Beth Holden launched construction under a NEW THEME in 2004 in Los Angeles, when she was an associate at Barton Myers Associates, Inc. Ms. Holden has been a leader in the green building movement since a student in New York. Ms. Holden has two degrees: Bachelor of Architecture from SCI-Arc (Southern California Institute of Architecture) and a Master of Architecture and Urban Design from UCLA (University of California Los Angeles). Beth is Certified Green Builder and holds a California State Contractor’s License. Ms. Holden has over 15 years experience working on small and large scale projects in Europe and the United States.
Wolfgang Melian has collaborated on projects with Ms. Holden on furniture and cabinetry since 2002, officially partnering with Ms. Holden in 2005. Mr. Melian is a European Master Craftsman, educated as a Production Designer and experienced as a Project Manager. Mr. Melian was a woodworking apprentice in Europe where he perfected his technique. Wolfgang has over 20 years experience working in Europe and the United, and brings his expert design, craftsmanship, and management skills to NEW THEME INC., as well as, his European sensibility to each and every project.