Upon graduating Parsons School of Design with a BFA in painting, Ellen pursued a career as a Stylist in New York City. She worked with photographers and creative teams styling photo shoots and campaigns for celebrities, fashion editorials and advertising. Over time her clients became equally reliant on her ability to style sets, making her transition to designing interiors seamless.
"My background in fine art has informed my approach to design. I am deeply inspired by what I see in the world around me. I have been lucky enough to have traveled to some of the most fascinating places in the world, exploring my passion for art, design and architecture. Both the knowledge gained and the emotions evoked by these experiences continue to influence my practice designing interiors".
"When I am presented with a new project, I listen carefully to my clients in order to design interiors that reflect their personality and needs. Always mindful of this, I create homes that achieve a high visual impact by pushing creative boundaries to arrive at something exceptional.
Julia Thain Parker
Julia has a BA in the History of American Design and Photography from Hampshire College and an MFA in Photography and Related Media from the School of Visual Arts.
She has bought and sold contemporary art, photography and furniture to collectors and institutions, and worked with set designers for theatre, film, and television. She is now focusing on interior design, bringing her educated eye to every project.
“I love being able to be involved in every aspect of a both
residential and commercial design, from total renovation projects including: flooring, wall finishes, fittings and fixtures, to selecting functional and unique pieces of furniture and accessories” Julia creatively and seamlessly combines unique with classic, always bringing her sourcing savvy, understanding of a clients desired outcome, and attention to detail to every project.
Both Julia and Ellen are AHSC Certified Advanced Staging Professionals, for both commercial and residential design.
Jeffrey Kamen Architect
We have a long-standing collaborative relationship with Jeffrey Kamen and his firm. Mr. Kamen works on both residential and commercial projects in a variety of scales. His knowledge of building codes, zoning, and the New York permit process saves time and money for our clients.