Architecture firm Peter Marino Architect PLLC has hired 48First Managed IT Services to overhaul its internal IT networks.
Peter Marino, principal of the firm, is known for his work in the luxury design and fashion industries. Recently completed projects include Ermenegildo Zegna flagship stores in Milan, New York, Paris, and Tokyo, a Lancôme flagship in Hong Kong, and a Céline boutique in New York, as well as Chanel, Louis Vuitton, and Christian Dior boutiques several cities around the globe, including Paris and Hong Kong.
“I do believe that merchandise totally rules,” Marino says. “And I believe that the primary function of what I’m doing is to move merchandise.”
Mr. Marino is also the designer of several commercial projects, including a luxury high-rise condominium at 170 East End Avenue in New York and a club and casino in Santa Barbara. Other current projects include private residences in London, Gstaad, Palm Beach, Paris, and Milan. Mr. Marino was named to Architectural Digest’s AD 100 list in 2011 and 2010, and earned a MIPIM Architectural Review Future Projects Award Commendation in 2011. He holds an architecture degree from Cornell University.
48First provides Peter Marino with a revamped internal network, and provide advice for a secure and stable IT infrastructure. As the firm grows, 48First will provide scalable IT support and adapt the computing network to the company’s specific needs.
“This collaboration with Peter Marino is very exciting for us,” says 48First CEO Peter Mogollón. “Fashion is a growing and dynamic industry, and we’re enthusiastic about our involvement in this particular sector of the market. We feel this will be a positive collaboration between technology and design.”