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Anthony Simon, Managing Director of Retail, Principal

Anthony Simon

Managing Director of Retail, Principal, IA Interior Architects

As Managing Director of IA’s retail practice, Anthony brings more than 25 years of industry experience, where he leads retail market efforts with each of the firm’s 20 offices. His focus is on connecting retail design and architectural professionals across the firm as IA continues to expand its retail presence globally.

After attending Pratt Institute School of Architecture in Brooklyn, he began his career in retail design within L’Oreal USA’s Lancôme store design and planning division. From there, Anthony developed a rich background in creative direction and brand strategies at New York firms TPG and CBX. His portfolio, throughout his career, includes clients such as Capital One, Vineyard Vines, Starbucks, Heineken, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Perry Ellis International.

Anthony has participated in panel discussions for Contract:Design Forum, and has been featured in Interior Design and design:retail magazine. He also is an active member of the Retail Design Institute (RDI), where this year IA has been co-host to their “Adaptation to Today’s Consumer” speaker event.