Rockwell Group is without a doubt one of the best interior design companies you can find. Based and founded in New York by David Rockwell, the Rockwell Group creates the most extraordinary designed projects all around the world.
The group creates magical environments that seamlessly integrate the newest technology, traditional craftsmanship and finest design. Its diverse portfolio includes multiple hotel and restaurant interiors as well as a couple of high-end residential projects.
The group of over 250 people with offices in New York, Madrid and Shanghai specializes in a wide array of work from luxury hospitality, cultural, and healthcare projects, to educational, product, and set design.
We gathered here for you a selection of 5 great interior design projects by Rockwell Group in New York.
The New York EDITION brings together lasting comfort, extraordinary style and an exceptional level of service in a uniquely individual environment. Located in the heart of midtown New York’s Flatiron District, steps from Madison Square Park, the luxury hotel seamlessly blends the integrity and character of a prestigious landmark building with a simple, sophisticated design sensibility.
Originally built in 1909 as the headquarters for The Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, the historic 41-story clock tower offers jaw-dropping 360-degree views and is an iconic landmark against the city skyline.
Expanding from an intimate corridor into a grand subterranean room, the restaurant’s focal point is a striking grand staircase that creates a see-and-be-seen atmosphere.
Dragon scales and calligraphy begin an exotic journey just a few steps below Manhattan’s busy streets. TAO Downtown is a two-story, 22,000-square-foot restaurant, bar and lounge in the former ballroom spaces of New York’s Maritime Hotel.
David Rockwell, has engaged with a number of makers/craftspeople: John Houshmand, a Catskills, New York-based furniture maker and designer, Pascale Girardin, a Montreal-based ceramic artist and the Philadelphia based textile designer Isabella Amstrup.
Occupying the ground floor and cellar level of the historic building, Nobu’s design connects old and new. The ground floor features a bar, lounge, and informal dining area. An interior landmark, the 4,500 SF space is framed by heroic Botticino marble columns, a 30’ high ceiling, and polished limestone flooring.
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Located in the heart of downtown Manhattan in trendy TriBeCa, the boutique also features a newsstand and café operated by local favorite restaurant The Smile.
The Rockwell Group filled the 2,400-square-foot TriBeCa space with materials that reference our country’s manufacturing heritage, from brick walls to poured-concrete flooring. The 2,000-square-foot space was designed by the renowned Rockwell Group and incorporates raw materials like wood, bronze, brass, and steel that echo Shinola’s minimalist, slightly masculine aesthetic.
For the talent agency’s Manhattan office, Rockwell Group borrowed cues from hospitality to create a warm and inviting space that appeals to (and flatters) staff and clients alike.
Offices are designed to maximize transparency while providing audio privacy. Both in-bound and perimeter offices have glass front walls to visually connect agents and staff. In-bound offices are shorter than ceiling height and resemble floating jewel boxes, allowing natural light to filter throughout the office. The east and west flanks will serve as “terraces” – light-filled, informal meeting areas inspired by the park below.
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