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5 Ways To Make Your Interior Design Project Go Smoothly

So, you’ve decided to make some significant changes to your living space. You interviewed lots of interior designers. You made your selection. Now, the design process is beginning. You’re nervous.…

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2019 Interior Design Trends For Lobbies & Hallways

Every January, many of the most popular interior design websites predict which trends are going be hot during the coming year. (Interestingly, many of them make the same predictions!).

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10 Fabulous Lobby Seating Ideas

As a NYC lobby interior designer, I'm very sensitive to the architectural characteristics of the buildings we work on. It’s a pleasure and a challenge for me and my staff to help our clients select…

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The Impact Of NYC Building Codes On Lobby Design

As an NYC interior design firm, we think a lot about color, texture, fabric, finishes, traffic patterns, and lighting... and building codes.

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How To Kid-Proof Your Building’s Lobby (and keep it beautiful, too)

I raised my two children in Manhattan during an era when the sight of a parent pushing a stroller was a rare occasion. As the city became cleaner and safer, however, new parents discovered the joys…

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There’s A War Going On In Your Lobby – It’s Called Box-Ageddon

We choose to live in the greatest city in the world, but we do everything we can to avoid leaving our apartments. To the outside world, this doesn’t make sense. Why live here if you don’t want to go…

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How to Winter-Proof Your Lobby

Winter in New York City can be quite challenging. Although a big snow can transform our fair city into a gorgeous winter wonderland, the minute it begins to melt, here comes a wet – and often…

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How To Make Your Doorman Happy

If you live in a doorman building, you probably start thinking about your annual gift for the doorman a few weeks before the holidays are upon you. And while everyone loves a few extra bucks in their…

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6 Current Trends in Apartment Building Lobby Renovation

As New York City changes, so do the wants and needs of its hundreds of thousands of apartment dwellers. In this blog, I introduce some of the current trends in apartment building lobby renovation and…

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Lobby Interior Design Ideas That Didn’t Fly

Interior designers get a lot of special requests lobbed at them from their clients, many of which they have to be gently talked out of. In my work as a specialist in lobby interior design, I probably…

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