The Design Library is made up of a team of individuals with
diverse backgrounds and expertise, allowing us to be a
great resource for many industries.
To learn more about our people click name or picture.
Peg Bauer is Archive Manager of the Design Library
Peg came to the Library in 2007 with a background in
litigation research. Peg prepares and categorizes new
designs, maintains order in the Library's vast collections,
and supervises interns. Her inherent devotion to organization
and personal interest in design make Peg an indispensable
asset to the Library.
Kate Denham manages the Design Library's archive
in Fitzrovia, London, serving our clients in the UK and Europe.
Kate has the refined eye and impeccable taste of a stylist and
colorist with two decades of professional experience. Her
energy, dedication and presence in London give clients
throughout Europe the advantage of a local source of design
inspiration, along with a constantly refreshed link to the
Design Library's enormous archives. Kate is also available to
meet with designers from further afield who visit London and
currently works with several clients from Australia and India.
Rene Green is Office Manager of the Design Library.
Rene came to the Library in 2004 with years of experience as
Manager of a major retail store. Rene maintains all Library
records related to design sales and rentals, and tirelessly
keeps our complex office functioning smoothly.
John Hamilton joined our London office
staff in 2010. John comes to us with a background in
project management of residential refurbishments, specializing
in interior design and finishes.
As a long-time resident of inner-city London and a frequent
visitor to the cultural haunts of that city, John brings a keen
eye for trends and a creative approach to our mens, street
and casual wear clients in particular.
Like the Design Library's London manager, Kate Denham,
John is available to work with clients in the UK and Europe,
and those visiting London.
Peter Koepke is Owner/Director of the Design Library.
He joined the company in 1990 after fifteen years experience
as a collector and dealer of South American art. He created
seminal art collections in the 1970s and 80s for museums,
universities, corporations and individuals throughout the
United States, Europe, Australia, and Japan. Peter now
travels extensively in search of coveted collections to expand
the Design Library's archives. His curatorial expertise and
connoisseurship have helped to create a leading design
Jennifer Bueti, Kosmos™ Manager/Archivist received
her BFA from SUNY New Paltz and worked as a specialist in
hand printing and dyeing fabric for nine years prior to joining
the Design Library. Jen brings an acute design sensitivity
to her role and is responsible for editing, scanning, coding
and uploading thousands of images to Kosmos™ the digital
archive of the Design Library.
Richard Weissman is the Design Library's
President and head of North American sales. Richard has
twenty years of experience in the fashion industry in
leadership positions with companies including Lord and Taylor
Perry Ellis and Kellwood. Richard brings a singular vision and
energy to the Library with his knowledge of the complete
fashion production process, coupled with his belief
in the primary importance of good design.
Ula Luniewska is Head Archivist of our London
studio archive. She joined Kate's team in 2008 and came on
full time in 2014. Ula helps with just about everything that's
needed in London including all archivist duties, pulling
bespoke collections for meetings, and presenting to clients.
Ula studied Art and Design and received her BA in History of Art
from Birkbeck College, University of London.
Julianne Mandara graduated from Loyola University
Chicago with dual degrees in Italian and International Business.
Juli gained valuable experience in fashion and design during her
undergraduate internships, especially at the Design Library during
the summer of 2013 and after graduation as a product development
assistant at Ralph Lauren. Julianne is passionate about Italian
studies and lived in Italy for a portion of her undergraduate
experience. We are delighted Juli has joined the Design Library
Team as a Design Consultant.
Cassandra King graduated in January 2012 from
Marist College with a Bachelor of Professional Studies in
Fashion Merchandising. She was a costume designer for several
Marist College Theatre productions and has great interest
in theatre and costume history. Cassie finds the
Design Library to be the perfect home after graduation
and we are thrilled to have her.