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OBMI Bolsters Interior Design Team with Senior-Level Hires

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OBMI is pleased to announce the addition of several additional Interior Designers to our team of architects, master planners, and designers. The addition of the exceptionally talented professionals, Jennifer Gilfond, Roberto Aybar-Imbert, and Javier Fornaris Pau, brings expanded capabilities and industry experience spanning residential, commercial and hospitality projects around the world.

Jennifer Gilfond, Associate Senior Design Lead, holds a Masters of Arts in Architecture from Ecole Spéciale d’Architecture and is a Licensed Architect and Interior Designer in both traditional and modern contemporary architectural styles, with extensive experience in design and management of new ground-up buildings, complete restorations, and interior alterations. With over 20 years of experience, generating sophisticated spaces and custom solutions for hospitality, residential, corporate, and retail environments; she is goal-focused and a resourceful problem solver with an unwavering commitment to delivering outstanding service.

Javier Fornaris Pau, Senior Designer, brings to OBMI a range of experience as a registered architect and versatile senior designer for residential, hospitality, and public works projects, spanning Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the U.S. Driven by strong results, he has a passion for creating unique spaces and experiences. With a Master of Architecture from the University of Florida, one of his most recent roles was as Design Manager for Porche LATAM, responsible for managing Porche’s corporate design strategies and roll-out implementation in the region.

Roberto Aybar-Imbert, Senior Designer, holds a Masters in Architecture from Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD), and brings to OBMI a passion for pioneering ideas and new approaches to interior design. Part of the Destination Creation Studio, he provides planning, design, and strategic thinking for projects ranging from boutique properties, luxury hospitality brands, to mixed-use developments. Collaborative and innovative, he dives into his international architecture and interior design experience, translating it to the creation of differentiated and desirable destinations coupled with meaningful and memorable guest experiences.