Sharon & Lawrence Tarantino


Designer Profile

Sharon and Lawrence Tarantino

Tarantino Architect was established in 1985 in Princeton, NJ and they concentrate on select projects for universities, private schools and private clientele. In 2000, Tarantino Furniture was formed and a line of chilren?s furniture, named EVA DVA, was launched. This furniture emerged from an awareness that chilren?s furniture should be soft, colorful, simple, and nurturing the imagination. Understanding the unique structural properties of E.V.A. foam, a modular system for furniture design was developed and guided by architectural design principles. They introduced their new line at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair in New York The colorful kid-sized products are comprised of thick slices of soft, tactile, CFC-free foam (found frequently in children's toys), laminated with a nontoxic adhesive. But these pieces are sturdy. The thickness of the foam and the products' proportions make them strong enough for full-grown adults to stand on.