Darien / Connecticut


Specializing in crafting thoughtful and timeless residential and commercial spaces, our innovative interdisciplinary team of interior designers and architects in Darien, CT infuses each project with a fresh perspective. Anchored by our expertise in interior design and architecture, we leverage our keen insights into industry trends to deliver unparalleled results. Whether nestled in Fairfield County, neighboring Westchester County, or other sought-after locales in Connecticut and beyond, we are committed to excellence, ensuring the highest quality and best value for every ground-up new build, home renovation, or home extension.

As a seasoned husband and wife duo with over two decades of experience, we have adeptly executed a myriad of projects, spanning from family homes to diverse residential spaces. Our portfolio speaks to our ability to seamlessly integrate clean, modern aesthetics with luxurious materials, intricate details, captivating paint colors, exquisite window treatments, and bespoke furniture pieces crafted by our in-house atelier. Whether conceptualizing a living space, dining area, or any other facet of the home, we approach each design with a discerning eye, meticulously blending functionality with a signature style that withstands the test of time.

At our esteemed residential interior design firm, we offer a breadth of services, including landscape architecture, reflecting our dedication to delivering stunning, modern interiors and meticulously crafted residential spaces. Renowned as top-tier interior designers and architects in Darien, CT, we extend our architectural services to clients across NYC, New York State, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Jersey. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, we prioritize providing clients with an exceptional experience, inviting you to consider our interior design services for your upcoming residential or commercial project.

Our Philosophy

living room interior design in Southport Connecticut by Stewart-Schafer

We believe in a nonlinear approach to design that disrupts limitation and stirs imagination in Darien. (Read More)

We strive to create timeless and unique spaces that are purposeful and detail-oriented, and that perfectly balance function and beauty.

Brooklyn brownstone interior kitchen design, by Stewart-Schafer

Our Values

Timeless living room interior design by Stewart-Schafer

We take a people-first approach to our thoughtful, emotive work. (Read More)

Always at the forefront of our practice are the people with and for whom we are working.

What we do

Stewart-Schäfer is a New York and Connecticut-based architecture and interior design studio, serving Darien, that balances unique insight and progessive approach to create enduring value and timeless spaces.


Sharing an immense passion for design, we create timeless and unique architecture and interiors that bridge disciplines and transcend genres. We go above and beyond to ensure every space we complete is enriched with narrative, exudes beauty, and receives the utmost attention to detail. (Read More)

Elegant hallway design by Stewart-Schafer


Stewart-Schafer has been our trusted partner for over 3 years as we have worked together to build out our physical retail footprint in the United States. From conception through execution, Stewart-Schafer took the time to understand and infuse our brand and mission. As a result, they helped us rethink how we could deliver our premium brand experience in a new and innovative way

Tom Patterson

CEO and Co-founder
of Tommy John

Stewart-Schafer designed and built one of our most iconic stores in NYC. They managed to work in a difficult environment, kept costs in check, and delivered a stellar result... heartily recommended.

Jay Sternstein

Head of retail
Thom Browne

They completely understood our style, and translated that to every fixture, color choice, and design scheme. They stayed on budget and time, and in fact they were early with part of the process.

Lisa Hickey

Home owner
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