Frank de Biasi is a prominent interior designer based in New York City, who lends his impeccable eye for bold color and international flair to his designs across the globe. Gracing 2017’s AD100 cover, de Biasi has been hailed as one of Architectural Digest’s top 100 designers in the world.
De Biasi’s distinctive career began at Christie’s New York, where he spent six years in the Estates and Appraisals department, acquiring a deep knowledge of art history firsthand. From there, he moved to the offices of internationally acclaimed architect Peter Marino, where he was Director of Interiors for twelve years. Both experiences were immersive educations, opportunities to handle the finest pieces, work with the best craftsmen, and to achieve perfect fluency in proportion, color and light. In 2006, de Biasi founded his own firm, which has grown steadily ever since. Clients appreciate his holistic approach to design – his awareness that the true value of a home lies not in its Instagram appeal, but in the quality of the lives that are lived there.
An ardent traveler, de Biasi lets his journeys play a starring role in his work. Recent excursions to Mumbai, Paris, Cuba, Shanghai and ports beyond serve as inspiration, as well as opportunities to cultivate unique sources. To work with de Biasi is to gain access to a truly global network of artisans, ranging from high-tech custom fabricators in New York to hand-rubbed leather in Marrakesh. Clients relish the trip through this enchanting world, and appreciate that in de Biasi, they have a steady, good-humored guide who knows the way.
De Biasi’s designs have been featured in every shelter publication of note, ranging from House Beautiful to Vogue to World of Interiors, The Wall Street Journal, 1stDibs, Veranda, and Architectural Digest France, Spain and Italy. His projects have been highlighted in several books, including Yue-Sai Kan’s Exquisite Spaces: 25 Top Interior Designers of the World, Linda O’ Keefe’s Heart And Home: Rooms That Tell Stories, American Fashion Designers at Home, among others. He is a longstanding member of the London-based Sir John Soane Museum Foundation and the Institute for Classical Architecture and Art. De Biasi’s team of sixteen, operating out of a bustling midtown office, is adept at solving every design challenge with professionalism, personalization and discretion. Current projects include private residences and commercial projects in London, France and Morocco, as well as New York City, Long Island, Greenwich, Palm Beach, Miami and Los Angeles.