about

who we are

Joan and Jayne Michaels
founders

the sisters

Jayne and her husband, divide their time between the city and their home in Springs, East Hampton, where she has recently set up a satellite office for 2Michaels.

Joan shifts between the city, Springs, and traveling for business and pleasure.

Both sisters are avid swimmers and auction hunters.

Strategy

approach

2Michaels creates fresh, elegant, comfortable, and timeless homes that reflect each client’s distinct personality and life history. We strive for an environment that is unique, layered, and most importantly personal. Budgets are adhered to with an emphasis on quality and value. Each project is handled professionally and completed in a timely manner. We understand that designing one's home can be overwhelming. Our approach is to make the process enjoyable and fun. We encourage an atmosphere of shared ideas and interests - whether it’s art, literature, film, music, fashion, or even comedy.

Elegant EntrywayWhite chair and mirror
how we work

process

We thoroughly research each home, which have included lofts, pre-war co-ops, post-war modern condominiums and houses around the country and abroad. We study the history and the parameters of the environs we are developing. Spaces are measured, floor plans, elevations, and 3D imaging are created to clearly define and communicate our vision. The selection of furnishings is done with a complete understanding of our clients needs with an emphasis on each project being special. Our passion for furniture, fabrics, antiques, and art is enhanced by years of experience. Over time we’ve gathered a team of collaborators who help implement our projects seamlessly. Each architect, general contractor, wood worker, craftsperson, upholsterer, and curtain maker is skilled, trustworthy, and dependable.

as featured in

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Testimonials

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2Michaels' work is true artistry. I would echo what another reviewer said about there being poetry and masterful attention to detail in every room and project they work on. At the same time, they are also lovely, caring, honest, trustworthy, flexible people who want us to be happy and our home to be practical for our lives as much as they want to meet their own high artistic standards.  

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2Michaels Design was exactly what I was looking for in an interior design firm.  They listened thoughtfully to all of my ideas and personal lifestyle needs and created a design plan that was befitting to both issues. I was so pleased with the final results, as it feels like the perfect expression of my own personality but I could have never done this without them!

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I have had the pleasure of working with 2Michaels on a number of projects. Every project they do is sheer poetry. Their attention to detail is extraordinary but what truly amazes me is how they make it all so relaxing and livable at the same time. Their vast knowledge of art and furniture lends a level of scholarship to their work. It's no wonder their clientele has such a high IQ.

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Hard working but efficient, reasonably priced and responsive. Work in different styles but ultimately push for a clean encumbered look. Very sophisticated sense of color and balance.

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2Michaels designed 10,000 square feet of previously raw office space for my law firm. As designed, the space represented my firm perfectly: clean, modern, elegant, and most importantly, functional.  Thanks to 2Michaels.

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