Rikki joined Vincent in many of his pursuits 12 years ago. Her life now has contributed to his in that she helps him flesh out designs and works extensively with clients on nailing down what they want from Studio4 RI and the best ways to go about getting it. She also does prep-work, finishing and quality control. She aspires to her own designing and street art. Prior to life with Vincent Rikki was primarily a mother and educator.
Master carpenter and craftsman, Vincent Lafazia has over 40 years of experience in the building trades and woodworking. His work experiences have given him exposure to Renaissance art, color studies, decorative arts (guilding, faux painting, and Venetian Plaster), and restoration work (fine art and architectural). His primary focus for the past 15 years has been cabinetry, custom-made furniture, and detailed woodworking. Graced with the curiosity of a child, Vincent views each project as a new adventure.
With a keen eye for design, his goal is to attain the right equilibrium between form and function, art and craft — whether building custom cabinets, restoring a historical piece, or applying a decorative finish to an architectural feature. His unique, original designs blend old world artistry with contemporary aesthetics.
Collaboration is a vital part of Vincent’s process because he wants to create pieces that are uniquely personal and relevant to each client’s space and lifestyle.