A deeply intuitive, commercially viable understanding of public mores and tastes brings success to any design project that Susan Huckvale Arann undertakes. She has been the design talent behind successful restaurants, apartments and homes in the New York Metropolitan area for more than 20 years.

A native New Yorker, Susan Arann is a graduate of CUNY and attended Parsons and New York School of Design. She is president and founder of American & International Designs, Inc. a full service interior design firm headquartered in New York. She is past-president of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) New York Metropolitan Chapter and holds professional design licenses in New York and Florida and has won numerous awards for excellence in interior design. Her firm has extensive experience in all aspects of interior design, space planning, and decorating for residential, commercial, medical, hospitality and hotel design, with a specialty in luxury designer residences and commercial projects including waterfront properties, vacation homes, restaurants, spas, healing environments and model homes. Recent commercial projects include designs for the Ritz Carlton and Hilton properties. A majority of Susan’s clients are international and retain her firm to complete their New York City spaces. Susan loves that she is remunerated for her designer passion and her passion is design in all forms.

Susan’s international clientele speaks to her global design perspective as well as her highly regarded reputation for regularly communicating project status.

Ms. Arann is also widely acclaimed for her expertise in color trends and has given numerous well-received lectures on the subject. She is a member of the Color Marketing Group. In additions, she was nominated for Working Woman Entrepreneurial Excellence.

Considering her flair for color and design, it comes as no surprise to learn that she operated a highly successful fashion boutique prior to entering the field of interior design. Prominent in New York State politics prior to launching her career as a designer, Ms. Arann has a flair for people and once ran as a candidate for the New York State Assembly.
Contact: Susan Arann
Location: 1110 South Ave
Staten Island, NY
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