Tag: Interior Design

  • Yudi Kaufman: Making Interior Design Firms Better: Business Development, Licensing, Sustainability

    Yudi Kaufman: Making Interior Design Firms Better: Business Development, Licensing, Sustainability

    A decade after graduating in Interior Design as a Presidential Scholar, Yudi Kaufman (BFA ’13, MS ‘15) runs his own business, YKD Associates, servicing both interior designers and creatives. In just a few years, he rose from intern to vice president at a boutique interior design firm in Manhattan. Now one of his most ambitious…

  • Interior Design: Working well and doing good

    “We spend close to 90 percent of our lives indoors. It means our health and well-being are directly impacted by interior design and indoor air quality,” says Interior Design Professor Ethan Lu.  That makes this year’s theme, “Designing for Wellness,” for the 2019 NY11+ Interior Design Student Exhibition especially pertinent. The non-profit showcases student work…

  • Erica Ventura goes upscale in design competition

    Not many clients these days “live above the store,” so to speak.  It takes a sharply inquisitive imagination and some fancy skills to know how to deck out a full-floor apartment at the Met Life Tower, complete with a spacious wrap-around porch overlooking Madison Square Park. For the redesign of the massive floor-through apartment Erica…

  • Samantha Mayo’s Color Harmony Project

    Samantha Mayo became interested in interior design in her junior year at Sayville High School on Long Island.  “I grew up going to antique shops in Pennsylvania and throughout New England. I had an interest and feel for furniture and accessories from different time periods,” says Mayo, now a first-semester Interior Design student. “I used…

  • Interior design grads providing “new memories”

          “When you leave the space…it should give you a new concept, a new memory.”   Interior Design senior Minsoo Kim Find out what your next music hall, brain research center, interactive cinema, special children’s hospital and boutique hotels will look like. From FIT’s interior designers of the future! Plans for these and other…