Staff -- Interior Design, 4/1/2004 12:00:00 AM
Architecture & Associés
"Cities of Light," page 162
principal: Pierre Beucler.
principal: Jean-Christophe Poggioli.
completed projects: Stores and a showroom for both Yohji Yamamoto and Comme des Garçons in Paris; displays for two galleries at the Musée du Louvre in Paris; boutique concepts for Costume National and Cacharel.
current projects: Dior Boutiques in Kobe and Osaka, Japan, and a second location in Tokyo; the redesign of galleries at the Musée Cernuschi in Paris; displays for the inaugural exhibition at the future Musée du Quai Branly in Paris.
on the slopes: Whenever he can, Beucler goes snowboarding in La Clusaz, France.
on the road: Poggioli recently restored an ivory-colored 1974 Alfa Romeo Spider.
24-32 Rue des Amandiers, 75020 Paris, France; 33-1-44-62-03-33.
Barnard & Wilson
"Tailor-Made for Paul Smith," page 178
principal designer: Brian Wilson.
completed projects: Margaret Howell shop in Tokyo; Threefold fashion showroom in London.
current projects: Paul Smith stores in Bangkok; Shanghai; Hong Kong; Taipei, Taiwan; and Riyadh and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
three decades: Barnard & Wilson opened in 1974.
two partners: "The firm is just me and 'Barney,' aka Michael Barnard. We make our own tea."
136 Southwark Street, London SE1 OSW; 44-20-7928-1931.
"The Gold Standard," page 146
creative partner: Diego Burdi.
managing partner: Paul Filek.
completed projects: Stores and offices for Club Monaco in New York; Clear Spa and a residential loft development in Toronto.
current projects: Holt Renfrew stores in Montreal and Vancouver, British Columbia; the Telus flagship in Toronto; a winery in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario; a residence in Vero Beach, Florida.
awards: IIDA awards; National Association of Store Fixture Manufacturers awards; Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario awards.
on the wing: Burdi recently chartered a private plane to fly over the Grand Canyon.
on foot: Filek can been spotted walking Griff, a Labrador retriever, and Oliver, a husky, around his Toronto neighborhood.
183 Bathurst Street, Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2R7, Canada; 416-703-4334.
"Retro Redux," page 184
principal: Kelly Wearstler.
completed projects: Avalon Hotel, Maison 140 hotel, Viceroy Santa Monica hotel, and Ben Stiller's residence, all in Los Angeles; the high-roller suite at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas; Viceroy Palm Springs hotel, California.
current projects: The lounge at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas; the Lincoln restaurant and residences in Los Angeles; fabrics and wall coverings for F. Schumacher & Co.; carpets for Patterson, Flynn & Martin; a monograph, Modern Glamour: The Art of Unexpected Style.
honors: The Pacific Design Center's Stars of Design.
fashion passion: "My Hermès Birkin bag, a fabulous hand-holder."
passion for fashion: "You know you're a shopaholic when American Express thinks someone has stolen your platinum card."
317 North Kings Road, Los Angeles, CA 90048; 323-951-7454.
Shimoda Design Group
"A Pearl of a Project," page 170
principal: Joey Shimoda.
completed projects: GBM Idea Lab in Dallas; commercial buildings and the Coldwell Banker Real Estate Corporation in Los Angeles; an exterior renovation for Navigator Press in Monrovia, California; the Patterson Dental Supply showroom in El Segundo, California; Intertrend Communications in Long Beach, California.
current projects: A lobby renovation for Rolex in Dallas; a Steelcase showroom, Hollywood Park Casino, Boondoggle corporate offices, and residences, all in Los Angeles.
pearl of wisdom: "Each element of a project is a beautiful pearl waiting for a designer to align it with the next right pearl. The result: a classic strand."
when the world's not our oyster: "Embrace the difficulty. Sometimes crises lead to more successful solutions."
837 Traction Avenue, Suite 101, Los Angeles, CA 90013; 213-596-1771.
"A Clear Improvement," page 138
architect: Tiziano Vudafieri.
architect: Claudio Saverino.
completed projects: An Emilio Pucci boutique in Paris; Jimmy Choo boutiques in Milan, London, Moscow, and New York; a Givenchy boutique in Tokyo; a Miele showroom and a private art gallery in Milan.
current projects: Emilio Pucci boutiques in Moscow, New York, and Kuwait City; a Louis Vuitton boutique in Milan; a house in Java, Indonesia; the renovation of an art collector's 500-year-old farmhouse in Bolzano, Italy.
high life: A keen skier, Vudafieri has just taken up the sport once more—despite five knee operations and against the advice of his doctor.
high life: Saverino, who loves fishing in the Alps, says he always uses artificial bait. "I like the idea that a well designed fake fish can catch a real one."
66 Viale Lombardia, 20131 Milan, Italy; 39-02-2611-3990.
Designers in hospitality
"Sex and the Savoy," page 198
designer: Barbara Barry.
completed projects: The sixth floor at the Brooks Brothers flagship in New York; the Avon Salon & Spa in New York; residences for clients including Eli Broad and Michael Ovitz; collections for Baker Furniture and Baccarat.
current projects: A restaurant for chef Michael Mina at the Westin St. Francis hotel in San Francisco; signature furniture for Henredon Furniture Industries, debuting in spring 2005.
honors: Interior Design Hall of Fame.
time alone: Drawing and watercoloring. "When I go to a new town, any town, I'll think, Damn! I've left my watercolors. So I've learned to paint with a $2.99 kit."
time with friends: Taking care of people with style. "I love to cook, set a table, bring a houseguest coffee on a silver tray in the morning."
9526 Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90035; 310-276-9977.
Jeffrey Beers International
"East by Midwest," page 192
principal: Jeffrey Beers.
completed projects: China Grill in New York, Miami Beach, and Las Vegas; the Dylan Hotel and DB Bistro Moderne, Tuscan Steak, and Fiamma, all in New York; the Hard Rock Cafe in Chicago and Toronto; restaurants for the Tokyo DisneySea Hotel MiraCosta and Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge in Orlando, Florida.
current projects: Restaurants in Las Vegas, London, and Tokyo.
honors: Gold Key Award for Design Excellence; Who's Who in Interior Design.
for relaxation: Deep-sea fishing with his two sons, skiing, golfing, and glassblowing. (He's a founding board member of Urban Glass in Brooklyn, New York.)
for inspiration: Walking the ground floor of Macy's or Bloomingdale's, observing the chaos.
91 Fifth Avenue, Suite 801, New York, NY 10010; 212-352-2020.
Tonychi and Associates
"A Step Above," page 206
principal: Tony Chi.
completed projects: Azul and Café Sambal at the Mandarin Oriental, Miami; Shanghai Lilly restaurant at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino and Aqua restaurant at the Bellagio in Las Vegas; Zeta Bar at the London Hilton; a Haru restaurant in New York; NoMI restaurant at the Park Hyatt Chicago; Koko restaurant in Melbourne, Australia.
current projects: Signature Restaurant and Café MoZu at the Mandarin Oriental, Washington D.C.; Alain Ducasse's Spoon restaurant in Hong Kong; the W Seoul–Walkerhill hotel in South Korea.
honors: An Interior Design hospitality award; listed as one of New York's leading native Chinese business owners in GQ Taiwan; speaker for the first Contract + Design Asia conference in Shanghai.
soup to nuts: In addition to restaurants, Chi designs custom furniture and tableware.
wine list: Asiate's glass-fronted wine-storage units are inspired by those in his own kitchen.
20 West 36th Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10018; 212-868-8686; tonychi.com.
Designers in Walk-Through
Dix Design/Architecture ("Milan, Meet Moscow," page 82), 42 Alzaia Naviglio Grande, 20144 Milan, Italy; 39-02-87381255; firstname.lastname@example.org.
David Ling Architect ("Hanging in the Balance," page 76), 225 East 21st Street, New York, NY 10010; 212-982-7089; davidlingarchitect.com.
Standard ("L.A. to a T," page 86), 3519 Dahlia Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90026; 323-662-1000.
Studio 63 Architecture and Design ("Sci-Fi Style," page 70), 1 Piazza Santa Maria Sopr'Arno, 50125 Florence, Italy; 39-055-200-1448.
Virgile and Stone Associates ("Here Comes the Sun," page 58), 25 Store Street, South Crescent, London WC1E 7BL; 44-20-7323-3300; virgileandstone.com.
Manufacturer in centerfold
Ralph Pucci International, 44 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011; 212-633-0452; ralphpucci.com.
The Rug Art carpet in "Flooring" (February, page 105) was shown in the Sand colorway.
In "Snaps" (February, page 193), the shot identified as Diva was actually the Italiano Home Store, featuring resin light fixtures by Jacopo Foggini.
Contact information for the photographer of "Innovations Unlimited" (March, page 114) should have been listed in "Credits." Paul Godwin Photography is at 56 West 22nd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010; 212-691-8308; paulgodwin.com.
In "Stroke of Genius" (March, page 196), the Marmol Radziner + Associates sketch showed a residence in Los Angeles; the Woods Hole Research Center sketch was by William McDonough + Partners.