Thursday, November 6, 2014

LORI WEITZNER Explains the Art of Passementerie

reporter/photographer: Miguel Dominguez
copy: Samuel & Sons

Lori Weitzner

On November 5th, at Samuel & Sons Passementerie, Lori Weitzner, one of their favorite designers, had a presentation of her latest creations.

Lisa Danell Staprans, ASID President Elect Robin Baron, and Jennifer Matthews,
Group Publisher  of NYC, CT, SF, and H Cottages & Gardens magazines,
on the far right, were present to support Lori in her lecture

Lori Weitzner, principal and Creative Director of her own New York-based firm, has achieved international renown with designs that cross a multitude of disciplines. A sophisticated color palette, intricate, dimensional textures and a lyrical, painterly approach to pattern characterize Weitzner's distinctively stylish creations. Design museums have acquired Lori's work for their exhibitions, including London's Victoria and Albert Museum, Montreal's Musee Decoratifs and Glasgow's Gallery of Modern Art & Design. She is also the recipient of more than 20 awards and honors, including the Best of Neocon, the Good Design Awards and the Innovations Awards and secured a nomination for the prestigious 2010 Designpreis Deutschland-Germany's highest design award. In addition, her projects have been featured in esteemed design journals, including Elle Décor, Interior Design, The New York Times, House Beautiful, and Town and Country.

Lori and Michael Cohen, Owner and President of Samuel & Sons Passementerie,
pose next to some of Lori's creations

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