Tina Ramchandani is a master of functionality who is fueled by an aesthetic drive (and Cortado). Her Manhattan-based interior design firm, Tina Ramchandani Creative focuses on creating modern environments with a sophisticated and global perspective. To this team, a functional space should be more than exceptional, it should be you.
This dog-mommy-interior-designer extraordinaire takes us behind the scenes of a Day in her Life!
7 am – Wake up, walk Fig, Grab a coffee, Get ready, quick protein shake breakfast.
8:30 am – Work begins! Mornings are usually going over details, planning/designing, with Fig sharing his input on my design! I like to get the focused work out of the way in the morning, as afternoons get quite hectic.
(D&D brands featured in image of Tina and her dog Figaro: Pollack fabric, Style library fabric, Kravet side table on tear sheet. Banquet fabric is Robert Allen)
11 am-ICFF visit!
12 pm – Lunch, This was a delicious working lunch at Cosme, ending with their famous Corn Husk Dessert + a Cortado, to keep me on my toes.
1:30 pm – Scheming. I save the relaxing, more interesting work for afternoons. This day in particular we were scheming, but afternoons can often be site visits, vendor meetings, etc. usually running around D&D brands such as Stark carpet, Savel, Pollack, Donghia, Lee Jofa, Kravet, Studio Van den Akker, Romo fabrics, Style Library, Pierre Frey, Edelman Leather.
3 pm-Showroom visit with client to finalize light fixtures at Apparatus showroom
5 pm – Quick break to pick up flowers and fresh bread for dinner at the Union Square Flower Market
6 pm – Drinks at Plunge
8 pm – Relax and unwind at home on my sectional covered in rich D&D fabric from Robert Allen.