Ambar Margarida, CID, IIDA, Assoc. AIA, LEED® Green Associate, Principal
Ambar is a Senior Interior Designer and Project Manager who has worked with leading global brands on a diverse cross section of architectural interiors projects including Avon, Bacardi, MTV Networks, BlackRock, US State Department Overseas Building Operations and New York State.
As an accredited green building professional, Ambar is an expert in designing healthy spaces. These are spaces that contribute to employee wellbeing and satisfaction and have healthy indoor air quality, access to quality views and daylight, plantings and proper ergonomics.
Ambar teaches in the Interior Design Bachelors program at the School of Visual Arts in NYC and is a founding member of the Latino American Commercial Real Estate Association (LACREA).
William Wong, AIA, LEED® AP, Associate
Will Wong is a life-long New Yorker who is intrigued by the constant evolution of the city’s skyline and infrastructure. Having grown up surrounded by new construction, he is interested in the critical and complex process of building in a dense urban environment. His awareness of designing projects is relatable to the human scale. Will is a registered architect in the State of New York and enjoys traveling with his wife and son in his spare time.
Alexandra Koretski, Associate
Alexandra’s strong graphic eye, attention to detail and extensive software knowledge enable her to translate individual project needs to reality. Her bright, enthusiastic and dependable disposition makes her a valuable asset to the our team.
Marc Gordon, AIA, LEED® AP BD+C, Partner
Marc’s lifelong study of history makes him a perfect fit for a firm dedicated to the creation of enduring architecture. He brings 25 years of experience to his current role, in which he oversees the development of construction documentation and specifications. By using emerging technology to build more efficiently, as well as to further the art of design, Marc helps to produce imaginative and inspiring results for Spacesmith’s clients.
Jane Smith, FAIA, IIDA, Partner
Kristen Persinos, Marketing Director
With a strong background in the arts, Kristen enjoys the creative aspect of marketing. When not advocating for the oxford comma, she can be found practicing her pentatonic scales.
Olga Anaya, Designer
Olga worked for the government division of Historic Zones and Monuments in Old San Juan, PR. After her year of schooling at the Ecole de Architecture in Versailles France, Olga worked at Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture where she was a critical part of several teams designing buildings all over the world, including Dubai, China, and Mumbai.
Amy Jarvis, Associate AIA
Julia M. Libby, Associate AIA
Julia is a coastal Massachusetts/ Rhode Island area native who relocated to NYC in pursuit of a fast-paced creative environment. She has a wide range of architectural and interior experiences including luxury retail, high-rise residential, commercial headquarters and workplace interiors. Julia has a strong background in the arts; she enjoys painting, figure drawing and creative projects in her spare time. She is currently pursuing her Massachusetts state registration.
Drew Miller, Assoc. AIA, Associate
Drew always seeks to find an efficient, holistic approach to all his projects, ensuring a positive and successful outcome for all end users. Drew continues his passion for exploration by competing in triathlons and ultra running events all around the country. When not at work, you can find him weaving through the streets of NYC most mornings and evenings on foot, exploring.
Elisabeth Post-Marner, AIA, LEED® AP, Principal
Elisabeth Post-Marner is a registered architect with over 30 years of experience in the design of corporate interiors. She has spent much of her career looking at alternative workplace strategies to enhance a client’s productivity. Her projects have received awards from the AIA and United States Green Building Council.
Michel Franck, AIA, Partner
Michel is known for his dedication to teamwork, his precision, and exceptional endurance. A citizen of both Luxembourg and the United States, Michel is fluent in five languages and is a registered Architect in the United States and the European Union. He currently serves as President of the Luxembourg- American Chamber of Commerce.
Danielle Kachler, Designer
Margaret O'Neill, Director of Finance
Margaret O’Neill oversees the firm’s functioning in terms of Finance and Administration. She oversees office management to achieve maximum expense control and productivity. Margaret draws on over 15 years of experience in which she handles accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, job costing, project management, budgeting, and completion of financial reports for presentation to accountant and CEO.
Vanessa Lacayo, Designer
Andreina Figueira, Designer
Library Intern and SVAID Student
Katy Marino, Designer
Diane McDonald, Administrative Assistant
Helen Zouvelekis, Digital Marketing Director
With a solid background in communications, sales and marketing, Helen brings an in-depth knowledge of marketing management to create an effective and integrated presence.
Alexandra graduated with honors from the School of Visual Arts with her BFA in Interior Design. Also a student of ceramics, stained glass, and photography, she brings an artist’s sensibility to her work. Passionate about sustainable design, Alexandra received the 2014 Best Thesis Award for her yearlong study of sustainable urban agriculture systems and human interaction with food. She is currently studying to be a LEED accredited designer.