The Prainos met as real estate agents at Prudential Douglas Elliman, and they work primarily throughout Manhattan- but have completed projects in Westchester, Long Island’s ‘East End’ and Costa Rica’s ‘Gold Coast’!
To truly be successful, we believe that all planes of life must be in balance. We are married parents who run a business in addition to our personal pursuits, so actively maintaining balance is crucial. We believe that balance is just as important for design, whether in interiors, logos, or business development.
Over the past 16 years of marriage, we have developed a unique energy and dynamic, honed our abilities separately and together, discovered our strengths as a team and learned to compensate for each other’s weaknesses. Though we share a similar aesthetic, our approach in reaching the final product differ.
As our client, you’ll have a constant sounding board, and the full attention of two dedicated professionals with two points of view to craft your design. Rose’s point of view keeps design front and center:
“I find that no matter where I am or what I am doing, I’m constantly editing what I am looking at. These exercises are a large part of who I am. It’s impossible to walk into a room, store or restaurant and not connect with how it made me feel, why, and what I could change to create improvements… I live and breathe design.”
As the co-founders of YDC Design, we maintain an honest and authentic aesthetic that is sensitive to the art of living and how one exists in their space. We work with real people and families who want to live in a beautiful place without worrying about maintaining a fragile or “overdressed” environment. Your home should feel fluid and effortless, like a relaxing breath at the end of a long day.
With our help, your home will be appointed and curated with the comforts of everyday living, including piles of magazines, a well-used place on the sofa, and a place to set shopping bags. After we curate your space, you’ll also have the proper pieces in place for easy “decluttering,” so that the space itself can exist in its purest form.