Samuel Amoia has a long-time fascination with the Old Master. Designer Samuel Amoia puts his signature stamp on a downtown pied-à-Terre while paying homage to the likes of Jean-Michel Frank and Gio Ponti. Samuel Amoia’s meteoric rise in the design world is one of those “only in New York” stories, one where raw talent, hard work, and sheer luck come together serendipitously.
About Samuel Amoia
Samuel Amoia‘s passion for interior design originated with his extensive international travel, which has allowed him to see and experience first-hand some of the world’s most prestigious living environments. Amoia has worked for such industry leaders as Ian Schrager and Hotels AB (Andre Balazs). Most recently, Samuel Amoia worked closely with interior designer Stephen Sills, hailed as one of the most influential forces in the field today. Samuel Amoia aided Sills in the execution of some of the most important large-scale residential projects in recent years.
SoHo’s Cast Iron Historic District
Samuel Amoia decorated this 2,800-square-foot apartment in SoHo, a pied à Terre for a young businessman based primarily on the West Coast. The property shows the designer’s flair for reinterpretation and customization. The foyer leading to the kitchen and living room is anchored by a highly pigmented oil on canvas by South Korean artist KwangHo Shin.
NYC – 520 Park Avenue Residence
Designer Samuel Amoia largely draws inspiration for color and tones from a book on Michelangelo. In the entry of this Park Avenue apartment, the sculptural ceiling is his custom design, and the chandeliers are by Lindsey Adelman.
The design choices in the apartment reflect the couple’s interest in Japan, where they’ve enjoyed visiting, whether it’s the Noguchi lanterns to the wooden-slat detail on the ceiling in the main bedroom. The homeowners got exactly what they imagined: