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Hrncir and Gainey
Crypton in Riviera Beach
The Crypton mime HG Art project managers
Smyth’s design for Amtrak
The Carroll Adams Group
Ewan and Bronwen
Bygraves and Weiss Johanna Malen
Watermark ID, the custom division of
Brooklyn-based Watermark Designs, has partnered with several suppliers to provide resource-efficient materials to the City College of New York for use in its “Solar Roof Pod,” the school’s first entry in the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2011 Solar Decathlon competition. Gettys appointed Christopher Kochuba as design director in the New York City office, and welcomes Christopher Alvarado as a project designer and Sophia Chan as designer. The firm’s current projects include the Radisson Blu Hotel at Mall of America, Hilton Suites Times Square, Hilton Rye Town, Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort in Cancun, Swissotel Chicago, Al Faisaliah Hotel Durrat Arriyadh in Saudi Arabia, and Yunnan Great Eagle Developments.
states); Dennis Tymosko (South Florida); Joseph Meluskey (Tennessee); Gretchen Ludwig (Texas); Valerie Davis (Nevada); and Dave Jaeger (Northern California). Torrez, Ludwig, Meluskey, and Davis will also rep NLP, along with Sandy Wright (Atlanta). Dallas-based Sarah Pickard recently filmed several episodes of Real Estate Intervention for HGTV. The Orlando office of VOA is providing full architecture, interior design, and sustainable design services for a new 860-room hotel/Army Lodge at Fort Benning, Georgia, set to open in 2013. And Joshua Adcock joins VOA as landscape designer and planner.
representing their products in Northern California.
Barwick Mfg. Co. was recently certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). Maya Romanoff will open a showroom at
the D&D building in New York in October.
DiGuiseppe Architecture is converting the
Yonkers-based Royal Regency into a Radisson by 2012; just completed a phased renovation of the Gurneys’ Inn Resort and Spa; finished a schematic design on a 125-room sustainable resort on Indigo Bay; and completed the Trump Soho Spa.
Crypton recently hosted a wine and cheese
presentation at JC White in Riviera Beach, Florida. And at HD Expo, a mime was a big hit at the Crypton booth—his hat was made of Crypton carpet and his apron had the company’s INCASE fabric protection. Summer Classics hired Leslie Temples as the senior vice president of its contract division.
Larissa Burden, WCI, Inc. and Pamela Chelle, Johnson David Interiors, were
honored in May with the “Boutique 18” award from Boutique Design magazine. With a career spanning more than 40 years,
Helen Marcus, Quinn Mayer, Envel Design, and Cheryl Rowley mingled at the open house for SR3 in Beverly Hills. SR3 is now occupying Rowley’s building, as she recently retired and closed her office. Custom Manufacturing Resource Group
(CMRG), a manufacturer’s representative group in Orlando, has recently completed the AMC Theatre Pleasure Island renovation; the Epcot China Pavilion renovation; and the new Epcot Italian Pavilion restaurant Via Napoli.
Su Hilty will retire from her position as VP of
Marketing at 7 W 34th Street.
Carrie Bowen joins the Durkan/Merit
Carpets’ Chicago team. The faculty of Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s undergraduate interior design school joined the class of 2011 in celebrating graduation.
Mary Kay Strickland is now with OW Hospitality, covering Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and the Florida Panhandle.
Orlando-based Carroll Adams Group just celebrated its 10-year anniversary with a dinner.
Maureen Pollard, Prime Design Architectural Millwork and Cabinetry, is the new chairman of the board for the Gloucester County New Jersey American Red Cross. Hennes Art Company and Turner Hospitality Resource, both based in
Minnesota, have forged an agreement for Turner to represent Hennes as a supplier of artwork in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, and North and South Dakota.
INDON International was recently acquired by Iron Wood Partners. As a result, Rick Gursky was named president and the company launched a new logo at HD Expo. The company also announced new reps: Will Torrez (Southern California); Ashley Teale (North and South Carolina); Bill North (Mid-Atlantic
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Stacy Silver, Questex, and Jennifer Ramsey, Ramsey Purchasing, have been
appointed to the board of directors of the Common Thread for the Cure.
Johanna Malen has joined forces with Crossley Axminster and American Atelier,
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