Carol Weisman, a real estate developer, and her husband, Michael, an Emmy Award–winning sports and news producer, were looking for a place in New York City to eventually make their permanent home. After discovering a midtown Manhattan high-rise apartment, they connected with ELLE Decor A-List designer David Kleinberg to design a home to befit the city views that were enlivening their windows.
Kleinberg is known for his interior design projects from Palm Beach to Park Avenue; he prizes attention to architecture and follows the tenets of classical interior design, something he attributes to his 16 years working with Albert Hadley at Parish-Hadley before starting his eponymous firm in 1997. (His recent projects include the interiors for two super-yachts built in the Netherlands.)
Kleinberg tapped David Kleinberg Design Associates partner and project designer Lance Scott to collaborate with the Weismans and create a truly original space. Their process was rooted in