James Huniford

James Huniford

Founder of James Huniford Design Studios


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Whether it's the curve of a whale bone or the circular repetition of oversized gears, one-of-a-kind objects inspire all of my interior designs - James Huniford
Work History
  • 2008 - Present


    Huniford Design Studio

    Born in Syracuse, New York, James Huniford has remained at the forefront of the interior design field for the past twenty-five years, transforming the spaces of a diverse clientele - from Vera Wang to Tina Turner. Huniford's keen sense for the backbone of a room, its structure and architecture always informs his work. Rare materials such as parchment, shagreen, honed stones, limed oak and tooled leather often texture his unique environments for modern living. He is also the co-founder and chairman of Dwellings, a home furnishings line that mixes custom f
  • 2003 - Present



    Dwellings offers modern and classically styled home furnishings. Contemporary pieces are accented with one of a kind vintage and antique furniture and objects. Dwellings also offers individualized design guidance in the Dwellings style.

    Current products available included upholstery, tables, and lighting.
    Additional items will be added periodically. The vintage category includes every type of furnishing from armoires to decorative objects and will be updated frequently.

    All products from Dwellings have the following unique characteristics: simplicity,
  • March 1984 - 2008


    Sills Huniford Associates

    Sills Huniford Associates have designed projects for a diverse group of people including Nan Swid, Vera Wang, Anna Wintour, Yves André Istel, Linda Wells, The Newhouse family, Tina Turner, Jane Pratt, Brooke DeOcampo, Lauren and Richard Dupont, The Starwood Properties/St. Regis and The Rockefeller family. Sills Huniford Associates projects have appeared in numerous publications including Architectural Digest, Elle Décor, House & Garden, World of Interiors, Vogue, Maison & Jardin, W, Italian Elle Décor, French Elle Décor, British House & Garden, New York