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Ryan Korban

Ryan Korban embarked on a career in interior design after graduating from The New School in New York. Without any formal training, he developed his unique aesthetic, characterized by a mix of luxury, old-world romance and urban cool. Resulting in wondrous interiors that mean to convey a modern warm kind of luxury. Korban is specialised in retail design with an emphasis on luxury, he has completed some of the finest spaces in New York's retail landscape – flagship stores of Balanciaga and Alexander Wang to name a few. But his portfolio also includes the homes of prominent figures in the worlds of fashion, film, and music such as James Franco, Kanye West, Natasha Poly, and Debra Messing.

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Jason McCoy

Two things run in Jason McCoy’s blood: New York City, and art. There’s no questioning that the long-time gallerist is an indivisible part of the city’s cultural landscape. He has been selling art there for half a century, running his eponymous gallery in the historic Fuller Building, a typically New York 1920s skyscraper, for three decades. The fact that Jackson Pollock was his uncle is just icing on the cake.

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Mikey DeTemple

Mikey DeTemple is reluctant to describe himself as a city guy. His parents met while surfing in the ’70s and his father was a commercial clam digger, so he all but grew up on the beaches of Long Island, New York. After more than a decade competing in international surf contests, his camera never far from his side, the 34-year-old made the move into filmmaking and photography and embraced city life. Now, he explains, both worlds are integral to his daily life.

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Matthew Moneypenny

Born with a natural aptitude for business and an enviable eye for detail, the acclaimed entrepreneur Matthew Moneypenny is also an esteemed Talent Manager, having represented New York’s art, photography and fashion elite. With a film star name and looks to match, it’d be fair to mistake the charismatic Moneypenny as a...

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David Netto

David Netto’s projects have been widely published and feature in many books. In addition to designing bespoke interiors, creating NettoCollection – his line of modernist luxury children’s furniture – running his studio out of Los Angeles and just being a dad, he also writes and maintains a role as contributing design editor for a number of publications including T, the New York Times Style Magazine and Town & Country. His book about the work of French designer Francois Catroux came out last year. Clearly not an easy feat, we managed to get a moment with the man to discuss his penchant for style and design. Observing Netto, it’s apparent that he’s someone clued-up on aesthetics. Upon viewing his Long Island...

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