Designs and collections by Michael Smith and the Michael S Smith Inc brand continue to be recognized by major media, both the consumer and trade press. Michael’s work has also been celebrated in three stunning volumes from Rizzoli Publishing: Elements of Style (2007), Houses (2008) and Kitchens and Baths (2011).
The globe-trotting, multitasking designer—whose busy schedule is outdone only by that of his most famous client, President Obama—has a new home ...continue
Once dilapidated, now sensational, an eccentric 1970s house in the California desert has become a beloved haven for designer Michael S. Smith and diplomat ...continue
When the owners of a 1924 Spanish Revival house in Santa Monica, California, decided to remodel their kitchen after 17 years, they got a bit of a ...continue
"An Apartment with a terrace in Manhattan is the real-estate equivalant to a Ming Vase or a Jacob Chair- Coveted, sought after, and rare. Leave it to ...continue
After finding her New York City dream apartment, a young mother taps decorator Michael S. Smith and architect Oscar Shamamian to make it a gracious family ...continue
The Spanish edition of AD features a Spanish language profile Michael S. Smith and highlights some of Smith's favorite artists, rooms, restaurants, Hotels ...continue
They've done homes for Steven Spielberg, Tom Cruise, Ryan Seacrest and the Kardashians. In conjunction with Friday's unveiling of the Design Hollywood ...continue
A seaside house gets a thorough update without ever losing sight of a storied past. For designer Michael S. Smith, approaching the renovation of a an imposing ...continue
MICHAEL S. SMITH'S MANHATTAN PENTHOUSE - Updating the New York City duplex he shares with HBO executive James Costos, the decorator finds inspiration in ...continue
Actress and Comedian Ali Wentworth and her husband, George Stephanopoulos, turned to Michael S. Smith to Decorate their family's new Manhattan apartment. ...continue
Michael Smith, known for bringing grand English country-house style to Hollywood's top moguls, threw over his own chintz-filled house for a soaring 1990s ...continue
Interior designer Michael S. Smith shapes the decor of a New York City apartment to make the most of the museum-quality art collection on view. A few months ...continue
...and Cindy Crawford's house, and Tom Cruise's too - in fact, just about anyone who's anyone's house. Annabel Rivkin meets interior-design ...continue
In the living room of a classic New York town house, designer Michael S. Smith chose furniture with classic shapes that never go out of style.
When Michael Smith was chosen by Barack and Michelle Obama to decorate the private quarters of the White House, and subsequently the Oval Office, the Los ...continue
In a new Off Duty series, designers tour us through beloved spaces. Here, White House interior decorator Michael S. Smith extracts modern lessons from James ...continue
"What I do is the most fun thing in the world," says interior decorator Michael S. Smith. "I have the opportunity to embrace my love of history ...continue
21st Century New York Interior Decorator - Michael S. Smith
Michael's new chair for Baker Furniture and his favorite finishing touch.
Military Roots: Hand-forged iron posts and brass finials from Jasper by Michael S. Smith evoke 18th-c. French campaign furniture.
This home by designer Suzanne Kasler features Jasper's 721-1 Flores Swing Arm Lamp as well as Jasper's fabric JP 4809 Wallace Vine Sage.
Michael Smith is no stranger to transforming grand houses into family homes. Last January, the Santa Monica-based designer was chosen by Michelle Obama to ...continue
The weekend home of a Los Angeles-based couple - he's a businessman, she's a portrait painter and writer - the abode has evolved substantially from ...continue
The Demand for his services is such that Los Angeles - based decorator Michael S. Smith finds himself aloft almost as much as Ryan Bingham, the high flier of ...continue
There's nothing unusual about being bicoastal anymore, but embracing life in regions as different as the solid, big shouldered Mid-West and flighty, golden ...continue
The American decorator Michael S. Smith describes the typical entrance hall of an English country house as a favourite room. 'I like the severity, the lack ...continue
C. Pittel : I like the way the house tumbles down the hill. And details like those small square windows in the living room make it look like a ruin you've ...continue
M.Smith: I wanted the house to be warm and inviting and colorful and eccentric just like my client Donna Roth. She's a movie producer with a very eclectic ...continue
The inviting interiors - a soft, restrained palette and historic charm coupled with 21st century comfort - were designed by Los Angeles based Michael S. Smith. ...continue
When visiting Howard and Nancy Marks's London apartment, it's important to remember to crane your neck. If you don't, you jyst might miss the ...continue
The residence is "strangely upside-down" in plan, Smith points out, with three bedrooms. Visitors enter a small living room, then proceed up the ...continue
With T&C's blessing, the Chartounis hired Michael S. Smith, a designer who "gives classicism a modern edge," as Dina puts it, for clients ...continue
Crawford and Gerber came to the project with very different ideas. "Rande is edgy, modern, and Armaniesque, and I prefer a cozier, more romantic ...continue
After completing a large addition to their house, the Grazers turned to Michael S. Smith, and interior designer as attuned as Neff (Wallace) to a notion of ...continue