Cullman and Kravis Associates, an interior design firm located in New York City, is known for providing the highest quality of design excellence and personal service since 1984. While elegance and practicality are Cullman and Kravis first objective, their utmost pride comes from the fact that every home they design reflects the personality of the owner, making no two projects the same. Stay tuned!
Cullman and Kravis was founded by Ellie Cullman with her late partner, Hedi Kravis, 35 years ago. Since 2000, Ellie has been listed in the definitive “AD 100” Architectural Digest’s designated best designers and architects. She was included as well in the AD January 2005 list of “The Deans of American Design,” Elle Décor’s A-List and was the recipient of the “Stars of Design” award at NYC’s D&D building in Oct 2009.
The goal of Cullman and Kravis‘s most recent work is to redefine the traditional interior. Their designs have been edited, clarified, and strengthened with new materials and palettes to achieve a “modern traditional” aesthetic. With this fresh approach, the point of view is contemporary while still respecting the 30-year history of Cullman and Kravis Associates.
Cullman and Kravis use antiques of all periods and origins alongside modern artworks, custom-made furniture, and exceptional textiles to create dynamic interiors. These projects are complex and layered-always comfortable and never overly formal.
Cullman and Kravis is currently busy working on design projects in and around Manhattan, the Hamptons, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio, Florida, Texas, Colorado and Hawaii.
Central Park Aerie
Cullman and Kravis Associates collaborate closely with their clients to realize their aesthetic ideas and practical needs while adhering to their established budgets. In addition, Cullman and Kravis worked on projects with distinguished architects as Allan Greenberg, Tom Kirchhoff, Tom Kligerman, John B. Murray, Gordon Pierce, Oscar Shamamian, Jeff Smith, and Peter Zimmerman.
Park Avenue Pre-War
Along with a longtime colleague, Tracey Pruzan, Ellie Cullman is the co-author of “Decorating Master Class: The Cullman Kravis Way” (NY: Harry Abrams, 2008) and “The Detailed Interior: Decorating Up Close with Cullman and Kravis” (NY: Monacelli Press, 2013.) She chairs a variety of antique shows. In 2013, she chaired the Metro show, Park Avenue Antiques Show, and the American Patrons Committee for Masterpiece in London.
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