Carrier and Company Interiors315 E. 91st St., nr. Second Ave., fifth fl.; 212-706-1025; carrierandcompany.com
When you’re looking for a lighthearted, fuss-free aesthetic, call on Jesse Carrier and Mara Miller. They have a stellar track record with many magazine editors for creating chic spaces for working and living. No wonder Vogue hired them to decorate its plush lobby in muted shades of ivory and sage.
Christopher Coleman Interior Design55 Washington St., nr. Front St.; Ste. 707, Dumbo; 718-222-8984; ccinteriordesign.com
Coleman’s interiors are fresh, bright, and family-friendly, with exceptional kids’ rooms, built-in storage, and playful coloring. These days, he’s leaning toward materials such as colored resin, anodized tinted metals, and printed or patterned fabrics.
Clodagh Design115 E. 23rd St., nr. Park Ave., 12th fl.; 212-780-5300; clodagh.com
Clodagh takes a bold, environmentally conscious approach, often using natural and textured materials that engage the senses. The firm is known for its luxurious spa bathrooms and knack for feng shui. (ecofriendly)
Danielle Colding Design, Inc.101 W. 23rd St., nr. Sixth Ave., Ste. 375; 646-300-1591; dcdny.com
Danielle Colding finds inspiration for her designs in artistic elements, whether that means a client’s personal collection, clean sculptural furnishings, or unique wallpapers—all while making spaces luxurious yet approachable.
Darren Henault65 W. 55th St., nr. Sixth Ave., Ste. 8E; 212-677-5699; darrenhenault.com
Henault jets between San Francisco and New York, and the easy elegance of his spaces reflects the best of both cities. An upholstery aficionado (he worked his way up through the textile industry), he uses the finest silk taffetas, rarest velvets, and passementerie.
David Easton5 Union Sq. W., nr. 14th St., third fl.; 212-334-3820; davideastoninc.com
Easton brings a clear sense of classical proportion to all his projects. He creates interiors that look as though they belong in stately mansions, often revolving around art collections and neoclassical designs.
David Kleinberg Design Associates330 E. 59th St., nr. Second Ave.; 212-754-9500; dkda.com
Offering Balenciaga-quality details to the Park Avenue set, this firm creates tailored interiors with lush textures and contemporary accents, like a dining room featuring white leather-upholstered chairs and icicle-shaped glass lights hanging from the ceiling.
Decor Aid127 W. 26th St., nr. Sixth Ave., Ste. 1002; 212-334-1034; decoraid.com
Though this operation is bringing the art of interior design online, the work begins with a one-hour consultation done in person. One of the company’s designers will visit your home and determine a plan that suits your needs, whether it’s simply rearranging furniture or a more complex makeover.
Dekar Design611 Broadway, at Houston St., Ste. 511; 212-289-1685; dekardesign.com
If you’re aching to echo the West Village restaurant Bobo’s homespun interiors at your place, look to Caroline Grant and Dolores Suarez, who created its cozy-chic ambience. Their aesthetic radiates conviviality and promotes mingling.
Deam Plus Dine104 Charlton St., nr. Greenwich St., Ste. 2W 917-715-6900; deamplusdine.com
In 2012, the inventive, decisive modernist Nick Dine joined forces with the firm run by Christopher Deam, and the partnership, with offices in New York and the Bay Area, has worked with the likes of Herman Miller and Dwell. Maybe their coolest project so far: redoing the interior of the Airstream trailer.
Doug Meyer Studio535 W. 23rd St., nr. Tenth Ave.; 305-458-2439;dougmeyerstudio.com
Raised in Kentucky by a mother who preferred bright-orange living spaces, Meyer is a color enthusiast. His brazen use of tone and prints makes rooms pop and leaves a distinctive impression.
Drake/Anderson67 Irving Pl., at 18th St., 12th fl.; 212-754-3099; drakeanderson.com
In 2015, designers Jamie Drake—known for striking mixes of genres, periods and cultures—and Caleb Anderson merged talents and tastes. For an apartment in Tribeca, Drake applied his love for color with stunning accents of purple, while Anderson showed restraint with quieter, mid-century fixtures.
Dumais, Inc.231 W. 29th St., nr. Seventh Ave., Ste. 1106; 212-620-7720; dumaisid.com
Principal Kevin Dumais creates interiors that are lush yet maintain a disciplined modernism. While the firm adapts to client needs, its aesthetic adheres to a subtle color palette and casual feel.
Elaine Griffin Interior Design2215 Eighth Ave., nr. 120th St., Ste. 312; 212-666-2033; elainegriffin.com
Griffin creates warm, richly textured interiors that embrace each client’s personality. For a former Barneys fashion executive, she artfully framed personal mementos in a home office and added fine details like French seams on the curtains.