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Pembrooke & Ives Leadership, Jessica Iwaniec

Jessica Iwaniec serves as a Design Director at Pembrooke & Ives, where she orchestrates a team of designers to execute a diverse range of beautifully appointed and highly bespoke projects. Her approach is deeply rooted in collaboration, as she works closely with both her team and clients to foster a shared creative vision and craft custom pieces tailored to each unique project. Employing a holistic methodology, Jessica seamlessly blends craftsmanship with a modern aesthetic to curate spaces that naturally evoke a sense of comfort and style. She has contributed her expertise to numerous impressive high-end residential projects at the firm.

Jessica’s career began in the fashion industry, where she worked for the esteemed editorial brand Conde Nast. She went on to gain valuable experience working with esteemed designers such as Tamara Magel, where she played a key role in establishing an interior design showroom, as well as collaborating with Cristina Grajales and Fernando Santangelo. Jessica holds a Master of Arts degree in the History of Decorative Arts and Design from Parsons, along with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish Literature from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She was awarded a fellowship in Scandinavian Design by the Cooper Hewitt Museum.