Our Story


Sarah Magness Design is a leading global residential design firm based in New York City.

Led by architect and interior designer Sarah Magness, the firm is known for its strong understanding of classical principles and techniques that apply a vast array of international resources to every one of its projects. Drawing upon Sarah's architectural and landscape background, interior design training, strong project management, extensive resource knowledge and global exposure, each project project delivers innovative and elegant design solutions.

Founded in 2010, Sarah Magness Design's mission is simple:  Cater to the individual needs of each client with active involvement for the entire design process, from schematics to post-construction. This full-service approach leads to beautiful design experiences that turn houses into homes and reflect the personal aesthetics and dreams of the people that live in them.  Sarah's global awareness and work with a wide variety of markets, dealers and resources has also influenced her passion for furniture, lighting and rug design.

Sarah has been featured in top outlets such as Architectural Digest and Vogue and was recognized by House Beautiful as one of the top Next Wave of young American designers. Sarah is also passionately involved with the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art’s New Heights program which introduces fundamental concepts of building, design and architectural language to middle school students.