This article from Architectural Digest Magazine gives you a glimpse into the New York apartment of Richard Mishaan and his family. He has lived in the this residence for the past 18 years. He has been an interior designer for over 20 years. His apartment is exquisitely decorated in a style that is eclectic, and is one that Richard Mishaan is known for. He mixes pieces that have nothing to do with each other, many from different time periods and styles. In his apartment you can find a mix of disparate elements from the 17th century all the way up to contemporary. The apartment shows the appreciation of beauty of both he and his wife, as well as showing how he dislikes being restrained by prescribed design dictates. I his apartment one of the first things you will notice is the pale furniture, this is because he feels when art is displayed that should be where your color is. You can tell that Richard Mishaan has a love of color, which comes from his Colombian heritage.
Richard Mishaan Design is a firm that is considered to be a World Leader in Interior Design. The company is owned by Richard Mishaan, and he is considered a top Interior Designer. While many companies will only use the most expensive items possible, Richard Mishaan Design offers some pieces that are under $100, in the Greenwich Villiage Shop. He is a master at mixing disparate pieces in ways that make them look as if they do belong together.
Richard Mishaan Design is the company behind many daring decors for residences, hotels, and retail projects for high end Clients. This company is in the AD 100 as well as on the Elle Decor A List. He has written two books: “Modern Luxury” and “Artfully Modern”. In these books you can see some of the projects he has done. One of the projects you will find in “Artfully Modern”, is a lavish penthouse that he did for a well off businessman. This project included a limestone stair hall whose walls have a custom basket-weave. pattern.