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Founded in 1998 in New York City, Spacesmith is an architecture, interior design, and consulting firm specializing in interior renovation, adaptive reuse, and new buildings for both private and public sector clients. A versatile Women-owned Business Enterprise, we are a team of highly skilled architects, designers, planners, and project managers. Spacesmith was founded on the guiding principles of open collaboration, social relevance, innovation, and design clarity. We are distinguished by a unique combination of large firm capabilities and boutique firm services. These distinctions lead to a seamless process and a highly personalized client solution. The result is clean, enduring design.

Hermès of Paris Worldwide Working closely with Hermès’ inhouse design team, Paris-based RDAI, Spacesmith is acting as executive architect on several projects worldwide. The scope ranges from 200 sf to 15,000 sf and includes new boutiques, full store renovations, improvements, and temporary locations.

Carolina Herrera New York, NY Spacesmith acted as architect of record on the renovation of Carolina Herrera’s 7,000 sf, three-story flagship store in a landmarked district on Madison Avenue. Our team worked closely with interior designers Studio Mellone and Chiara de Regi.

Global Brands Group New York, NY Spacesmith worked closely with B&Co. on the build-out of 100,000 sf of space in the Empire State Building which consolidated several women’s apparel brands, whose offices had been scattered around NYC’s garment district, onto one floor. This project is LEED CI-Gold certified.

Avon Executive Suites New York, NY Our team combined the tradition and history of Avon with a modern feel to create a warm, welcoming environment that is gracious, efficient, and functional. The design is open and spacious, allowing light in and views out through glass walls and open vistas.

Li & Fung Jimlar Shoe Corp. New York, NY Spacesmith was enlisted by Li & Fung as executive architect for the build-out of 100,000 sf in the Empire State Building to house their footwear division. Key elements include work areas for the various brand designers, private offices, and showrooms. This project is LEED Platinum certified.

Cremieux New York, NY Located in a landmarked district in Soho, the design marries the brand’s classic sporting style with the neighborhood’s urban chic. Our team designed custom made displays that include adjustable shelving and hanging racks.

Bonpoint NYC and Houston, TX Spacesmith collaborated with Bonpoint’s design team to establish the overall layout and customer experience of each boutique. In both locations, shoppers flow through a succession of imaginative rooms filled with fantasy and interactive experiences.

Mulberry New York, NY Spacesmith provided full professional services as executive architect for Mulberry’s New York flagship store, housed within two floors of a landmark building in Soho. The design concept was that of a bedazzled jewel box within a 14 foot historic shell.

EDUN New York, NY Spacesmith designed the new headquarters for EDUN to house their offices and showroom in an open, sunlit space. Representing EDUN’s commitment to sustainability, the design kept construction to a minimum and implemented reclaimed materials and furnishings.

Avon Store & Image Room New York, NY Avon engaged Spacesmith as the specialty design team for their employee company store and image room used for public relations. Located in their new corporate headquarters, these highly visible spaces reflect Avon’s image: sophisticated, natural, and understated. This project is LEED Gold certified.

Ralph Lauren Worldwide Spacesmith acted as contract architect for Ralph Lauren’s corporate offices and showrooms providing full programming, design consultant coordination, and construction administration. Projects included offices, showrooms, warehouse space, and production facilities worldwide.

Marchon New York, NY Fashion oriented and technologically advanced, this manufacturer and distributor of eyewear and sunwear engaged Spacesmith to renovate and expand their NYC headquarters. A connecting stair joins two floors holding showrooms and glass walled private offices which frame open workspaces.

Ladurée New York, NY Spacesmith worked closely with Ladurée and their in-house design team Panetude on the build-out of their new retail store and restaurant in New York’s historic Soho district. The space is clearly divided into four zones: a pastry shop featuring their world famous macarons, a tea room, a full service restaurant, and an outdoor patio.

Donna Karan New York, NY Spacesmith restructured an underutilized penthouse space into Donna Karan’s stunning showroom for their shoe and accessory departments. Our team utilized modular display fixtures that can be modified and re-arranged.

Spacesmith is a member of the US Green Building Council and is committed to providing efficient, comfortable, and environmentally sensitive designs. Our team includes LEED and WELL BUILDING Accredited Professionals that research and implement a variety of methods to reduce energy consumption, improve air quality, and reduce the impact of construction on the environment. Beyond their ecological benefits, these proven measures create healthier spaces that positively impact employee morale and workplace productivity.

Select Clients Avon Bonpoint Calvin Klein Shoes & Bag Carolina Herrera Cartier Christofle Silver Club Monaco Cort Furniture Cremieux CWF USA David Meister Donna Karan Company Dualstar Edelman Leather Edun Ellen Tracy Global Brands Group Hermès of Paris Kellwood Ladurée Laundry Li & Fung Liz Claiborne Marchon Eyewear Mulberry Nine West Company Ralph Lauren Ritz Furs Room & Board Sun Studios Track & Field XOXO

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Spacesmith LLP Retail Showrooms & Interiors  

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