distractions of proven design formulas can divert, but not extinguish one’s compulsions. therefore pierre albert winter established this firm, as a serious professional outlet to obtain fresh air.
architecture + real estate
pierre applies his experience and passion for real estate development through his expertise in finance, architecture and art.
at cooper union, spearheading the renovation and development of the school’s properties, pierre was involved with the renegotiation of the school’s fee position on the ground lease of the chrysler building.
at rose associates, pierre financed equity and debt placements totaling $1 billion, which included conventional, securitized and tax-exempt bond structures. moreover, he identified acquisitions, negotiated and coordinated new developments of residential, office and retail properties for 8 projects totaling 2.5 million square feet.
at stillman development, pierre currently coordinates the development of new projects – from acquisition and financing, to design, construction and sellout.
architecture + design + fashion
architects have long ventured into furniture design, notably bauhaus’ mies van der rohe. the design aesthetic of the furniture ties into the overall mood of the volume of space. continuing this thought process, we targeted accessories we introduce into these volumes … bringing architectural aesthetic to the smallest details, thereby controlling the design environment.
helmut newton’s influence
the inspiration for the short film ‘black box’ came from newton’s photograph ‘two pairs of legs in silk stockings’, paris, 1979. we are so touched that the film premiered at the cannes film festival court metrage in 2011 and also screened at the la jola fashion film festival in 2012.
vanity fair france
‘les plus belles demeures de airbnb’
the boulevardiers [vice blog network] spotted hit bag :: ‘pierce your keys! box. designs worth stealing.’
‘box. the anti-brand. fashion located in new york.’
‘is sexy cat burglar linked to pink panther gang?’
screendaily at the cannes film festival
inside tribeca loft tour
supporting duane park :: ’42 n moore street’
interior design served :: ‘Studio FtB :: soho building entry facade & lobby’