Elle Décor

JUNE 2015: The A-List, A Celebration of the World's Top Design Talents

"Landmark Commission" - With his extensive knowledge of design history and his intuitive grasp of today's needs, Stephen Sills brings new life to an apartment in a storied Manhattan building.

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JUNE 2012: The A-List, 60 Top Talents

"Return to Engagement" - When a friend asked Stephen Sills to freshen up the Manhattan apartment he created for her 20 years ago, the designer considered nothing sacred.

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Architectural Digest

January 2012: Architectural Digest, Special Issue. The New AD 100

A New Classic, Thanks to a polished renovation by designer Stephen Sills, a Manhattan couple's Fifth Avenue Triplex is suffused with serene sophistication

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Mezonin

2011: A Russian interiors magazine features Stephens home in Bedford, NY

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Architectural Digest

December 2010: Fresh Volumes. In Connecticut, A House Challenges Conventional Notions of Space.

Interior designer Stephen Sills and architect Jason Chai, of C/S Architecture, collaborated on a family's 12,000-square-foot residence in Connecticut.

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Elle Décor

June 2010: ELLE DECOR's A-List Twenty-five designers we love.

The look? Serene and sophisticated, history energized with a dollop of swagger. Hes also known for his subdued color palettes, rich fabrics, jaw-dropping modern art, and striking finishes.

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January 2009: 12 things he can't live without.

"I donít like superficial decoration for decoration's sake." That point of view permeates his own near-and-dear essentials, whether it's the purity of a Japanese meal, a good cotton shirt, or a beloved Giacometti light fixture. "It comes down to selecting the right form," he says simply.

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Architectural Digest

December 2007: People talk inside their houses, and they talk outside. Some people talk to their houses. But very rarely do their houses talk back. An exception is a large and loquacious stone-and-slate house on Long Island's North Shore—Great Gatsby country. "The secret of this house is that it carries on a dialogue," says Stephen Sills, of the interior design firm Sills Huniford. "It's a dialogue between classical timelessness and the owners' modern art—the way they live today. It's about giving the past a nod yet respecting the present."

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Architectural Digest

November 2007: "No morbid desire for mere originality activated the architectural designers of The St. Regis," bragged one of the hotel's brochures a century ago. That is one way of saying that the original designers favored restraint over ostentation. Sills...followed the same rule—a light touch can be the best one.

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Architectural Digest

2006: The previous owner was a grande dame of the old school, and her décor was a predictable stage set heavy on the passementerie, with a stuffy dining room, a drafty entrance gallery, a nondescript kitchen she may or may not have ever visited, with a warren of staff rooms behind it, and—as Stephen Sills puts it—"Louie, Louis everywhere."

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Architectural Digest (German)

November 2005: Stephen Sills details his work on the St. Regis, New York, NY.

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Architectural Digest

March 2000: Tina Turner's home; Interior design by Stephen Sills Associates.

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Travel + Leisure

June 2005: "For the architecture and quality of the craftsmanshipm the St. Regis is the finest hotel in New York," says Sills...The secret to the success of what we contributed is the fragile subtlety of the colors and textures."

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