Tatiana von Furstenberg
Tatiana von Furstenberg has focused her interest in artistic expression and human experience. Tatiana von Furstenberg, with Francesca Gregorini, co-wrote, co-directed and produced the 2009 film “Tanner Hall,” which went on to have its world premiere as an official selection at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival. In 2010 she wrote, directed and produced the short film “Tyrolean Riviera.” In 2011, von Furstenberg directed a short film titled “Journey of the Dress,” featuring Tayane Leão and Zhang Huan for DVF's fall collection.
Von Furstenberg was the songwriter and the lead singer of the power-pop band, Playdate. She co-founded Steinberg and Sons, launching a west-coast branch for the New York-based company—providing independent designers with spaces to sell their work. She has served as the co-curator at the Alleged Gallery in New York City. In 2016, von Furstenberg conceived of and collaborated with the organization Black and Pink to create an art exhibit titled “On The Inside” which spotlights the work of incarcerated LGBTQ artists.
Tatiana von Furstenberg studied Modern Culture and Media, Comparative Literature and Education at Brown University. She also did graduate work in Applied Psychology at New York University. She was honored by the Henry Street Settlement for her commitment to the organization and community they serve. Tatiana von Furstenberg also serves as the Program Director for The Diller – von Furstenberg Family Foundation, where she is continuously inspired by the work of the many social service organizations with which the foundation is involved.