Tilton Fenwick is a boutique interior design firm based in New York City and run by Suysel dePedro Cunningham and Anne Maxwell Foster. They work on both residential interior projects as well as product design. Their collections include textiles with the Robert Allen Duralee Group and wallpaper with Hygge & West.
Brad Ford is a high-end interior designer based in New York City. With a highly edited vision and a strong hand, Brad has developed a spare, modern aesthetic with a warm soul. Brad is the founder of the annual event Field + Supply, the modern makers craft fair taking place October 5th - 7th in Kingston NY. To see Brad’s short list of places to visit when in Kingston NY on Tastemakers Guide click read more below.
Claudia Hanlin founded the Wedding Library 19 years ago to provide the best resources for party planning in the tri-state region. She provides highly personalized event planning, impeccable design services as well as bespoke stationery and gifts. The company plans events worldwide.
Bettina Prentice founded Prentice Cultural as a strategic consultancy for the art and luxury sectors in 2008. Her work includes brokering partnerships between artists and brands, fundraising for art related nonprofits, and cultural communications.
An oft-published style authority, Randy Florke is a successful, well-known decorator, author,magazine contributing editor, realtor and entrepreneur. As Contributing Editor to Country Living magazine for 14 years, he has had numerous decorating projects and more than a dozen articles featured in the magazine.
Alison Spear, AIA, lives between NYC and the Hudson River Valley with her family. She is a LEED certified architect and designer with a home in Duchess County on Obercreek Farm – owned and run by her husband, Alex Reese. Ms. Spear holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cornell University and a Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design from Columbia University.
Michael Bruno is the founder of Tastemakers Guide, the owner developer of Valley Rock Inn & Mountain Club and the founder and former CEO of 1stdibs.com. 1stdibs.com is the world’s leading online marketplace for art and design. Tastemakers Guide is a new online marketplace for not-to-be-missed places selected by insiders, lifestyle enthusiasts and thought-leaders. Valley Rock Inn and Mountain Club is a new fitness resort in the Lower Hudson Valley.
Mieke ten Have is a New York City based design and interiors journalist, stylist, and consultant. Formerly the Home Editor of Vogue magazine, she is Design Editor at Large of ELLE DECOR, and Cultured magazine’s New York Design Editor. She is a regular contributor to The Wall Street Journal.
A former partner of the legendary design firm Parish-Hadley, award-winning designer Brian J. McCarthy founded his eponymous firm Brian J. McCarthy, Inc. in 1992. Since then, he has worked on projects and residences around the globe.
John Stern is President of Storm King Art Center, a 500-acre outdoor museum located in the Hudson Valley where visitors experience large-scale sculpture under open sky. John splits his time between his home in Mountainville, New York and New York City, where his wife, Sarah E. Lawrence, is the Dean of the School of Art & Design History and Theory at Parsons School of Design.
Randy Correll joined Robert A.M. Stern Architects in 1983, and has been a partner in the firm since 2000. He is responsible for the design of elegant residences across North America, from East Hampton and Martha’s Vineyard to Los Angeles, from the Midwest and Canada to the Caribbean.
Georgina Schaeffer spent more than fifteen years working for shelter and society magazines as a writer, editor, and stylist, including posts as Executive Editor at Quest magazine and Senior Editor at Town & Country.
David Mann, founder and head of New York’s MR Architecture and Décor, (a firm known for straddling the line between both disciplines, and a perennial fixture on AD’s top 100), wanted to use the retrospective as an opportunity for improvement.