Staff -- Interior Design, 4/1/2003 12:00:00 AM
Michele Bönan Studio, "In the Pink," page 190
principal: Michele Bönan.
completed projects: Residences in Europe, the U.S., and Egypt; Vennari shops in Florence, Italy; Casa Tua in Miami.
current projects: A residence in New York; J.K. Place hotel in Florence, Italy; a bar-lounge in Miami.
favorite footwear: Sutor Mantellassi.
favorite '50s film: Anything with Audrey Hepburn.
where: 9 Lungarno Guicciardini, 50125 Florence, Italy; 39-055-29-46-04.
CAPS, "High Heels," page 182
principal: Christophe Carpente.
completed projects: Bruno Magli in Florence and Palermo, Italy; Christian Lacroix in Tokyo; Alfred Dunhill in Europe, the U.S., and Asia; Cartier in Tokyo, London, and Singapore.
current projects: Bruno Magli stores in New York and Rome and showroom in Milan; a Cartier shop in Berlin.
honors: Solutia Innovative Design Award; FX International Interior Design Award.
in motion: Hiking outdoors or working out at the gym.
still: Documenting cultural design inspiration while traveling.
where: 48 Stampfenbachstrasse, 8006 Zurich, Switzerland; 41-1-365-23-65.
DeuxL, "Pucci Galore," page 210
art director: Lena Pessoa.
completed projects: Jimmy Choo and Kenzo store concepts worldwide.
current projects: Givenchy, Omas, and Loewe store concepts worldwide.
first steps in fashion: Pessoa started her career by designing shoes in her native Brazil.
first steps in interior design: She made the mock-up of her first project, a window-display concept, using Barbie clothes and shoes.
where: 61 Rue Mouzaïa, 75019 Paris, France; 33-1-42-41-87-50.
Louis Vuitton Département d'Architecture, "Louis Vuitton's Trunk Show," page 166
codirector and founder: Eric Carlson.
completed projects: Stores in Korea, Japan, and Hawaii.
current projects: Stores in Japan and Europe.
around the world: Carlson has lived in the U.S., France, Spain, and Holland.
codirector and founder: David McNulty.
completed projects: Stores in Japan and Europe.
current projects: Stores in North and South America.
on the job: McNulty has worked with Christian de Portzamparc and Chaix & Morel.
where: 2 Rue du Pont-Neuf, 75001 Paris, France; 33-1-55-80-35-26.
William Russell Architecture and Design, "The Raw and the Cooked," page 198
director: William Russell.
completed projects: Alexander McQueen and Margaret Howell boutiques in London.
current projects: An exhibition of Queen Elizabeth's hats and handbags at Kensington Palace in London; an Alexander McQueen boutique in Milan.
all in time: Russell's architect and furniture-designer wife, Sheila Muiry, introduced him to McQueen at a birthday party seven years ago.
time's up: "We thought we'd have ages to work on the McQueen concept, but then we found the New York site in six weeks."
where: 44-20-7729-3133; email@example.com.
Joerg Schwartz Architect, "An Exquisite Construction," page 216
principal: Joerg Schwartz.
completed projects: Residences in New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey; fashion exhibitions.
current projects: Apartments in New York.
offbeat musical taste: The work of Pierre Bastien and Tom Waits.
offbeat qualification: A BA in biopsychology.
where: 5 East 22nd Street, New York, NY 10010; 212-677-6882.
Selldorf Architects, "The Raw and the Cooked," page 198
principal: Annabelle Selldorf.
completed projects: The Neue Galerie and David Zwirner Gallery in New York; residences in New York.
current projects: Residences in New York and New Jersey; the Houses at Sagaponac in Sagaponack, New York.
honors: New York Landmarks Conservancy Lucy G. Moses Award.
big league: Completing her largest project to date, a renovation-addition for a 74,000-square-foot New York building clad in black glazed brick and aluminum-composite panels.
small wonder: Purchasing a "tear-down" in East Hampton, New York, falling in love with the beach house's "shackness," and leaving it virtually as is.
where: 62 White Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10013; 212-219-9571.
Universal Design Studios, "The Raw and the Cooked," page 198
director: Jonathan Clarke.
completed projects: Pharmacy Restaurant and Bar, Skandium furniture store, and Razorfish offices, all in London.
current projects: Paul Smith boutiques in the U.K.; a private club in New York.
name recognition: Collaboration with Damien Hirst on Pharmacy brought the firm early renown.
name game: Directors Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby moonlight as industrial-design firm Barber Osgerby, which has designed furniture for Cappellini and Herman Miller.
where: 181 Cannon Street Road, 2nd Floor, London E1 2LX, U.K.; 44-20-7680-9222.
Vudafieri Partners, "Pucci Galore," page 210
architect: Tiziano Vudafieri.
completed projects: Costume National showrooms and an Emanuel Ungaro boutique in Milan; Celine in Portofino, Italy; Wall Street English offices in Shanghai and Beijing.
current projects: Jimmy Choo stores in Los Angeles; Miami; and Orlando, Florida. A 35-room hotel in Jesolo, Italy.
art collecting: Vudafieri owns photography by Carsten Höller, John Armleder, and Guido Guidi.
art collectors: For one Milanese collector client, Vudafieri designed a private museum.
where: 66 Viale Lombardia, 20131 Milan, Italy; 39-02-26-11-39-90.
Waldo Works, "Precious Moment," page 222
retail designer: Tom Bartlett.
completed projects: Residences in the U.K.
current projects: Garrard in New York; a hotel in Lincoln, U.K.; Moyses Stevens florist in London.
out: Walking his whippet, Olive.
in: Reading The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, a comic book.
where: North Building, Holberton Gardens, London NW10 6AB, U.K.; 44-20-8964-5294.
Calvert Wright Architecture/Spatial Discipline,"Walking the Walk," page 174
principal: Calvert Wright.
completed projects: Bureau Betak, Lloyd (+ co), and PR Consulting offices in New York; retail, gallery, and residential interiors.
current projects: A loft, a penthouse, and photographer Stéphane Sednaoui's office and studio in New York.
just the basics: Banana Republic–wearing Wright shares his live-work loft with his beloved cat, Bongo.
extra credit: Teaching architectural design at Princeton and Cornell Universities.
where: 645 Broadway, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10012; 212-475-3531.