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dESIGNs THAT ENHANCE your lifestyle AND Maximize the value of YOUR home

1. DISCOVER

Your design style and create a valuable home that embodies your story, aspirations, and personal success.

2. TRANSFORM

Your residential investment into a sophisticated home of superior quality, functionality, and timeless aesthetics.

3. EXPERIENCE

High-end living surrounded by custom designs that set you apart and provide lifetime appeal and value.

MAKE INFORMED DECISIONS

SERVICES

We offer high-end design services from initial concept to final installation and we’ll help you make smart investment choices.

1. HIGH-END DESIGN – Full access to exclusive design sources, one-of-a-kind furnishings, superior craftsmanship, and vetted subcontractors.

2. UPGRADES Minor capital improvements including custom storage, lighting design, and smart home solutions.

3. RENOVATIONS – A full range of capital improvements that allow for changes to layouts, structural elements, and significant redesigns to suit your specific needs and preferences.

PHILOSOPHY

MISSION

Design and build exceptional homes with personal and financial returns. We’ll help you incorporate personalized aesthetics, practical functionality, and superior craftsmanship. While also maximizing the value of your home investment through high-end design, upgrades, and full renovations.

TIMELESS HOMES

PROJECTS

Design collaborations that embody our client’s identity and ensure the long-term value of their home investment. We specialize in the design of penthouses, duplexes, landmarks, townhouses, and luxury condominiums located in New York City’s most prestigious neighborhoods.

FURNISHINGS BY ERIKA FLUGGER

COLLECTIONS

One-of-a-kind handcrafted creations made in New York City by skilled artisans. An artistic value that will remain relevant and beautiful for generations to come.

OUR MISSION

Design and build homes with enduring value. We’ll help you maximize your home investment with professional interior design, luxury upgrades, and full renovations. Give you access to exclusive design sources, tailored solutions, skilled makers, and the best trade sources here in New York City.

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PROJECTS

Authentic homes that represent our clients’ lifestyles, preferences, and achievements. We blend luxury with functionality and design penthouses, duplexes, landmarks, condominiums, and houses in New York City’s most prestigious neighborhoods.

Park Avenue Duplex by Erika Flugger

COLLECTIONS

We are passionate about beauty, craftsmanship, and lasting value. Every piece we create and specify is handcrafted with the finest materials and by skilled artisans. A design aesthetic that will remain relevant and beautiful for generations. Our collection is handmade in New York City.

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What makes NYC Interior Design® different?

We are obsessed with excellence in design and creating homes that reflect our clients’ lifestyles and personal success. Unlike generic design services, we won’t waste your time or money on mediocre designs, low-quality furnishings, and poor layouts.

  • FULL-SERVICE An end-to-end design experience that ensures a seamless process.

  • CUSTOM DESIGN – Solutions tailored to your unique story, needs, and preferences.

  • CRAFTSMANSHIP – Valuable creations by skilled artisans from around the world.

  • LIFETIME VALUE – A sound design investment that captures your success.

  • FUNCTIONALITY – Maximize your space and enhance your everyday experience.

  • LIGHTING DESIGN – A valuable investment with long-term functionality and satisfaction.

  • CUSTOM TECHNOLOGY – Reliable smart home systems that enhance your experience.

  • ENHANCED LIFESTYLE – The experience of comfort and functionality in a refined home.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Do you handle both full-scale renovations and smaller-scale enhancements?2024-06-08T14:59:59+00:00

Yes, we tailor our services to your specific needs, whether it’s a complete transformation or focused improvements to elevate your space.

Can you assist with the architectural design and permitting process?2024-06-08T15:00:21+00:00

Yes, we have a trusted network of architects and expediters to ensure a smooth experience through all stages of the permitting process.

Do you have experience working with the specific architectural styles of NYC luxury buildings?2024-06-08T17:37:08+00:00

Yes, we respect NYC’s diverse architectural heritage and can seamlessly enhance your space, aligning with its style and your investment goals.

Can you create detailed interior design plans and renderings before project commencement?2024-06-08T17:37:33+00:00

Absolutely. We provide clear plans and photorealistic renderings to ensure you fully visualize the end result and approve all aspects with confidence.

How do you tailor your design approach to high-net-worth clientele?2024-06-08T17:37:17+00:00

We provide personalized service focused on your lifestyle, preferences, and investment goals. We incorporate luxurious finishes, exceptional craftsmanship, and smart technology for functional and beautiful spaces.

Will I have opportunities for feedback and input throughout the design process?2024-06-08T15:01:56+00:00

Absolutely. Open communication is key. We value your feedback at every stage to ensure your complete satisfaction with the final result.

How do you ensure a seamless client experience with minimal disruption?2024-04-15T21:55:23+00:00

We understand your time is precious. We create detailed schedules, coordinate with trusted vendors, and provide updates for a stress-free experience.

Do you provide comprehensive project management services?2024-06-08T15:02:19+00:00

Yes, we handle everything from logistics and procurement to overseeing skilled tradespeople, ensuring exceptional quality throughout.

How do you source high-end finishes, materials, and furnishings?2024-06-08T15:02:50+00:00

We leverage our network of exclusive showrooms, top private brands, global suppliers, and artisans to source unique and superior quality elements that reflect your style.

Do you specialize in the design of custom furniture and built-ins?2024-06-08T15:03:02+00:00

Yes! Custom pieces are our forte. We’ll create one-of-a-kind exclusive designs that blend perfectly with your space, maximizing functionality and aesthetics.

Can you seamlessly integrate existing artwork and furniture into your design?2024-06-08T17:36:19+00:00

Absolutely. We’ll work to create a cohesive space that honors your collection while introducing new elements to enhance the overall design.

How do you approach budgeting for high-end renovation projects?2024-06-08T15:03:42+00:00

We provide detailed budgets from our network of vendors with transparency. We’ll discuss cost implications for various design choices and identify value-adding strategies without compromising luxury.

How do you focus on design choices that maximize the return on investment (ROI) for our property?2024-06-08T15:04:13+00:00

We strategically select high-impact enhancements that significantly appeal to discerning buyers in the NYC luxury market.

Do you have strategies for maximizing space and increasing value in smaller NYC apartments?2024-06-08T15:04:32+00:00

Yes, we specialize in innovative space-saving solutions, custom designs, and smart home integration to make smaller apartments feel spacious and luxurious.

How do you ensure the highest level of craftsmanship throughout the project?2024-06-08T15:04:49+00:00

We only partner with skilled contractors, artisans, and vendors who hold impeccable reputations for meticulous workmanship and exceptional attention to detail.

Can you discuss your approach to sourcing high-quality furniture and fixtures?2024-04-22T20:03:19+00:00

We work with distinguished furniture makers and the top private industry brands known for timeless designs, superior materials, and enduring craftsmanship, ensuring pieces that last.

Do you prioritize working with NYC-based businesses and artisans?2024-06-08T14:58:29+00:00

Yes, we believe in supporting the local economy and showcasing the phenomenal talent found right here in New York City. There are often many added value benefits from working with the top local businesses including lead time, customization, control and quality.  A typical complete design project can engage over 200 small to medium sized businesses, both in NYC and around the world.

How do you weave sustainability into your design choices?2024-06-08T14:58:02+00:00

Sustainability in interior design starts with buying the right furnishings one time.  We favor eco-conscious materials, repurpose elements whenever possible, partner with environmentally responsible vendors, and design for energy efficiency.

Do you have experience in designing and integrating smart home systems?2024-06-08T14:57:48+00:00

Yes, we work directly with smart home system vendors for effortless control of lighting, shades, climate, entertainment, and more through intuitive, user-friendly interfaces.

How do you incorporate motorized shades and curtains for optimal light and privacy?2024-06-08T14:56:13+00:00

We work with skilled window treatment experts to source the highest quality motorized systems and ensure seamless integration with your smart home system.

Can you create bespoke upholstery and custom furniture for our residence?2024-06-08T14:55:59+00:00

Absolutely! We partner with master upholsterers and skilled furniture makers to bring the home design vision to life.

How do you optimize elegant storage solutions in luxury condos?2024-06-08T14:55:24+00:00

We design custom built-ins, incorporate cleverly concealed storage, and maximize underutilized areas for a beautifully organized home.

Can you create and implement a custom lighting design plan?2024-06-08T14:55:09+00:00

Yes, we’ll collaborate to craft a lighting plan that delivers both ambiance and function, using architectural lighting, decorative fixtures, and smart controls.

Do you assist with the selection and acquisition of artwork?2024-06-08T14:54:38+00:00

Yes, we have strong connections with art galleries and consultants and can help you source art that reflects your taste and complements the design.

How are you different from other design firms in Manhattan?2024-06-26T21:42:03+00:00

There are 3 main tiers of interior design services:

A. Authentic/Long-term: Personalized design with enduring value. The priority is personalization, authenticity, and craftsmanship.
B. Generic/Administrative: Mass-produced designs created big box stores. Lack authenticity and anyone has access to it and the only priority is speed.
C. Disposable/Temporary: Poor quality design destined for the landfill. It includes staging, rental, used, and fast furniture where the only priority is a limited budget.

We are a high-end residential design firm based in New York City and we specialize in ✅A: Authentic/Long-term professional design.
Our mission is to design & build authentic homes that have personal and financial returns.

WE design and BUILD homeS that enrich your lifestyle and the value of your home

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