Juan Pablo Molyneux – Creator of J.P. Molyneux Studio

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I typically begin my days at 5:45 am and finish when I feel it’s finished. Juan Pablo Molyneux heads the international interior design firm J.P. Molyneux Studio Ltd. His first studios, opened in the 1970s in Chile and Argentina, were gradually supplanted as the designer’s journey took him to newer…

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Pierre-André Ben Lassin – Creator of Fabulous Noble

I make a habit of acting on the assumption that everything is possible. There are people who have walked on the moon, so there’s always a solution to make an idea see life. Passionate about architecture, design and graphic arts from a young age, Pierre-André Ben Lassin originated the concept of…

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Søren Nordal Enevoldsen – Founder of SNE Architects

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[quote style=”boxed”]Free education for everybody. With knowledge comes better decisions.[/quote] Søren Nordal Enevoldsen graduated from Aarhus Architecture School in 2003 and is a member of the Danish Architects’ Association. He founded SNE Studio in Copenhagen, Denmark in 2006. Since 1988 Søren has been a committed skater himself, and still remains…

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Johnny Miller – Owner of OakBridge Timber Framing

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[quote style=”boxed”]I believe the key to motivation is purpose. God put us here for a reason. We’re here to accomplish a higher purpose.[/quote] Johnny Miller, the owner of OakBridge Timber Framing, has been timber framing since his late teens. He grew up in an Amish community, where the pace of…

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Lauren Gropper – CEO of Repurpose

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[quote style=”boxed”]I think the bigger challenge is staying focused on the right ideas, and putting the other ideas aside in order to make the right ones happen. Focus is key.[/quote] Lauren Gropper is a green entrepeneur with a background in green architecture and urban design, as well as sustainability consulting…

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Phil Leiritz – Owner of Your Custom Cellar

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[quote style=”boxed”]Learn. Read. Communicate. Meet people and ask questions. Travel.[/quote] Born in France, in the white wine region of Alsace, Phil moved in Michigan in 1993 as a mechanical engineer for a big machine tool company (Charmilles Technologies, at the time). After nine years he decided to quit, and then…

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Vina Lustado – Founder of Sol Haus Design

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[quote style=”boxed”]Be passionate. Be diligent. Have integrity. Provide exceptional service. Show gratitude.[/quote] Vina Lustado is the founder of Sol Haus Design, a firm that specializes in sustainable building. After receiving an architectural degree from University of Southern California, Vina worked with notable offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and…

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