A leading figure in the creative industry, Garry Cohn is a native New Yorker whose 30-year career spans many disciplines and continents. His style has been described as the “haute couture” of the interior design world and one that exhibits an intelligent use of style, form and function.He is passionate about redefining modern luxury through equal emphasis on architecture and interior design. Garry loves to shape, surprise and evolve human experience. His passion and commitment to colour invites people into a fully dimensional + multi sensory world. He plays at the edge while tempting us to step closer to enjoy the view.
His portfolio includes award-winning interiors for retail, fashion, luxury hotel and residential projects. He now resides in Dublin, Ireland and brings a fresh New York state of mind to the Irish design scene. A design mixologist Garry’s signature is pastiche and he has a unique talent for combining elements and materials from different eras, genres and styles. Part Tom Ford part Vivienne Westwood he is equally at home with classical luxury brands as the next wave in street fashion and popular culture. Garry has starred as a presenter on the hit television series Design Doctors on RTE 1 (Ireland’s national broadcaster).to all projects.
Yelena enjoys taking part and contributing to the entire design process but has a passion for Interior Architecture. She graduated from GCD with First class honours and works with COHN to help ensure client specifications are realised to the highest standard. One of the principle roles of an Interior Architect is to devise creative solutions for design challenges.
Yelena feels that an artistic vision, which is neither constrained nor restricted, allows for the most successful response to these challenges. She believes that interior architecture like art can be dynamic, telling the story of the past while also transporting us to the future.
Pille was born in Estonia and moved to Ireland in 2005 where she found her passion for design. She studied interior design at Dublin Institute of Design, where she was voted student of the year and graduated with a BA Hons Degree. This opened up a whole new world for her and gave her a great platform to start her professional career in the design sector. She has developed a creative flair for challenging problem solving and has a track record in bringing innovative solutions to design projects across the domestic and commercial sector.
One of her great passions is exhibition and furniture design where she can experiment and work without limitations. She has experience across various design disciplines, from high-end private homes to luxury hotels, office spaces, cafes and exhibition stands throughout Europe and Ireland. Pille is extremely ambitious in all aspects of life and design.
Mark began his working career in both small and large architectural practices learning his art in drawing and detailing of buildings. Mark is passionate about design and brings Passive and Low Energy standards into building design whilst keeping a close eye on the architecture of the practices designs.
Mark is a Chartered Architectural Technologist with Chartered Institute of Chartered Technologists. Mark is also on the Register for Building Surveyors under the Building Control Act 2007 acting as Assigned Certifier on the practice’s portfolio of projects.
COHN is a collaborative design studio that incorporates Architecture, Interior Design and Art & Fashion. We are international, cross-disciplined, ambitious and experimental. Our diverse experience and collective intuition bring an informed and unique creative flair to all Cohn projects. We believe design is a storytelling enterprise that enhances human connection. We listen, engage and collaborate to transform our client’s vision into a unique design experience.