Kelly Behun Studio is an interior design firm based in New York City that specializes in the design of interiors, furniture and decorative accessories. Founded by Kelly Behun, the Studio provides a uniquely hands-on approach producing customized environments perfectly tailored to each client’s needs. Clients are assured a highly personal experience with an emphasis on collaboration and individualized service. Considered an interior designer with the eye of a gallerist, Kelly’s projects utilize everything from bespoke furnishings and unique designer pieces to offbeat accents and inexpensive vintage finds. The aesthetic relies more on visual and emotional appeal than a particular style or provenance.
Kelly Behun grew up in Pittsburgh, PA, and attended the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Upon moving to New York she joined Ian Schrager Hotels’ in-house Design Studio where she trained under architect Anda Andrei and worked with renowned designers Andrée Putman and Philippe Starck. While there she was an integral member of the design team that created a number of their most iconic properties including the Delano in Miami, Mondrian in Los Angeles, and Royalton, Paramount, Morgans and Hudson hotels in New York City.
She later opened Kelly Behun Studio, which has become known for its comprehensive and highly bespoke approach to interior design projects and its exclusive line of furniture and home accessories. Kelly’s design work has been featured in numerous domestic and international design and shelter magazines, books and television shows. Her line is sold through 1st Dibs, the Met Breuer shop and other exclusive outlets, including 1st Dibs. Kelly is an Architectural Digest AD100 Interior Designer and a member of Elle Décor Magazine’s A-List of Interior Designers.
Labeled by the New York Times as “an interior designer with the eye of a gallerist” she has deep ties to the art world and her clients have included high profile individuals from the worlds of business, technology, politics and entertainment. Ms. Behun lives in New York City with her husband and two sons. Current projects include the interiors for a Robert Stern luxury condominium tower on Madison Avenue, private residences in New York, London, and south Florida, as well as a new line of lighting and rugs.
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