10 Years of ‘NYC&G’: In Manhasset, a 1940s Home Gets An Update
The colorful colonial bursts with grace and character.
Revisited for the 10th Anniversary issue of NYC&G. Previously featured in the May/June 2021 issue of NYC&G. Read the full story here.
People who understand the challenges and pitfalls of the interior design business are rightly offended by the snarky comment “Anybody can be a decorator.” So not true. In a former life, Kevie Murphy was a lawyer, but she later switched gears and enrolled at the New York School of Interior Design to pursue her true passion. She and her family eventually moved from a Brooklyn Heights apartment to a 7,200-square-foot center-hall Colonial in Manhasset, where Murphy put her freshly honed skill set to work. To my mind, the house is a stellar example of classic design reinterpreted for 21st-century living. —K. C.
The print version of this article appears with the headline: Classic Comfort.