donaldphotoDonald Schermerhorn is well known for his interiors of classical elegance, tailored flair, and a dash of contemporary polish. He would prefer to leave the trendy or avant-garde to others.

With a discriminating eye for proportion and scale, as well as his charming good humor, he is attuned to his clients’ need for harmony, comfort and ease. He takes his color palette from his clients’ hues.

For twenty years with his own atelier, he has brought his aesthetic and practical skills to clients throughout the city, surrounding areas and the east coast from Maine to Florida.These clients note his hands-on approach, accessibility, attention to detail and problem-solving project management. They return to him again and again for their other homes, their offices, shops and apartment lobbies.

Donald’s sophisticated, highly-edited and unpretentious rooms have been featured in several prominent showhouses such as Kips Bay, Hamptons and Holiday House, design magazines, and the New York Times where Penelope Green called him...