Episode 419

Resilience In The Face of Crisis with James Smiros

Nicole BallantyneJun 6, 2022

Classical design leader James Smiros joins us in discussing how his firm survived repeated crises, how diversifying can work in your favor, and the importance of keeping strong relationships with industry partners. He offers great business tips on growth, resilience, and remaining fluid, all while staying true to your design.

Smiros graduated from the School of Architecture and Design at New York Tech. He has now served as a member of the FRIENDS Executive Committee for 10 years.

He began Smiros & Smiros almost 30 years ago, with a focus on timeless, luxury, residential design concepts, serving clients worldwide.

They were recently awarded the Addison Mizner for Master Planning Mixed Program and have been published in many renowned venues such as Architectural Digest, Robb Report, Luxury Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times.

Their classical site is an true representation of their classical design. Check it out at www.smiros.com.

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