Historic private residences, whether still in use as living quarters or converted for other uses such as a museum or art gallery, still retain the architectural art, historic murals, and decorative painting that was prized when they were built.
It is our privilege to participate in the restoration, renovation, and conservation of historic residential properties throughout the country. Whether a project involves decorative painting and finishes, mural conservation, stone or wood conservation, gilding, or plaster restoration and stabilization, our team of expert artisans and conservationists have decades of experience working with all periods of decoration.
We use traditional methods and materials to conserve and restore original designs or, when necessary, create custom designs that fit well with the historic integrity of the building. Our new design schemes draw from that knowledge and are often inspired by artists like the Herter Brothers, Louis Comfort Tiffany, and William McPherson. Our artisans are skilled in replicating and designing in Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Chiaroscuro, Pre-Raphaelite, Plein Air, Realism, and other styles.
Examples of our work in restoring historic homes can be viewed below, and include the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, Doris Duke’s Shangri La, the English Rose Residence, and the French Consulate in New York City, amongst others.