A Designer’s Best Friend

Interior Design
September 1, 2008

For a 68-unit luxury condo by Ismael Leyva Architects, the Big Idea was about a classic reinventing itself. So real estate developer Veronica Hackett called Baccarat: “What are you working on in the U.S.? Is it just Philippe Starck, or are you interested in other projects?” In no time, she’d paired the venerable manufacturer with Interior Design Hall of Fame member Vicente Wolf, who incorporated Baccarat crystals into a stunning sculpture for the lobby.