Jayne Design Studio is featured on Architectural Digest’s current 2017 AD 100 list of leading American decorators and architects, however Jayne isn’t a novice in the awards department he already received the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art’s Arthur Ross Award for Interior Decoration, and was the first interior designer to be honored in this category by the ICAA, among others.
For the past 25 years, Thomas Jayne has designed rooms that reflect a strong connection to history and place. He draws upon their past for inspiration, seeking details that will deepen and enhance their american decoration.
Jayne likes old things, however they have to look fresh ‘’Ancient and Modern’’– and that often comes from looking again at the old source and rethinking it in color, shape, and juxtaposition. In practice, he translates that on engaging ideas into tailored, comfortable houses or apartments that suit the current needs of his client, whether they be young families or advanced collectors.
Jayne’s academic past of Applied Arts, greatly influenced his design philosophy, His interest in architecture and the decorative arts eventually lead him to pursue a career in interior design.
Style: “Hip and cool historic rooms,”
Projects: A country house in England, the president’s house at Yale University.
Key Influences: Albert Hadley, Karl Friedrich Schinkel, Antonio Canova.
In addition to his remarkable practice, Thomas Jayne published highly acclaimed books such as ‘’The Finest Rooms in America”, and “American Decoration’’.
Architectural Digest’s current 2017 AD 100 list his an exclusive list that recognizes establishment icons and enterprising trailblazers whose work is as inspiring as it is influential.
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