• 1985
  • He co-founded the design consultancy Fantasy Finishes in 1985, specialising in paint finishes, murals and design-to-order wall-coverings. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1985 DG turnover was £3.0m and now in 2010 it has grown to over £50m with over 250 staff and offices and showrooms in London, Paris, Munich, Milan and New York - and a 66,000 sq ft (6,100 m2) distribution centre in West London. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1991
  • After returning from Paris and gaining attention internationally, Tiscornia began to consider leaving Uruguay, ultimately immigrating to New York City in 1991. (wikipedia.org)
  • After moving to New York in 1991, Tiscornia's work largely reflects her feelings toward Uruguay's political history during the military dictatorships. (wikipedia.org)
  • renovation
  • When a family friend bought a townhouse in New York and asked Nunnerley to assist with its renovation because of her knowledge of his art collection, she found herself also working with the architect on the interiors. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 1952 rebuilding of the White House retained much of the 1902 renovation, although much of the "baronial" furnishings were removed and the walls were painted celadon green. (wikipedia.org)
  • Coolidge appointed a group of wealthy patrons of the arts, many of whom were knowledgeable in Colonial and Early American furniture and art, to locate historic furnishings and raise money for the renovation. (wikipedia.org)
  • When the Green Room was decorated after the renovation, the walls were covered in a green silk damask in the style of Robert Adam (manufactured by American fabrics firm Scalamandré). (wikipedia.org)
  • The Kennedy renovation was overseen by American antiques autodidact Henry Francis du Pont and French interior designer Stéphane Boudin and his company, Maison Jansen. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kennedy was an ardent admirer of French interior design, and the Red Room was not only the first room to be redesigned during the Kennedy renovation but also the room refurbished almost completely in a French style. (wikipedia.org)
  • architect
  • Born in Stryj, she studied with Josef Hoffmann at the Kunstgewerbe Schule in Vienna, and designed for the Wiener Werkstätte before she immigrated to the United States in 1925 with her first husband, architect and designer Wolfgang Hoffmann. (wikipedia.org)
  • On December 28, 1925, she married Wolfgang Hoffmann, Josef Hoffmann's son, who was on his way to New York to work as an assistant to architect-designer Joseph Urban. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the administration of James Madison, architect Benjamin Latrobe designed a suite of classical-revival furniture for the room, but the furnishings were destroyed in the fire of 1814 (see War of 1812). (wikipedia.org)
  • The company produced furniture and interiors for architect Charles Brigham's 1895 annex to the Massachusetts State House in Boston. (wikipedia.org)
  • To execute his interior designs for the Frederick William Vanderbilt Mansion (1896-99), in Hyde Park, New York, architect Charles Follen McKim assembled the team of Herter Brothers (floors, walls and ceilings), Davenport & Co. (furniture), and Edward F. Caldwell & Co. (lighting fixtures). (wikipedia.org)
  • The company did work on the Henry Clay Frick House (1912-14) in New York City, Thomas Hastings, architect. (wikipedia.org)
  • A pivotal figure in popularizing theories of interior design to the middle class was the architect Owen Jones, one of the most influential design theorists of the nineteenth century. (wikipedia.org)
  • In April 1973, the Architect of the Capitol awarded the architectural design contract to John Carl Warnecke, a nationally prominent architect working in the District of Columbia who had helped save Lafayette Square and designed the John F. Kennedy grave site. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Architect of the Capitol ordered changes in the design to keep construction costs under the $137.7 million cap. (wikipedia.org)
  • Paris
  • Nunnerley studied fine arts in Paris and London before settling in New York in 1986, where she initially worked at the Marlborough Gallery. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tricia Guild OBE is a British designer and the founder and Creative Director of Designers Guild an international home and lifestyle company with a store and showroom on the Kings Road and Marylebone High Street in London, and offices in London with showrooms in Paris, Munich, Stockholm and New York. (wikipedia.org)
  • After graduating from FIT, Acra studied at the École Supérieure des Arts et Techniques de la Mode design school in Paris. (wikipedia.org)
  • After her studies at ESMOD in Paris, Acra took mainstream fashion design positions in Hong Kong and Taiwan. (wikipedia.org)
  • Acra started her company in 1997 as a bridal line, after designing a dress for a friend's wedding in three weeks, on a bet that if she could meet the deadline, her friend, would go through with the wedding, set in Paris at the Hôtel de Crillon. (wikipedia.org)
  • She then lived in Paris, working at a fabric house that supplied haute couture, and then moved to Berlin. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1986 marked the beginning of Tiscornia gaining artistic recognition, taking prizes at the 2nd Biennial in Havana, Cuba, the 34th Municipal Salon in Montevideo, and winning the first place for the Paul Cézanne Fellowship Award, earning a scholarship to study at Académie de Paris in France. (wikipedia.org)
  • decorator
  • When the Kennedy family first moved into the White House, the Red Room (along with other rooms on the State Floor of the White House) were arranged and decorated using existing items by Sister Parish, Mrs. Kennedy's long-time friend and interior decorator. (wikipedia.org)
  • But because the involvement of a French interior decorator was considered politically unpalatable to the American people, Boudin's role in redecorating the Red Room was not mentioned and the refurbishment was for many years attributed solely to Parish. (wikipedia.org)
  • After graduating college, D'Arcy joined Bloomingdale's as a junior decorator in the fabric department in 1952. (wikipedia.org)
  • The profession of interior design is separate and distinct from the role of interior decorator, a term commonly used in the US. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2017
  • In 2003, he joined the University of Brighton and led Business & Professional Practice at the University's School of Art, Design & Media until June 2017. (wikipedia.org)
  • Chester Barrie's Spring Summer 2017 collection is designed to make sure men look great when it matters most. (issuu.com)
  • Designer
  • In 1984, Leith returned to the UK and became a Textile Advisor/Interior Designer for Europa Shop Equipment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Aronson, Steven M.L. "Sandra Nunnerley: Merging Two Apartments, The Designer Creates A Deeply Personal Home In New York", Architectural Digest, September 2007, accessed July 24, 2011. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tricia Guild is known for her fabric and wallpaper collections and her work as a designer and manufacturer on a range of home interior products. (wikipedia.org)
  • Acra worked as a luxury interior designer for three years before starting her own line. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pola Stout (born Josefine Pola Weinbach, January 8, 1902 - October 12, 1984) was an American designer best known for creating fine woolen fabrics. (wikipedia.org)
  • furniture
  • She opened her store on the Kings Road with her first collection of fabrics, also selling ceramics and furniture. (wikipedia.org)
  • The flagship store and showroom are situated on the Kings Road, London and include a showroom devoted entirely to fabrics, wall coverings, furniture and paint. (wikipedia.org)
  • A. H. Davenport and Company was a late-19th-century-early-20th-century American furniture manufacturer, cabinetmaker, and interior decoration firm. (wikipedia.org)
  • Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, it sold luxury items at its showrooms in Boston and New York City, and produced furniture and interiors for many notable buildings, including The White House. (wikipedia.org)
  • The dining room furniture for his John J. Glessner House (1885-87) in Chicago, Illinois, was designed by an associate, Charles Coolidge, and executed by Davenport & Co. Coolidge also designed the desk in the study. (wikipedia.org)
  • Davenport & Co. made the furniture, but it is unclear whether design is partially attributable to Richardson, or wholly attributable to Bacon. (wikipedia.org)
  • Davenport & Co. executed Stanford White's furniture designs for the State Dining Room. (wikipedia.org)
  • European furniture designers were happy to find a new market in New York and Bloomingdale's soon began creating model rooms to display the merchandise. (wikipedia.org)
  • Large furniture firms began to branch out into general interior design and management, offering full house furnishings in a variety of styles. (wikipedia.org)
  • These traditional high-quality furniture making firms began to play an important role as advisers to unsure middle class customers on taste and style, and began taking out contracts to design and furnish the interiors of many important buildings in Britain. (wikipedia.org)
  • Why start a interior & furniture design from scratch? (qesign.com)
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  • designers
  • The conference explored whether professional accreditation of designers through a structured pathway and continuing professional development would address some of the issues surrounding how design is evaluated and qualified and in particular challenging the reliance on viewing a portfolio as the only means for making such a choice. (wikipedia.org)
  • Her work has been widely published, and she has been featured in Architectural Digest's list of the top 100 interior designers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Building Bridges award (October 2014) from Bridges of Understanding Member of the Council of Fashion Designers of America Member of the Dubai Design and Fashion Council since its creation Acra's home in New York City is a 3,200-square-foot loft in the Garment District, Manhattan. (wikipedia.org)
  • In ancient India, architects used to work as interior designers. (wikipedia.org)
  • As the demands of residential interiors change and designers are looking for new ways to create long-lasting, durable, and attractive materials, the research in other fields is closely watched. (dwell.com)
  • City
  • Tricia is the author of fifteen books on the subject of colour and design, from soft furnishing to flowers, gardens and city living. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to her New York City loft, Acra bought and renovated a 2,400-square-foot apartment in the husk of a bombed-out, 19th-century building in Saifi Village near downtown Beirut. (wikipedia.org)
  • He changed the company's name, and expanded it, opening a showroom in New York City. (wikipedia.org)
  • and the Payne Whitney House (1902-06) in New York City. (wikipedia.org)
  • She is Professor Emeritus from SUNY College at Old Westbury and currently resides in New York City. (wikipedia.org)
  • Not only is he a resident of that dreamlike seaside city of Malibu, California, but he has the distinction of having designed and built more than 100 homes in Malibu alone -- a feat unmatched by anyone else. (blogspot.ca)
  • Monroe
  • The design was adapted from an original design for a neoclassical English carpet from about 1815, the period of the furnishings acquired by Monroe for the Blue Room. (wikipedia.org)
  • Monroe purchased furnishings for the Red Room in the Empire style, as he had for the Blue Room, to furnish the rebuilt White House. (wikipedia.org)
  • exceptional
  • It was the chosen style for numerous houses in both town and country, although Holkham is exceptional for both its severity of design and for being closer than most in its adherence to Palladio's ideals. (wikipedia.org)
  • showroom
  • From 1958 until 1973 she designed hundreds of model rooms in themes ranging from Danish Modern to French Country Each showroom D'Arcy created was unique. (wikipedia.org)
  • Partnership
  • Since 1986 he has been the senior partner of the interior design company, The Jake Leith Partnership. (wikipedia.org)
  • The couple immigrated to the United States, and after nine months with Urban they formed their own independent design partnership with offices on Madison Avenue in Manhattan. (wikipedia.org)
  • work
  • Free-lance work during this period included designing for International Linen and Liberty of London, and the Taj Hotel Group of India. (wikipedia.org)
  • In October 2013, powerHouse books released the first monograph of Nunnerley's work, entitled, Interiors. (wikipedia.org)
  • The book documents how Nunnerley's travels and other experiences have influenced her work and how she thinks about design, suggesting how others might arrive at their own design approaches. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Hoffmanns often made opportunities to exhibit their work, and created contemporary American furnishings and interiors for shops, restaurants, and private clients including Mrs. Otto C. Sommerich and Helena Rubinstein. (wikipedia.org)
  • Retrospectives of her work have been held at the Design Museum in Helsinki, the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, the Design Museum, Copenhagen, the Slovene Ethnographic Museum, Ljubljana, and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. (wikipedia.org)
  • Having more difficulties in New York, and on the international arts market than back home in Montevideo, Tiscornia began her work as curator for gallery exhibitions as well as teaching in 1996. (wikipedia.org)
  • The work questions the homes left behind by people either abducted by the government or in exile abroad by highlighting the missing human element of the domestic interior. (wikipedia.org)
  • American
  • Soon after, she bought $20,000 in fabric with her American Express card, pitched designs to Saks Fifth Avenue and Kleinfeld, and received an order for thirty dresses. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2014, Acra designed and produced the uniforms for the American University of Beirut Medical Center, where her parents both had worked. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wolfgang and Pola Hoffmann became a prominent interior design team that contributed to the development of American modernism in the early 20th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • Less known today than some of their industrial design colleagues who were more adept at self-promotion, Wolfgang and Pola Hoffmann were among the immigrants who made significant contributions to the development of American modernism and the American Modern design aesthetic in the early 20th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the diverse art world of New York, she began to establish not only her Uruguayan identity, but also her identity in the larger Latin American arts community. (wikipedia.org)
  • paint
  • I started working at Ford back in 1986, when I was hired to develop methods to determine the durability of paint, or coating. (dwell.com)
  • house
  • Commissions began with two art house cinemas in New York-the St. George Playhouse in Brooklyn (1927) and the Little Carnegie Playhouse in Manhattan (1928). (wikipedia.org)
  • The White House was far too large for their needs, and they had few furnishings with which to make it a home. (wikipedia.org)
  • With the Yellow Oval Room above it and the Diplomatic Reception Room below it, the Blue Room is one of three oval rooms in James Hoban's original design for the White House. (wikipedia.org)
  • project
  • At the age of 25 she was overseeing a $30 million project, but left after seven years to start her own line in New York. (wikipedia.org)
  • Interior design is a multifaceted profession that includes conceptual development, space planning, site inspections, programming, research, communicating with the stakeholders of a project, construction management, and execution of the design. (wikipedia.org)
  • Emanuela Alladio advocates planning outdoor spaces from the beginning of any design project. (issuu.com)
  • Homes
  • 2007 The Homes & Gardens Classic Design Award - Lifetime achievement. (wikipedia.org)
  • She owns four homes altogether, two in Beirut, one in New York and one in Nashville. (wikipedia.org)
  • I genuinely understand Malibu and resort living and am deeply committed to designing unique homes that reflect the very best attributes of the coastal experience," says Burdge. (blogspot.ca)
  • Gallery
  • In the second installation, It Was the End of the Afternoon (1999), Tiscornia constructed a deteriorated room in the Smack Mellon Gallery (Brooklyn, New York). (wikipedia.org)
  • buildings
  • The need for such projects is increasing because most buildings are not designed to accommodate changes in their functions and needs of their occupants. (scribd.com)
  • Brooklyn
  • In 1931 they contributed an office interior to a large and important exhibition by AUDAC members, organized by Wolfgang Hoffmann and Kem Weber at the Brooklyn Museum. (wikipedia.org)
  • room
  • Richardson designed the New York Court of Appeals Room (1883-84), on the third floor of the New York State Capitol in Albany. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Dining Room is adjacent to the Family Kitchen, a small kitchen designed for use by the First Family, and served by a dumbwaiter connected to the main kitchen on the ground floor. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • Interior design is the art and science of enhancing the interior of a building to achieve a healthier and more aesthetically pleasing environment for the people using the space. (qesign.com)
  • made
  • They made paper dolls with elegant dresses for their homemade paper dollshouse, which had elaborately decorated interiors. (wikipedia.org)
  • It too included about 30 designs, and made her famous. (wikipedia.org)
  • Her team has been instrumantal in introducing and developing soy-based polyurethane foam, nylon carpeting made from post-consumer waste, plastic reinforced with wheat straw, fabrics made from recycled denim, and more. (dwell.com)
  • period
  • It was one of some eight floral designs that Ratia chose from Isola's portfolio in that period. (wikipedia.org)
  • Holkham Hall is one of England's finest examples of the Palladian revival style of architecture, and the severity of its design is closer to Palladio's ideals than many of the other numerous Palladian style houses of the period. (wikipedia.org)