October 21, 2014 Happenings In the News
Franz Mayer Moving to NoMad

Mayer of Munich has announced plans to move into the NoMad District.

Celebrated studio Franz Mayer of Munich has signed a lease in the NoMad District. The firm, which specializes in architectural glass and mosaic, will be moving into 1123 Broadway at West 25th Street.

 

Famed firm Mayer of Munich will be moving into 1123 Broadway in the NoMad District.

Mayer of Munich & Co. has been a leading designer of stained glass for over 150 years. Mayer’s stained glass work can be seen in over 100 churches worldwide, and the studio ‘s creative work can also be found in a range of commercial and private venues, from Kazakhstan’s Pyramid of Peace to New York City’s own Staten Island Ferry Terminal. Mayer of Munich’s work, which has come to represent the epitome architectural glass, is currently the subject of graduate research at The Trinity College in Dublin, and the company’s mosaic skill is so highly esteemed that Mayer has restored mosaics in the ruins of Pompeii.

 

Fran Mayer of Munich has announced that it will be moving to the NoMad District.

The neighborhood, which is already becoming a hub for design with businesses like Christian de Portzamparc, Maison Kitsune, Natucci and Iosselliani, has been the recent subject of media attention due to iconic bookstore Rizzoli’s announcement that they will be reopening inside the NoMad District’s St. James Building. Mayer of Munich’s move to NoMad comes just weeks after legendary architect Norman Foster announced that he will be overseeing the renovation of the nearby Porcelanosa Building.

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