20 YEARS OF DESIGN
In 2017, Carl D’Aquino and Francine Monaco’s visionary, award-winning architectural and interior design firm, D’Aquino Monaco, celebrated its 20th Anniversary. D'Aquino Monaco has an international reputation for design excellence supported by a multidisciplinary portfolio of residential, hospitality, and commercial spaces. Their distinct vision has led to the completion of more than 200 projects worldwide. Their work has been featured in The New York Times, Architectural Digest, Elle Décor, Interior Design and The Wall Street Journal, and the firm has consistently achieved top designer accolades including New York Spaces' Top 50 Designers and Interior Design's Hall of Fame.
MEET THE FIRM
Interior designer Carl D'Aquino is renowned for his ability to apply modernist sensibility and eclectic taste to contemporary design. His extraordinary appreciation for antiques is complimented by a fascination for cutting edge materials. Carl is a contributor to the Design Council for the Museum of Art and Design and a consultant to the Global Color Research Panel.
Architect Francine Monaco has created a diverse career combining the practical with the magical to create memorable timeless spaces. Her focus on the intersection of architecture and interior design led to a uniquely balanced practice and holistic approach. Francine is a professor at Pratt Institute's Interior Design department.
DIRECTOR OF DESIGN
Dane Pressner addresses his life and career as a creative and curated design process. Joining D’Aquino Monaco in 2007, his appetite for style, fashion and pop culture have brought a unique perspective to the firm. This strong appreciation for current cultural events is balanced by having spent a number of years working with an antiques dealer.