NEW YORK - PALM BEACH - SAN FRANCISCO
We are a full-service Interior Design firm offering our clients curated interior spaces that display layers of unusual texture, color, and verve. Our design firm includes 15 Designers, Project Managers, and Draftsmen with a combined 75 plus years of acumen.
We have designed and renovated Residential and Commercial projects throughout the United States, Europe, and the Caribbean for the past 20 years including many homes and apartments, lobbies, as well as 38 stories of public space in two apartment buildings, medical offices, a large day spa, an upstate museum and boutique offices to name a few. We also work hand in hand with top Residential and Commercial Developers as design consultants offering our design expertise and management services.
Eric's search for the perfect pieces to complete his interiors has inspired him to design many of his own products. Vendors across the industry have sought out Eric Cohler designs , and his product lines include lighting, carpeting, fabrics, and furniture.
Eric Cohler, acclaimed for his distinguishing ability to fuse classical and contemporary elements, Eric Cohler is known for designing spaces that look lived in, yet are carefully composed. Cohler’s extensive experience in residential interiors is seen in projects throughout the US, Europe and the Caribbean. His award-winning product design includes textiles and furniture for Lee Jofa, lighting for Visual Comfort, chimneypieces for Chesney’s and rugs for Stark Carpet. He acts as consulting creative director to Kindel furniture and Amerock hardware and is an adjunct professor in the architectural studies program at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. As the recipient of numerous design industry awards, including listing each year in Elle Décor’sannual A-List issue, Cohler is especially proud that his Lee Jofa "Tyler Crewel" was selected for the White House family dining room. A well respected keynote speaker on interior design, art, and collecting, Cohler holds an MS in Historic Preservation from Columbia University’s School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation and a Certificate from Harvard’s Graduate School of Design. His book, “Cohler on Design," which illustrates synergies between art, film, fashion, architecture and interiors, was published by Monacelli Press in the Fall of 2012.
A trained art historian and contributing writer to many shelter magazines and The New York Times, he is working on his next book – “Cohler on Art”. Developers on both coasts have hired Cohler to design and brand residential projects including floor plans, interiors, landscalping, amenities and public spaces. His firm's latest project, the townhouses and apartments at 215 Sullivan Street sold out before completion setting a price record for lower Greenwich Village. Cohler serves on the board of directors’ of Manhattan’s Museum at Eldridge Street and has donated his time to the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island; created several rooms for the Kips’ Bay Boy's and Girl's Club; the Susan G. Komen Holiday House; and Sothebys Showhouse. He also underwrites a scholarship program that sends college students abroad in their junior year, and supports several arts organizations and environmental causes.
Tony Klein, a native of the Philadelphia area, studied liberal arts at Temple University. In 1994 he joined the firm of Jed Johnson Associates, and under the direction of Jed Johnson, quickly gained a comprehensive knowledge of the design process. It was here that he was formally trained as an interior designer enhancing his sense of color, composition and learning timeless restraint of under stated elegance. He later joined the firm of William Green & Associates, working in architectural, landscape, interior, graphic and furniture design.
Tony's philosophy is that the needs of each client are realized by thoughtful, collaborative research into lifestyle, geographic location and architecture. In 2004, he joined Eric Cohler as a senior project manager becoming Managing Director in 2006 and is currently the Senior Managing Director for Eric Cohler Design. His background and experience have provided him with the skills necessary to produce consistently comfortable, sophisticated interiors. His practical nature and determined approach assure continuity and steady progress throughout the collaborative process. He adheres to the ideals of design integrity, using the highest quality of materials and workmanship and the seamless integration of architecture and design.
ABOUT ERIC COHLER DESIGN
We are a full-service Interior Design firm offering our clients curated interior spaces featuring layers of unusual texture and color. Our firm includes; Designers, Project Managers and Draftsmen with a combined 75 plus years of experience.
95 FIFTH AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10003