You Should Know: Christian Schulz, Leslie Kale and Adam Goldstein

by Christie Grimm · March 18, 2016

Would you look at this couldn't be cuter, Three's Company situation Christian Shulz, Leslie Kale, and Adam Goldstein have got going on! The dream team behind Studio Collective, an award winning and industry loved boutique design firm responsible for some of the most beautiful, well designed hotspots in hospitality, they've got the whole teamwork thing down pat.

Name: Christian Schulz
Occupation: Designer [Studio Collective]
Place of birth: Oceanport, NJ
Instagram / Twitter: @schulzcreative / @studio_collective 
Zodiac Sign: Gemini 

What do you actually do all day? Curate design imagery, draw & dream! 

Favorite song growing up? “Flowers by The Door” - T.S.O.L.

My biggest secret is… I sometimes wish I followed in my dad’s footsteps as a hairstylist. 

Why do you live in Los Angeles? Ocean park / West-Side 

My motto is… “Work hard, play harder” 

My alter ego is… Jeff Spicoli  

The last drink I had was… Fortaleza Repasado Tequila “neat” on my deck :)

My secret crush is… Blondie in 1984

What was your first job? Cleaning Yachts in Molly Pitcher Hotel, Redbank, NJ 

If you had one day left to live in LA, what would you do? Wake up and surf, grab brunch @ Gjusta and hike temescal canyon @ sunset all with my fiance Elizabeth 

Coming from? Going to? The westside → islands of south pacific 

What is your favorite work of art? “A Haunting Face” Untitled work by Alison Van Pelt 

Who should we know? In the early years of our design studio here in LA, we are looking to help share hotels, nightlife and hospitality around the globe to give them a more personalized and residential soul and vibe!!


Name: Leslie Kale
Occupation: Designer - Creative Director Studio Collective
Place of birth: San Antonio, Texas
Instagram / Twitter: @lesliekale
Zodiac Sign: Virgo 

What do you actually do all day? Work w/ amazing people 

Favorite song growing up? Anything Led Zeppelin 

My biggest secret is… I still think I’m 30 

Why do you live in Los Angeles? You can be anyone you want here 

My motto is… “Can’t means won’t” 

My alter ego is… 70’s fashion photographer 

The last drink I had was… Amarone 

My secret crush is… Not telling you 

What was your first job? Selling dresses to rich women @ the local mall   

If you had one day left to live in LA, what would you do? Hug everyone I love here! 

Coming from? Going to? Going to….. 

What is your favorite work of art? Impossible to pick 1 (sorry) 

Who should we know? Booths Jesse…


Name: Adam Goldstein
Occupation: Designer [Studio-Collective]
Place of birth: Cincinnati, OH
Instagram / Twitter: @adamhgoldstein / @adamh_goldstein @studiocollectiv
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn 

What do you actually do all day? Try to sketch in between responding to emails 

Favorite song growing up? “My Mind’s Playing Tricks on Me” - Geto Boys 

My biggest secret is… I’m no rat. 

Why do you live in Los Angeles? Came for school, stayed for the weather. 

My motto is… If not now, when? 

My alter ego is… Goldie 

The last drink I had was… Free starbucks (Courtesy of Guest of a Guest) 

My secret crush is… Beyonce 

What was your first job? Camp counselor 

If you had one day left to live in LA, what would you do? Walk through canals. Sit on the beach. Beers and burger at Hilano. 

Coming from? Going to? Studio/Studio

What is your favorite work of art? I did a book report on Fallingwater in 5th grade. Still think that is top the of the list. 

Who should we know? Jen Weinberg. She’s awesome.