Susan Huckvale Arann, CID
New York, Florida
American & International Designs, Inc.
Past President of NY Metro ASID
A deeply intuitive, commercially viable understanding of public mores and tastes brings success to any design project that Susan Huckvale Arann undertakes. Arann has been the design talent behind successful residences and apartments in the New York Metropolitan and Florida markets for more than 30 years.
A native New Yorker, Arann is a graduate of the City University of New York. She attended Parsons School of Design and New York School of Design. She is Design Director, as well as Principal Designer, of American & International Designs, Inc. (A&I). American & International Designs, Inc. is a full service interior design firm with offices in New York and Florida. She is past-president of the American Society of Interior Designers New York Metropolitan Chapter. She is a leader in her industry. Susan holds professional licenses in New York and Florida and has won numerous awards for excellence in interior design.
Her firm specializes in luxury residences and estate homes that include waterfront properties, vacation homes, and spas. In addition, A&I has been called upon for their design expertise in numerous commercial projects. Included in these projects are the Ritz Carlton and Hilton properties as well as a variety of restaurants, clubhouses and lobbies.
Ms. Arann’s international clientele speaks to her global design perspective as well as her highly regarded reputation for project management and regularly communicating on project status with her clients. She is a lecturer, panelist, and judge on a variety of interior design topics. Ms. Arann’s ideas and works have been published throughout her career.
Ms. Arann is also widely acclaimed for her expertise in color trends and has given numerous well-received lectures on the subject. Ms. Arann is a member of the Color Marketing Group. Further, she was nominated for Working Woman Entrepreneurial Excellence.
Considering her flair for color and design, it comes as no surprise to learn that she owned and operated a highly successful fashion boutique prior to entering the field of interior design. As an aside, Ms. Arann was once prominent in New York State politics and ran as a candidate for state assembly prior to launching her career as a designer.
You can see view Susan’s portfolio at her site www.designamericanyc.com
Ms. Arann is a member of the Color Marketing Group.