Friday Five with Ludovic Roth
Friday Five

Friday Five with Ludovic Roth

Ludovic Roth was born in Strasbourg, France and currently resides in Paris. In 2004 he received his Bachelor of Arts from University March B…

Friday Five with Thien Ta Trung
Friday Five

Friday Five with Thien Ta Trung

With his sister My, Thien Ta Trung, founded Periphere 10 years ago in Montreal. Together, they set out to create a unique furniture company …

Friday Five with Suzanne Sharp of The Rug Company
Friday Five

Friday Five with Suzanne Sharp of The Rug Company

Suzanne Sharp is one half of The Rug Company. She and her husband, Chris, started The Rug Company with the idea that they would see rugs fro…

Friday Five with Andrew Cogan of Knoll
Friday Five

Friday Five with Andrew Cogan of Knoll

Andrew Cogan is the CEO of Knoll, a position he has held since 1999. Knoll is this year’s receipt of the National Design Award for Cor…

Friday Five with Karim Mekhtigian
Friday Five

Friday Five with Karim Mekhtigian

Founder of Alchemy Design Studio, Karim Mekhtigian is a designer who picked up his skills and knowledge from around the world. Though Armeni…

Friday Five with Brad Ascalon
Friday Five

Friday Five with Brad Ascalon

Brad Ascalon Studio NYC was founded in 2006. The multidisciplinary design studio specializes in furniture, packaging, consumer products, env…

Friday Five with Mike and Maaike
Friday Five

Friday Five with Mike and Maaike

Mike Simonian and Maaike Evers lead the progressive industrial design studio Mike and Maaike. The San Francisco studio works both independen…

Friday Five with Joe Doucet
Friday Five

Friday Five with Joe Doucet

Joe Doucet is a young American designer whose work spans multiple disciplines. His Cajun roots are a driving force in his body of work, enco…

Friday Five with ROLLOUT
Friday Five

Friday Five with ROLLOUT

Canadian company ROLLOUT is a boutique, creative firm founded by Anita Modha and Jonathan Nodrick that is built on a foundation of collabora…

Friday Five with Elena Manferdini
Friday Five

Friday Five with Elena Manferdini

Elena Manferdini is an architect whose practice embraces all topologies from fashion and fabrics to home and ultimately architecture. Her ap…

Friday Five with Sabrina Soto
Friday Five

Friday Five with Sabrina Soto

Sabrina Soto is an LEED-accredited interior designer who began her career by working in her mother’s decorating business. That experience …

Friday Five with Alain Gilles
Friday Five

Friday Five with Alain Gilles

Design as a second life. After studying Political Sciences and Marketing Management, Alain Gilles went on to work in the financial world for…

Friday Five with Tina Roth Eisenberg
Friday Five

Friday Five with Tina Roth Eisenberg

Tina Roth Eisenberg is a Swiss designer gone NYC and often referred to as swissmiss, her popular design blog. Besides running swissmiss the …

Friday Five with Mark Kinsley of Riveli
Friday Five

Friday Five with Mark Kinsley of Riveli

Born and raised in Chicago, Mark Kinsley brings a childhood filled with manufacturing and engineering to life with innovative designs for ev…

Friday Five with Jonas Damon
Friday Five

Friday Five with Jonas Damon

New York-based designer Jonas Damon takes a hybrid approach to his work. By day, he’s Creative Director at frog, where he and his team…

Friday Five with John Roscoe Swartz of Built NY
Friday Five

Friday Five with John Roscoe Swartz of Built NY

John Roscoe Swartz is CEO and co-founder of Built NY, Inc., a design company based in New York City known for its stylish laptop sleeves, iP…