Jeffrey Bilhuber founded his firm in 1984. Many of his clients are
themselves trendsetters: Anna Wintour, Iman and David Bowie, Elsa
Peretti, and Mariska Hargitay. His work has been published in more
than fifty design books as well as every major national and
international shelter magazine.
Mariska Hargitay is an award-winning actress best known for her role on NBC's TV drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
William Abranowicz is a world-renowned photograph and artist whose work has appeared in every major shelter magazine.
There is an irresistible American harmony in [Bilhuber's]
creations. It takes a fine eye to gather loud contemporary
furniture with quietly thoughtful antique pieces, flirty prints
with playful needlepoint, the perfectly preserved with the
well-loved and well-used. The resulting rooms have a convivial
atmosphere, where furnishings converse and welcome carefully chosen
newcomers. . . No party happens twice, and each Bilhuber room
is a one-off, client wishes filtered through his fertile
imagination, an understanding of modern lifestyles the driving
force behind every decision.
-ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST Designer Jeffrey Bilhuber feels his client is critical to a room's success and its staying power. In Bilhuber's own rooms, his genius is evident. His hand is in everything. Circling back to his maxim: 'It's liberating to be fearless, ' his rooms are certainly that and never so evident as in his New York apartment with its Gilded Age elegance, belle Epoque glamour, Victorian sentiment, and present day precision, all evoking the catalysts Bilhuber adores, and masters.
-LITTLE AUGURY BLOG It's not very common that decorating books actually motivate you to read. However, this book is a stunning exception. . . Bilhuber is an amazing decorator, and his effusive designs are incredibly welcoming. . . I'll be keeping [Jeffrey Bilhuber: American Master] close at hand for design inspiration. What could be better than a book that galvanizes your creative spirit?
The title couldn't be a better moniker, as Bilhuber truly is an American Master, creating remarkable, seemingly effortless, timeless interiors for over 30-years . . . [Jeffrey Bilhuber: American Master] features eight homes from around the country . . . From large Manhattan townhouses, to rambling country houses, to compact apartments off Park Avenue, the rooms all have Jeffrey's unmistakable finishing touch.
- NiagaraNovice Blog When looking for decorating books to inspire, or even to assemble on the tabletops of our enthusiastic decorating friends and clients, we're sure to include a book by Jeffrey Bilhuber. He is a master of assembling daring color combinations. His latest book, American Master, has just been published by Rizzoli, and we suggest you add it to your collection A.S.A.P!
-McGrath II Blog [Jeffrey Bilhuber] invites us on a tour of some of his most stunning projects, ranging from New York City and Palm Beach to Aspen, and San Francisco. From city townhouses and country homes to a Federalist stone home and Bilhuber's own Manhattan apartment and Locust Valley residence known as "Hay Fever", this collection shows his diversity, as well as his genius with color combinations (e.g. blue cornicing with fuchsia wallpaper), show stopping curtains and layers of pattern.