Rich is an experienced hospitality design professional whose portfolio focuses on luxury hospitality interiors. He holds a Master of Science in Interior Design from Pratt University and an undergraduate business degree in Marketing and International Business from Georgetown University. Rich began his design career in New York at Rockwell Group and Jeffrey Beers International, where he discovered his passion for hospitality design. Through his experience and education, Rich has created an international project portfolio that includes five-star hotels, award-nominated restaurants, engaging cruise ship experiences, and luxury residences.

As a seasoned interior designer, Rich brings a holistic design process to ForrestPerkins, and feels strongly that hospitality design should provide guests with an experience that is truly authentic and site-specific, while simultaneously being thoroughly functional.

Rich believes every design should be a completely unique solution to meet a client’s needs, and the best way to achieve the optimal result is through an interdisciplinary design approach and clear communication.