Staff -- Interior Design, 10/1/2005 12:00:00 AM
Steve E. Blatz, Architect
"It's All in the Balance," page 290
principal: Steve E. Blatz.
completed projects: A loft apartment, the Oscar de la Renta flagship, and the Amsale bridal salon, all in New York; a residence in Hartland, Vermont; a DKNY store in Moscow; 40 Stila Cosmetics stores worldwide.
current projects: Lab Series for Men skin-care store concept; loft apartments in New York.
honors: Interior Design Future Furniture award.
for the mind: Before receiving his bachelor's in architecture from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Blatz studied Italian language, art, and history at the Università per Stranieri di Perugia.
for the skin: He spent most of 1993 in Warsaw as a retail-design consultant for Estée Lauder.
1 Union Square West, 506, New York, NY 10003; 212-647-1399; blatzarc.com.
Buttazzoni & Associés
"House Music," page 256
principal: Laurent Buttazzoni.
completed projects: Stores for Maria Luisa in Paris and Hong Kong; a Yohji Yamamoto showroom and a Manolo Blahnik boutique in Paris; an apartment for former French Vogue art director Donald Schneider; houses in France's Auvergne region and Lamu, Kenya.
current projects: A restaurant for the Costes brothers in Paris; a watch store in Moscow.
dining: As often as possible at Anahi in Paris.
dancing: Always at Le Baron.
83 Avenue Kléber, 75016 Paris, France; 33-1-40-09-98-49.
"Financial Statement/Fashion Statement," page 284
principal: Lauren Rottet, FAIA.
completed projects: Bernhardt showrooms in Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York; Bank of China in Shanghai; the Toyota Center in Houston; Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker in Los Angeles, New York, and Washington, D.C.
current projects: GE Commercial Finance in Danbury, Connecticut; Sony Pictures Studios in Los Angeles; Haynes and Boone in Houston; the General Services Administration building renovation in Washington D.C.
honors: Interior Design Hall of Fame; AIA Honor and Merit awards; NeoCon Gold Medal Award; Chicago Athenaeum Good Design Award; Solutia Doc awards.
beginnings: Rottet spent the first year of her career at Fisher Friedman, then the next 11 at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill.
senior associate: Kelie Mayfield.
completed projects: Vanco Energy Company, Wolf Family Management Co., and the Toyota Center, all in Houston; Harwood International in Dallas.
current projects: Ki Center Spa and Lime Rock Partners office in Houston; Capital Group Companies and Mid First Bank in Phoenix.
honors: Solutia Doc Award; AIA Houston Honor Award for Interiors.
beginnings: Mayfield received her master's of architecture degree from the University of Houston, where she went on to teach architectural design and drawing.
808 Travis Street, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77002; 713-221-1830; dmjmrottet.com.
Kerry Hill Architects
"Splendors of Sri Lanka," page 264
principal: Kerry Hill.
completed projects: The Serai resort in Bali; the Datai hotel in Pulau Langkawi, Malaysia; the Singapore Cricket Association pavilion; the Ogilvie House in Sunshine Beach, Australia.
current projects: An Amanresorts hotel in New Delhi; the University of New South Wales Asia campus in Singapore.
honors: The Aga Khan Award for Architecture; the Kenneth F. Brown Asia Pacific Culture and Architecture Design Award; the Robin Dods Award for Residential Architecture from the Royal Australian Institute of Architects.
home sweet home: Leaving his native Australia to settle in Singapore 30 years ago.
home away from home: "As hospitality designers, we can't tell you what homey means. It's for you to decide."
29 Cantonment Road, Singapore 089746; 65-6323-5400; firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Imagination Takes Flight," page 240
principal: Scott Hughes, AIA.
managing partner: John Umbanhowar.
completed projects: Residences in southeastern Florida; a house and a Monique Lhuillier boutique in Los Angeles.
current projects: Residences in Florida, Virginia, and California; a residential loft in Los Angeles; Saint Michael's Independent School in Hobe Sound, Florida; David Adamson Gallery in Washington, D.C.
alumnus: After 13 years practicing architecture, Hughes went on sabbatical to obtain his master's from SCI-Arc in 1995.
alumni connection: Umbanhowar received his master's in architecture from SCI-Arc in 1998.
1655 North Fort Myer Drive, Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22209; 800-707-5848; sharc.com.
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
"Wood Working," page 248
partner: Stephen Apking.
previously seen in: September 2005.
14 Wall Street, 24th Floor, New York, NY 10005; 212-298-9300; som.com.
Photographers in this issue
Dan Bibb ("It's All in the Balance," page 290), 155 Ridge Street,
6J, New York, NY 10002; 917-940-2519; email@example.com.
Monica Castiglioni ("In a New Light," page 274), 33 Via Fara, 20124 Milan, Italy; 39-02-670-0203.
Benny Chan ("Financial Statement/Fashion Statement," page 284), Fotoworks, 8885 Venice Boulevard, Suite 103, Los Angeles, CA 90034; 310-842-9446; fotoworks.cc.
Jimmy Cohrssen ("Wood Working," page 248), 116 Boulevard Voltaire, 75011 Paris, France; 33-1-43-48-87-57; jimmycohrssen.com.
Ken Hayden Photography ("Imagination Takes Flight," page 240; "Splendors of Sri Lanka," page 264), 1330 West Avenue, 1914, Miami Beach, FL 33139; 305-781-9364; kenhayden.com.
Jean-François Jaussaud ("House Music," page 256), Luxproductions, 118 Boulevard de Verdun, 94120 Fontenay-sous-Bois, France; 33-1-41-95-87-80; luxproductions.com.
Adrian Wilson ("It's All in the Balance," page 290), 990 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10018; 212-729-7077; interiorphotography.net.
Designers in Walk-Through
Rania Alomar Architect ("Green Gets Down," page 84), 7523 Norton Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90046; 323-821-0440; raniaalomar.com.
Lundberg Design ("Watch Wallet, Save Planet," page 77), 2620 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94107; 415-695-0110; lundbergdesign.com.
OTJ Architects ("A Light Touch," page 94), 1232 31st Street NW, Washington, DC 20007; 202-939-0300; otj.com.
Smith Carter Architects and Engineers ("Pioneer Spirit," page 88), 1600 Buffalo Place, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 6B8, Canada; 204-477-1260; smithcarter.com.
Photographers in Walk-Through
Judy Davis ("A Light Touch," page 94), Hoachlander Davis Photography, 5185 MacArthur Boulevard NW, Suite 108, Washington, DC 20016; 202-364-9306; hdphoto.com.
Art Gray ("Green Gets Down," page 84), 171 Pier Avenue, 272, Santa Monica, CA 90405; 310-450-2806.
Adrián Gregorutti ("Watch Wallet, Save Planet," page 77), 1120Rutherford Road, Rutherford, CA 94573; 707-968-9090; gregophoto.com.
Gerry Kopelow ("Pioneer Spirit," page 88), 18 Einarson Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 0L1, Canada; 204-772-3696.
Michelle Litvin ("Waste Not," page 71), 1827 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60608; 312-933-9113; michellelitvin.com.
Designers in Bath & Spa
Nicholas.Budd.Dutton ("The Bath Files," page 164), 7958 West Third Street, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 323-653-0226; nbdarchitects.com.
PAL Design Consultants ("Hong Kong Surprise," page 156), Neich Tower, 23A, 128 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong, China; 852-2877-1233; paldesign.cn.
Photographers in Bath & Spa
Art Gray ("The Bath Files," page 164), 171 Pier Avenue, 272, Santa Monica, CA 90405; 310-450-2806.
Eric Laignel ("Empire of the Tile," page 149), firstname.lastname@example.org.
Steve Mok ("Hong Kong Surprise," page 156), 13426 Barlin Avenue, Cowney, CA 90242; 562-633-6102; email@example.com.
Designer in Centerfold
Graft ("Take Me to Your Leader," page 236), 3200 North Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90065; 323-441-9610; graftlab.com.
Photographer in Centerfold
Ricky Ridecós ("Take Me to Your Leader," page 236), 1555 North Kenmore Avenue, 3, Los Angeles, CA 90027; 213-999-0940; rickyridecos.com.
The top image on the October page of "Update" (August, page 28) is from "Sam Gilliam: A Retrospective" at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
In "Show Daily 4" (August, page 85), contact information for Sicis should have been printed as 1 Penn Plaza, Suite 3515, New York, NY 10038; 646-277-8501; sicis.com. The phone number for Fendi Casa is 305-438-1660. And a caption for NeoCon Snaps misspelled the name of Groupe Lacasse.
In "Art and Commerce" (August, page 134), Juan Carlos Macias's experiments led to a line called Beadazzled in Relief.
Adrian Wilson photographed "Driver's Ed" (September, page 208).
In "Best in Show" (September, page 220), the oils on canvas in the dining and media rooms are by Jeff Muhs.