Juniper’s California Sales Representative, Danielle

Jun
13

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Although Juniper is a worldwide luxury lighting brand, all efforts are firmly rooted in our New York office. We decided it’s time for us to take over the West Coast one fixture at a time. Danielle joined our sales team to help spread the word, nationwide.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="10027" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="custom_link" link="http://www.test.juniper-design.com/meet-the-team/"][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]

WHAT’S YOUR ROLE AT JUNIPER?

I am Juniper’s California Architectural and Design Sales Representative. I have a background in design for over 10 years, primarily as a residential and workplace interior designer. Right now, I am mastering California’s designers who are the future of residential, hospitality, and commercial spaces.  

WHERE ARE YOU ORIGINALLY FROM?

Just around the area in Brooklyn, New York. However, I relocated to California recently to shed light on our fixtures and our clients in the West Coast.  

ANYTHING YOU LOVE ABOUT JUNIPER?

The whole team because everyone is approachable and sincere. I truly feel everyone has each other’s back. I’m also very excited about introducing Juniper’s capabilities to a wider market![/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="10892" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="custom_link" link="http://www.test.juniper-design.com/products/thin-primaries-hexagon/"][vc_column_text]

A Cluster of Suspended THIN Primaries Hexagon Fixtures

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WHAT ARE YOUR INTERESTS OUTSIDE OF WORK?

I am a certified Makeup Artist and I treat this as another opportunity for me to flex my creative muscles. I also took a few lessons on surfing prior to moving, so I look forward to becoming a skilled surfer!  

ANY FAVORITE SPOTS IN NEW YORK?

Simple. Rockaway Beach Surf Club and Brooklyn Heights Promenade.  

WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE JUNIPER LIGHTING FIXTURE?

I adore the THIN Primaries Hexagon. It is a shape I am constantly drawn to as a designer, and I am a big fan of mid-century design aesthetics. I also love that it belongs to the THIN System, which allows endless creativity to showcase one’s personal style.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_btn title="Discover What The Press Says" style="flat" shape="square" color="inverse" align="center" button_block="true" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.test.juniper-design.com%2Fpress%2F|||"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_btn title="Reach Out To Our Sales Team" style="flat" shape="square" color="inverse" align="center" button_block="true" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.test.juniper-design.com%2Fcustomer-service%2F|||"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_btn title="Meet The Team" style="flat" shape="square" color="inverse" align="center" button_block="true" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.test.juniper-design.com%2Fmeet-the-team%2F|||"][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Design Mate Takes a Tour of Juniper

Jun
06

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Design Mate Russia is a design authority up on all the latest events, collaborations, and products. From tradeshows to material studies and designer features, Design Mate covers all the need-to-know's in the industry. Recently, their team came to visit us and tour our Brooklyn showroom and factory to learn more about Juniper.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AgIrGK1LPm4&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3PkbqEUklsm1Tlbqqycp1fkuAoNp68fid7t6BvekiRW93uYibt93rlByg" align="center"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Owner Shant Madjarian walked the team through our product collections and the ideas behind Juniper; luxury, technology, and craft. We assemble each fixture in-house by hand to put the proper amount of care into each fixture. We're incredibly involved from start to finish in our machining and finishing processes, making sure our footprint is globally sustainable and eco-friendly. With modern design and honesty in focus, Juniper creates architectural lighting systems to bring wellness and sustainability to modern residential, commercial, and hospitality settings.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_btn title="View All Lighting" style="flat" shape="square" color="inverse" align="center" button_block="true" link="url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.test.juniper-design.com%2Fproducts%2F|title:Architectural%20Digest%20Lists%20Best%20Kitchen%20and%20Bath%20Products%20of%202018||"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_btn title="Learn More About Us" style="flat" shape="square" color="inverse" align="center" button_block="true" link="url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.test.juniper-design.com%2Fcompany%2F|title:Company||"][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Team Juniper Takes a Field Trip to Dia:Beacon

May
31

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This past week, Juniper's team took a day trip to break the daily routine. Our team ventured 60 miles north of New York City, to Beacon, NY. Beacon is a town full of eateries, hiking, flea markets, and above all, art. With a handful of art galleries located on Beacon's Main Street alone, the town becomes a hub for modern art in all media. On the outskirts of Main Street sits Dia:Beacon.  

About Dia

Dia was founded in New York City in 1974 by Philippa de Menil, Heiner Friedrich, and Helen Winkler to help artists achieve visionary projects that might not otherwise be realized because of scale or scope. To suggest the institution’s role in enabling such ambitions, they selected the name “Dia,” taken from the Greek word meaning “through.” Today, Dia is a constellation of sites, from the iconic permanent, site-specific artworks and installations in New York, the American West and Germany; to an exhibition program that has commissioned dozens of breakthrough projects; to the vast galleries of Dia:Beacon; and finally the programs of education and public engagement.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image="18514" img_size="full"][vc_column_text]

by John Chamberlain

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]In May 2003, Dia Art Foundation opened Dia:Beacon on the banks of the Hudson River in Beacon, New York, in a former Nabisco box printing factory. The museum presents Dia’s collection of art from the 1960s to the present as well as special exhibitions and public programs. Since its opening, Dia:Beacon has helped transform the city of Beacon into a vibrant arts destination for visitors from the region, New York City, and beyond.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="18519" img_size="full" onclick="custom_link" img_link_target="_blank" link="https://www.diaart.org/"][vc_column_text]

by Michael Heizer

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by Richard Serra

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by Mary Corse

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by Dan Flavin

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by Dan Flavin

[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image="18513" img_size="full" onclick="custom_link" link="https://www.test.juniper-design.com/meet-the-team/"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]After a day of awe-inspiring exhibitions of contemporary art and culture, our team reflected upon our afternoon at Max's restaurant on Main Street followed by a round of Baja 328's signature margaritas as we toasted to a successful day out that gave our entire team a stronger bond.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_btn title="Meet Our Team" style="flat" shape="square" color="inverse" align="center" button_block="true" link="url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.test.juniper-design.com%2Fmeet-the-team%2F|title:Meet%20the%20Team||"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_btn title="Read More News" style="flat" shape="square" color="inverse" align="center" button_block="true" link="url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.test.juniper-design.com%2Fmodern-lighting-blog%2F|title:Modern%20Lighting%20Blog||"][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Meet Juniper’s Design Associate, Nate

May
15

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Nate was one of Juniper's first employees. He has worked in all corners of the company to help build Juniper to what it is today. He eventually grew into a Design Associate, which shows his creativity and taste in visual aesthetics.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="5860" img_size="full" onclick="custom_link" link="http://www.test.juniper-design.com/meet-the-team/"][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]

TELL US ABOUT YOUR ROLE AT JUNIPER.

I concentrate on creating Juniper’s imagery as a Design Associate. Miren, designer of the Axis Collection for Juniper, helps me conceptualize because she understands Juniper's taste exceptionally well. I also work closely with our Marketing Manager to turn these concepts into the most realistic images. 95% of my time is spent in front of 3DS Max working on renderings  

WHERE ARE YOU ORIGINALLY FROM?

I’m from the suburbs of Chicago. Happy to say I’ve been in New York for 5 years and counting!  

WHAT IS SOMETHING YOU LOVE MOST ABOUT JUNIPER?

The people and the environment. I'm proud to work in a company filled with diverse and passionate individuals who make me look forward to getting here in the morning (even on a Monday). I’m also eternally grateful that I was able to find my niche and my passion for the arts & design because of Juniper.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]

WHERE CAN WE SPOT YOU OUTSIDE OF WORK?

Most weekends when it's warm enough, I'm at Prospect Park. As someone who grew up in the relative calmness of the suburbs, it is my quiet-ish sanctuary within the city. I also love biking up to The Palisades for some extra peace and quiet.  

WHAT FUN THINGS DO YOU USUALLY DO?

I just listen to music, hang out with friends, eat good food, and drink wine. In my own time, I also work on my personal abstract art using my two favorite media: photography and rendering.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="11152" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="custom_link" link="http://www.test.juniper-design.com/products/m-lamp-cordless/"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE FIXTURE?

The M Lamp and the THIN Task Lamp, two of the only four products when I started working at Juniper. The fact that they still relevant is a testament to their design and character. They are examples of the qualities that make Juniper innovative and unique. I still enjoy using both my M Lamp and THIN Task Lamp everyday.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_btn title="Explore All Juniper Fixtures" style="flat" shape="square" color="inverse" align="center" button_block="true" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.test.juniper-design.com%2Fproducts%2F|||"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_btn title="Meet The Team" style="flat" shape="square" color="inverse" align="center" button_block="true" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.test.juniper-design.com%2Fmeet-the-team%2F|||"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_btn title="Learn More About Us" style="flat" shape="square" color="inverse" align="center" button_block="true" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.test.juniper-design.com%2Fcompany%2F|||"][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Meet Carlisy, Juniper’s Client Solutions Associate

May
01

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Being part of the Juniper client solutions team not only requires patience and politeness, but the added responsibility of understanding complex lighting terms and specs. You become a consultant more than just someone who sells lighting fixtures to designers, architects, and homeowners. We sat down with Carlisy to grasp how she conquers her day at Juniper.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="8463" img_size="full" onclick="custom_link" link="http://www.test.juniper-design.com/meet-the-team/"][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]

WHAT IS YOUR ROLE AT JUNIPER?

I joined Juniper as a Client Solutions Associate so I am the point of contact for all clients and potential customers. I also make sure orders are processed in a timely manner and answer any inquiries clients may have.  

WHERE ARE YOU ORIGINALLY FROM?

I was born and raised in New York City, but both my parents are from the Dominican Republic.  

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT WORKING AT JUNIPER?

Easy—my coworkers! They make it so amazing to be part of such an open-minded and respectful work environment. I also love how my role at Juniper allows me to visit off-site locations for clients who need a closer look at their projects in New York.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="11038" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="custom_link" link="http://www.test.juniper-design.com/2018/09/14/patisserie-fouet/"][vc_column_text]

THIN Suspension segments in Satin Brass at Patisserie Fouet

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What are your INTERESTS OUTSIDE OF WORK?

I enjoy playing softball, listening to true crime podcasts, and watching Netflix in my free time.  

WHERE CAN WE SPOT YOU AROUND NEW YORK?

I love being in Uptown Manhattan just because it is surrounded by diverse individuals listening to great music with great drinks.  

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE JUNIPER LIGHTING FIXTURE? WHY?

It’s difficult to choose just one, so I’m picking the entire THIN System! It's such an innovative and beautiful collection with a minimal profile. I don’t know many fixtures that have light segments able to fully rotate, have high-output lumens, is efficient, and powered via magnetic connections—all while being 1/2 inch in diameter.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_empty_space][vc_btn title="Talk To Our Sales Team" style="flat" shape="square" color="inverse" align="center" button_block="true" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.test.juniper-design.com%2Fcustomer-service%2F|||"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_empty_space][vc_btn title="Explore Juniper Projects" style="flat" shape="square" color="inverse" align="center" button_block="true" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.test.juniper-design.com%2Fprojects%2F|||"][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Meet Juniper’s Industrial Designer, Mark

Mar
20

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Before our contemporary lighting designs go to the public market, Juniper's Industrial Designer Mark, works with the rest of the Industrial Design team to conceptualize, prototype, troubleshoot, and develop new ideas.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="15229" img_size="full" onclick="custom_link" link="http://www.test.juniper-design.com/meet-the-team/"][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]

1. What's your role at Juniper?

I am an Industrial Designer here at Juniper. We have a very collaborative design team that allows us to challenge our skills to develop new ideas that advance the inherited knowledge accumulated by Juniper in the pursuit of innovative lighting. With a background in the New York lighting scene and the Maker Movement of the last 10 years, I like to apply my experience to help solve problems encountered by small design focused businesses. Each day here at Juniper is very different. I am lucky to have the opportunity to collaborate with many of the different departments including development, marketing, sales, and production. This allows us to have unified goals and to build off of each others creativity and passion.
 

2. Where are you originally from?

I am from Littleton Colorado, living in Denver for most of my life. About 3 years ago I did the unthinkable and left the most enjoyable climate for the pursuit of enriching my cultural experience and expanding my creative opportunities. The thing I miss most about Colorado is the fresh mild dry air, and of course the Rocky Mountains.
 

3. What's the best thing about Juniper?

Juniper gives people the opportunity to express themselves and share ideas. We invest in ideas and the belief that if we work together we can accomplish more.
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4. What are your interests outside of work?

For better or worse design is almost always on my mind. I seek out experiencing the creative energy New York City offers. Also, ball is life.
 

5. Where can we find you in New York the most?

The parks in New York are extremely important. When I’m in need of some fresh air nothing quite beats riding my bike to Prospect Park. Otherwise I’m usually hanging out in my neighborhood. I love the energy Bed Stuy offers, and it’s all right at my doorstep.
 

6. What's your favorite fixture at Juniper? Why?

My favorite fixture at Juniper is the THIN Task Lamp. It is seemingly simple, but the amount of effort and refinement to get it to where it is today is truly inspiring. It doesn’t seek your attention, instead, it simply provides an enjoyable experience causing you to invite it into your life.
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Chat With Juniper’s Administrative Assistant, Stefanee

Feb
28

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It is easy to lose track when you have a long list of tasks, and there’s only so much time in a day. Stefanee is Juniper’s warrior who has mastered bouncing back from continuous deadlines. Get a little understanding of how Stef balances her life with work.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="5862" img_size="full" onclick="custom_link" link="http://www.test.juniper-design.com/meet-the-team/"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]

WHAT’S YOUR ROLE AT JUNIPER?

I am Juniper's Administrative Assistant so I take care of all clerical duties to make sure everything is kept organized. I have had a little taste of customer service, sales, accounting, and production assistance so that I can have an overall understanding of the company.  

WHERE ARE YOU ORIGINALLY FROM?

Right here at Brooklyn. I have lived in all the boroughs, besides the Bronx. I am currently in upstate New York, but Brooklyn holds a special place in my heart.  

WHAT DO YOU LIKE MOST ABOUT JUNIPER?

There are numerous things, but Shant’s passion for Juniper is what stands out to me. I’ve known many bosses whose goal was the next dollar, and the end result was turning over the most profit. Shant actually cares about the quality and design of his products and where Juniper stands in the industry. He stresses every detail because his heart is actually in it.   My coworkers are also worth mentioning. They are a solid group of dedicated individuals who care about putting good work forward and taking pride in the company before themselves.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_empty_space][vc_single_image image="10851" img_size="full" onclick="custom_link" link="http://www.test.juniper-design.com/products/thin-primaries-triangle/"][vc_column_text]

Wall-mounted THIN Primaries Triangle Over A Credenza

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WHAT ARE YOUR INTERESTS OUTSIDE OF WORK?

My free time always depends on my mood. I can spend the entire day watching serial killer shows on Netflix in the same spot on the couch with my cat (Sir Barnaby), or go on a mini road trip and end it with a 3-hour hike.  

WHERE DO YOU USUALLY HANG OUT IN NEW YORK?

I love all the great brunch spots, museums, and dive bars in New York City. However, my most favorite New York spots are upstate in Rhinebeck or Beacon.  

TELL US ABOUT YOUR FAVORITE LIGHTING FIXTURES AT JUNIPER, AND WHY.

I love the Wall-Mounted THIN Primaries Triangle, which is actually installed in our Brooklyn showroom. It is just so mesmerizing and boss-like. Second favorite? The THIN Surface Mount Vanity Light because the glow that it gives in the mirror is everything![/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_btn title="See Our Recent Press Features" style="flat" shape="square" color="inverse" align="center" button_block="true" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.test.juniper-design.com%2Fpress%2F|||"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_btn title="Meet The Team" style="flat" shape="square" color="inverse" align="center" button_block="true" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.test.juniper-design.com%2Fmeet-the-team%2F|||"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_btn title="Explore Juniper's Modern Lighting Blog" style="flat" shape="square" color="inverse" align="center" button_block="true" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.test.juniper-design.com%2Fmodern-lighting-blog%2F|||"][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Meet Mel, Juniper’s Sales Director

Jan
31

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Supporting Juniper’s founder, Shant Madjarian, is someone who ensures that the company is reaching the business’s goals in terms of sales. Bouncing from a large volume of calls and emails, it takes a motivated and efficient person to lead the sales team. That person is Mel—who happens to be Shant's wife. She's known as the socialite of Juniper, venturing to all corners of the world giving product presentations, meeting with clients, hosting events, and being the life of the party.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="10016" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="custom_link" link="http://www.test.juniper-design.com/meet-the-team/"][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]

WHAT’S YOUR ROLE AT JUNIPER?

After 11 years in sales from the tile industry, I joined the team as Juniper's Sales Director. My responsibilities mainly revolve around ensuring that we strategically plan and maximize profit by executing long-term plans tailored to Juniper’s goals. That includes delivering impeccable customer assistance to outweigh stellar expectations. I also work mindfully with the design team so we can provide a cohesive service altogether. An added duty (and most important of all) is bringing our kittens daily and taking care of them in between work.  

WHERE ARE YOU ORIGINALLY FROM?

I’m from Fort Worth, Texas. I now live in New York, which is also the home of our lighting design studio. You should make an appointment and come see our fixtures in person. I would love to show you around!  

WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT BEING JUNIPER'S SALES DIRECTOR?

My favorite part about Juniper is the diverse group of people I get to work with, including my colleagues and our clients. My job also requires me to travel on some occasions to meet with various industry leaders and designers, so that’s a really fun opportunity![/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="11564" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="custom_link" link="http://www.test.juniper-design.com/products/m-lamp-cordless/"][vc_column_text]

M Lamp in Matte Black Designed by David Irwin for Juniper

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WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO OUTSIDE OF WORK?

I have a long list but those who know me best would say my interests are running and late night karaoke (but not at the same time).  

WHERE DO YOU USUALLY HANG OUT?

Simple. It would just be in my private terrace in Carroll Gardens. I am a lucky gal!  

TELL US ABOUT YOUR FAVORITE FIXTURE AND WHY.

I think that the M Lamp designed by David Irwin for Juniper is timeless. It is a reflection of Juniper’s ability to create something classic, functional, and fun. As Juniper's first product to launch the business, it remains close to my heart.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_btn title="Shop the M Lamp" style="flat" shape="square" color="inverse" align="center" button_block="true" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.test.juniper-design.com%2Fproducts%2Fm-lamp-cordless%2F|||"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_btn title="Learn More About Our Team" style="flat" shape="square" color="inverse" align="center" button_block="true" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.test.juniper-design.com%2Fmeet-the-team%2F|||"][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Get To Know Juniper Owner and Founder, Shant Madjarian

Jan
14

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Shant is a dedicated man with innovative ideas, just like the Ground Control Collection that has endless technological possibilities. He usually arrives at the office early before anyone else and has been known to spend a Saturday in our lighting design studio. Between discussing new products and big ideas with product development and marketing teams, Shant jumps between the office and production to make sure everything runs smoothly.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="10010" img_size="full"][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]

WHERE ARE YOU ORIGINALLY FROM?

I’m from Montréal, Québec. Besides it being my home, Montreal is also where my parents are running a lighting manufacturing business of their own for the last 35 years.   

WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO START JUNIPER? AND WHY NEW YORK?

I have a passion for creating new and better ways of doing things, sometimes even mundane things. I also have a love for design, and I believed I could make a positive impact in the field. I set up a shop in New York simply because this was and is my home. I have been a New Yorker since 2000, when I moved here to begin my career in Finance. Ultimately, I saw the potential in New York as it is the center of design, being surrounded by new ideas and technology.  

HOW DID YOU TRANSITION FROM FINANCE TO LIGHTING?

I actually didn't foresee the lighting industry in my future, but I learned a lot about the business growing up. At first, I chose Finance as my career. I worked as a Financial Analyst & Investment Banker for 13 years before I impulsively launched a business in design.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="11457" img_size="full" onclick="custom_link" link="http://www.test.juniper-design.com/power-accessories/"][vc_column_text]

Ground Control Double USB Port and Ground Control Dimmer Knob in Satin Brass

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WHAT DO YOU DO OUTSIDE OF WORK?

I’m completely in love with work, which is honestly what I tend to think and talk about even outside of work. But I do get distracted sometimes with music, art, food, and wine. But mostly the latter.  

ANY FAVORITE SPOTS IN NEW YORK?

Once upon a time, I could have written a book on my favorite spots in the city. Today, I prefer sanctuary over a crowd. But The Highline is where I am most inspired, especially early in the morning. For fun, Ghost Donkey in Bowery is a great spot. In my neighborhood, I often eat at La Slowteria and Frankie's. Probably even too often.  

DID YOU EXPECT JUNIPER TO BE WHERE IT IS TODAY?

Naturally, I had plans and projections when I launched the business, but they look nothing like what actually transpired. Running a business was harder and more rewarding than I had ever imagined. As always, I am pushing ahead to the next milestone, but I have learned to find time here and there to appreciate the achievements that have been made so far.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_btn title="Explore Juniper's Lighting Awards" style="flat" shape="square" color="inverse" align="center" button_block="true" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.test.juniper-design.com%2Flighting-awards%2F|||"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_btn title="Discover More About Juniper" style="flat" shape="square" color="inverse" align="center" button_block="true" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.test.juniper-design.com%2Fcompany%2F|||"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_btn title="Meet The Team" style="flat" shape="square" color="inverse" align="center" button_block="true" link="url:http%3A%2F%2Fwww.test.juniper-design.com%2Fmeet-the-team%2F|||"][/vc_column][/vc_row]

Workshop Tonic Features Our California Client Solutions Associate

Oct
25

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Workshop Tonic, an online blog featuring the latest design news, helped spread the word about our new addition to our team. See the full article on Danielle and our design ethos here. Although we are largely based in New York, in recent years, the demand of other major global cities has guided us to expand our team.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="10027" img_size="full" onclick="custom_link" link="https://www.test.juniper-design.com/meet-the-team/"][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Now joining our team to represent our California-based clients, Danielle Greenstein joined our team with a strong design background. After running her own interior design firm for 7 years, Danielle comes with knowledge and a true designer's taste to help our clients choose the right lighting for their spaces. She is synced up with California's time zone so her availability caters to the area. She's also on the road and ready to give presentations whenever requested!  

“There is great passion and history behind every fixture they design. Our industry has changed greatly and it excited me to join a growing team fully focused on designing a beautifully crafted product”.
  To learn more about Danielle, check out her team profile.[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_btn title="Learn More About Our Team" style="flat" shape="square" color="inverse" align="center" button_block="true" link="url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.test.juniper-design.com%2Fmeet-the-team%2F|title:Meet%20the%20Team||"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_btn title="Read More Press Features" style="flat" shape="square" color="inverse" align="center" button_block="true" link="url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.test.juniper-design.com%2Fpress%2F|title:Meet%20the%20Team||"][/vc_column][/vc_row]