Leah Weinberg is an interior designer from New York with a background in fashion design that influences the stylish yet approachable spaces she creates and curates. There are a few elements she feels are key to creating great design: a compelling story, functionality, and a holistic vision.
A home’s décor should represent the story of the person who inhabits it. Every project begins with learning about the client - their personality, work, hobbies, and tastes – to inspire a unique design that represents them while meeting their functional needs. While beautiful handbags or clothing may look good in a photo or on a model, they may not suit the customer and their lifestyle. Furniture and décor work the same way; everything must make sense for the person living in the home. The holistic vision of the space matters as much as the individual pieces within the space – whether it’s a retail store or one’s home. Great design means that each item is unique unto itself, but also makes sense as part of a whole.
Leah works in the New York Metropolitan area across Brooklyn and Westchester. Some of her work has been profiled on Apartment Therapy and HGTV.com. In addition to interior consulting and styling services, she is available for renovation projects.
A graduate of Cornell University’s Fiber Science and Apparel Design program, Leah has been a staple of the design industry for years. After 12 years as a handbag and accessories designer for brands such as Coach, Tommy Hilfiger, and Kate Spade, she has transitioned her focus to designing residential and commercial spaces. She has also completed a Continuing Education Certificate in Interior Design from Parsons, the New School for Design in New York City.