Roy Kim Design is a multifaceted design consultancy, offering services in:
-design (interior and architectural)
-design consulting (strategy and management)
-design representation (business development)
Prior to starting his own company, Roy was the Chief Creative Officer for Douglas Elliman New Development, where he was responsible for the design, development, and marketing of innovative multi-family dwellings. His experience in new development is multi-faceted: from the design side, the developer side, and the sales/brokerage side. He began his career at Corcoran Sunshine and then became an SVP at Extell Development. During his 8 year tenure, he shifted the focus of the firm toward world class architecture and design, collaborating with the best designers in the world. Roy has worked on over $40 billion worth of luxury new development, including: 432 Park, The Residences at the West Hollywood Edition, 87 Park, 432 Park, One57, the Park Hyatt New York, the Carlton House, 1010 Park Avenue, 70 Charlton, Central Park Tower, the Gem Tower, 152 Elizabeth Street, and 100 East 53 Street, to name a few. He has taught in the Masters of Real Estate program at Columbia University, and holds an M.Arch and BSc. from the University of British Columbia. His work has been seen in Interior Design Magazine and the New York Times, as well as in the documentary 'Super Skyscrapers: the Billionaires' Building'.
Having been immersed in the worlds of development, design and suppliers/vendors, he now advises these three groups and acts as a connector between them. He also designs interior projects, which is the foundation of his other skills and services. He is currently designing a house in upstate NY.
Roy has decades of experience in residential design.
He believes that good design fulfills its users needs in both form and function - and should suit the lifestyle of its occupants.
Columbia County House
Lower Manhattan Residence
Roy has managed dozens of projects from conception to sales.
Services include: site analysis, unit mix, floor plans, design strategy, designer selection, and management of design, marketing, construction and sales. Below are two case studies -
they each give a partial glimpse into the services provided for each project.
An abbreviated project list follows (please contact for full project and client lists).
108 Leonard Street
SAMPLE PROJECT LIST (as SVP at Extell)
Central Park Tower
1010 Park Avenue
995 Fifth Avenue
One Manhattan Square
Park Hyatt New York
Hyatt Times Square
The International Gem Tower
SAMPLE PROJECT LIST (as a consultant)
200 E 59
611 W 56 St.
Madison Square Park Tower
1 Hotel and Homes
Ritz Carlton Residences
The Residences at the West Hollywood Edition
SAMPLE CLIENT LIST
SAMPLE INTERIOR DESIGNER LIST
Groves and Co.
Incorporated Architecture and Design
Roman and Williams
SAMPLE ARCHITECT LIST
Ateliers Jean Nouvel
Beyer Blinder Belle
Bjarke Ingels Group
Herzog and de Meuron
Full lists available upon request
Real Estate Design Strategy and Management
If you are a business that falls into one of these categories:
-real estate developer
-designer (interior designer or architect)
-design vendor (eg. materials, furniture, building supplies)
Roy acts as a design 'matchmaker' and will connect any of these parties with each other.
-developer seeking a designer for a project
-designer seeking a developer
-vendor/supplier seeking connections to developers or designers
Interior Design Magazine
Interior Design Magazine
The Real Deal
The Billionaire Building"
Open House New York