Rana Florida: Your Start-Up Life: The Fashion of Business
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Twelve years ago the visionary architect and designer Peter Marino, principal of the New York-based global design firm Peter Marino Architect, traded in his cashmere vest, tie and slacks for something that looked and felt more true to his old biker self. He never went back and now he's famous in fashion circles for his signature tough looks, with his black leather pants, vest and cap, tattoos and skull rings. But he's world-renowned in architecture for his soft, light filled, and luxurious interiors.
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Early on, Marino apprenticed with such masters such as I. M. Pei and George Nelson. He designed the New York apartments of a number of celebrities and creatives, including Andy Warhol ("I got a very big push thanks to Andy at the start of my career," he told Architectural Digest), Yves Saint Laurent, and Gianni and Marella Agnelli.
He's designed several private residences from the snowcapped mountains of Aspen to the sunny shores of Palm B
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