Stanley Abercrombie is a fellow of the American Institute of Architects and a fellow of the American Academy in Rome. He has been editor in chief of three magazines, including twelve years at Interior Design. His distinguished career includes a number of awards for both design and journalism.
George M. Beylerian has pioneered and championed functional elegance and innovation in design throughout his career. As creative director and senior advisor at the Steelcase Design Partnership, he created a cohesive design image for a group of companies acquired by Steelcase, the world's largest furniture manufacturer. He is currently founder and president of Material ConneXion, a resource center in New York dedicated to international material innovation.