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 worked for various boutique design firms in NYC before establishing Rawlins Calderone Design in 2007. RCD has since been featured in a variety of design and fashion publications including NY Times, Elle Decor, Living Etc, Architectural Digest and Harpers Bazaar. Athena is a lifestyle designer with an eye for the unexpected. An innately visual person who believes beauty comes from self-expression – and that self-expression is about giving yourself license to be more than one thing – her work as an interior designer, chef and professional hostess embraces the use of unusual pairings. The result is design with texture and authenticity, all captured on her site EyeSwoon.com where her love of food, interiors and fashion are seamlessly combined into one sophisticated, inspired and eclectic destination.
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.