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Beli Andaluz: Beyond the Salon

It was only a short time ago when Beli Andaluz, owner of the elite salon Pico Madama, was encouraged by her husband, Scott Seidewitz, to share her passion and energy beyond the salon chair. Little did he know that she would have another “seat” within one year, with the appointment of second vice chair of…


Ivan Sher: The Magic of Giving

IVAN SHER, TOGETHER with his business partner Florence Shapiro of Shapiro & Sher Group, have become the benchmark for expertise in the luxury real estate industry in Las Vegas. The secret of their success is driven from their love for people. Sher, a native of South Africa, says that his connection with people extends further…


Eamon Springall: Stitched for Success

STEPPING INTO THE CELEBRATED men’s boutique STITCHED Lifestyle inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, one might not see beyond the fabric that owner Eamon Springall had a less than desirable start while growing up. Raised well by his single father and having a natural, self-driven motivation, however, launched Springall to the top in what he…


Veterans Village & Arnold Stalk, PhD

FROM THE START ARNOLD STALK has focused his professional career on helping people in need. Armed with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in architecture from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), his first project in 1983 was the design of a methadone clinic for heroin addicts on Los Angeles’ Skid Row. Over a 30-year career…


Florence Shapiro: The Luxury of Giving Back

FLORENCE SHAPIRO, PARTNER of Shapiro & Sher Group, has a distinct sense of cosmopolitan awareness that is suited to the needs of her clientele. Starting out in luxury fashion in Paris, France, she moved into the luxury real estate market when she moved to Las Vegas and has constantly been one step ahead of the…


assemblageSTUDIO & Eric Strain, AIA

LIFE IN THE 21ST CENTURY presents a new set of challenges for practitioners of architecture. Integrated design and fabrication is transforming the way buildings are made. We are called upon for solutions that consider the effects of climate change, the trend toward urban migration, and the urgent need for housing. assemblageSTUDIO is addressing these challenges…


John & Danika Barry: The Greater Good

Originally from Southern California, Danika and John Barry have called Las Vegas their home since 2007. John, together with his father and sister, own a family business, Kevin Barry Fine Art Associates. With locations in Santa Monica, San Francisco and Las Vegas, the company offers full-service fine art consulting for art, design and architectural communities,…


Ivan Sher: Raising Funds for the Lou Ruvo Center

Stepping into a spectacular and breathtaking architectural home at 7 Falcon View Court is a reminder of the greatness one can achieve from success. It was indeed the perfect setting for Ivan Sher and his business partner, Florence Shapiro, of Shapiro & Sher Group to host a dinner party at one of their client’s dramatic…