Tom Stringer heads Tom Stringer Design Partners, which is credited with a broad array of interiors including luxury homes, historic estates, hotels, restaurants and yachts.
House Beautiful has named Tom to it’s Top 100 Interior Designers since 2003, and he has created show house interiors for both House Beautiful and Traditional Home. Tom was honored as a finalist for the World Superyacht Society awards for his work on the interiors of the motor yacht Kelsey Lee, and again in 2010 for the interiors of the megayacht Slojo. Tom has also designed the award-winning restaurant Alinea for the highly acclaimed chef, Grant Achatz, which is now widely recognized as the Best Restaurant in North America . In 2011, Tom partnered again with Grant Achatz in creating his two new culinary ventures, NEXT and Avairy. Tom has also created a line of classically inspired, contemporary upholstered furnishings and hand-tufted carpets for TexStyle furniture, which are available through representatives nationwide.
Tom holds a Bachelor’s Degree in design from the College of Architecture and Environmental Design at Arizona State University and founded the firm in 1995.
As Architectural Director at Tom Stringer Design Partners, Rick oversees the preparation of design and construction documents, interfaces with contractors and architects; and reviews construction progress on all projects to assure their timely completion.
Rick graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology with a Bachelors Degree in Architecture. Prior to joining Tom Stringer Design Partners, Rick managed high-end residential projects at Marvin Herman & Associates. Followed by six years as a Project Manager for Gregga Jordan’s Smieszny, Inc. Rick joined Tom Stringer Design Partners in September, 2006.
John Cialone, Allied ASID
As Design Director at Tom Stringer Design Partners, John works closely with Tom to develop project guidelines. John’s responsibilities include overall project management, design development, client presentations and design staff supervision.
John holds a Bachelors Degree in Interior Design from the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale and a Bachelors Degree in Business from The American University in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining Tom Stringer Design Partners, John was owner of JCID in Florida. Previous to that, he was the Chief Operating Officer of Stubbs & Wootton, Sales & Marketing Manager for F. Schumacher & Company, and worked in several other design and sales positions. John joined Tom Stringer Design Partners in April, 2007.