About ARTIFICE Atelier

ARTIFICE aka Pikke Allen is a designer, costumer and fashion content creator/influencer working in Los Angeles, Paris, and New York.  As a multi-media designer and stylist her work crosses all media platforms from pop culture to science; her credits range from Ballet, Commercials, Feature Film, Television series, Off-broadway theatre, the Red Carpet.  Her visual work in styling, costumes and commentary emerge from various design sources and research as well as her yearly travel to Paris, France where she reports on the Paris collections each year.  She writes and publishes various online magazines including: ARTIFICE-Magazine (Brands)  Just (Luxury Lifestyle) Verte-Magazine (Sustainability) TheParisAdventuress. com, Kaleidoskope Magazine (travel stories).

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ARTIFICE ATELIER AGENCY began in Paris in 2010 to embrace digital, social media and branding.  Ms. Allen consults with French and American boutique luxury brands for Creative Direction and Branding strategy for both digital and traditional media. 

Artifice Atelier merged with Kaleidoskope Media, LLC.  This online travel media concern curates travel experiences and creates hospitality social media and content for luxury clients such as Tablet Hotels, and Small Luxury Hotels of the World. 

Tablet Hotels

TV/Film + Commercial Credits

Oscars’ 2015 Vanity Fair Party, Melanie Mar for Hayari Paris

Oscars’ 2014:  Vanity Fair, Melanie Mar for HAYARI Paris

Oscars’ 2013:  Red Carpet Placements for HAYARI Paris

Oscars’ 2012:  Red Carpet Placement for Hayari Paris Couture, Oscar’s “The Descendents” – Best Screenplay – Dress by Hayari Couture. Stylist, Pikke Allen

The Tony Danza Show (Pilot and Series) Tri Star Television (Key Supervisor) 24 Episodes Jacqueline St. Anne, Costume Designer.

Hudson Street (Series) Tri Star Television (Key Supervisor)  24 episodes –  Jaqueline St. Ann, Designer, Pikke Allen, Supervisor

Additional Commercial Credits:

MCI/Tony Danza/National Commercial (Costume Designer)”Wedding Guy”
Tango (film) PBS Mystery Series ( Costume Designer)* special project
Dream On (series) HBO Productions (Assistant Designer)  Mark Bridges, Designer. Betty Thomas, Director.
Conversations (Film Short)  (Sony Pictures) (Assistant Designer) James Earl Jones
PYTKA Project (National Commercial) (Assistant Designer)
Motherly Love (Mow) (Assistant Designer) ABC Television
Suspicion of Innocence (MOW) (Assistant Designer) ABC Television
My Talk Show (Pilot)  (Imagine Television)  Stylist for Pilot
What a Dummy (Pilot) Universal Television -Costume Supervisor.
Las Vegas Tour/Tony Danza (Costume Supervisor) Desert Inn Crystal Room

Set Costumer Credits

Las Vegas (series) Costumer – On Call 2004 Season
King of Queens (series) Part-time costumer/Tristar
Tie that Binds (feature) (costume Key) Interscope
All for Love (feature) (Costume Key) Alive Home Video
Adventures of Superman (Costumer/Set/Principal Talent) WB Television
The Secret Service Guy (Pilot) (Set) Fox Television
Phenom (series)(Set/shopper) Tri Star Television
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (Series) Set Costumer, Jane Seymour.

The Wiz – Tokyo Show – Costume Painting for Flying Monkeys Troop
Blankman (feature) Costume Dyer/Painter Sony Pictures – Michelle Cole
Day of the Dead (sequel) (Feature) Laurel Pictures – Painter Textiles
Demolition Man (feature) (Textile Painter/Shoes/Crafts) Warner Media
Passions/(daytime soap) Costumer. Sketching. Shop Crafts. CBS TV

Legitimate Theater/New York + EAST COAST

Berkshire Theater Festival – Ann Roth, Costume Designer 1982
American Ballet Theater (Assistant Draper/Workroom) 1985
Mark Taper Forum (Assistant Designer) Season 1987
Joffrey Ballet (Assistant Draper) Workroom “Romeo and Juliet” 1985

Broadway Shows – Costume Construction+ Assistant Draper

“CATS” Song & Dance”. Ass’t.Draper (New York)
Off Broadway Production  “Jolsen”  Long Island University (New York)
Joffrey Ballet – Lead Dancer Costumes for Season ‘Francesca di Rimini’

Faculty Positions – Staff and Guest Designer:
UCSB – PHD Project – Advisor for students in Production + Media 2007

Westmont College (2007-8)  UC Santa Barbara (2007)  Santa Barbara City College (2008)

Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising*, Los Angeles, CA  (2006) (2007) Guest Faculty “Film and Fashion Design” (*designed two courses for this discipline) for fashion undergraduates.  LECTURER


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