By a numbers with Thomas Juul-Hansen — a busiest designer in NYC
February 25, 2015 - table lamp
Thomas Juul-Hansen creates for an doubtful NYC pattern superstar. The Danish-born, Harvard-educated pattern master not usually eschews a “starchitect” ethos — he’s also an direct socialist.
“That starchitect business is all about ego, and ego is a base of all evil,” says a 45-year-old father of dual girls, who’s now rebellious an unconstrained fibre of high-profile Manhattan residential projects. “I’m perplexing to make buildings that are high-quality, not matter buildings that contend ‘Look during me.’ ”
But it’s tough to omit Juul-Hansen, who’s now doing a interiors during Midtown’s mountainous One57 tower, a pattern and bulb of a High Line-hugging 505 W. 19th St. project, and a whole pattern intrigue for a glass- and limestone-clad 60 E. 86th St. condos. He’s also expanding his firm’s reach with arriving projects in Miami, London and Los Angeles.
Juul-Hansen shares some-more with Alexa about his life, his signature character and his no-nonsense proceed to oppulance — by a numbers.
670: Condos his organisation has designed, travelling 15 opposite projects.
6: Evenings Juul-Hansen sits down to cooking with his family any week, citing studies that it increases children’s ability to learn.
0: Weekends Juul-Hansen has spent in a bureau given substantiating his organisation in 2003. His staff is criminialized from operative weekends as well.
12: Pairs of custom-made leather pants by Libra Leather that Juul-Hansen owns; from Oct to Apr he won’t wear anything else.
$10: Cost of a slightest costly object of seat in his Tribeca home — a rice-paper list flare from Ikea (left).
$18,218: Cost of a many costly — a 1957 Poul Kjaerholm PK80 daybed.
2011: Year Juul-Hansen, a lifelong skier, began snowboarding so he could share his passion with his 9-year-old daughter. His many new snowboarding outing was to Beaver Creek, Colo.
12: Degrees that a windows during 505 W. 19th are slanted, in sequence to problematic a perspective of intensity peeping Toms on a High Line.
6,000: Weight, in pounds, of any $150,000 Italian-marble bathtub his group commissioned during One57.
15: Hours per week he worked during an pattern organisation while also attending grad propagandize full time during Harvard.
298: Citi Bike rides he took to work and to meetings in 2014, in lieu of taxis.
4,669: Feet of salvaged sleet fencing from Wyoming that Juul-Hansen used to clad a nation residence he built for his family in Barryville, NY.
800: Bottles in his home booze fridge, yet he says he has clients with 5,000 to 10,000.
25: Percentage of a condos during 50 West St. whose vital bedrooms have thespian 20-foot ceilings.
18: Paul Smith suits Juul-Hansen owns, all purchased on sale in a same cut though in opposite materials.