John-Paul Philippé is a painter and designer based in New York City. He was born and raised in Oklahoma and spent twenty-three years as a painter living in London. From his studio in the heart of Soho, John-Paul works with a small group of professional artists to complete a wide array of creative projects. The vision that began with his paintings is now part of his unique collection of works ranging from architectural and furniture design to murals, sculptures and handcrafted woodwork. His work rests in permanent installations across the world, from Japan to the Dominican Republic. Room numbers and directional signs for The James New York were created by John-Paul.