About us / Bio
John ArabolosVice President and Creative Director
John ArabolosJohn Arabolos received his Masters of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute of Design in Brooklyn New York in 1980, where he studied under Professor Robert Zakarian, was the recipient of a Pratt Fellowship, a Ford Foundation Grant and was named Pratt Studio Scholar. He obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Hartford Art School at the University of Hartford in Connecticut in 1974, where he studied under Professors Christopher Horton and Rudolf Zalinger and was awarded the Ruth Chaney Goodwin Award.
Mr. Arabolos has been a registered practicing Interior Designer in the State of Connecticut since 1974, and is the principal of the West Haven, CT, design firm, Arabolos Design Associates founded in 1982. He served as a board member of the Connecticut Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers "ASID", 1991 - 99, as the President 1997 - 98 and received the Ct. ASID Medalist award in 2002. He has also served on the board of the Connecticut coalition of Interior Designers "CCID" from 1991 to present and as the Coalition's President from 1999- 2001. He is also a "Professional Interior Designer and Artist in Residence" in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts at the University of New Haven, in West Haven Ct.
John has been a practicing professional artist since 1969 exhibiting his work throughout the country. Since 2001 he has been a member of the "Silvermine Guild" in New Canaan, CT, and is represented by the "White Space Gallery" in New Haven, CT. and nationally by "Artfolio Now" a Fairfield Ct. based Artist collaborative. He has won numerous art competition awards and has had his work published on the front cover of "Nature Genetics" periodicals every summer since 2006. He has had articles written about his work by the Art New England, Gallery & Studio and Direct Art Periodicals, and also in the New Haven Register, The Norwalk Citizen News, the New Canaan Advertiser newspapers and the Greenwich Times.
John's research and artwork, which since 1997 has been based upon "Chaos Theory" and the investigation of "Chaotic" patterns found in nature, led to the development of the patented design process "Chaotic Symmetries"© and the founding of Image Terrain.
For more information or to view examples of John's artwork, see arabolosart.com or artfolionow.com
Harold MithunPresident and Business Director
Harold MethMr. Meth owned and presided over "Deadline Textile Designs", Inc., a full service hand-painting and computer aided textile design studio focusing on the Home Furnishing and Fashion markets. Located in the heart of Manhattan from 1985 to 2007 and always employing the best creative and technical talents in the greater New York area Deadline Textile Designs was one of the first computer textile design studios to apply proprietary computerized textile design software and was awarded the "Primavision" award for best computer textile design in 1995. Typical everyday studio services included original print design development, custom service work on prints, wovens and yarn dyes as well as leading edge digital fabric printing services for the most prestigious fashion apparel and home furnishings companies in the design industry such as; Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfigur, Martha Stewart, Gitano, Ann Klein, Ralph Lauren, Armani, Donna Karan, etc.
Mr. Meth and John Arabolos are currently developing what will soon become the world's largest image content website for non-representational imagery for artists, photographers, professional designers and art hobbyists in the world.
Jodi PfisterTechnical Director
Jodi PfisterJodi Pfister graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of New Haven located in West Haven, Connecticut in 2002 where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interior Design with a concentration in Pre-architecture. She was immediately immersed within the Interior Design and Architectural community while working for TranSystems (formerly Silvester Tafuro Design, Inc.) in Norwalk, Connecticut. She served on the Board of Directors for the Connecticut Coalition of Interior Designers (CCID) from 2002-2005. Jodi focused her professional work in airport retail throughout the United States including stores such as Hudson News, Hudson Booksellers, KidsWorks, Women Rock, Discovery Channel Airport Store, EuroCafe, Beaverton Bakery and more.
During this time, Jodi continued to study under Professor John Arabolos of Arabolos Design Associates in West Haven, Connecticut. She has worked with John since 2002 translating creative processes’ surrounding the systemic standardization of image morphology in relationship to Chaos Theory into user friendly computer design processes’.
Faye HonorVice President of Design
Faye HonorFaye's spent the last 30 years in the home furnishings design industry as a creative director for manufacturers. Her expertise in design, product development, sourcing, and licensing have put her at the top of her field.
Faye's done it all and left no room untouched: from bath, bedding, & room decor to tabletop & kitchen, to decorative pillows & fabrics for upholstery & window treatments. Along the way she acquired a specialty in teen, tween and kids products with a heavy leaning towards licensing and branding. She's worked extensively as a liason between manufacturers, licensors and retailers to develop in-store programs. As a consultant to manufacturers, she's assembled design teams to manage projects and acquire new licenses.
Throughout her career, she's developed successful programs for major manufacturers such as Target, K-Mart, Wal*Mart, JC Penney, Federated Dept. Stores, & Bed Bath and Beyond. The same holds true for most major entertainment licensors including Warner Bros., Disney, Mattel, Marvel, Lucasfilm, & Dreamworks.
Companies who have had the pleasure of working with Faye, include Dawson Home Fashions, Town and Country Living, Dan River, Springs Global and Jay Franco and Sons.
Rafi DowlaChief Software Architect
Rafi DowlaRafi received his Bachelor of Computer Science (2004) and Masters of Information Technology (2006) from Edinboro University of PA. He did his masters thesis in Open source web application development and wrote an electronic book on web application development using open source technology. He was named the "Graduate Student of the Year" from the graduate department of Math and Computer Science of Edinboro University of PA.
Rafi owns a New York City based Web system design and development agency called "Cidamon LLC". Rafi's company Cidamon is responsible for converting the ImageTerrain Image processing algorithm from the patent document to Computer Application. Cidamon manages all of ImageTerrain's application design and development. Cidamon has designed and developed content management systems and social networking platforms for a wide range of clients, including: the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship; Ingram Micro, which is the world's largest technology distributor; CNET: world's largest technology related information broker; Fashion agency: Insuede; Online Museum and article archive for Center for Gay and Lesbian Studies from Graduate City University of New York; Video production company: FifthColumn. His company has built a wide variety of web 2.0 functionality that has helped to attract, retain, and monetize small and non-profit businesses. For more information about Cidamon LLC, please visit cidamon.com.
Stuart RosenbergCPA Chief Financial Officer
Stuart RosenbergStuart Rosenberg is a partner in the accounting firm of Fairfield CPA Group, LLC, located in Fairfield, Connecticut. He has been a Certified Public Accountant in the New York, New Haven, and Fairfield County area since 1975.
Mr. Rosenberg received a Bachelor of Science degree, with a concentration in Accounting, from Baruch College, City University of New York, located in New York City, NY, in 1975. After passing the CPA exam that same year, he completed the two year work requirement for his CPA license at a major accounting firm in Fairfield County, CT. In 1983, he obtained a Master of Science degree in Taxation from the University of New Haven, He continues to attend professional education seminars on changes to the tax law and other topics involving accounting and financial issues.
Prior to joining the firm of Fairfield CPA Group, LLC, Mr. Rosenberg was the managing tax partner in the firm of Rosenberg, Finegold & Co., CPA's, where he managed an office staff of twenty-six employees. He held this position from 1980 to 2004, when he joined his current firm. With a client base that includes both individual and business clients, Stu services all aspects of his client's financial and tax needs including tax audits, negotiating the sale and purchase of businesses,acquiring credit facilities, and tax and estate planning.
In addition to his accounting practice in Connecticut, Mr. Rosenberg was a founding principal and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for a multi-million dollar post-production facility in Los Angeles, California, from 1995 to 2004. During this time, he was responsible for all the financial aspects of the business, from the startup of the company in 1995 to the sale of the business ten years later. At the time of the sale, the business had grown from a staff of five employees and sales revenue of less than one million dollars per year to a staff of over sixty employees and annual sales revenue in excess of twenty million dollars. This post-production facility had a client base which included all the major studios, including MGM, Miramax, NBC Universal, Fox and Paramount.
Stu and Image Terrain Vice President John Arabolos have known each other both personally and professionally for the past twenty-five years.