Founder & President
sophisticated professional style springs from the intersection of his
formal training in classical architecture and his
passion for exotic travel.
Tom is an inveterate traveler and collector.
Each year, he
visits a new corner of the earth for adventure and inspiration, and in each instance, he
experiences through the prism of design.
photo albums reveal his
rich sightings like the patterned back of a Spotted Eagle Ray in Fiji, a ballet troupe of sharks circling slowly overhead in the Tuamotus and the tangle of color on a rag trader's cart in Tangiers.
Tom's travel experiences are embedded in his
In this way in his
design practice, he
too bridges styles and cultures, enriching his
projects with unexpected detail.
The same rigorous planning, enthusiasm and joy of discovery Tom
brings to his
brings to the comfortably glamorous homes he
creates-starting with his
The 19th century Lincoln Park greystone Tom shares with his
partner, Scott, and their American Eskimo dog, Tucker, is filled with intriguing Oceanic and African objects along with a breezy mix of modern and antique furnishings.
It's also always filled with friends.
house to create an airy floor plan that entices guests to wander room to room or onto a well-appointed garden terrace.
Tom holds a Bachelor's Degree in design from the College of Architecture and Environmental Design at Arizona State University.
Dino joined Tom's team in August 2013 with 25 years of experience in interior design, architecture and project management under his belt.
, every project has its own feeling."
"Tom is an unusual blend in this business as he is a strong businessman in addition to being an unusually creative designer."