A list of our creative/entrepreneur friends who share similar values & embrace the design-driven lifestyle:
CHRISTIAN LAHOUDE STUDIO
Based in NYC, Christian founded his architecture and design studio in 2012 specializing in high-end retail
environments. The studio focuses on branding spaces and excels at translating the client’s vision into
architecture. His clients include Alexander Wang, Gucci, and Tiffany’s. Christian’s meticulous approach
to design influenced Lihui tremendously in her formative years as an architectural designer.
Good Girl Jewelry
Good Girl Jewelry is a collection of bewitching pieces for girls who have a dark side. Magic, myth and mysticism
fuel the inspiration for these shiny bits of spiritual armor. Each piece is cast in recycled metal and all the
stones are natural and mined ethically. Handmade in Los Angeles.
Trained as an architect, Yoko’s love for food & culture led her to start @japanesefoodstory out of her
live/work studio. An incubator of innovative cooking workshops in DTLA, she also curates private culinary
tours to various urban & rural parts of Japan.
Kati specializes in comprehensive branding, print collateral, packaging and interactive design. She has a
keen eye for color & proportions. She also designed this website!
Ladislav is a skilled millworker, designer and artist in his own right. He has built many KERISMA projects
including both of our showrooms, our studio space and various furniture designs. Now a long time friend
and collaborator. Ladislav brings a wealth of technical expertise as well as uniquely creative design solutions.
SHERMAN ADAMS STUDIO
Sherman Adams is a multi-talented architectural designer with MAD 3D skills. A dear friend and fellow
Pratt alumni, Sherman helped co-design & render KERISMA’s new studio & showroom.
THOMAS JUUL HANSEN
Thomas is reshaping NYC’s skyline & hospitality scene with Danish elegance! From intimate celebrity
chef-owned & operated restaurants, designer retail environments to luxury condominium towers, his
designs are refreshing yet timeless.