Richard Christiansenis the founder and creative director of Chandelier Creative, a full service creative agency with a global roster of clients from the worlds of retail, fashion,beauty, hospitality, and luxury lifestyle. Previously, Christiansen worked as Creative Director at Benetton’sColorsMagazine, Assouline,Radarmagazine andSuedemagazine. He was also the co-creative director ofCommonwealth Utilitiesmenswear, a brand he founded with designerAnthony Keegan and has won numerous awards for his work including Clio Image Award for Mass Retail Broadcast Commercial,Clio Image Award for Mass RetailPartnership,Travel Marketing Awards Gold Standard,The People's Choice Webby Award for website design, Art Director's Club Young Guns Award, and the National Retail Federation (RACie) Judge's Gold Award. Chandelier’s New York Penthouse comes with a creative and entrepreneurial legacy. In the 1980s, Soho was a wild jungle. The Cable Building at 611 Broadway once housed the cable that dragged the streetcars up and down Broadway. Christiansen recently unveiled Flamingo Estate on Topton Terrace. This Spanish-style, hilltop home, which has been the site of a pirate-radio station, a fanzine publishing company, a political fundraising team, and an erotic film company has become an unlikely center for cultural self-examination and expanding notions of art.