After reconnecting with childhood friend Karen Barrows, wife of Barrows Advertising chairman Richard Barrows, Ghislaine Viñas Interior Design began designing their NYC office. The concept for the advertising company was to merge its South African roots with its gritty and soulful Soho neighborhood vibe to create a fresh and dynamic workspace.
Ghislaine Viñas Interior Design
Born in the Netherlands and raised in South Africa, Ghislaine Viñas began her design journey studying interior design at Philadelphia University. After graduating and moving to New York City, she started out designing commercial office spaces and later established her firm in 1999 when commissioned to do a complete build out of a 9,000 sq-ft office and art gallery in the Starrett Lehigh Building in New York’s Chelsea art district. Since then the studio has completed many residential, commercial and hospitality projects ranging from apartments, townhouses, lofts, offices and even a coffee shop in New York City, to offices and homes in Los Angeles, New Jersey, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and a private yacht in Florida.
Ghislaine Viñas is driven daily by her passion for design, color and unique attitude towards problem solving. Her team thrives on collaboration and experimentation in conceiving design solutions for clients, whether it be residential, hospitality or commercial projects.
Ghislaine currently lives in TriBeCa, New York with her husband and two children.
Dundee House is a 2,600 square foot family home and hillside landscape in Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California. This project is the result of collaboration between architect Chet Callahan and designer Ghislaine Viñas. The owners are a young family with two small boys and a modern art collection. The building project is a complete renovation of […]
Greenwich Street Apartment is a single-family residence redesigned by Ghislaine Viñas Interior Design. The apartment is located in the TriBeCa district of New York. Description by Ghislaine Viñas: This 3300 sq ft duplex in the historic Dietz Lantern building of Tribeca NYC was in desperate need of a facelift when Ghislaine first met with the client. […]