What is your favorite place for design drooling? Why?


I love the shop Kiosk Kiosk in Soho. Everything there is so beautifully curated.

What is your favorite gallery or museum?



If you could display your best project anywhere in Manhattan, where would you choose to and why?


MoMA. Needs no explanation.

Where in Manhattan have you had a great 'Eureka' moment? Can you explain?


Riding my bike on the West Street bike lane.

Where was your first job in Manhattan located?


The CBS Building on 52nd Street.

Visiting which three places makes a perfect day in Manhattan?



The New Amsterdam Market, MoMA, early supper at All Good Things in Tribeca.

Favorite interior design of specific shop/building/house, etc.?


Any classic NYC hotel: The Carlyle, The Pierre, the original Algonquin, Bemelmans Bar, Ted Muehling store, the UN.

Which park in Manhattan is your favorite?


Central Park.

Where in Manhattan do you go when you want to escape the city hustle and enjoy a more natural setting?


Central Park.

What is your favorite public art piece in Manhattan?


The restored carousel.

Favorite bookstore?


Three Lives Books in the West Village. The Strand.

Where is your office located now?


The Woolworth Building on lower Broadway

If you could live in any building in Manhattan, which one would it be?


Rockefeller Tower apartments or

The Carlyle Hotel.

Which Manhattan subway station is your favorite and why?


Any subway where the city has either restored or kept intact the original tile work and signs.

Where in Manhattan do you go for creative inspiration?


MoMAThe Whitney, Chelsea galleries, West Street bike lane, and meandering around the city in general.

What do you consider the most beautiful building in Manhattan? Why?


Seagrams or Chrysler.

Favorite sketching spot?


The subway.