Kinky retail architect Peter Marino is no square, but his daughter’s a different story: Isabelle Trapnell Marino just picked up a two-bedroom condo at the sleekly rectangular Morris Adjmi-designed 250 Bowery.
Scooping up the apartment for more than $2.2 million, we’re guessing that the 21-year-old Ms. Trapnell Marino—whose father teared up in an interview when he mentioned that she gave up her art history major for anthropology—got a little help from mom and dad with the purchase.
The two-story-high, graffitoed images of giant model couple Esther Canadas and Mark Vanderloo on the corner of Madison Avenue and 60th Street were dismantled the weekend of Aug. 6, their big pouty lips stripped away to expose something even more astonishing. Underneath was a big, shiny glass box, mysteriously soaped up, but promising–in lower-case neon Read More
When American Craft Museum curator David McFadden was casting around for a way to do justice to an exhibition of pieces by Sèvres, the national porcelain company of France, he thought of his old friend, architect Peter Marino. The two men met in the 1980′s, when Mr. McFadden was a curator at the Cooper-Hewitt National Read More