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Studio AK

Studio AK

New York, NY

About Studio AK

Studio AK is a full-service interior design firm, specializing in renovating and furnishing high-end residential projects. The partners bring over twenty-five years of international design experience working on many high-level projects featured in major design publications. Current projects include apartments in Manhattan and homes in Washington D.C., Silo Ridge, Charlottesville, and Palm Beach.

Prior to founding Studio AK, Anna Baraness spent eight years working at an AD100 firm. Her most recent role was that of Associate where she ran high-budget projects including a private estate on Jupiter Island, Florida, a vacation home in Aspen, apartments in Manhattan and a beach house on a private island in the Bahamas. Prior, she lived in London working for renowned interior design companies leading projects ranging from a Royal Residence in Jordan, a Lutyens estate in Berkshire and multiple residences throughout the UK and Europe. Anna holds a Sociology and Art History degree from Guelph University and a Bachelor of Interior Design degree from Ryerson University in Toronto. Anna currently resides in Brooklyn with her husband and two young children.

Prior to founding Studio AK, Kristin Tarsi spent nearly a decade at a high-end, AD100 firm. As Senior Designer, she managed multi-million dollar interiors projects all over the US including an estate in Palm Beach, a lakefront home in Chicago, apartments in Manhattan, and vacation homes in Aspen, the Hamptons, and the Yellowstone Club in Montana. Kristin holds a bachelor’s degree in Business from Tulane University and an AAS degree in Interior Design from Parsons School of Design. Kristin resides on Manhattan’s Upper West Side with her husband and two young daughters.

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