Shawmut and Studio Marco Piva welcomed clients and partners for a night of networking and discussion on what it takes to build beauty. CEO Les Hiscoe, COO Reza Amirkhalili, Luxury Homes Vice President Billy Pisani, Hospitality Vice President Randy Shelly, and Retail Vice President David Margolius joined Marco Piva, Partner and COO of Studio Marco Piva Daniela Baldo, Director of the Italian Trade Agency Maurizio Forte, and Publisher of PLATFORM Simona Finessi for the Beauty by Design event.

The evening included remarks from Hiscoe, Piva, Forte, and Finessi—check out event photos in the Facebook album.

Hiscoe’s remarks in the Beauty by Design book distributed at the event:

We understand that building beauty and bringing a great architect’s vision to life can only be achieved if the process is both innovative and collaborative. As a leading U.S. construction management firm, we bring unrivaled expertise to our hospitality, residential, retail, tenant interior, and institutional clients. That’s why the world’s most demanding owners, architects, and designers trust us to provide an unparalleled building experience and produce award-winning results. We are fueled by a strong sense of partnership to deliver the ultimate in world-class client service.

We’re proud to provide the personalized experience of a boutique firm and, with our resources as a $1.4 billion national company, execute the most complex, intricate, and visually beautiful spaces for our clients. We work with the finest and most unique finishes in the world, procuring materials locally and abroad to bring luxury to life.

Global brands like Apple, Nobu, Chanel, Soho House, and Louis Vuitton turn to us time and again for our versatility and inherent understanding of their brand ethos and goals. Discerning, distinguished, and powerful leaders trust us with their homes, believing in our unmatched level of sophistication and client service. The certainty of outcome we guarantee in both the process and final product has proven its value—over 80% of our work comes from repeat clients.

As we look to the future, we are excited to embrace new opportunities that technology will uncover, fusing innovation with the expertise and personal touch of our teams. We have a deep understanding and commitment to building beauty—with the insight to know that it can only be realized when it’s fully understood.