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 Studio B is a high end beauty salon on Manhattan's Upper East Side.  It is an outpost of Sam Brocato Salon in a joint venture with Beth Minardi.  The space is located in an old brownstone, and some of the original details are still evident in the final design. The space is designed to be calm, clean, and uplifting. The palette is neutral, and it functions as a backdrop for the hairstyles and color that Studio B is known for.
       
     
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  Cream  is a boutique on Manhattan's Upper East Side in New York City. The storefront design concept draws from jewelry window displays to focus attention on precious objects. The interior is intetionally space, but warm and colorful, to provide a backdrop for the clothing collections.
       
     
  BOFFO/Michael Bastian    The design draws inspiration from the paintings of Andrew Wyeth, in particular the use of perspective and point of view to tell a story and create intrigue - where you stand matters. The context of many of his paintings is also important: the light, and the New England Gothic architecture which is enriched through weathering, use, and decay. They start out as perfectly detailed and constructed structures that as they age, become less perfect. If you stand in the right place, you can see the light start to filter in through the cracks.
       
     
  Frankly Wines  is a wine merchant in Manhattan's TriBeCa neighborhood. The design centers on the various uses of cork - cork floors and the thousands of reused corks used to cover up the back wall.      franklywines.com
       
     
  Sing for Hope  is a non-profit organization that mobilizes professional artists – from classical musicians to photographers to Broadway performers – in volunteer service programs that benefit schools, hospitals, and communities.  The  Sing for Hope  Office Space is intentionally spare in order to hold concerts and other events, while providing the necessary areas for the board members and staff to run and manage all the daily operations. The reception is painted with cascading tones of yellow, reminiscent of musical scales. To add to the musical nature of the organization, a deconstructed piano installation was created with the insides of a piano for visitors to play.     Keep an eye out for  Sing for Hope's Pop-Up Pianos , an event hosted each summer. During this time, 88 pianos - each one decorated/painted by different NY based artists - are installed throughout parks and public places in all five boroughs of NY, for everyone to enjoy. To learn more about the Pop-Up Pianos,  click here.       singforhope.org
       
     
  Jeremy Argyle  is a men's button-down shirt boutique in SoHo, NYC. The design creates interest by developing a signature display system that plays on the repetition of a skewed pattern at different scales. This ultimately reinforces the graphic identity of the brand.      jeremyargyle.com
       
     
  The New Myrtle Avenue Plaza  is a space intended to bolster the social, communal, visual, environmental, and artistic character of the Brooklyn neighborhood. It’s location parallel to the main thoroughfare as well as proximity to the ever expanding Pratt Institute campus allows for people of different ages, interests, and origins to come together and share their respective experiences. The design of the plaza is intended to allow the visitor varying degrees of light and air as well as incorporate sustainable means such as local vegetation, pervious pavement, and recyclable materials.