John Derian is an artist and designer who alters old printed photographs, transporting the visitor to a other realm. John Derian Company Inc. was founded by him. His decoupage plates, platters, paperweights, coasters, and bowls are still completely handcrafted in his New York City workshop, where he employs a small group of artisans to aid with production. His creations can be found in high-end home stores, catalogs, and gift shops all around the world, and he has created special collections for Cisco Brothers, Astier de Villatte, Target, and others. Vogue, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, The World of Interiors, Elle Design, and Vanity Fair, among others, have covered his retail outlets, studio, and homes.