Team

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FERNANDO FERRAZ

DESIGNER

Fernando Ferraz is a Brazilian-born interior designer based in New York City. After graduating with honors from FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology) with a Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design, Fernando further developed his vision and skills by working with residential and commercial design firms on a variety of residential, commercial and hospitality projects. After several years of working for established companies, he founded Fernando Ferraz Interiors in order to provide clients with more personalized service, incomparable aesthetic, and affordable design solutions.

As a designer, Fernando is involved in all aspects of each design project from concept development and space planning to project oversight and selection of furniture and finishes. Fernando also has extensive 3D visualization and modeling skills, which he uses to create realistic renderings and walk-through videos that help convey his designs to his clients. His attention to detail and unique design perspective result in contemporary designs that inspire and captivate. Fernando expertly weaves natural elements of rhythm, repetition, and symmetry with modern forms to awaken the senses and encourage indulgence. Simple beauty developed through passionate exploration. Creation over clone—timeless over trend—elegance over extravagance.

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RICHARD MACHADO

INTERIOR DECORATOR

Richard has the eye and sensibility for composing beautifully appointed and comfortable living spaces. He is attuned to the client's vision and works closely with the client to develop an overall aesthetic and budget. With a degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology, Richard leverages his creative and technical background in design —with a deep appreciation for trends, composition and lighting — to deliver multiple furnishing options, including a mix of contemporary and vintage when appropriate. He sources different materials and textures to enhance the richness, variety and depth of the decorative concept, while maintaining integration and consistency in execution. Whether the client's style is causal, modern or avant-garde, Richard delivers a comprehensive design plan with a focus on comfort and ease. Having completed projects in New York, Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, he strives to create sophisticated homes for contemporary living.