Adam Charlap Hyman '11 FD
As a principal of Charlap Hyman & Herrero, Adam Charlap Hyman has steered the firm toward an ever-widening variety of design pursuits, from residential projects to opera sets to art galleries. With a degree in Furniture Design and Art History from RISD and a professional background in major home furnishings companies, Adam has helped implement a holistic, yet succinct vision for the firm. Adam ranks among Forbes Magazine's "30 Under 30" in their arts and style category.
Charlap Hyman & Herrero is a Los Angeles / New York-based architecture and design firm that takes a fully integrated approach to conceptualizing and executing spaces in their totality. Principals Adam Charlap Hyman and Andre Herrero, AIA, whose backgrounds are in interior design and architecture, lead a practice that considers all aspects of the built environment, from site plan to furniture. Working in various typologies – including buildings, set designs, stores and houses – CHH endeavors to consider divergent art forms and the experiences of multiple senses. They aim to create spaces that become worlds unto themselves, with gesamtkunstwerk at the core of the firm’s objective.
CHH's principals have been featured in Forbes Magazine's "30 Under 30" in its 2018 category for arts and design, and the firm ranks among PIN-UP Magazine's "Power Generation," Architectural Digest’s “Architects and Artists You Need to Know Now,” and Sight Unseen's "American Design Hot List." CHH was selected to participate in the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial and won the annual competition hosted by the Miami Design District to design innovative holiday decorations for the neighborhood. In 2018, CHH launched a line of fabrics, rugs and wallpapers with the furnishings company F. Schumacher & Co.