The Official Manufacturing Company

A creative trio of W+K and Ace Hotel vets taking on interiors, branding and marketing

The Portland, OR-based Official Manufacturing Company, made up of three creative types (Mathew Foster, Fritz Mesenbrink and Jeremy Pelley), come up with everything from signage and print materials to interior design for their clients. As the self-professed “thing makers” recently said in an e-mail, “If we come up with a great idea, we will find a way to make it happen.” Like their tweaked acronym …

Anatomy for Interior Designers

A witty and uniquely illustrated vintage book that solves interior design issues

Written by Julius Panero with brilliant illustrations by Nino Repetto, the 1948 “Anatomy for Interior Designers” is an inspired and still relevant take on organizing living, working and commercial environments. From closets to kitchen drawers, filing cabinets to game rooms, the book details the ideal proportions for creating harmonious and appropriate spaces. Several editions of the book exist; the one we found is the 1962 …

Bonetti/Kozerski Design Studio

An interview with a Brit and Italian duo marking ten years of elegantly seductive interior architecture

For the past decade NYC-based Bonetti/Kozerski Design Studio have been building an impressive portfolio of work centered on the relationship between the interior and the exterior as one fluid continuum. Founded by Enrico Bonetti and Dominic Kozerski, the duo work together to develop effortless spaces, blending the fundamentals of architecture and design with distinct European flair. Kozerski, originally hailing from the U.K., and the Italian-born …