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.
Cliqk241 Centre St., nr. Broome St., fifth fl.; 844-254-7548; cliqk.com
Cliqk can take your Jetsons fantasy and turn it into a reality. Projects include streaming stock quotes and intel on a client’s bathroom mirror and an outdoor theater equipped with wireless internet, touchscreen remotes, and custom mood lighting.
Clodagh Design670 Broadway, nr. Bond St., Ste. 300; 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
Bicoastal 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 studied at F.I.T. and worked his way up through the textile industry), he utilizes the finest silk taffetas, rarest velvets, and oft-overlooked passementerie.
David Easton, Inc.5 Union Sq. W., nr. 14th St., third fl.; 212-334-3820; davideastoninc.com
Architect and designer 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 impressive 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 Aid594 Broadway, nr. Prince St., Ste. 907; 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 re-create the West Village restaurant’s Bobo’s homespun interiors at your place, look to Caroline Grant and Dolores Suarez, who designed its cozy-chic ambience. Their aesthetic radiates conviviality and promotes mingling.
Doug & Gene Meyer212-706-4096; dougandgenemeyer.com
Having grown up in Kentucky with a mother who preferred bright-orange living spaces, the Meyer brothers are color enthusiasts. Their brazen use of tone and prints makes rooms pop and leaves a distinctive impression. They’ve been known to weave one color throughout every element of a room.
Drake Design Associates67 Irving Pl., at 18th St., 12th fl.; 212-754-3099; drakedesignassociates.com
Jamie Drake is known for his striking mixes of colors, genres, periods, and cultures. For one project, he blended upholstered pieces from the 1950s, Venetian glass chandeliers from the ’20s, and op art from the ’70s. Michael Bloomberg called on him to outfit his London and Upper East Side homes.
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 the client’s personal mementos in a home office and added fine details like French seams on the curtains.