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Cartier and the French spirit

Back in 2001, right aftert the 9/11 attack here in New York, I was working on the design of a temporary store for Cartier in SoHo. Our last design presentation was early september and the store was scheduled to open october 30th. The store was in construction when the attacks happened and we had a [...]

D&D Building Star of Design, Interior Design 2015

This week we celebrated our 23rd anniversary the same day that I received the D&DB Star of Design, Interior Design 2015 award, in a wonderful dinner hosted by Charles Cohen and the D&D Building. Thank you for the amazing honor!!!

Scooter La Forge, #HowToCreateAMonsterpiece

How to Create a Monsterpiece is the latest show by the very talented artist Scooter La Forge. Here you see Steven and I at the gallery opening wearing some of his creations. Scooter and over 20 of his closest artist friends already collaborated with us on a spectacular ephimeral mural at the Renaissance Times Square [...]

Moving nostalgia

  Now that we’re moving to a new location right in the heart of the new World Trade Center, 30 Vesey St., I’m starting to miss my office of close to 20 years in SoHo. When we moved here there was really nothing. Then Balthazar opened and things started to change. Then we designed 30 [...]

Got Married

My longtime partner Steven Wine and I got married September 12, 2013 at the City Clerk’s office here in downtown Manhattan. After the short ceremony we walked to Mondrian SoHo for brunch where we posed in front of this fabulous wall next to the hotel entrance. Who knew years ago that I was going to [...]