DesignSpec Co-Founder Fiona Sanipelli – who she is and how her 20+ years of hospitality design experience led to the specification software inception.
I started my design career in Canada after completing a bachelor’s degree in Architecture from University of Manitoba. I began in hospitality and spent 3+ years designing restaurants in Winnipeg, including one of Canada’s top 10 restaurants, Segovia. Even at the beginning, I focused on designing art, feature walls and unique elements for spaces–I love […]
How Workstead reimagined Canoe Place, designing America’s oldest inn to become the pinnacle destination for the Hamptons
Recently named by Travel + Leisure as one of the “Best New Resorts in the World”, as well as “The 10 Best New Resorts in the U.S.” Canoe Place is a jewel of the Hamptons, drawing visitors from all over the globe. Local New Yorkers and tourists alike are more than happy to make the […]
Where Art and Fashion Collide – The Coperni Glass Bag Artist Josh Raiffe Explains The Concept and Process
As a fourth generation accomplished artist in a long lineage of designers and inventors, Josh Raiffe has been inspired to create art since childhood. He always loved to experiment with different mediums but after he went to college for sculpture at the Tyler School of Art, he discovered glass blowing and fell in love with […]