Episode 015: Matthew Patrick Smyth
EPISODE 015: MATTHEW PATRICK SMYTH
Matthew Patrick Smyth specializes primarily in residential interior design, with project locations throughout the United States and Europe.
The portfolio photographs found on this website illustrate a consistent focus on fine detailing and suitability, within a range of styles. Matthew Patrick Smyth Inc. utilizes high quality craftspeople to provide a finished product that reflects the client’s needs and interest. Careful consideration is given to blend classic style with comfort. Our goal is to maintain a long term relationship with our clients. Many of the firm’s present clients are on their second, third, and fourth projects with Matthew Patrick Smyth Inc. Clients say that the key is Matthew’s straightforward and easy manner.
Matthew has participated in five Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club Decorator Showhouses, as well as showhouses in Greenwich, Nantucket, Southampton and Southport. He was selected by Hearst Media Group to design Elle Decor Magazine’s first “Designer Visions” apartment in Tribeca. For “Project Design” at the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island, Matthew designed and renovated the NY Mets TV Room.
Matthew Smyth has branched out into product design. Patterson Flynn Martin produces two Matthew Patrick Smyth carpet collections. A Matthew Smyth line of fabrics was introduced by F. Schumacher and a line of wallcovering designs soon followed. Savoir Beds of London commissioned Matthew to design a bed for their collection.
Awards include: 2012 Alpha Workshop Award, 2011 Stars of Design Award, Elle Décor’s Top 25 A List. Matthew Smyth has been consistently listed as one of the top designers in House Beautiful, Traditional Home, New York Magazine, New York Spaces, Elements of Living, and Gotham Magazine.
After working with David Easton for six years Matthew started his own firm in 1988. Matthew studied interior design at the Fashion Institute of Technology. His book, Living Traditions: Interiors by Matthew Patrick Smyth by Monacelli Press is now in its second printing.
ABOUT JAMES SWAN
James Swan is an award-winning interior designer and author. He has spent the past 18 years, crafting classically influenced interiors for homes, restaurants, hotels and retail stores. His work has been featured in House & Garden, House Beautiful, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe and The Chicago Tribune and his book “101 Things I Hate About Your House” won the 2011 American Bookseller’s Award.