David Stark is a name that is synonymous with chic. Just ask Anna Sui or Anna Wintour. Founder of David Stark Design and Production, an international event design, planning, and production company, Stark is the go-to man for producing events for some of the world’s most elite brands. His extensive list of clients include Tiffany & Co., Saks Fifth Avenue, Zac Posen, Anna Sui, the Hearst Corp., and Conde Nast Publications, just to name a few. David Stark Design and Production specializes in the entertainment, fashion, publishing, arts, media, and consumer product industries. The production team handles everything from selecting a venue and making invitations to fine-tuning the catering and entertainment details. Aside from being a top-pioneer in the event industry, Stark has also published a handful of design books in the past few years. With an eye for aesthetics and burgeoning beauty, Stark is nothing less than haute.
Where were you born ?
How long in New york:
Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn
Designer and Event Producer
Frankies Spuntino in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn
Best Ethnic Food:
Best place for late night dining:
Bistrot Bagatelle NYC
Ice cream, gelato, and sorbet at Cones
Best place for a romantic date:
An evening walk across the Brooklyn Bridge on a perfect weather night.
Best Sunday brunch:
Egg in Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Best place for a power business meeting:
The lounge on the 35th floor of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel
All-around favorite spot in New york:
If you have out of town guests, which hotel would you recommend?
Crosby Street Hotel
Favorite shopping venue/boutique:
Maison Martin Margiela
Best place to buy Jewelry/Watches:
Canal Street (wink)
Russian & Turkish Baths on 10th Street
Favorite Charity Event:
The Cooper-Hewitt National Design Awards, The Metropolitan Opera’s Opening Night, The American Patrons of Tate’s Artist Dinner, New Yorkers For Children Annual Fall Gala
Favorite Cultural Event:
The Armory Show
Favorite Cultural Institution:
Best Aspect of New york:
The fabulous style and the amazing mix of cultures.
Best Gym/Athletic Facility:
The bike path on the Hudson River Park
Rob at Area Emporium and Spa
Best Limousine/Driving Service:
East Coast Limousine
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Favorite historic/legendary place to see or explore: