Staff -- Interior Design, 1/1/2006 12:00:00 AM
"The Starship Serenity," page 180
principal: Michael Czysz.
completed projects: The Spa, Whiskey Sky, and Whiskey Beach, all at Green Valley Ranch Resort in Las Vegas; Whiskey Park in Boston; Rande Gerber and Cindy Crawford's house in Los Angeles.
current projects: Red Rock Station Resort and Casino in Las Vegas; W Hollywood hotel.
on the job: "We make projects simple and bold. Then we add a layer of funk."
on the road: He also runs MotoCzysz, which built the C1 998 motorbike.
911 NE Davis Street, Portland, OR 97232; 503-786-9007; architropolis.com.
Gabellini Sheppard Associates
"Rock On," page 210
principal: Michael Gabellini, FAIA.
principal: Kimberly Sheppard, AIA.
completed projects: Nicole Farhi in New York; Salvatore Ferragamo in New York and Venice; Jil Sander in London, Paris, Milan, and Hamburg, Germany; Giorgio Armani in Milan.
current projects: B&B Italia, a Rockefeller Center penthouse event space, and master plans for redeveloping the current New York Times building and a former AT&T building, all in New York; furniture for B&B Italia.
honors: Interior Design Hall of Fame (Gabellini); AIA national and state awards; Decade of Design Awards from the IIDA.
short view: Gabellini is concentrating on a modular-housing initiative.
long view: Sheppard would love to design the ultimate Southwest spa hotel.
665 Broadway, Suite 706, New York, NY 10012; 212-388-1700; gabelliniassociates.com.
Gauer & Marron Studio
"Safari in the Sky," page 230
principal: James Gauer.
principal: Mariana Marron.
completed projects: Apartments and Senza Nome restaurant in New York. Houses in Washington, D.C.; Bethesda, Maryland; and Connecticut. Goldman, Sachs in Washington.
current projects: Houses in Roxbury, Connecticut; Breezy Point, New York; and Virginia. Apartments in New York and Victoria, British Columbia.
preaches: Gauer is the author of The New American Dream: Living Well in Small Homes.
practice: Marron's apartment is 860 square feet.
350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1823, New York, NY 10118; 212-417-9198; 639 Foul Bay Road, Suite 102, Victoria, British Columbia V8S 4H4, Canada; 250-598-3483; gauermarron.com.
Lehman Smith McLeish
"A New Dynamic," page 192
partner: Debra Lehman-Smith.
partner: James McLeish.
completed projects: Tishman Speyer in New York; Howrey in Houston, London, and Amsterdam; Wilmer Hale in Baltimore, Brussels, and Berlin.
current projects: A General Dynamics hangar at Washington Dulles International Airport in Chantilly, Virginia; Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham in New York, Boston, and London; Jacob K. Javits Federal Building in New York; Samsung in Seoul, South Korea.
honors: Interior Design Hall of Fame (Lehman-Smith); a General Services Administration design excellence award; a GSA workplace environment honor award for the office of the GSA's chief architect.
her artists of choice: Donald Judd and Callum Innes.
his artists of choice: Richard Serra and Robert Motherwell.
1212 Bank Street NW, Washington, DC 20007; 202-295-4800; lsm.com.
Pagani + Di Mauro Architetti
"Fashion Statement," page 202
partner: Giovanni Pagani.
partner: Maurizio di Mauro.
completed projects: Spas in Trent, Verona, and Reggio Calabria, Italy; residences in Italy.
current projects: Offices in the town hall in Parma, Italy; a spa in Greece.
dressed up: Pagani puts on his tuxedo for evenings at the opera.
dressed down: At work, Di Mauro can usually be spotted in his Diesel jeans and Dolce & Gabbana T-shirts.
14 Via Emilia, 42043 Ponte Enza (Reggio Emilia), Italy; 39-05-22-90-21-45.
"Practice Makes Perfect," page 222
founding principal: Robert Kleinschmidt, AIA.
completed projects: The James L. Allen Center at Northwestern University and Paul Stuart in Chicago; Restaurant on the Park at the Art Institute of Chicago; the Woman's Athletic Club of Chicago.
current projects: CNA, Mittal Steel, and an office building, all in Chicago.
honors: Interior Design Hall of Fame.
in the park: Kleinschmidt is chairman of Chicago's Lincoln Park Conservatory restoration committee.
principal: Bill Arnold, AIA.
completed projects: The trading floor of the Chicago Board of Options Exchange; the Gleacher Center at the University of Chicago; Briarwood Country Club in Deerfield, Illinois; Harris Beach in Rochester, New York.
current project: An office building in Chicago.
honors: AIA Interior Architecture Award; International Association of Lighting Designers Award.
at his desk: Arnold has been with P/K since 1983.
645 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 810, Chicago, IL 60611; 312-642-6450.
Shamir Shah Design
"Safari in the Sky," page 230
principal: Shamir Shah.
completed projects: A restaurant, apartments, and the residential conversions of the American Tract Society building, the Heywood Building, the Solita Building, the Cass Gilbert Building, and 260 Park Avenue South, all in New York; the Andrew Hotel in Great Neck, New York.
current projects: Loft developments and apartments in New York; a residential development in Greystone, New York.
earthly mantra: Keep it simple.
heavenly hope: That we all get along.
10 Greene Street, New York, NY 10013; 212-274-7476; shamirshahdesign.com.
Designers in hospitality
"Palace Coup," page 259
associate architect: Luc Richard.
completed projects: Ars Vitalis Fitnessclub and residences in Berlin.
current projects: Offices for POK Pühringer Privatstiftung in Vienna; a hotel in Venice; a concept for a low-energy house.
then and now: Richard, a French architect, met his German wife, architect Karen Pühringer, in 1997, when both were working in Berlin. Today, they're a family of five.
30 Kaiserstrasse, 1070 Vienna, Austria; 43-1-523-51-31; archipel.at.
Douglas Wallace Architects and Designers
"G Is for Glam," page 251
cofounding director: Hugh Wallace.
associate director: Colin Jennings.
completed projects: The Habitat store and an extension of Bono's residence in Dublin; Brown Thomas stores in Dublin, Cork, and Galway, Ireland.
current projects: Boutique hotels in Dublin, Galway, London, and Athens.
hat of choice: For Wallace, it's a panama.
hat of choice: For Jennings, it's Philip Treacy's 18th-century sailing-ship hat.
1 Grantham Street, Dublin 8, Ireland; 353-1-478-7500; Connaught House, Tuam Road, Galway, Ireland; 353-91-783800; douglaswallace.com.
"Best Seats in the House" page 240
principal: David Rockwell.
completed projects: The stage set for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Nobu Fifty Seven, both in New York; Nobu Dallas; Forth & Towne in Chicago and Nyack, New York; Maze restaurant in London.
current projects: Interiors of JetBlue Airways Terminal 5 at John F. Kennedy International Airport and the Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York; SteelStax performing-arts complex in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; DeVos Children's Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
town versus country: Rockwell enjoys the difference between urban living and sprawling manor houses.
5 Union Square West, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10003; 212-463-0334; rockwellgroup.com.
Photographers in this issue
Peter Aaron ("A New Dynamic," page 192), Esto Photographics, 222 Valley Place, Mamaroneck, NY 10543; 914-698-4060.
Christopher Barrett ("Practice Makes Perfect," page 224), Hedrich Blessing, 11 West Illinois Street, 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60610; 312-321-1151.
Steve Hall ("Practice Makes Perfect," page 224), Hedrich Blessing, 11 West Illinois Street, 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60610; 312-321-1151.
Eric Laignel ("The Starship Serenity," page 180; "Safari in the Sky," page 230), firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jon Miller ("A New Dynamic," page 192), Hedrich Blessing, 11 West Illinois Street, 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60610; 312-321-1151.
Peter Murdock ("Rock On," page 210), email@example.com.
Matteo Piazza ("Fashion Statement," page 202), 69 Corso di Porta Ticinese, 20123 Milan, Italy; 39-02-58-10-65-64.
Paul Warchol Photography ("Rock On," page 210), 224 Centre Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10013; 212-431-3461.
Photographers in hospitality
James Balston Photography ("G Is for Glam," page 251), 38C Mercers Road, London N19 4PJ, U.K.; 44-20-7687-0270.
Eric Laignel ("Best Seats in the House," page 240), firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kris Tamburello ("Palace Coup," page 259), 917-602-4470; kristamburello.com.
Luke White ("G Is for Glam," page S251), Interior Archive, 1 Ruston Mews, London W11 1RB, U.K.; 44-20-7221-9922.
Designer in walk-through
André Poitiers Architekt ("School Cheer," page 67), 36-38 Grosser Burstah, 20457 Hamburg, Germany; 49-40-375-198-08.
Designers in kitchen & bath
Desai/Chia Architecture ("Symphony in Ash," page 114), 54 West 21st Street, 703, New York, NY 10010; 212-366-9630.
Janson Goldstein ("Water, Water Everywhere," page 107), 180 Varick Street, Suite 1414, New York, NY 10014; 212-691-1611.
Joerg Schwartz Architect ("Instant Prewar," page 118), 5 East 22nd Street, New York, NY 10010; 212-677-6882.
Designer in crosslines
Harry Allen & Associates ("Gathers No Moss," page 168), 207 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009; 212-529-7239; harryallendesign.com.
Designer in centerfold
Aytac Architects ("Pleats, Please," page 172), 6 Inonu Cadesi, Kartal, Istanbul 34870, Turkey; 90-216-473-4404; email@example.com.
In "The Heart of the Matter" (December, page 88), the screen in the Decoi Architects apartment in Paris is by sculptor Gregory Ryan.