Since founding her eponymous and luxury design firm based in New York, Sara Story has forged a reputation for imparting to all her projects an ineffable style she can truly call her own. Drawing inspiration from extensive travels, an active interest in contemporary art and fashion, and a rigorous lifestyle, Sara wields a keen eye to exact her aesthetic vision.
Sara earned a B.F.A. from the University of San Diego and a degree in Interior Architecture from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. After graduating she started to make her name for herself with a series of top design projects that caught the eye of some amazing publications like Elle Decor Magazine, that named Sara one of the “Top 5 to Watch.” NY Spaces also named her to the Top 50 Designers in New York. Since then her projects have appeared in Architectural Digest, Interior Design, Wall Street Journal and The New York Times just to name a few.
Sara is also passionate about arts and philanthropy. She’s a Board Member of Ballroom Marfa, a contemporary art space in Marfa, Texas, with a focus on allowing freedom of artistic expression through culturally impactful art Always dynamic, Sara and her firm continue to work to this day on residential and commercial projects worldwide. But in 2012, Sara expanded her commercial portfolio and launched a wallpaper collection that transforms traditional Asian motifs for a contemporary audience with both classic and edgier tastes. She launched a second wallpaper collection in 2015, inspired by a love of travel, launched in the spring of 2015.
With the help of some high-end artistical luxury brands like Boca do Lobo, Sara Story created some amazing and powerful house projects wherein each room would happen something surprising. She also usually favors neutral palette, but she’s also known for introducing elements to add some fun, color and bring the owner’s personality into every room. As you’ve learned by now, Sara is passionate about the arts, so in all of her projects she ties to include some amazing artwork pieces that create a perfect design pair with another stunning piece of furniture art. In this way, Sara insights some artistical coherence and, most of all, insights some powerful design debates.
With the style of a precious jewel, the new Diamond Sideboard, colored in green emerald, will make a splash in interior design since it is one of the hottest color trends for 2013. Like the amethyst Diamond, the new sideboard also features three highly sculptured doors leading to a gold leaf interior with shelving and two drawers. The exterior of this fanciful piece is now presented in silver leaf finished with a luxurious shade of translucent green emerald with high gloss varnish. And instead of the whimsical lion’s head feet, the new diamond presents a base made from mahogany lined with bronze mirror.