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RETAIL SPACES & PLACES

Chicago Flagship Tile Showroom Ecuadorian Flower Emporium Italian Hypermarket Prototype Designer Outerwear Showrooms Designer Chocolates Retail Marketing Programs Shopping within a Natural Environment


We believe in a layered approach to design, shaped by existing conditions and defined by programmatic concerns, aesthetical wishes and budgetary and temporal constraints. We believe that every solution needs to have its own unique personality and somehow elevate the experience of both the casual observer and the ultimate user. We believe that every solution needs to address all of the senses of the observers and ultimately draw them into the space as participants. We believe in contextual solutions that engage and are engaged by the urban or natural fabric, solutions where the raw space is shaped and is interesting even by itself. Materials, Colors, Lighting, furniture and furnishings are but added layers of necessary requirements that add and augment the total experience and need to be planned out accordingly. We believe in natural and sustainable materials and the beauty inherent in high quality engineering and manufacturing. We believe in well organized and clear presentation that artistically can stand by themselves. We believe in clear, concise and dramatic concepts. We believe in the careful integration of both inside and outside We believe in the art of architecture.


Bisazza, Chicago Flagship Store Tutti Italia Belle Rose Aunt Siana’s Chocolate Shoppe Citta Mercato Alta Moda Retail Complex Hana K Lake Forest Hana K Glencoe Hana K Highland ark Hana K Milan Degabli Kitchen & Bath Windmill Place Shopping Center Retail Marketing


BISAZZA CHICAGO FLAGSHIP SHOWROOM


TUTTI ITALIA - CHICAGO


TUTTI ITALIA - CHICAGO


BELLE ROSE - CHICAGO


BELLE ROSE - CHICAGO


AUNT DIANA’S CHOCOLATES - CHICAGO


CITTA MERCATO HYPERMARKET - MILAN, ITALY


CITTA MERCATO HYPERMARKET - MILAN, ITALY


ALTA MODA RETAIL CENTER - HINSDALE, IL.


ALTA MODA RETAIL CENTER - HINSDALE, IL.


HANA K SHOWROOM - HIGHLAND PARK, IL.


HANA K SHOWROOM - HINSDALE, IL.


HANA K SHOWROOM - GLENCOE, IL.


HANA K SHOWROOM - GLENCOE, IL.


HANA K SHOWROOM - GLENCOE, IL.


HANA K SHOWROOM - HIGHLAND PARK, IL.


HANA K SHOWROOM - MILAN, ITALY


DEGABLI KITCHEN & BATH SHOWROOM, NORTHB


BROOK, IL.


DEGABLI KITCHEN & BATH SHOWROOM, NORTHB


BROOK, IL.


WINDMILL PLACE PLANNING SHOPPING CENTER


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REAL ESTATE MARKETING PROGRAMS


PARK CLARIDGE SALES CENTER


ROYAL HILL SALES CENTER


CRYSTAL RIDGE SALES CENTER & MODEL ROW


CRYSLER DODGE TRADE SHOW SHOWROOM


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Reynolds Aluminum Ecole Pedagogique #3 Versailles, France "Chambre No. 6" American Institute of Architects Interior Architecture Award Citation of Merit"NIU Art Gallery" SAMMY AWARD "Bloomfield Club Sales Center" SAMMY AWARD "Bloomfield Club Signage" Award of Excellence Seaman - Patrick Paper Co. "Washington Terrace Brochure" Architecture in Perspective V International Competition "Villa Quadrata" Interiors Magazine Annual Interiors Award Best in Low Budget Category "Pinuccio Restaurant" American Institute of Architects Interior Architecture Award Citation of Merit, "Belle Rose" Restaurant Design 3 100 Best Restaurant Designs "Pinuccio Restaurant" Architecture in Perspective 8 International Competition "Park Lincoln" Chicago Athenaeum, IBD New Chicago Interiors Awards "Pinuccio Restaurant" Chicago Athenaeum, IBD New Chicago Interiors Awards "Belle Rose" Architecture in Perspective 12 Architecture in Perspective 14 International Competition "Chicago Police Station" Architecture In Perspective 22 International Competition

TELEVISION 2000

HGTV - New Spaces "Carlson Residence”

2001

HGTV Inside / Outside "Coppola Residence”

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Tops Competition New Chicago Architecture Art Institute of Chicago 1984 150 Years of Chicago Architecture Museum of Science & Industry, 1985 The Idea of BIG" College of Art & Architecture University of Illinois-Chicago 1985 Interior Architect Awards Chicago Chapter AIA “NIU Chicago Art Gallery” Alumni Show “NIU Chicago Art Gallery” 1986 Currents from Chicago: Archicenter Chicago 1987 UICC Alumni Exhibit AIA-UICC 1989 Divine Details Exhibit Van Stratten Gallery 1990 Chicago '91 ASAP Exhibit 1991 Architecture in Perspective V “Villa Quadrata” Architecture in Perspective V ASAP Regional Exhibit Gwenda Jay Gallery 1993 AIA Awards '93 Chicago Historical Society “Belle Rose” ASAP Regional Exhibit New Chicago Interiors Awards “Pinuccio Restaurant “ Chicago Athenaeum, IBD 1994 Architecture in Perspective 8 “Park Lincoln” 1994 New Chicago Interiors Awards Chicago Athenaeum, IBD “Belle Rose” New Chicago Interiors Awards Chicago Athenaeum “Italian Consulate-Chicago” New Chicago Interiors Award Chicago Athenaeum “Osteria Pinuccio” 1996 Anything & Architecture Gallery 400, UICC-Chicago “Beachcomber Club, Jamaica” 1996 1985-1995 Works In Progress Central Missouri State U 1999 Architecture in Perspective 14 International Competition "Chicago Police Station

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Plan & Print (July) "Idea of Big" D. D. Douglas Focus (July) "Interior Architecture Awards Inland Architect (August) “Interior Architecture Awards” Progressive Architecture(August) "Interior Architecture Awards" CCAIAX - 1985 to 1990 "The Art of Interior Architecture" Interiors Magazine - (June) "Chicago Design" Architecture in Perspective V Architecture Chicago -Volum 7 "Alternative Visions" Arch. Design Collaborators Arch. Design Collaborators Interiors Magazine ( January) "12th Annual Interior Awards" Architecture Chicago Vol 9 Architecture in Perspective "5 Years of Award Winning Drawings" 1986 - 1991 Architectural Renderings Quarto, London, England Arch. Design Collaborators Interiors Magazine - June "Chicago Design" Chicago Chapter AIA Trial by Jury Restaurant Design 3 ( March) PBC International, Inc. "Pinuccio" Northshore Collections Ottagono 107, Milan, Italy "Lighthouse Resort, Negril, Jamaica" Bars Nightclubs & Taverns PBC International, Inc. "Pinuccio" On Architecture Pomegranate Publications "Villa Quadrata" Architecture in Perspective 8 The Art of Architectural Illustration Rockport Publishers Shops & Boutiques PBC International, Inc. "Belle Rose" MateriaQuarto Srl., Modena, Italy Virginio Ferrari Istituto Italiano di CulturaArchitecture in Perspective 9 KAPA 1995- Seoul, Korea Architecture in Perspective 10 Ottagono 120, Milan, Italy Designing with Color New Interiors PBC International Inc Architecture in Perspective 11 Firenze Oggi, Florence, Italy


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