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Houzz: Best New York Interior Designers
Houzz, the leading online platform for residential remodeling and design has awarded Nirmada Interior Architectural Design of New York City the "Best New York Interior Designers" 2012. The boutique 7-year-old Manhattan design and planning firm was chosen by more than 1.2 million registered members of the Houzz community. The Houzz "Best Of Remodeling" award for 2012 is given in two categories: Customer Satisfaction and Design. Customer Satisfaction award winners are based on homeowner members who rated their experience working with remodeling professionals in 12 categories ranging from architects and interior designers to contractors and other residential remodeling professionals
Are Open Floor Plans Right for You?
Another potential pitfall with open floor plans is the new acoustics that come with very open spaces. With fewer walls and sometimes higher ceilings, homeowners may experience issues like echoing or cross-room conversations that sound garbled and less crisp. “The easiest way to address this is with the right window treatments and floor coverings,” says Kati Curtis, principal of Kati Curtis Design in New York City. “Softer materials can absorb sound yet not detract from the open, airy feel of the space.”