today's feature on freunde von freunden!

We're very proud to be the subject of the latest interview series from the amazing, incredibly-curated Freunde von Freunden website!

"By all appearances, Brad Ascalon’s Upper Manhattan home design studio should belong to a musician. A trio of guitars and a solitary ukulele line the walls; opposite his desk sits a modest keyboard. It’s music that helps the multidisciplinary designer unkink knotty design problems. And judging from the design briefs tacked to the wall—both old and new, ranging from clients like L’Oreal to Design Within Reach—the need for astute problem-solving must arise often. “There’s not much difference between music and art and design,” Brad says after a short stroll along the East River. His dog, Charlie Parker, trots by his side. “They all come from the same place. They resolve themselves in the same ways..."

Click the image below to learn more about Brad Ascalon, his thoughts, his history, his process and his passions outside of design...


After months of work, our studio is excited to finally launch our new website! In our WORK section, check out any and all of our products, projects and installations going back to 2004. Within our special NEWS section, we'll keep you up to date on all of our latest launches, exhibitions and press, as well as our speaking engagements, panel discussions and other events with our clients, friends and colleagues. Submit your info to our CONTACT section, and we'll also be sure to send you our latest newsletters during our big launch periods. We look forward to sharing all of this with you in the coming weeks, months and years! And as always, thank you for your continued support for our studio and the work we do.