Fine jewelry designer Mish Tworkowski will relocate his beloved Manhattan design studio and by-appointment eponymous salon to Palm Beach this year. After three decades in New York City, Tworkowski will close his Bond Street store–where he has spent the last 10 years–at the end of August and move to the historic Phipps Plaza enclave in Palm Beach. The Florida location is expected to open in time for the holiday season. Simultaneously, the designer is launching his first global e-commerce shopping destination, Mish Fine Jewelry, on Thursday, June 17.
To craft a sophisticated digital experience for international clientele, Tworkowski enlisted New York-based The Beaux Arts Digital to create an elegant website with a soft color palette and striking imagery to capture the essence of his one-of-a-kind creations. The website’s photo campaign features styling by Will Kahn and images by photographers, Frederic Pinet and Frank Castillo.
“I’m so thrilled to be launching a global e-commerce shopping destination to serve our clientele around the world. The time felt right with our studio move,” says Tworkowski. “We are also really looking forward to moving our business to Palm Beach where we already have a well-established presence in the town. We regularly spend part of the winter season there, and I look forward to building deeper relationships in the community in the future.”
The designer’s Palm Beach roots are also thanks in part to his work with the Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach, and he was recently elected to the organization’s board.
The new Palm Beach salon and studio will be nestled on the ground floor of an Addison Mizner building (244 S. County Rd.) that once housed the storied Bonwit Teller department store. Tworkowski’s husband, business partner and architect Joseph Singer, will oversee the architectural designs of the 2,200-square-foot space. The duo also enlisted Smith Kellogg Architecture to further develop and execute plans for a grand viewing salon for clients to peruse and the design studio that will also be housed there. Tworkowski plans to add special botanical touches to the new space, while also respecting the Spanish revival style of the building. A dazzling fine jewelry collection is also in the works to celebrate the opening.