Peter Shelton, architect

We all mourn the loss of an inspiring artist who made interiors that were uniquely modern – livable, clean and full of light. A place to call home and bring up a family. Peter Shelton was a principal at one of my all time favorite design firms, Shelton Mindel. Kevork Babian

“Mr. Shelton and his longtime design partner, Lee Mindel, were known for a distinctive modernist aesthetic that blended clean lines with references to classical periods to create opulent settings. Their less-is-more sensibility became a hallmark for apartments ringing Central Park.

“Truly they were leaders in their field,” said Margaret Russell, the editor in chief of Architectural Digest. “They won pretty much every award a firm could win.'” — nytimes