Grade Architecture + Interior Design

Grade Architecture + Interior Design

Founded by Thomas Hickey with Edward Yedid, GRADE is a multi-disciplinary New York-based architecture and interior design company that translates clients’ ambitions into luxurious, personalized spaces. With a portfolio spanning high-end residential spaces and restaurants to luxury retailers and custom furniture, GRADE’s aesthetic is grounded in discreet, informed design that seamlessly weaves tradition with modernity, featuring an emphasis on singular pieces with a transformative edge.

Hickey graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Architecture degree and a Master of Architecture degree from Columbia University and a practice license in New York, New Jersey, Virginia, Texas, Connecticut and Florida. Prior to the establishment of GRADE, Thomas led the design and execution of the prestigious Robert AM Architects high-end residential project, expressing his special desire to transform traditional values ​​into modern ideas.Thomas Hickey’s expertise lies in the proximity to each project, careful attention to detail and timeless quality to ensure true hand-tailored, long-lasting design.

With more than 15 years of interior design experience, EDWARD YEDID has a unique understanding of how culture, art and design translate into custom spaces, products and experiences. Before entering GRADE, Edward collaborated with the famous interior designer Noel Jeffrey to plan a lifestyle experience through design. At GRADE, Yedid is responsible for overseeing and implementing the transformation of each project into an unforgettable modern environment, telling its history and the story of its inhabitants.

GRADE approaches each project in a precise and individual way, working closely with clients to achieve the true expression of their personal lifestyle. Inspired by world culture, art and design, GRADE is a global team that combines cutting-edge innovation with modern design to create a luxurious experience with superb design.


Sophisticated Home in Sao Paulo by GRADE

GRADE completed a sophisticated home in Sao Paulo for a distinguished global jet-setter seeking a cosmopolitan refuge that differed from traditional Sao Paulo residences. Furnishings are an eclectic mix of several design styles & decades sourced across the globe including antique chairs & dining room chandeliers, while the dining room table and lacquer flower table

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