Rees Roberts + Partners LLP50 Warren St., nr. Church St.; 212-587-3371; reesroberts.com
This double-duty interior- and landscape-design firm turns out superlative spaces for working, playing, and entertaining. A West Village townhouse they designed boasted a living room whose floor-to-ceiling French doors opened onto a lush bilevel patio.
Revamp Interior Design202 W. 40th St., nr. Seventh Ave., Ste. 902; 212-354-1980; revampinteriordesign.com
Partners Danielle Fennoy and Cece Stelljes splash city apartments with shocks of color for a look that’s both modern and livable. They’ll toss a geometric Day-Glo blanket over a beige love seat or plaster a bedroom ceiling with dip-dyed wallpaper, all while adhering to their clients’ detail-obsessed visions.
Richard Keith Langham245 E. 60th St., nr. Second Ave., first fl.; 212-759-1212; richardkeithlangham.com
Langham’s spaces burst with color, comfort, and opulence. He often takes a more-is-more approach, decking out homes with highly ornamented living and dining spaces that always look dinner-party ready.
Richard Lee Interior Design205 W. 57th St., nr. Seventh Ave., Ste. 10AB; 212-765-3197
Artist Richard Lee has an impeccable eye for finishes and details and can furnish unique rooms in any style.
Richard Mishaan Design145 Hudson Street, nr. Hubert St., Ste. 5A; 212-223-7502; richardmishaan.com
Mishaan works with the eye-catching shapes and smooth edges of great 20th-century designers such as Le Corbusier and Mies van der Rohe, and he surrounds all that good taste with eclectic vintage objects and bright contemporary art pieces.
Robert Stilin1133 Broadway, at 26th St., Ste. 614; 212-255-1975; robertstilin.com
Stilin, who splits his time between the city and the Hamptons, focuses on comfort and function. His relaxed yet manicured aesthetic emphasizes clean-lined furniture, often mixed with French antiques from the 1930s and ’40s or American vintage pieces.
Robin Wilson Home230 Park Ave., at 46th St., Ste. 1000; 212-863-9197; robinwilsonhome.com
Wilson is a self-described “wellness designer” who avoids toxic materials and creates hypoallergenic spaces. Her firm offers interior-design and project-management services, with a focus on sustainability and clean construction. (ecofriendly)
Sandra Nunnerley, Inc.41 E. 57th St., nr. Madison Ave.; 212-826-0539; nunnerley.com
Trained in the art world, Nunnerley creates rooms that are warm and comfortable, with clever interplays of color and texture. One Fifth Avenue residence featured marble floors and raw-silk-covered walls.
Sara Bengur Interiors455 W. 23rd St., nr. Tenth Ave., Ste. 1D; 212-226-8796; sarabengur.com
Bengur loves layering patterns and colors and extravagant combinations of old and new. She’s willing to do the legwork to find vintage fabrics and out-of-the-ordinary pieces, adding her own fabric designs to the mix.
Sara Gilbane Interiors1 Little W. 12 St., nr. Ninth Ave.; 646-454-1851; saragilbaneinteriors.com
Named one of the Top 20 Next Wave Designers by House Beautiful, Gilbane is known for her distinctive modernized-traditional style—combining low-key and elegant pieces with a youthful energy.
Sara Story Design54 Thompson St., nr. Broome St., Ste. 202; 212-228-6007; sarastorydesign.com
Story’s mix of materials, shapes, and colors brims with energy and surprises. While her designs are rooted in functionality, she introduces whimsical touches like unusual lighting fixtures and colorful contemporary artwork by Yoshitomo Nara and Cecily Brown.
Scott Sanders LLC99 Madison Ave., nr. 29th St., Ste. 406; 212-343-8298; scottsandersllc.com
It’s no surprise that Sanders began his career with that master of American style, Ralph Lauren. Sanders mixes laid-back elegance with vibrant color, bringing an all-American feel to a space, whether it’s a ski lodge or a Manhattan townhouse. (eco-friendly)
Shawn Henderson Interior Design1133 Broadway, nr. 26th St., Ste. 623; 212-253-8473; shawnhenderson.com
Favoring neutral color schemes, Henderson often uses sustainable materials or his own multifunctional custom pieces, such as a daybed with swing-out trays or an armchair with inset brass drink-coasters.(ecofriendly)