Designing American Homes Since 1981

Anthony Baratta, the king of East-Coast chic, is one of the most celebrated and respected interior designers.

Anthony Baratta has been an architectural interior and product designer since graduating from Fordham University in 1981.  With his forty-two years of experience, he has become known worldwide for his custom, exuberant and colorful interiors.  

His work has been celebrated in the Cooper-Hewitt Museum’s National Design Triennial: "Inside Design Now". He was named one of the Traditional Homes “20 Design Icons” and awarded Benjamin Moore’s coveted “Hue Award” for lifetime achievement in design. 

Among his special collaborations, in 2018 he received a prestigious designation as Designer in Residence, at Colonial Williamsburg. 

In addition, he has had the honor of renovating the historic residence, Drumthwacket, for the Governor and First Lady of New Jersey, Philip and Tammy Murphy.  He is very proud of his 2023 induction into the Hall of Fame of his hometown, Nutley, NJ, an honor he shares with Annie Oakley and Martha Stewart. 

Where fashion meets interior design - Baratta was selected to create a capsule collection for Spring 2019, called “Nantucket”, for Weekend Max Mara, the luxury Italian fashion designer. The collection debuted in Milan, Italy in the Fall of 2018. 

Baratta’s design work has graced over 70 magazine covers worldwide. He is most proud of his pro -bono work for the design of The Ronald McDonald House of New Hyde Park, Long Island, NY. And for New York Presbyterian Hospital’s Center for Special Studies.

This year he was honored as chairman of the Hartford CT Junior League Charity Showhouse and for his involvement in the Kips Bay Charity Show House in Dallas, Texas. Additionally, he was also honored with Connecticut Cottages & Garden’s Innovator of the Year Award at the IDA’s.

Baratta has co-authored three books. His latest book, " Decorate Happy - Bold Colorful Interiors” by Rizzoli, came out the Spring of 2020.  

Anthony Baratta has an active social media audience of 35,000 followers on Instagram, who he continues to delight with images from his successful career.