REF CAT 9
B3 Designers

Designer in Profile: Mark Bithrey, Founder of B3 Designers

Name: Mark Bithrey Company: B3 Designers Position within company: Founder Website: www.b3designers.co.uk Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) Following my studies in Architectural Interior Design, I worked in commercial interiors for 10 years and grew an absolute passion for working in hospitality. From this passion I decided to set…

Designer in Profile: Leonora Mahle, Principal of Leonora Mahle, LLC

Name: Leonora Mahle Company: Leonora Mahle LLC Position within company: Principal Website: mahledesign.com Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) Design is a second career for me.  I worked in a different industry in my twenties.  By chance, I ended up helping an employer plan a relocation into a larger…

Vallicelli Yacht Designers

Designer in Profile: Alessandro Nazareth & Andrea Vallicelli – CEO of Vallicelli Yacht Designers

Name: Alessandro Nazareth – Andrea Vallicelli Company:  Vallicelli Yacht Designers Position within company:  CEO Website: www.vallicellidesign.it   Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc). Alessandro Nazareth: An engineer, besides the design work inside the office, is a member since 1995 of O.R.C. (Offshore Racing Congress) and Chairman of the ORC International…

Audrey Gaffney Associates

Designer in Profile: Audrey Gaffney, Managing Director of Audrey Gaffney Associates

Name: Audrey Gaffney Company: Audrey Gaffney Associates Position within company: Managing Director Website: www.audrey.ie Tell us a little about your background in design “I’ve always had a love of design from a very young age and wanted to get into fashion. As a teenager I was always designing and making clothes. Directed by teachers to…

Harvard Knight

Designer in Profile: Anastasia Nicholas, In-house Interior Designer at Harvard Knight

Name: Anastasia Nicholas  Company: Harvard Knight Position within company: In-house Interior Designer Website: www.harvard-knight.com Tell us a little about your background in design I was fortunate being exposed to the world of design from a young age as my father was an international contractor. As a result, I spent many days as a child on…

LW Design

Designer in Profile: Cristina Wakamatsu, Design Director of LW Design

Name: Cristina Wakamatsu Company: LW Design Position within company: Partner, Design Director Website: www.lw.co Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) I graduated in Brazil and begin my career in Japan where I developed my skills on the efficient use of resources and attention to detail. Since then I have…

Designer in Profile: Matteo Cappellazzo and Mattia Piro – Founders of PC Design

Name: Matteo Cappellazzo and Mattia Piro   Company: PC Design Position within company: Founders, Owners & Chief Designers Website: www.pcdesign.it   Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc). MC: I have a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design and a master’s degree in Yacht and Cruising Vessel Design. I have worked in the design field since…

Theodoros Fotiadis Bespoke Design

Designer in Profile: Theodoros Fotiadis – CEO & Head Designer at T Fotiadis Bespoke Design

Name: Theodoros Fotiadis          Company: T Fotiadis Bespoke Design Position within company: CEO/Head designer Website: www.tfotiadis.com   Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc). Design or just sketching was always something I would do on a daily basis, my parents told me that I started drawing on tables, desks and my books…

Air-craftglass - Frans van Hapert

Designer in Profile: Frans van Hapert – CEO & Owner of Air-Craftglass

Name: Frans van Hapert  Company: Air-Craftglass Position within company: CEO and Owner Website: www.air-craftglass.com Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc). In 1984 I finished my study as an Architect at the “Gerrit Rietveld Academy” in Amsterdam. With this background I tried to always be original with my business approach…

Designer in Profile: Nurit Geffen, Owner of NG-Interior Design

Name: NURIT GEFFEN Company: NG-INTERIOR DESIGN Position within company: OWNER Website: www.batim-studio.com Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) The unique way in which the studio works aims to encourage clients to define their life-style, needs and personal vision, and to realize them through my knowledge and professional skills. The…

Light House Designs Ltd

Designer in Profile: Joanna Mann, Director of Light House Designs Ltd

Name: Joanna Mann       Company: Light House Designs Ltd Position within company: Director Website: www.light-housedesigns.com Tell us a little about your background in design…  I studied at KLC and it was here I discovered my passion for lighting. After graduating, I worked at Vaughan Designs for a few years. Wishing to move into the design side,…

Designer in Profile: Mary Jones – Creative Director & Founder of Mary Jones Wallpaper

Name: Mary Jones Company: Mary Jones Wallpaper Position within company: Creative Director & Founder Website: www.maryjonesdesign.com   Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc.) As a student I studied Industrial Ceramics & Design, then worked as in-house designer for ceramic wall and floor tile manufacturer, H&R Johnson, after they saw…

Designer in Profile: Attiq Ahmed – CEO & Principal Designer

Name: Attiq Ahmed  Company: AEDL Position within Company: CEO & Principal Designer Website: www.ag.com.pk Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc.) MSC Architecture and Urban Design Columbia University, New York. B(Arch) with Distinction National College of Arts, Lahore. Pakistan How would you describe your personal interior design style? I like…

Decodence

Designer in Profile: Elina Helenius – Director of Decodence

Name: Elina Helenius  Company: Decodence Position within company: Director Website: www.decodenceuk.co.uk   Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc.) I completed my Interior Design studies in Sydney Australia where I established Decodence ten years ago. I relocated to the UK in 2012 and have since served my clientele here with…

JHR Interiors

Designer in Profile: Badrieh Johari, Director of JHR Interiors

Name: Badrieh Johari Company: JHR Interiors Architecture and Design ltd Position within company: Director Website: www.jhr-interiors.com Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) I established my business in February 2011. I studied Interior Design at the American University in Dubai, UAE. Upon graduation, I worked for an interior design company…

wowhaus design

Designer in Profile: Marcella Dunne, Managing Director/Owner of Wowhaus Design

Name: Marcella Dunne  Company: Wowhaus Design Ltd Position within company: Managing Director/Owner Website: www.wowhausdesign.com Tell us a little about your background in design (education, experience, etc) I set up Wowhaus Design in 2007 concentrating on luxury residential projects for both private clients and developers. Working with a diverse range of clients of many different nationalities we…