Alexandra Champalimaud fled Portugal in the 1970s and ended up in Montreal, starting her own design firm with only three people in her apartment
Brian Smith, cofounder, Studio Tack
In the six short years since Brooklyn-based Studio Tack was founded, Brian Smith and the three partners have made a splash on the design scene, reinventing motels and perfecting the ever sought-after authentic touch. It’s a second career for the classically trained pianist, who started out on book publishing. This episode is brought to you by Global Allies.
Margaret McMahon, Wimberly Interiors
After three decades with Wilson Associates and eight years helming Wimberly Interiors, McMahon is an industry heavyweight, and to hear her tell it, it’s due to being fearless and taking risks
Kevin Boehm, cofounder, Boka Restaurant Group
The venerated restaurateur talks about his honest and humble approach to hospitality and finding inspiration from a Wendy’s in Illinois.