Ross Menuez
In addition to the Fauna collection that he created for Areaware, Ross Menuez has designed everything from a small airplane to kitchen, office, and home furnishings to commercial interiors for shops and restaurants throughout the U.S., Europe and Japan. Menuez is the creative force behind Salvor Projects, which he founded in 2003. He was a finalist in the 2009 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Awards in the Product Design category. Projects include commissioned pieces for Bruce Weber, Mariko Mori and a costume for Bjork. Menuez’s line is currently sold at cult-clever retailers around the world, including Maxfield and Barneys in Los Angeles, Dover Street Market in London, Isetan in Tokyo, Maria Luisa in Paris and Space Mue in Seoul.