There’s nothing extraneous in Tina Ramchandani’s curated designs. Her soulful, surprising rooms show that minimalism can be more than the sum of its parts.
Years before Marie Kondo was extolling the virtues of de-acquisition, Tina Ramchandani was falling for pared-down interiors while under the tutelage of Vicente Wolf, a master of minimalism. “He taught me to see the beauty in less,” notes the New Jersey native, whose own Greenwich Village pad is awash in crisp whites and smoky grays.
Three years after opening her Manhattan firm, she still practices the seduction of reduction, creating subdued spaces with clean lines, earthy textures, and neutral colors. “The best designs don’t require an abundance of stuff,” she says. “There’s elegance in simplicity.”
This story originally appeared in the February 2018 issue of CQ.