing a 2010 installation at the Mount, Edith Wharton's classicist house in Lenox, Massachusetts.
ART: Olivia Putman follows the work of young artists in Paris galleries.
83 Avenue Denfert-Rochereau, 75014 Paris, France; 33-1-55-42-88-55; andreeputman.com.
Matali Crasset Productions
COMPLETED PROJECTS: Hi Hotel and Tout'Ouvert dog parlor in Nice, France; apartments in Paris and Nice; Vert Anis restaurant in Annecy, France; furnishings for Artemide, Established & Sons, Meta, and Moustache.
CURRENT PROJECTS: Hi Matic hotel in Paris; a house in Nice; an elementary school in Trébédan, France; an arts center in Meuse, France; housewares for Alessi.
RAW: Growing up on a farm, Crasset loved watching the fruit grow.
COOKED: She still prefers seasonal ingredients.
26 Rue du Buisson Saint-Louis, 75010 Paris, France; 33-1-42-40-99-89; matalicrasset.com.
Mareines + Patalano Arquitetura
The Boys From Ipanema
COMPLETED PROJECTS: Offices in Rio de Janeiro.
CURRENT PROJECTS: An elementary school in Rio; houses in Rio and São Paulo, Brazil.
ON THE BEACH: Mareines heads to Arpoador at the end of Ipanema beach.
ON THE BEACH: Patalano enjoys neighboring Prainha and Grumari.
205 Avenida Armando Lombardi, Suite 306, 22640-090 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; 55-21-3153-2808; mareines-patalano.com.br.
MR Architecture + Decor
Let the Games Begin
COMPLETED PROJECTS: Atelier and Dior Homme boutiques and residences, all in New York; J. Mendel boutiques in New York and London.
CURRENT PROJECTS: Apartments and a model apartment for 1 Jackson Square condominium in New York; houses on Long Island, New York; Trina Turk boutique in Bal Harbour, Florida.
SLEEK: Mann uses an iPhone and wears Paul Smith eyeglasses.
SLICK: For Clukies, it's a BlackBerry and Tom Ford.
245 West 29th Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10001; 212-989-9300; mrarch.com.
Paredes Pedrosa Arquitectos
Rome Wasn't Built in a Day
PRINCIPAL:Angela García de Paredes.
PRINCIPAL:Ignacio García Pedrosa.
COMPLETED PROJECTS: A public library, public housing, university buildings, a theater, and Bibliometro subway-station library kiosks, all in Madrid; Espacio Torner museum in Cuenca, Spain; Bodegas Real winery in Valdepeñas, Spain.
CURRENT PROJECTS: Public libraries in Cordoba and Ceuta, Spain; an auditorium in Lugo, Spain.
SINGLE: They met as students at the Escuela Técnica Superior des Arquitectura de Madrid.
COUPLE: They married in Madrid eight years later.
12 Calle Nervión, 28002 Madrid, Spain; 34-91-411-20-17; paredespedrosa.com.
Hole in One
PRINCIPAL:Lauren Rottet, FAIA.
CURRENT PROJECTS: Sony Music, United Talent Agency, and Kirkland & Ellis, all in Los Angeles; Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker in Costa Mesa, California; residences in Houston and New York.
HONORS: IIDA honor awards; AIA honor and merit awards; Solutia Doc Awards; Texas Society of Architects Design Award.
NATIVE: Houston-born Rottet moved back there nine years ago.
TRANSPLANT: Born in Charleston, South Carolina, and raised in Houston, Nossa relocated to Scottsdale, Arizona, to open the Rottet Studio satellite.
808 Travis Street, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77002; 713-221-1830; 20645 North Pima Road, Suite 220, Scottsdale, AZ 85255; 480-419-8877; rottetstudio.com.