This addition sought to create a light-filled, colorful environment to welcome and intrigue young learners. The lobby’s double-height design allows for generous clerestory windows. Its ceiling presents a series of constellations, in which the stars are represented by LED lights. The North Star, located at the center of the panel, uses a larger fixture. The wainscot tile and flooring consist of repeating patterns of color transitions; the palette and patterns aim to strike a balance between playful and serene. All designs underwent careful review and approval by the School Construction Authority (SCA), and materials and details were selected to work within the organization’s standards.
Location: New York, NY, US
My Role: Interior Designer and Job Captain
Additional Credits: RKT&B Architects
Design Partner: Carmi Bee
Managing Partners: Peter Bafitis & Carmi Bee
Project Managers: Albert Aaronov and Alex Brito