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INTERIOR decoration + DESIGN


For all of his varied expertise, Verdi is completely self-taught when it comes to interior design—an education that began on the floor of ABC Carpet and Home in NYC. Since then, Robert has designed spaces big and small, for clients such as Sandra Bernhard, Bobby Flay, and Cynthia Rowley. The real secret to design success is "...Not really about the period," Robert says, “It ends up being about proportion. It’s about how usable the space is. That’s what people forget—that it’s really about function in the end, and that proportion is kind of the hallmark of good design."

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INTERIOR decoration + DESIGN


For all of his varied expertise, Verdi is completely self-taught when it comes to interior design—an education that began on the floor of ABC Carpet and Home in NYC. Since then, Robert has designed spaces big and small, for clients such as Sandra Bernhard, Bobby Flay, and Cynthia Rowley. The real secret to design success is "...Not really about the period," Robert says, “It ends up being about proportion. It’s about how usable the space is. That’s what people forget—that it’s really about function in the end, and that proportion is kind of the hallmark of good design."

“HIS JOB TITLE IS ELUSIVE, BUT HIS TASTE IS IMPECCABLE” - The New york times

In the style universe, where fashion, decorating and the media are usually on different planets, Mr. Verdi travels comfortably between them. He is a jack-of-all-trades in a world where good taste and an instinct for the Now can be a passport across boundaries.

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THE LUXE LABoratory


AN EXPERIENTIAL SHOWROOM + EVENT SPACE FOR LUXURY BRANDS

THE LUXE LABoratory


AN EXPERIENTIAL SHOWROOM + EVENT SPACE FOR LUXURY BRANDS

In 2007, Robert Verdi launched The Luxe Laboratory, the first experiential showroom and event venue that brought together luxury leaders in home design, fashion and specialty services. The space featured companies that produce the most stylish and desirable luxury items in the world.

Robert was inspired to create the space by the fact that luxury brands are in high demand and can become lost among their competitors. “I wanted to provide a platform for leaders in the lifestyle industry around the world to access information from luxury brand leaders that are great innovators and maintain design integrity,” says Verdi.

This unique showroom and event space allowed luxury brand leaders to co-exist in an experiential environment where guests saw products in context. The space was developed to serve the needs of editors, influencers and celebrities who desire the most stylish items in the world from international brands and manufacturers. From artists to home design brands and jewelers to publishers, the Luxe Laboratory brought a rare opportunity for luxury brands to cross-pollinate and create synergy in unexpected ways.

DESIGN-MY-ROOM


DESIGN-MY-ROOM


SURPRISE-BY-DESIGN on Discovery


SURPRISE-BY-DESIGN on Discovery


 

By the time Robert Verdi was asked to host Discovery Channel's Surprise by Design in 2002, he had already decorated comedian and actress Sandra Bernhard's apartment, planned fashion designer Cynthia Rowley's wedding, and hosted Metro TV's Full Frontal Fashion, a behind-the-scenes guide to the New York fashion industry. And no wonder: Robert's sense of style -- and sense of humor - made him a fan favorite and stand-out on the reality network at the time most known for its documentaries about dinosaurs and sharks.

Episode: “in a family way”

A woman gives her supportive, upbeat husband a family room makeover.

(season 2, episode 35)

EPISODE: “Weekend Warrior”

A couple purchases an extremely neglected home.

(season 3, episode 32)

 

DINING-BY-DESIGN


Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS raises and grants funds to organizations that fight HIV/AIDS. Providing treatment and direct care services for people living with or impacted by the disease, offering preventative education programs targeted to populations at risk of infection, or supporting public initiatives.

Robert Verdi, Inc. supports DIFFA/Dining By Design NY through Sponsorship and Table Design.

DINING-BY-DESIGN


Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS raises and grants funds to organizations that fight HIV/AIDS. Providing treatment and direct care services for people living with or impacted by the disease, offering preventative education programs targeted to populations at risk of infection, or supporting public initiatives.

Robert Verdi, Inc. supports DIFFA/Dining By Design NY through Sponsorship and Table Design.

 

The Dining experiences

 
 



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PUBLISHED INTERIORS


PUBLISHED INTERIORS


eva longoria - instyle home

SANDRA BERNHARDT - THE NEW YORK TIMES

MARISHKA HARGITAY - INSTYLE HOME

BOBBY FLAY - Gotham magaziNE

JOY BEHAR - INTOUCH MAGAZINE