New Canaan / Conneticuit


Specializing in the creation of thoughtful and enduring residential and commercial environments, our team of interdisciplinary interior designers based in New Canaan, CT, brings a unique perspective to every project. We take great pride in our accomplished designers, who possess a profound understanding of interior design trends, coupled with a commitment to experiential design practices. Whether your project is located in Connecticut, neighboring Westchester County, or other sought-after locales, we are dedicated to delivering superior quality and value for your new build, home renovation, or extension.

As a dynamic husband and wife duo with over two decades of experience, our design firm in New Canaan, CT, has successfully executed a diverse array of projects for residential and commercial clients. Our portfolio showcases a range of projects, from family residences to various spaces throughout the state, highlighting our ability to seamlessly blend clean, modern aesthetics with luxurious materials, intricate details, captivating wallpaper and paint colors, refined window treatments, and custom furniture crafted by our in-house atelier. Our discerning eye ensures that each living space, dining room, or other room in the house exudes a distinctive and timeless style. We excel in designing new homes that align perfectly with our clients' lifestyles, achieved through a meticulous fusion of classical interiors, timeless elegance, and contemporary design.

At our esteemed residential interior design firm, we are driven by innovative ideas and a commitment to delivering breathtaking, modern interiors and meticulously designed residential spaces. Our dedication to excellence positions us among the top firms for architecture and interior design in New Canaan, CT. We extend our services to clients in NYC, New York State, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Jersey. Our ultimate goal as architects and interior designers is to provide each client with an exceptional experience. We invite you to consider our interior design services for your new build, apartment renovation, or home 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 Westport. (Read More)

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

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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 New Canaan, 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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