Workstead is a Design Studio based in New York City. Founded in 2009 by Stefanie Brechbuehler, Ryan Mahoney, and Robert Highsmith, the studio designs one-of-a-kind projects and products that balance beauty with necessity. The award-winning studio is sought after for their attention to detail, and their disciplined process that considers both client and community.
With a network of skilled fabricators, the team collaborates with craftsmen and artists across all mediums. Internationally recognized for their work in interior design, lighting, and furniture, the studio brings their meticulous approach to hotels, restaurants, and residences.
With longevity as its foundation, the studio is responsible for the atmosphere of such iconic getaways as The Dewberry Charleston, Rivertown Lodge, and The Wythe Hotel. Projects and products have been featured in Architectural Digest, The New York Times, T Magazine, Wallpaper, and recognized by Hospitality Design, Interior Design Magazine, and NYCxDesign through numerous awards.
Feasibility & Project Scoping
Documentation of Working Drawings
Quotation Leveling & Review
Globally recognized Lighting Collections
Custom Lighting Design and Fabrication
Custom integrated Case Goods and Furniture
One-of-a-kind Soft Goods and Interior Finishes
MARKETING & CREATIVE DIRECTION
Signage & Wayfinding
Top-tier Media Placement & PR Strategy
Project Copy Creation and Editing
"Modernizing a Southern Home Without Losing Its Charm"
Workstead House, January 2018
T:The New York Times Style Magazine