People in Boston by SCENE Magazine
Mandarin Oriental Hotel's Robin Brown and other Boston leaders
SCENE Boston has named Jeffrey Ornstein who founded J/Brice Design International, Inc., in l989 and turned it into a hotel interior design powerhouse worldwide, one of the 12 most influential people in Boston. SCENE's glossy pages, Bentley ads, edgy photos and inside scoop on glitterati and real estate wunderkinds make it arbiter of Boston's increasingly hip image.
All 12 Influentials were chosen because they touch so many lives in unique and powerful ways. In the May/June 2005 issue SCENE tells readers, "Ornstein's personal touch and promise of distinction define J/Brice... [He] is a master at discerning just what a space needs to reach its full potential...whether the space be the lobby of a hotel, the floor of a restaurant or the obstacles standing before him..." The complete article is at http://www.jbricedesign.com/news.html
SCENE also named among Boston's most influential hockey great Cam Neeley, art authority and gallery maven Barbara Krakow and hotelier Robin Brown, the force behind the ultra posh Mandarin Oriental Hotel and Residences in Boston.
Ornstein's firm has been designated an Interior Design Giant and Architectural Giant since 1991. It ranks 24th out of 100 national firms, and has over 150 hotel and restaurant projects to its credit including such landmark properties as The Taj Mahal Hotel in Bombay, and Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, as well as more intimate, properties in the US.
He is a 1983 graduate of Brandeis University.
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