HF featured in October Issue of Interior Design Magazine.

Hermine Ford, Interior Design Magazine, Interior Design, Flank, Maters Projects Hermine Ford's work was included in an article by Craig Kellogg that featured a new interior design managed by Jennifer Masters of Flank.

In what was once a nursing home in the West Village, "Today, the entire ground level is a forest of glinting steel studs under a ruined ceiling peeling with loose-leaf size sheets of paint," writes Craig Kellogg, "It takes a supreme effort to imagine the multimillion-dollar duplex maisonette slated to occupy the space when the building reopens as the 10-unit Abingdon condominium. To assist with the visualization, Flank—the architecture firm and real-estate developer and broker—hired interiors specialists 2Michaels to design the model apartment.""This conversion project couldn’t be more different from a ground-up Flank building two blocks away," continues Kellogg, "Complete with original limestone quoins and meticulously reproduced fanlights, the neocolonial redbrick facade might belong to a bank on Main Street, U.S.A.—though what’s actually across the street is quaint Abingdon Square’s wrought-iron gates and carefully tended paved paths. Long before being adapted for senior citizens, the building was the YWCA’s Laura Spelman Hall, a residence for single women. Each window once belonged to an individual bedroom. Now the rambling, family-friendly floor plans benefit from multiple sun-splashed exposures."

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Kellogg writes that the job of filling empty walls went to Jennifer Masters’s husband, Todd. "At his gallery, Masters & Pelavin, he mounted a viewing of 50 possible works to lend, and 2Michaels picked out 15. Of special note are the rows of ephemera-filled acrylic boxes, composing an installation in the entrance, and the lead-wrapped timber columns forming a sculpture in the living room"

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