Marc Dizon is a comprehensive, dynamic designer whose applied skill set encompasses architecture, interior design and furnishing.
Dizon has created and facilitated the construction of numerous local, domestic, and international projects. His work and collaboration with notable architect Richard Meier led to his design of the Jubilee Church and the Ara Pacis Museum, both located in Rome, Italy.
He then spent four years afterward cultivating his capabilities with architect and artist Coy Howard, which gave Dizon the chance to work on highly customized designs side-by-side with the artisans and fabricators. High-visibility fashion and consumer product retail campaigns followed, with commissions by J. Walter Thompson, Pepsi Co., and R.J. Reynolds.
His projects within the hospitality industry are vast, with highlights that include Hakkasan Las Vegas, Revel in Atlantic City, Brooklyn Mirage, Up and Down, Marquee, Output in New York and Aria, Technogym in India along with a number of current developments in Abu Dabi and Dubai.
Dizon’s name builds further with each commission; projects include those with companies such as MGM International, Hakkasan Limited, Cityfox , AMG Group, Caesars-Harrahs Resorts, Vikram Chatwal Hotels, The Butter Group, EMM, The Wright Venue Group Ireland, Aria Hospitality.
The demand for Dizon’s particular aesthetic continues to rise, as well. His designs have been featured in periodicals such as The New York Times Styles, Vogue, Wallpaper*, GQ, Progressive Architecture, and Frame.
An ethos of storytelling pervades designs by Dizon. He constructs stories with space to create an environmental narrative where people may insert themselves for a time, whether for a night at a club or restaurant, or permanently, in the case of a residential home.
For Dizon, versatility reigns so that a complete and seamless cohesion may emerge with exterior, interior, and experience. The principle of Dizon Collective, he currently resides in New York City.
Melanie Dizon is a designer and storyteller in many senses of the word. She has an accreditation from Cal Earth Institute for “SuperAdobe” earth building and natural plaster finishing. She also holds a permaculture design certification from Midwest Permaculture Group. She works as a designer and project manager for Dizon Collective where she implements her eye for color, texture, and spatial awareness to create an immersive experience.
In addition to spatial design, Melanie holds 16 years of experience in fashion with her eponymous women’s accessory brand Melanie DIZON where she garnered the loyalty of fans as Cameron Diaz, Charlize Theron, and Kate Hudson and were featured in fashion publications as Vogue, Bazaar, Elle, In Style, Lucky, W, and Nylon Magazine. She later launched a signature men’s accessory brand called the MADLY that catered to boutique markets as Beams in Japan and Barney’s in the US with editorial features in Cool Hunting, and the NY Times.
Sam Tapper is a versatile creative with an apprenticed background in furniture and interior design, holding a professional degree in International Business Management from SBS of Switzerland.
Tapper approaches the development of projects from a creative business point of view. With a passion in the hospitality industry, he has crafted a career in the creation of award winning Zurich nightclubs Kauz and Cabaret.
Tapper continues his pursuit for creating and developing dynamic business with a move to the US market. Within his first-year Sam has spear headed the development of the Brooklyn Mirage launched in the summer of 2015. The Mirage is a multi-platform events space comprised of approx. 60,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor spaces, programmed to host a capacity of 7000 ppl . The property has the support of a full concert production from live entertainment to DJ promoted events.
Tapper forges his career with strong ties in the hospitality, music and entertainment community with reputable relationships with industry leaders.
His most recent developments for 2016 was the relaunch of the highly anticipated Mirage 2.o. This years mirage builds on the success of the previous year with an acquisition of an industrial city block in Brooklyn. The development is spread over a 150,000 sq. ft. with three stages both indoor and outdoor spaces and capabilities of a full concert production inclusive of Food and Beverage support for a capacity of 12,000 ppl.
Tapper’s continues the refinement of his career by joining Dizon. As a principal, his main objective is to elevate the collective studio’s offerings and extend into a product line of furniture, building materials and new venues in which the studio will offer full immersive development from concept to fit out to management and programming.