Published Work

Your work not only is an integral part of our business, but also provides critical support to our firm. We give our true thanks to you and your staff, and we look forward to continuing to design and create with you.

Suzanne Lovell,
Interior Designer

Following is a current list of magazines, publications and programs that have featured our work.

• The Superyachts book 2015 volume 28
• Boat International October 2014
• Showboats International September 2014 issue 81
• MYS Catalogue
• MYS Summer Magazine
• Wine Spectator June 30, 2014 “Superstar Rosé” p. 34 – 42
• Architectural Digest June 2014 p.13
• Forbes May 5, 2014 p. 106 & 108 “The Wood Whisperer”
• Showboats International April 2014 p. 15
• Inside Jersey April 2014 p. 52 – 55 “Out of the Woods”
• Vogue [Deutsch] January 2014 Design News STARAPPEAL p. 146
• Architectural Digest January 2014 p. 20
• Design NJ Vol. 13 Issue 6 Stylesense – local finds December 2013/January 2014 p. 39
• Architectural Digest November 2013 p. 100
• Robb Report Home & Style Vol. 1 No. 4 September/October 2013 p. 24 “POLLARO CUSTOM FURNITURE”
• The Superyachts Vol. 26 2013 “Musashi” p. 180 – 193
• Design Magazine [China] No. 189 May 2013 p. 114 -119 “DESIGNED BY PITT BUILT BY POLLARO”
• Home Design Vol. 16 No. 3 p. 50 In Profile Pitt-Pollaro “Movie Star Design”
• Collectors March 2013
• CabinetMakerFDM January 2013 p. 36 – 38 “Brad Pitt, Frank Pollaro collaborate on new furniture line”
• New Jersey Monthly April 2013 Stylephile p. 36

• New Jersey Monthly April 2013 Stylephile p. 36
• Arts of Asia March/April 2013 p. 58 and p. 59
• Chinese Contemporary Art News March 2013 No. 98 p. 14 and p. 15
• Interiors Magazine February/March 2013 p. 122 – 139 “Boston Uncommon”
• Flair February/March 2013 Vol. 6 Issue 2 p. 18 “MADE IN USA”
• Chinese Contemporary Art News February 2013 No. 97 p. 6
• Architectural Digest January 2013 p. 50
• Architectural Digest December 2012 p. 62 and p. 64 “Breakout Role – Brad Pitt teams with furnituremaker Frank Pollaro on a collection of inventive designs”
• Middle East Interiors November 2012 Vol. 7 Issue 11 p. 5 and p. 30 “Unique and special – Pollaro merges art with rare materials”
• Architectural Digest November 2012 p. 26
• Arts of Asia September/October 2012 p. 60 and p. 61
• Chinese Contemporary Art News September 2012 No. 92 p. 18 – 19
• Collectors September 2012 No. 191 p. 3
• Art + Auction July/August 2012 p. 13
• Collectors May 2012 No. 187 p. 13
• Interior Design China May 2012 p. 15
• Middle East Interiors May 2012 Vol. 7 Issue 5 p. 23
• Chinese Contemporary Art News May 2012 No. 88 p. 13
• Four Seasons Issue Four 2011 “Into the Woods” p. 154 – 155 and p. 156 – 157
• South China Morning Post January 2011 “The art of wood” p. C6 Life
• Elle Decor June 2010 No. 167 between p. 94 and p. 98
• Malibu Times May/June 2010 p. 27
• Elle Decor May 2010 No. 166 To The Trade p. 110
• Robb Report May 2010 Home Makers p. 111 “Deco Decadence”
• Architectural Digest April 2010 “Rooms With A View” p. 62 – 69
• Haute Living March/April 2010 p. 143
• Forbes Life December 2009 “Grain Of Truth” p. 114 – 115, p. 116 – 117 and p. 118 – 119
• Custom Woodworking Business June 2009 “Decades of Deco” p. 18 – 19
• Architectural Digest March 2009 “New York Attitude” p. 84 – 91
• Malibu Times May/June 2008 “Take A Seat” p. 46
• Self Magazine November 2007 “Art Deco Influence”
• Design New Jersey October/November 2007 “Local Finds”
• New Jersey Monthly May 2007 Natural Selection p. 101
• Architectural Digest December 2006 p. 86 “A Tribute to Ruhlmann”
• Architectural Digest March 2006 between p. 248 and p. 250
• Robb Report December 2005 “Ruhlmann Rules – A woodworking artist rises to the challenge of a lifetime” p. 170 -171
• NJ Savvy Living December 2005 “Wood, Glorious Wood” p. 40 – 42, p. 43 – 45 and p. 46 – 48
• Town & Country September 2005 “Echoes of Deco” p. 193
• House & Garden April 2005 “Vanity” pp. 52-54
• Working with Wood by Andy Rae, Hardcover, pp. 160-161, p. 203 – 205, The Taunton Press
• Robb Report Collection November 2004 “Remaking Ruhlmann” p. 83
• Robb Report – Worth May 2004 “Period Precise” p. 138
• Architectural Digest March 2004 “Designers Discover Design”, “A Cut Above” p. 187
• Academy Awards Gift Basket, February 29, 2004, “Presenting an Exclusive Gift from Pollaro Custom Furniture Celebrating the 76th Academy Awards”
• HGTV’s Modern Masters, Spring 2003, Episode 206 Furnituremaker: Frank Pollaro
• Charlotte June 2003 “Curves Ahead: Art Deco attracts new interest as consumers seek simpler styles” pp. 67-72
• New Jersey Life April 2003 “The Holy Grail of Furniture” pp. 100-105
• Hotel Bel Air Volume XI No. 1 2003 “Virtuoso in Veneer: Frank Pollaro’s Custom Furniture Exemplifies Old World Craftsmanship” pp. 67-70
• Animal Fair Design Issue Volume 12 2003 “Frank Pollaro” p. 74
• House & Garden September 2002 “Shop Talk, Domestic Bliss” One step at a time: Tiffany & Co.’s Flagship Store gets a Makeover that won’t Alienate its Fans, pp.68 – 70
• Town & Country May 2002 Editorial “Especially for Men” On the Town, p.59
• Architectural Digest March 2002 “Rooms with a View” When Vista Becomes the Dictate for Design, pp 139 – 145
• Design NJ Spring 2002 Editorial “Local Finds” p. 18
• F & L Primo Spring 2001 “A Craftsman Carves His Legend in Wood” The Designs of Frank Pollaro. pp. 47 – 49
• Departures May/June 2000 “Repro Men” The best of them are turning out reproduction furniture of such a high quality as to pose the question, Why is original necessarily better?, p148
• Art & Antiques May 2000 Editorial “Case History” Beautiful to behold, delightful to play, antique art-case pianos are a sought-after accessory for elegant living rooms pp. 88-95
• Woodworking Techniques Best Methods for Building Furniture from Fine Woodworking, Softcover, pp.151-157 – 2000 The Taunton Press Inc.
• Architectural Digest October 1999 “High Intensity” – Complex Rhythms Scaled for a Manhattan Pied-A-Terre, designed by Charles Gwathmey pp. 202-209
• United States Patent October 5, 1999 – Ornamental Grand Piano, Art Deco Design, Inventor: Frank Pollaro
• Finishes and Finishing Techniques – Professional Secrets for Simple and Beautiful Finishes from Fine Woodworking, Softcover, Cover Photo, pp. 96-101 – 1999 The Taunton Press Inc.
• The Music Trades December 1998 “Art Case Piano for the Millennium” – Steinway Honors Gershwin’s Legacy with a Striking Blue “Rhapsody” Limited Edition pp. 66-70
• Architectural Digest May 1998 “Thirties Glamour for Manhattan” Record Executive Clive Davis Augments his Penthouse Apartment with a Deco Note, designed by Harry Schnaper pp. 180-187
• American Woodworker October 1998 “Checkmate” – Build a Chessboard in Less Time than it Takes to Play a Game, by Frank Pollaro pp. 82-85
• American Woodworker October 1998 “Master of Veneer” – Excellence, Opportunity, and Inspiration Depend on a Layer of Wood Just 1/32 in. Thick, p. 90
• American Woodworker October 1998 Gallery – “A Love Affair with Veneer” p. 114
• The Music Trades March 1998 “Steinway’s Momentum Continues” – Steinway is Back in the Art Case Piano Business, pp. 147-148
• American Woodworker February 1998 “Satinwood Box” – Create a Masterpiece Using Basic Veneer Techiniques, by Frank Pollaro pp. 56-59
• Fine Woodworking December 1997 “Crossbanding a Round Tabletop” – Trammel-Mounted Routers Give you Borders that Match the Top Seamlessly, by Frank Pollaro pp. 59-63
• Theo Kalomirakis’ Private Theaters “The Ziegfeld” – This Deco Interpretation Offers a Portal to the Past, pp.38-53 1997 CurtCo Freedom Group
• Hotel Bel-Air Vol. V. No. 3 1997 “The Guest Register” p. 30
• Manhattan File November 1996 “Masters of the House” – From Gilding to Trope L’oeil, These Nine Artisans are Keeping Alive Old World Traditions, Art Deco Restoration, pp. 30-32
• Home Furniture October 1996 “Is It Ruhlmann, or Is It Pollaro” – A New Jersey Furniture Maker Takes on a Legend, pp. 84-89
• Fine Woodworking April 1996 “Making a Case for Varnish” – The Most Beautiful and Durable Finish for Fine Furniture is Applied with a Brush, by Frank Pollaro pp. 52-55
• American Woodworker 1996 “Gallery Award of Excellence” – Master Award
• American Woodworker December 1995 “American Woodworker Excellence in Craftsmanship Awards 1995 – Professional Category, First Place Recipient for Ruhlmann Reproduction Art Deco Desk, Frank Pollaro p.54
• Fine Woodworking March 1995 ” Veneer Matching” – From Small Sheets, Great Patterns, by Frank Pollaro, Cover Photo, pp. 40-44
• The Veneering Book – by David Shath Square, “A Gallery Of Veneered Furniture” p. 149 1995 The Taunton Press Inc.
• Woodshop News June 1994 “NJ Craftsman Looks to Renew Focus on the Unique, Difficult Designs, Cover Photo, pp. 8-10
• Architectural Digest May 1994 “Ruhlmann Redeux” p. 208
• Architectural Digest April 1994 “Private Screenings” – Re-Creating Movie Magic at Home, designed by Theo Kalomirakis pp. 264 – 266
• The Star Ledger May 22, 1994 “A Master of Furniture Rediscovered” by Shirley M. Friedman, Home Section
• Audio Video Interiors November 1993 “Summit at Bubble Hill” – Video Meets Film in Eddie Murphy’s Home Theater, design by Theo Kalomirakis
• Custom Woodworking Business November/December 1993 “New Jersey woodworker tackles a ‘Theatrical’ Job” Pollaro Custom Furniture’s work on a New Jersey residence includes millwork and fixtures for a ‘dramatic’ Art Deco home theatre. pp. 31 – 36

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