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Putting his dramatic stamp on flagship stores for elite brands such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Dior, and Fendi, Peter Marino has nearly redefined luxury shopping as we know it. Supported by a team of 165 employees, the leather-bedecked maestro, who founded his New York City firm in 1978, deploys the unusual and the unique, commissioning the finest artisans to craft bespoke fixtures and finishes and enlisting top artists to create site-specific pieces—from giant necklacelike glass sculptures by Jean-Michel Othoniel for a London Chanel boutique to a ceiling installation echoing Chinese mountains by Teresita Fernández for a Shanghai Louis Vuitton store. Marino’s residential work captivates too, encompassing a Manhattan apartment that resembles a corner of Russia’s Pavlovsk palace as well as a Palm Beach compound whose peaked roofs and soaring, shadowed rooms are redolent of Southeast Asian jungle houses. petermarinoarchitecom
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