Explore releases from Lynn Marino at Discogs. MARINO: That’s the thing about flexibility. MARINO: One of my first fashion clients was Calvin Klein. MUNIZ: I’m not gonna even respond to that. Let’s start from the beginning. A huge motorcycle fan, who dresses accordingly, Marino loves his Harley Davidsons as well as his Meissen porcelains and Renaissance bronzes (his sculpture collection was the subject of two exhibitions last year, at the Wallace Collection in London and at the Huntington Library in San Marino, California). Award of Merit), and  a 2010 retrospective of the work of Claude and  François-Xavier Lalanne at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. He was very exact and precise. I’m going to Tokyo next week, and we’re opening that building. Peter Marino. . Vik Muniz is an artist known for using experimental materials and for large-scale installations. You can’t do that today. Best known for Animal Liberation and his writings about global poverty. . He threw together rectangular boxes on the floor plan, and he said, “I know this will work for paintings.” Then I’ll do an unrelated edifice that wraps them, leaving all of this bizarre space in between. To the crowed concerts in stadiums, he prefers the  more refined ones in his New York apartment with a string quartet  playing in front of  his very selective list of guests. November 21, 2011 4:00 PM. Normal clothes? Peter Marino is the best example who justifies the statement “Don’t judge a book by its cover”. While he continues design houses for a stellar list of international jetsetters, Marino is now mostly known as the king of high-end fashion brands architecture. MUNIZ: But you also work more intimately with some of these personalities. Hotels are finished, you know?MUNIZ: You have always been quite an experimental designer. It’s supposed to be about which side of your brain your mind uses . Peter Marino FAIA, is the principal of Peter Marino Architect PLLC, an internationally acclaimed architecture, planning and design firm founded in 1978 and based in New York City. If I’m drawing a pool or a telephone or a chair or a building, it’s all the same. Do you really want to sit next to a kidney expert and hear him talk about kidneys the whole time? Peter Marino is one of the top Interior Designers and Architects in the United States. His signature  “all-black-leather” look surely clashes with the purity,  the lightness and the chic of his  design. MARINO: As a client, Andy’s taste was so Catholic. Today, after numerous notable projects, Marino is considered one of the Top 30 Architects. MUNIZ: Beyond Warhol, you have an impressive list of high-profile clients—huge personalities. What I do is real—you need to be able to touch it, to reach out and grab it. The brands of the moment are cooling it on the Western world and making investments in Asia. MUNIZ: I remember going to your house and seeing Galli da Bibiena drawings of opera settings, and I was completely taken aback. The 59-year-old Marino won an AIA Institute Honor Award in 2007 for his semi-transparent Louis Vuitton boutique in Hong Kong, but he has received just as much attention for his Chanel Tower in the Ginza district of Tokyo, for which he introduced a new form of LED embedded glass. All Rights Reserved. MUNIZ: You also put a lot of contemporary art in your projects. So I stopped putting on normal clothes. A Chanel in Singapore and Vietnam . MUNIZ: What was the difference between Warhol the artist and Warhol the client? [laughs] So, yes, these people do have very large-scale personas outside of their human flesh and blood. And yes,  he grew up in New York,  but he speaks with peculiar British accent which sometimes  lapses into American teenage slang. Because there is all of this leftover space, just to give him the effect that he wanted on the outside. I loathe when architects only analyze architecture in intellectual, nonvisual ways. Architectural Digest 5,971 views. If you go the other, it’s 40 decorators. Be the first to contribute! MARINO: I don’t think of my work that way. Join Facebook to connect with Peter Marrino and others you may know. Marino received A.I.A. . Budgets had gotten quite large for art, as they had for architecture. 2.700.000 euro i.v. . Golden Barbie, Persol, il design degli occhiali da sole pieghevoli. He’s designed more high-fashion boutiques in high-fashion capitals than any other architect in the business. Peter Marino is an actor, known for Easy Listening (2002), My Name Is Tanino (2002) and The Undertaker's Wedding (1997). After the motorcycle trips I take for one or two weeks, I have trouble getting back into a car, because I feel claustrophobic with all of that metal around me, and I can’t see anything. MARINO: But I love the boredom of staring at a straight line on a highway, too. MUNIZ: That’s why I like three-wheelers. [laughs]. . By Vik Muniz Photography Magnus Unnar. I really love direct response, and that’s very pop. By then you won’t care.” People start loosening up around number five. I never say, “This house will be a total reflection of you and any defects in it will make you look defective.” [laughs] But people do expect their homes to be reflections of themselves. He tried to make what he called traditional galleries. News / Vogue arts / Peter Marino. And then I think about all these little bourgeois people driving around in their cars—it’s actually hideous. I’ve done stage sets in the past, and it’s about being temporary and being seen from very far away. MARINO: Well, I simply loathe the crude 1960s distinctions between commerce and art. MARINO: I don’t have a different approach. Marino continues his devotion as the founder of the Peter Marino Art Foundation, which he established to share and engage with the public his collection of major works.. MUNIZ: Do you see that affecting the amount of contemporary art that you put in your projects? MARINO: Yes, we’re trying to create desire from the very first moment a person walks in. [laughs]. Read More: The Design Extravagancy of Peter Marino. As the budgets get smaller, that might provide an opening for younger artists and more experimentation. No surprise: it’s Peter Marino, the archistar who revolutionized the concept of the high end  boutiques worldwide (Chanel, Dior, Fendi, Louis Vuitton, Ermenegildo Zegna, to name a few), and created some of the most exquisite spaces for the rich& famous ( from Agnelli to Warhol and everyone in between). Margaret Russell in Conversation with Peter Marino and Michael Shvo at Design Miami - Duration: 4:48. I mean, only he could collect early American furniture, French art deco, modern -paintings . I don’t want to discuss abstract transparencies with a bunch of kooks. Peter Marino is a lifelong philanthropist and art collector. Just click the "Edit page" button at the bottom of the page or learn more in the Biography submission guide. One of the secrets behind the man in black is his rare approach of treating design as an all-inclusive, one-stop shop: inside, outside, and everything in between gets the full Marino treatment. It’s interesting to see where people are putting the emphasis, you know? Singing Sensation Vocalist Peter Marino s unparalleled Style and energy have won acclaim with a variety of audiences across the United States and Canada. I’m so proud of that. It’s the laming of the arts. Peter has 5 jobs listed on their profile. Peter Marino Founder of the Peter Marino Architect PLLC, architectural studio, opened in 1978 and working in New York, with satellite offices in Philadelphia, Southampton and Santa Barbara. . PETER MARINO: You also made a portrait of my daughter out of chocolate. It’s like the first time you have sex. It seems to be a social taboo. 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Among his near-future ones are a Lancôme flagship  also  in Hong Kong, two Celine concept stores a New York and in Paris, and a huge complex in Beirut. For me, Warhol and pop obliterated all of those separations—that was the whole point of the Brillo Boxes and Campbell’s Soup Cans. MARINO: It’s really hard to come up with something new, because you do sketches all the time, then someone tells you, “This was done two years ago in a restaurant in Hong Kong.” It’s really hard in the design world to do anything new. You collect my work and come to my studio and we talk about art, but we seldom talk about architecture. But you also dress like this when you’re not riding. He  is by all means  a true study in contrast. I find this post–World War II thing, this segmentation of the arts, so lame. On the 36th floor of a Midtown Manhattan skyscraper, the architect Peter Marino marshals dozens of designers to carry out some of the most luxe building projects the world has to offer. We’re working on a big Chanel store in China. Lately he’s been working in the Middle East, where an influx of money and progressive aesthetics have allowed him to press his ideas into new shapes and heights. But I have to move from motorcycle riding to black leather. In stores, the public is one inch from everything. [both laugh]. We do a lot of work in Asia. The whole point of this office is to use both sides. Motorcycles are about opening the field of vision. MARINO: No, because it’s a profession. MARINO: When I go through Bryce Canyon in Utah, my field of vision is huge. 4:48. Listen, the longer I’m in this business, the more I realize how little talent is out there. Architect and designer Peter Marino is a big motorcycle fan and a big New York personality. MUNIZ: See. We were doing a hotel in Abu Dhabi—it stopped. Peter had 4 siblings: Betrice Marino and 3 other siblings . . Is it different to design for these people? Muniz recently visited Marino in his midtown Manhattan office and, sitting high up over the city at sunset, the two got down to discussing the failures of art museums, why there isn’t enough talent to go around, and why Marino feels most at home on his motorcycle. Basically you can’t hang a single painting in this museum. Design Trends for 2019 – Abstract and Geometric.. Marino is one of the historical names of North-American and New York’s Interior Design since the ’70s. Put that on my tombstone: He discovered a new type of glass. People’s first homes are always disasters. I love that. When I start doing that, you’ll know I’m having an out-of-body experience. . . [laughs] When you first start out, it’s 90 percent negotiation and 10 percent suggestion. Better yet, his one of the Best Interior Designers and Architects in the World!. It’s like he’s saying, “Here, have your fucking galleries with straight walls, okay?” Which isn’t exactly what artists are asking for either. MUNIZ: But there must be some difference between designing residences and designing stores. By Vik Muniz Photography Magnus Unnar Published August 14, 2009. MARINO: I always want to encourage young artists. Peter Marino, FAIA, is the principal of Peter Marino Architect PLLC, an internationally acclaimed architecture, planning and design firm founded in 1978 and based in New York City. Where have you been? We designed and developed a new triple-polarized glass that required financing 18 months of research in Austrian glass factories. MUNIZ: Is there a connection for you between architecture and your love of motorcycles? I feel seriously dangerous in a car after riding on a bike, because your field of vision is so closed in. It’s interesting what [Frank] Gehry tried at Bilbao. In 2010 Peter Marino was among Architectural Digest’s top 100 International Designers and Architects, and the World’s Top  30 Architects by Robb Report. MARINO: A lot of projects that we had been working on stopped. It always gets better. Read the artist bio and gain a deeper understanding with MutualArt's artist profile. When you get to a certain point, those figures reverse. Peter Marino is internationally renowned for his design process that integrates architecture and art. We were doing a big hotel in the Caribbean—it stopped. He knows how to work for any number of competitor… You can just watch the whole environment around you. We’re going to do a much larger Zegna in Hong Kong. It cramps you on the head, it cramps you on the side, it puts you in a box on wheels . Peter lived in 1920, at address , Michigan. It feels so good because you can just empty yourself out . But the first one is excruciating. The architect commissioned to build the museum, Oscar Niemeyer, made something that was round, with slanted walls that were made out of glass. . Biography. Peter Marino works a great deal in commercial, cultural, and residential fields, as well as retail. Working for Andy opened up a lot of doors and allowed me to like a lot of things that they tell you in architecture school you aren’t supposed to like. What we do is permanent and so expensive. Look at my office: If you go one way, it’s 100 architects. Interview Magazine: The Crystal Ball of Pop. MARINO: It’s totally experimental. The minute someone walks through my door, I go, “That’s my thing and you got to let me do it.”. Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from Lynn Marino at the Discogs Marketplace. Not only can you not hang a single painting on the outside wall, you can’t hang one on the inside either, because the sunlight through the windows would ruin it. The Guggenheim here in New York is another classic case . . The best projects of interior design are the ones that have the most incredible inspirations. . MUNIZ: So what project was most satisfying to work on? MARINO: The truth is, it’s a good space for a motorcycle show—much more than for paintings.