Thomas O’Brien is an interior and home furnishings designer based in New York City. He is the founder and President of Aero Studios, one of America’s leading design firms, and the proprietor of Aero Ltd., the iconic home boutique that is the retail face of the studio, open to the public at the same address.
Take a look at some of Thomas best projects:
MODERN BEACH HOUSE
The interiors of this modernist beach compound marry easygoing comfort and honest, understated craftsmanship with elevated curating, as the owner collection of significant modern master furnitureand fine art matures and mixes with simpler finds. Summer watercolor palettes, great use of natural modern materials, and soft, weathered finishes create a rich indoor-outdoor relationship.
The Copper Beech market in the village of Bellport, Long Island, reuses a 1930s building that once was the town’s market. The design of the space was inspired by vintage artists’ studios, Northern California indoor-outdoor living, and the seaside beauty of the south of France, to create an easy,loft-like structure.
This formal apartment is located on Fifth Avenue, across from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in New York City. The interiors consist of a collection of art, antiques, and furnishings that is both a backdrop for refined entertaining and a good place for family life. Modern bespoke pieces are predominant in addition to a palette of cool, restful greys and blues lends modern understatement to the iconic New York location.
This project represents another way of working with architecture beyond the modern loft language, to reflect a more historical interior. The antique with a modern style of renovation was then the gateway to a collection of modern furniture that was put together for the client, completing a very vigorous, friendly, designed urban habitation.
The design of kitchensand bathroomsis an astonishing example of detailed architectural and interior work. There is an audacity to the architectural and industrial design of the early skyscraper age in America, which inspired this large bathroomand sitting room suite as well as many other products Thomas O’Brien was designing at the time.