Jane brings a unique combination of creativity and business acumen to Spacesmith. A leader in the design community, Jane is currently Chair of the Interior Design Department, School of Visual Arts, where she helps to strengthen and inspire young talent. Under Jane’s guidance, Spacesmith has been recognized as one of the top 200 “Giants of Design” by Interior Design Magazine since 2005.
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.
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.
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.
Ámbar Margarida is a Principal who has been with Spacesmith since 2009. She 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, Ámbar 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.
Ámbar 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).
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’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.
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.
Client Relations & Business Development Director
As an experienced business development professional and former entrepreneur, Roger possesses the motivation and dedication which is necessary to build and maintain long-term client relationships, and is committed to serving the needs of existing and future Spacesmith clients. Roger has a historical interest in architecture and design, and a love for all things nautical, especially sailing and the rich maritime history of New York.
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.
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.
Jaclyn is a Texas native who was drawn to the East Coast for its energy, history and culture. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Architecture. Since having worked on projects based in New York, Texas, Washington DC, Germany and Mexico, she is interested in the unique contextual and cultural relationships that exist in the built environment, and strives to study them in every project. Having a longstanding interest in art, she enjoys drawing and painting subjects from her travels in her free time.
Joseph Redwing Miranda
Joseph’s journey began with an apprenticeship in carpentry, where he studied various types of construction, finish carpentry, fine woodworking, and furniture. This introduction to the built environment led him to the study of architecture. Joseph’s practice draws on the experiences and knowledge he gained as a carpenter, strengthening his skills and success in digital fabrication, computational design, and the realization of complex solutions. Joseph lives in Hudson, NY and when not working on the computer, Joseph can be found in the woodshop, hiking trail, or riding a motorcycle.
Spacesmith welcomes Senior Designer Alexandra Gamarra to our team. Alexandra holds a B.Arch. from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and a Masters in Interior Design from Pratt Institute. Born in Colombia and a New Yorker for over 20 years, her portfolio includes high-end residential, hospitality, and mixed-use projects. Having grown up with a mother who was a painter, Alexandra learned to appreciate the arts at an early age and has a passion for music. She enjoys exploring all of the cultural offerings New York City has to offer.
With an architect father and an interior designer mother, Atlanta, GA native Caroline Percy followed directly in her family’s footsteps. She received a BFA in interior design from at University of Georgia’s Lamar Dodd School of Art and studied Trade Show Design, Furniture Design, and Art Historyabroad in Cortona, Italy. When not at a drafting table, Caroline pursues interests in photography and graphic design
Library Intern and SVAID Student
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.
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.