Residential Building
Residential Building

11.6.2013 - To execute the project, the clients called in Nancy Nienberg, principal of Brooklyn, N.Y.-based architecture studio wUNDERground; contractor Design Development NYC; and interior designer Damon Liss.

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Homme
Homme

6.17.13 - When you think Meatpacking District, it’s doubtful that your noggin thinks eco-friendly. Unless, say, you’re Design Development NYC, who recently put the finishing touches on a 3,600 square-foot loft apartment neatly tucked inside the highly coveted Porter House at 66 9th Avenue.

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New York Times
New York Times

10.28.2013 - Once their house was repaired — much of it done free by a local firm, Design Development NYC — they affixed the largely browned-out temperature gauge back in place, permanently immobile at 82 degrees.

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New York Post
New York Post

5.23.13

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The Wall Street Journals
The Wall Street Journals

2016.10.06 - The Designer Shoebox: Studio Apartments That Use Every Inch

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Gotham
Gotham

7.10.2013 - Brooklyn architects wUNDERground and Tribeca design firm Damon Liss Design collaborated with Design Development on this eco-friendly loft on Ninth Avenue in Chelsea.

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Curbed
Curbed

7.12.13 - The design team?a collaboration between Design Development, wUNDERground architecture, and Damon Liss Design gut renovated the spaces, even replacing the insulation with recycled denim material and re-sealing the windows with toxin-free caulking.

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Remodelaholic
Remodelaholic

9.16.13 - At Design Development NYC, that’s the number one thing we keep in mind when we are designing and building bedrooms and playrooms for children: It’s something my own two children taught me. As the father of two young boys, I’ve benefited from some firsthand experience that I like to call into action for clients with growing families.

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New York Post
New York Post

10.23.14

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inhabitat
inhabitat

7.6.13 - This gorgeous renovation of two Chelsea loft apartments into one large space for a growing family is a great example of a whole being more than just the sum of its parts. Designed by wUNDERground and built by Design Development NYC, the two story apartment is completely allergen-free and uses no-VOC materials and lots of environmentally-friendly strategies.

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NY1
NY1

3.25.2013 - Fred Toborg was a beloved coach of numerous sports for 30 years at the Trinity School on the Upper West Side. So when former students heard about what happened to his home, located next to a salt marsh, they jumped at the chance to help him out. Among them was Chip Brian, co-owner of a construction firm called Design Development. He decided to rebuild the Toborg's home for free.

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Design Milk
Design Milk

6.5.13 - The owners brought in Design Development NYC to oversee the construction of the eco-friendly renovation and they incorporated a number of health-conscious systems and sustainable materials and with the help of architecture studio wUNDERground and Damon Liss Design handling the interiors, the family got the healthy urban home they desired.

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Curb
Curb

9.11.13 - Word of their situation spread quickly through the Trinity alumni network, and within days, a group of Fred's former students descended on the house. Among them was Chip Brian, CEO of the design-build firm Design Development NYC.

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Small Room Decorating
Small Room Decorating

Fall 2013

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Gotham
Gotham

10.22.2013 - As experts in sustaining shoreline homes, raising homes, and renovating and restoring damaged buildings, Design Development NYC (DDNYC) helped many storm victims restore their homes post-Sandy. "New York is DDNYC's town: all of our contractors, designers, architects, and artisans live and work here," say DDNYC partner and co-founder Chip Brian.

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apartment theraphy
apartment theraphy

11.18.13 - But members of the community and alumni from the Trinity school pitched in to help the Toborgs, and when Chip Brian, co-owner of New York construction firm Design Development, heard about the project, he offered the firm's services to the couple free of charge. Now the Toborgs' home is more beautiful than ever, and better prepared to weather future storms.

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HGTV
HGTV

8.30.13 - Brighten up a work space with vintage-inspired furniture, refreshing art and a colorful area rug. FROM Design Development

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Rue
Rue

June 2013

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