Michelle SABIN

Michelle SABIN

Bantam, Connecticut



Northwest Connecticut & Hudson Valley New York based Interior Designer mixing characteristic vintage with new

Michelle Sabin is known for her colorful and original work. She creates beautiful interiors, at any scale and budget, with a keen eye for detail and a sense for longevity.


Michelle has 10 years of professional experience in residential design.

She studied at the University of Oregon, where she received a B.I.Arch in Interior Architecture. There she completed 11 rigorous design studios augmented by specialized interior design courses in building construction, material finishes, lighting design, color theory, sustainability, architectural history, + design theory. She also spent a semester studying in Kyoto, Japan which informs her design sense to this day.

Post graduation she has worked on a mix of residential and hospitality projects in New York and Connecticut as a project manager for several boutique architecture and interiors firms, most recently at Alexandra Angle Interior Design in NYC and Peter Talbot Architects in Washington, CT. Michelle and her family reside in Litchfield County, CT where she continues to practice interior design throughout northwest Connecticut and the Hudson Valley.


Michelle SABIN Interior Design, Bantam, CT, interior designer, sole proprietor, freelance

Jan 2018 - current

Baxt Ingui Architects, New York, NY, US, Interior Designer

Baxt Ingui Architects is an architecture and interiors firm specializing in high end residential projects, mainly in historic neighborhoods of Brooklyn. As an interior designer at Baxt Ingui, Michelle works on a team of architects, interior designers, and builders on multiple residential projects. Responsibilities include project management, specifications, drafting, billing, purchasing, & design presentations.

May 2014 - current

Alexandra Angle Interior Design, New York, NY , Interior Designer Project Manager

• Working in collaboration with Alexandra Angle to implement interior designs for several VIP clients
• Interiors Project Management of (5) Residential Projects
• Includes all plumbing, tile, lighting, paint, & hardware specifications
• Point person for clients, vendors, and principals
• Coordination (on & off site) of construction and installations
• Drawing and design presentations including kitchen, bath, and millwork detailing
• Lighting, hardware, & furniture billing, purchasing and deliveries
• Managing all social media and redesign of company website

May 2016 - Jan 2018

Marks & Frantz, New York, Interior Designer

Marks and Frantz is a boutique Interior Design firm based in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, NY. The firm specializes in high end residential design in NY and CT. As an interior designer at Marks and Frantz, Michelle's responsibilities included supporting the principal designers throughout the design process from marketing and promoting the company to design and drafting to final on site installations.

Feb 2012 - Jan 2016

Tilev Design, Brooklyn, NY, US, Interior Designer

Tilev Design is a boutique interior design/build firm in DUMBO Brooklyn doing mainly residential work in Manhattan & Brooklyn. As a design assistant at Tilev Design, Michelle was responsible for documentation + drawing of existing conditions, design drawings, + construction drawings; 2D + 3D interior renderings; Shopping at the D&D, NYDC, A&D buildings and other to the trade showrooms; writing schedules, placing purchase orders + working with clients, vendors, + contractors ; keeping the material library organized; + making weekly posts to the online Tilev Design Journal.

Oct 2010 - Jan 2012

Peter Talbot Architects, Washington, CT, US, Junior Designer

Peter Talbot Architects is an architecture firm in rural NW Connecticut. The firm specializes in high end renovations of historic homes + barns, as well as some commercial projects in CT + NY state. As a junior designer at PTA, Michelle's responsibilities included attending client meetings, site measurements; documentation + drawing of existing conditions, design drawings, + working drawings; 2D + 3D architectural renderings; some FF+E specification; + keeping the material library organized.

Feb 2010 - Feb 2011


University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, US, Interior Architecture

Completion of 11 rigorous design studios augmented by specialized interior design courses in building construction, material finishes,lighting design, color theory, sustainability, architectural history, and design theory

Sep 2005 - Jun 2009

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