WRJ Design believes that exceptional design is achieved through close collaboration with its clients and a team of professionals. Design projects of WRJ have spanned from Interior Design, Exhibition Design to Landscape Architecture. Informed by European styles and worldly knowledge of art, design, antiques, and architecture, WRJ blends its influences to create luxurious interiors with sophisticated elegance.
WRJ has had the privilege of designing exhibits and collections of clients and luminaries including those of former First Lady Nancy Reagan, Katharine Hepburn, Baroness Rothschild and Brooke Astor, as well as a private collection of 70 works of Giacometti. WRJ has also designed an exhibition for a private jewelry collection designed by Robert Procop and Angelina Jolie, as well as auction exhibitions for both Henri Matisse and Edward Munch. Their most recent collaboration, Bono's (RED)™ Charity Auction, was held last fall in NYC. In addition, WRJ has been published in Vanity Fair, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Art and Auction, Women's Wear Daily, and Rush has appeared on the CBS News Early Show as a guest speaker on design.
CEO of WRJ Design, Rush Jenkins, has worked in the creative design business for over 25 years. Formerly the Curator of Design for Sotheby's New York, Rush holds a degree in Fine and Decorative Arts from Sotheby's Institute of Art in London. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Landscape Architecture from the School of Environmental Design at Cal Poly Pomona.
COO of WRJ Design, Klaus Baer, has extensive experience managing international production design teams in the investment banking industry, which he brings to WRJ. Klaus has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with an A.A.S. graduate degree with honors in Interior Design from Parsons the New School for Design, New York City.