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2022 Kitchen Design Trends for the Home

The kitchen is the place where culinary skills are put to the test, conversations are ignited, and lifetime memories are made. Many people consider the kitchen to be the heart of the home, the central gathering place where everyone is welcome and entertaining commences. Here at Mojo Stumer, we have designed our fair share of…

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How to Design a Small Bathroom

As a renowned architectural and interior design firm in New York City, Mojo Stumer has seen incredibly large spaces but also some incredibly small spaces. Even in the most lavish apartments, New York City bathrooms tend to be much smaller than the typical apartment bathroom across the country. Space is of monumental value here, and…

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Furniture for Interior Designers

The intersection of furniture, interior design, and architecture is a place where perfect harmony can be achieved. Through the combination of textiles and materials, architectural backdrops, and functional spaces, it is possible to create a synergistic space that speaks to the client in its own unique way.  The importance of furniture in interior design is…

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Modern Retail Store Design

There is a significant difference between working on a retail project versus a residential one. Retail stores are getting increasingly more diverse in their offerings, pushing designers and architects alike to engage the customer more than ever before. Retail formats vary based on industry, but this blog post will focus the majority of our attention…

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Importance of Art in Architecture

Integrating art into architecture is the equivalent of finding perfect harmony. The two are individually stunning, but when put together in a way that physically registers with those who inhabit the space is where the magic really happens. In a way, art in architecture is the ultimate aesthetic. Being able to mesh incredible works of…

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Privacy in Architecture and Property Design

The process of working with an architect to achieve a dream design is a very personal one. Mojo Stumer recognizes the importance of meeting our clients’ needs and expectations when it comes to the level of privacy they desire within their design, whether it is a personal home, office building, dormitory, or some other type…

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10 Questions to Ask An Architect

Have You Done Work In This Area Before? It’s important to ask your architect if they have done work in your area.  Every city, town, county, etc, has its own specifications when it comes to building. Some areas can be extremely strict while others are more lenient.  Ask your architect about the work they’ve done…

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How to Select an Architect – What’s Your Style

Everyone has a preferred style.  It’s obvious in how we dress, what car we drive, where we vacation or eat out.  Sometimes it can vary and be hard to define, but usually a preferred style or taste will eventually take over and be dominant. This particularly holds true in how you want to live.  It’s…

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MOJO STUMER SELECTED TO DESIGN NEW VILLAGE OF GREAT NECK ‘VILLAGE HALL’

In our 41-year history, MSA has been widely recognized and awarded for our work both nationally and internationally, though it’s the work we do in our immediate community we’re most proud of. Across Long Island, and especially throughout the Great Neck Peninsula, our team has completed countless successful projects in a wide range of typologies,…

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TWO MSA PROJECTS AWARDED BY LONG ISLAND AIA CHAPTER AWARDS

It’s always an honor to be recognized by your peers, and our team at MSA is incredibly proud of our long history of award-winning projects. Last week, we added two more to our shelves, as our Miami Penthouse and our Old Westbury House both received commendation awards at the 56th Annual Archi Awards. We’re thankful…

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