Lee and Berner worked in the Motion Picture Industry as Art Director, Set Decoration and Production Designers previous to founding Powerstrip Studio. With more than 20 features including 'Dances With Wolves' and 'Thelma and Louise' they have worked with critically acclaimed directors such as Jim Jarmusch, Ridley Scott, Kevin Costner and Paul T. Anderson. Ted and Dayna also designed and collaborated on a private concert for Sting’s ‘All This Time’ performed in Tuscany which received a 2002 Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Art Direction. Ted and Dayna are graduates of the Rhode Island School of Design and have worked in fashion and media for Xavier Moreau, Helmut Newton, Ralph Lauren and NBC.
The design team conceptualizes and produces designs with an emphasis on hand-tailored, artistically inspired and bespoke hotels resorts, high-end residences, spas, restaurants, lounges, outdoor living areas, and entertaining spaces.
Powerstrip Studio is a multi-disciplinary boutique firm that develops signature style for new brands and unique properties by designing the elements that evoke cinematic stories and align with amenities, music, food concepts, wardrobe and the greater guest experience. Our expertise extends to branding including naming, identity design, graphic design, packaging and web design.
“...by far the most luxurious hotel in all of South Beach”
“It only takes one spectacular designed hotel to elevate and entire city and the Ivy does just this.”
“Chic as can be... ”
“...one sees guests looking about wide-eyed at both the food and the grandeur of the room that sets an expectation that is not missed.”
“Dayna’s keen eye for color and exotic notes influence every molecule of her collection.”
phone: 323. 822. 7540