Please welcome Bill Hallman to the Blueprint-Project! Born in Vietnam, Hallman always knew that he was destined for a career in the fashion world. In 1989, when he graduated with a degree in fashion design, he chose to stay in Atlanta and build his vision. Hallman launched his first men’s collection with tremendous success. [...]
Susan Muscari Komoto
Susan Muscari Komoto was born in Atlanta, Georgia, and raised on St. Simons Island off of the coast of Georgia. Growing up on St. Simons Island offered many unique experiences, and her family always made sure community involvement was included in those experiences. Additionally, her late step-father, an OB/GYN, instilled a strong desire [...]Read more...
Bronni Karatassos was born and raised in South Africa during the apartheid regime. While living there, she witnessed many social injustices based on the issue of race. When moving to Atlanta in 1992, Bronni imagined she would be leaving most of these injustices behind. When she heard about the sexual exploitation of children happening [...]
Four friends discouraged with the opportunities in the American job market left home to explore foreign styles and cultures. Living abroad, they came together in the summer of 2011, and began to formulate their plan to influence the American market back home. With a combined five years’ experience in China; three college business degrees; [...]
Please welcome the Tough Mudder himself Doug Grady to The Blueprint-Project: Atlanta. Doug Grady has been studying and teaching the pathways to personal potential for over 20 years. Exciting, entertaining and enlightening are words invariably used to describe his unique seminars and workshops.
Doug is an entrepreneur, musician, and author of The Ripple Effect.He is [...]
The Blueprint-Project welcomes Atlanta Entrepreneur Michael J. Pate Co-Founder and serving President of DealsForSchools.com. Michael is originally from Birmingham, Alabama where he graduated from the University of Alabama, Birmingham. After college, Michael spent several years in California with some of the top restaurant groups in the country. After a chance conversation with Jimmy Buffett [...]
Welcome back Phillip Grossman of PGP Images from our April Blueprint showcase. Phillip will be exhibiting the first sneak peak of an upcoming gallery show “Chernobyl: Zone of Exclusion” a comprehensive collection of over 300 rare and unique photographs captured during a four day excursion in November 2011 to the site of the world’s worst [...]Read more...
Welcome Hair Stylist extraordinaire Richie Arpino to The Blueprint-Project: Atlanta. As the jewel of the prestigious crown that is Paces Ferry Place, Richie Arpino Salon is also where native Atlantans meet Hollywood fame. Personalities such as Julia Roberts, Darryl Hannah, Brooke Shields, Jennifer Tilly, Melissa Ethridge, Carol Alt, Lesley Ann Warren, Queen Noor of Jordan, [...]
Welcome to the Blueprint-Project artist Mike Jensen of Atlanta Concrete Artist L.L.C. Mike is a true artist at his craft. His amazing artistry with concrete is truly remarkable. Mike’s company is a decorative concrete company that specializes in creating unique concrete finishes. Using concrete as a canvas, Mike transforms plain gray floors into works of [...]Read more...
Welcome Lentheus Chaney of Urban Lux Magazine to The Blueprint. Lentheus has 19 years of experience holding various positions within the communications industry and is recognized as a driven individual with a passion to identify research, create and implement. As the founder and principal of Urban Lux Holdings, Lentheus has launched several luxury products that [...]Read more...
D. Flores / deelite photography
D. Flores has been in the visual arts field since the early 90′s after attending the Art Institute of Atlanta. He has worked in various companies as a graphic designer and marketing consultant .As a freelance photographer, D. Flores has taken his hobby of photography to a professional level. Producing powerful [...]
Originally from Mobile, Alabama. Dr. Scott believes it is his calling to help people keep their teeth for a lifetime.
After earning his degree in Biomedical Science at the University of South Alabama, he went on to attend dental school at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.
Dr. Scott’s heart belongs to helping people and he spent [...]
Designer & President
In her former life as a securities operations manager at J.P. Morgan, Brooke excelled at recognizing the diverse personalities and fulfilling the unique needs of her team. As a result she was able to make the most of every assignment, and her career advanced rapidly; the only problem being that securities operations [...]Read more...
Atlanta interior designer Tara McKenna-Deutscher studied at the renowned New York School of Interior Design where she cultivated her love for style and creativity.
Tara’s interiors reflect an imaginative blend of classic and modern pieces with a fresh, vibrant flair. Incorporating clean lines, comfortable furnishings, and a thoughtful mix of color and texture, her work brings [...]
Melanie Mueller Founder & Designer, MEL BOTERI
Melanie Mueller is Founder and Designer of MEL BOTERI, a company specializing in custom accessories for both men and women. Driven by a lifelong desire to start her own fashion brand, Melanie followed a non-traditional path to enter the highly competitive world of style and design. Recognizing the advantage [...]
“Nothing has surpassed the positive energy…and the success that followed after The Blueprint Event. The very next day I received 3 calls regarding potential new clients in addition to many emails from various attendees.”
-Shane Durrance/ Shane Durrance Photography
“The Blueprint was yet another great avenue for us to make some great connections with other industry people and potential clients! I am happy that I did it, and will do it again.”
-Michael Habachy/ Habachy Designs
“WE ARE EVEN MORE EXCITED!! We look forward to the next BluePrint Project…Bigger and Better!”
-Renee Knorr/ The 19th Hole Magazine
“We feel that “The Blueprint” is an exceptional idea and a much needed event in Atlanta…bringing diversity, business and talent together is a win, win, win!!!”
-Michael Bryant/ PhilipMichael PR
“My experience with The Blueprint has been incredibly inspirational. From beginning to end I have been treated professionally, and networked with other artists as passionate as I am. Les Roberts and Jessica Onorato are genuine people that I am fortunate to have met and I am looking forward to the next one!” -Karen Filos/ [...]Read more...