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ASID tours Apparatus Studio
Oct 11, 2016 | New York City
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Twenty-five students and emerging professionals attended ASID NY Metro's tour of Apparatus's new showroom and studio as part of its Emerging Designer event series. Owners Gabriel Hendifar and Jeremy Anderson shared with the guests how the business came to be. The group was also led on a tour of the studio by Peter Staples, the head of marketing at Apparatus. Glenn Gissler, president of ASID NY Metro, and DJ Johnson, vice president of membership for ASID national, joined students and emerging professionals on the tour. 

“One of the key areas of focus for ASID is supporting and empowering the designers of the future," says Johnson. "It was energizing and inspiring to see that in action at this event.” 

Photos by Jen Brister. 

EVENT GALLERY
Gabriel Hendifar and Peter Staples talking to the group.
Gabriel Hendifar and Peter Staples talking to the group.
A shot of the studio.
A shot of the studio.
Samples of horsehair and metal from the latest collection at Apparatus.
Samples of horsehair and metal from the latest collection at Apparatus.
The entryway to the studio.
The entryway to the studio.
An up close shot of "The Cloud."
An up close shot of "The Cloud."
Gabriel Hendifar’s office
Gabriel Hendifar’s office
Closing remarks at the end of the event.
Closing remarks at the end of the event.
Gabriel Hendifar, Jeremy Anderson, Glenn Gissler and Bonnie Hoeker
Gabriel Hendifar, Jeremy Anderson, Glenn Gissler and Bonnie Hoeker
Owners Gabriel Hendifar and Jeremy Anderson tell guests the story of how they met and started the business.
Owners Gabriel Hendifar and Jeremy Anderson tell guests the story of how they met and started the business.
Entrance to the studio.
Entrance to the studio.
The original door to the studio.
The original door to the studio.
Peter Staples giving the group a look at the production room.
Peter Staples giving the group a look at the production room.
A workstation in the finishing room.
A workstation in the finishing room.
A few important reads in Gabriel Hendifar's office.
A few important reads in Gabriel Hendifar's office.
Jeremy Anderson and Gabriel Hendifar
Jeremy Anderson and Gabriel Hendifar
Inside the studio.
Inside the studio.
A view into the studio from the terrace.
A view into the studio from the terrace.
A shot of the interior from the terrace.
A shot of the interior from the terrace.
The production room.
The production room.
Gabriel Hendifar giving some hands on advise to the group in his office.
Gabriel Hendifar giving some hands on advise to the group in his office.
Gabriel Hendifar's full office.
Gabriel Hendifar's full office.
The group observing some of the fixtures suspended from the ceiling.
The group observing some of the fixtures suspended from the ceiling.