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Kitchen Renovations – Another Option to Incorporating a Center Island

Kitchen Remodeler - Chappaqua, NY Interior Designer

Kitchen banquettes can add a cozy seating option as well as extend the cooking counter space as an alternative design to a center island. Many kitchens are designed with perimeter counters and a center island. The center island serves as two functions – additional cook prep space and with pull-up bar stools, a casual place…

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Why Hire An Interior Designer?

Reasons to Hire an Interior Designer - Susan Marocco Interiors

Most of us know what we want as we consider designing our homes; to create a comfortable environment to come home to, plop down on the cozy couch and enjoy the serenity our home provides. So simple, right… Hmmm, maybe not. We all feel we can pull together a few sofas, chairs, coffee table, lamp…

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Cooking with the Parisians

I recently had a wonderful opportunity to take a hands on cooking class in Paris. What a wonderful way to immerse yourself into their food and culture! My design inspiration comes from so many different area’s, and this was just one more. A full days outing. First the small group of 8 met and was…

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From Ordinary to Glam

Susan Marocco Interiors Bathroom Remodel Tile

Recently I had the pleasure of working once again with a client I had worked with many years ago when she was building and furnishing her home. She has since moved, and I was delighted to help her re-model her Master Bath. This is where we started. My client wanted to update her Master Bath…

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Not Your Grandmother’s Chair

Susan Marocco Interiors After Sofa

Do you have a sofa or chair that you love the design but have grown tired of the fabric? Or perhaps you’ve inherited your beloved Grandmother’s chair. It’s sentimental for all of the obvious reasons, but that floral fabric has GOT to go! So what are the factor’s that make it worthwhile to re-upholster instead…

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From Our Home To Yours, Happy Thanksgiving!

rockwell turkey

At this time of year, we reflect on how fortunate we are to be able to work with such wonderful clients, suppliers and friends. We are grateful for our progress and success. At Susan Marocco Interiors we wish you and all of your loved ones a bountiful Thanksgiving. We look forward to collaborating with you…

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A Hidden Gem Outside of Paris

Traveling is always creatively inspiring. I’ve been fortunate to have visited Paris many times, mostly on business, but each time I am in awe of its beauty. My eye catches a building with classical architecture, fabulous molding, or maybe it’s just the beauty of symmetry and balance that takes my breathe away. If you’ve been…

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Have You Found Your Personal Tranquility?

Granite_Papillon_Bathtub

Stand alone bathtubs have been a design feature for a while. But we decided to explore other options than the usual white soaking tub. Come take a look at all of the other choices you might not have considered. Kreoo tub made from one block of marble offers a spa like soak in a work…

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Does Old World Craftsmanship Still Exist?

Completed Custom Couches - Susan Marocco Interiors

Recently I had the pleasure of touring the Anthony Lawrence-Belfair workroom in LIC. A 3rd generation family company that started in 1976 in a small workshop in Greenwich, Ct. Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge This is truly old world craftsmanship at its finest quality. Every piece of wood is hand carved to the customer’s…

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Transforming a Living Room into a Family Friendly Space

Complete Family Room Design - New York

Recently I was asked by a client to furnish their basically empty Living Room. We discussed design preferences and best ways to create an “adult room” that was also inviting for all of the family. Our goal was to design a room that would be used all of the time, not just on special occasions.…

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