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Long Island Multi-Family Apartment Buildings Design And Zoning Approvals

The suburbs are booming. People are continuing to opt-out of overpopulated city living, and instead looking to stake a claim in expanding outer-city suburbs such as Long Island, and with this suburban expansion comes a continually growing need for a dynamic housing stock. Single and two-family housing has always been a staple of Long Island…

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How Much Does It Cost To Build A Custom House?

AND SOME CONCEPTS ON HOW TO BUDGET IT Obviously, the first step is acquiring a desirable piece of land empty or with a knock-down house. The purchase of land many times can be emotional or from the heart, but there are things to consider when building a house beside: Open land in field or forest…

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Our Design Philosophy

We realized at Mojo Stumer over 30 years ago that Architecture and Interiors must exist together and work in tandem to take a project to a higher level.  One should complement the other and support the overall aesthetic goals of the design.  The vision of the architect or interior designer sets these goals.  The problem…

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LOBBIES

This week, we’re talking about the important elements of design necessary for the creation of lobbies. The first lobby to talk about is one we created for North American corporate headquarters – Luxottica (pictured right) – the largest distributor of eyeglasses in the world. To this Italian-owned company, design and optics (insert glasses pun here)…

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COLORS & TEXTURES

In contemporary architecture there are endless options for using color and texture to boost the interior design and overall feel of a space.  Sometimes more traditional materials create a texture that fulfills the vision and objective of a space. Other times more modern and sleek finishes are needed to get the job done.  Colors and…

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CONFERENCE ROOMS

Let’s talk about conference rooms- what are the most memorable conference rooms you’ve seen? What made them pop? Some of the greatest, most crucial ideas are often conceived, debated and put into action all within a conference room.  The ambient needs to be optimal for communication to flow. The best architectural insights are often needed…

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WORKSPACES

Take a minute to think about the physical space where you work.  What elements make it a good or bad environment for productivity? Does the architecture and its design elements contribute to work success or downfall? If so, why?  These are some of the decision making questions we take into account when designing work spaces…

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MILAN FURNITURE FAIR 2017

Another year goes by and again I return from the amazing design world of the Salone Del Mobile in Milan, the most important and largest Furniture Fair in the world. Over 350,000 people from all over the world come to the city for this event – architects, interior designers, product designers, manufacturers, store owners, etc….

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LUXE INTERIORS + DESIGN

Our beautiful Park Avenue Apartment has not only been selected to be featured in Luxe Interiors + Design Magazine, but is also on the front cover!! We are extremely proud and honored to have been chosen.   This project was definitely unique and at the same time fun to design. MSA first designed this apartment 25 years ago. As…

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NYC&G INNOVATION IN DESIGN AWARDS

Mojo Stumer was honored to receive two of these prestigious awards at the NYC & G Innovation in Design Awards. Our West Side Terrace project placed first in the landscape category and our 59th Street Penthouse project was the runner up in the architecture category. We are extremely proud!

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