john rawlins A professional start at Tucci, Segrete and Rosen presaged John Rawlins’ pivotal role as Director of Store Design at Bergdorf Goodman, where he oversaw the transformation of the “dowdy grey lady of retail” into the exuberant fashion emporium that it is today. He has also served as a Production Designer for fashion spreads and an independent film. John’s work has been featured in Interior Design, VMSD, DDI, Paper and Vibe. Most recently John has completed solo projects at Miami’s Fontainebleau Hotel and Seoul, Korea’s Nancy Gonzalez boutique, and Bergdorf Goodman’s new shoe salon, where he was featured in Interior Design Magazine
athena calderone studied at New York’s Parsons School of Design and has consulted for design firms Steph Katch Interior Design and Nathan Egan Interiors. In 2005, noticing the lack of a modern voice in the children’s market, she developed a line of custom children’s products that are sold at Yoya Mart children’s boutique in NYC and was profiled in the NY Times. Most recently Athena collaborated with Bates Masi Architecture on a Mid Century modern beach house in Amagansett New York that will be featured in Elle Décor’s Summer 2012 issue. Her blog, Eye-swoon, explores the two things she’s most passionate about, design & food!
rawlins calderone design is a pairing of the extraordinary vision of John Rawlins and Athena Calderone. Forged through a decade-long friendship and like-minded love for art & design, their fresh perspectives have created a sensational buzz in the world of interior design.
From the inner sanctums of the socially select to the studios and showrooms of fashion pacesetters, rawlins calderone design is forging a brand of superior style. RCD is currently working on a duplex penthouse in Dumbo, Brooklyn, a bar/lounge in Manhattan, and a barn conversion in Bridgehampton, NY.