A fine art graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Jim Hamilton’s extraordinary talents are evident in the extraordinarily broad stroke of his design work.

Numerous restaurants showcase his talents as can be seen at The Swan Hotel Restaurant & Bar, The Boat House, The Wine Bar at Lambertville Station, Hamilton’s Grill Room, Pineville Tavern, La Stalla and The Stockton Market to name but a few.

Hamilton’s designs include showrooms for Oleg Casini, Diane von Furstenberg & Ralph Lauren, stage sets for numerous Broadway shows and the set designs for David Bowie, Tina Turner & The Rolling Stones concerts. Fourteen shopping centers throughout the east coast highlight some of his large scale commercial endeavors.

The diversity of Hamilton’s residential design work encompasses various styles ranging from old world to rustic, from country estates to condominium traditional, from theatrical to historical to eclectic.


In 2001, Jim Hamilton was awarded The James Beard Foundation Award for outstanding contribution to the foundation.