Libby Augarten

Libby Augarten

Brooklyn, NY, US


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I am an interior designer with an MFA from the New York School of Interior Design. I came very close to going to school for social work or school counseling, and the part of me that wanted my life to be devoted to some social service is still very strong. I have a passion for public space, with interests ranging from office design to transportation hubs to institutional design.

My background is in visual art, theater and education. It is my goal to fully incorporate all three of these things into design of interior space.


Martell Donagher LLC, New York, NY, US, Intern

Oct 2013 - Dec 2013

Sarah Vail Design, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer

May 2013 - Oct 2013

GnB English School, Busan, S. Korea, English Teacher

Oct 2008 - Oct 2009

Shakespeare & Company, Lenox, MA, US, Artist in Residence

Oct 2007 - Dec 2007

Hudson Beach Glass, Beacon, NY, US, Gallery Manager/Studio Assistant

Oct 2004 - Oct 2006


New York School of Interior Design (NYSID), New York, NY, US, Masters, Interior Design

Oct 2010 - May 2013

Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH, US, Bachelors, Studio Art

Oct 2001 - May 2004


Robert Herring Travel Prize, 1st Place

Before interior designers can create spaces that enhance well-being, they must observe the different ways people work and live. Travel hones designers’ understanding of the relationship between culture and the built environment, and channels a global perspective into their designs. The family of Joseph Roman understood this when they initiated NYSID’s travel award in 2005.


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