Collected Transitions printed in DesignIntelligence Vol. 8, No. 9

Jeremy Langmead was named the new editor of Wallpaper magazine replacing Christina Ferrari. Current circulation is 131,000 The magazine’s audience includes design professionals and clients, blurring the boundary between professional and consumer magazines.

Christopher Barriscale. has been named president of Fitch: San Francisco. Previously, Barriscale was vice president of store design and architecture for the corporate marketing group DFS Group Ltd. He has also served as creative director and managing principal of retail design of FRCH Design Worldwide’s New York office, and also as associate partner and director of interiors at Beyer Blinder Belle.

Landscape designer Jeri Oka has joined Los Angeles’ The Jerde Partnership. Prior to joining Jerde, Oka spent 19 years at EDAW, the landscape architecture firm headquartered in San Francisco, Calif. Her work includes the Jerde-designed Canal City Hakata in Fukuoka, Japan, one of the largest privately developed real estate projects in the country.

Vernon B. Brannon was this month named Chief Financial Officer of HLM Design, Inc. He replaces William S. Shropshire, Jr.

Bonnie R. Cohen has been elected to the Perini Corporation’s Board of Directors. Cohen is principal of B.R. Cohen Consultancy in Washington, DC. Until 2000, Cohen served as U.S Under Secretary of State. A graduate of Smith College, Cohen earned her MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration, and also worked in the U.S. Department of the Interior.

Bill Linehan has been named vice president for product development at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. In the newly created position, Linehan will be responsible for distribution growth in the company’s new-build prototype development.

Washington Group International named James Carrick senior vice president and regional executive for Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Carrick will be based in London.

Cynthia D. Walston has been promoted to associate principal at FKP Architects, Inc. Other news at FKP: Oza E. Bouchard has been named vice president/project manager.