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Sarah Jefferys

New clients come to us with a vibrant mix of dreams and realities; townhouses to offices, lofts to getaways. Every project brings its unique personality, utility and taste. Whether we’re building on stilts in sand dunes or a Brooklyn we look to elevate these buildings into experiences to be lived with for many years. We create living, working spaces with clean lines and considered materials.

Sarah Jefferys Architecture + Interiors is a boutique design firm founded by principal Sarah Jefferys in 2001. Located in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood, Sarah Jefferys Architecture + Interiors has an extensive portfolio of projects and clients found throughout New England and the U.S. The firm focuses on residential, commercial, and small institutional design, including new construction, additions, and renovations. Sarah Jefferys Architecture + Interiors is also devoted to Passive House design and construction to create healthy, highly energy-efficient buildings. Sarah Jefferys Architecture + Interiors recognizes the importance of design in daily life, with a focus on an elegant contemporary aesthetic that fuses elements of the past and present. Since its inception, the firm has perfected modern design featuring unique, minimalist, and warm spaces, each with an element of surprise and a finely-tuned eye for detail. Every Sarah Jefferys project reflects the highest level of innovation with rich material palettes and technical sophistication. The firm prides itself on a personalized design process, creating beautiful, bespoke solutions to the unique requirements of each client. As a firm inspired by international design and cultures, and with respect for personal desires, constraints, environment, and budget, Sarah Jefferys Architecture + Interiors encourages its clients to explore directions beyond their imagination.

Raised between New York City and London, Sarah Jefferys founded her namesake design firm, Sarah Jefferys Architecture + Interiors, in 2001 after earning a BA in Architectural Studies and History of Art from Tufts University, a Masters of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania, and working with renowned architectural firms across the globe. Jefferys has received a number of awards and accolades throughout her career, including the Van Allen Fellowship, Rethinking the Future Private Residence Award, and a NYCxDESIGN finalist nomination, among others.

As Principal of her firm, Jefferys has completed numerous residential and commercial commissions, including apartment, townhouse, and loft renovations and additions, offices, retail, new apartment buildings, and new residential builds throughout New England and across the United States. A passionate advocate for sustainable design and the environment, Jefferys is an expert in Passive House design and strives to own a net positive firm within the next five years. In the over 20 years of Sarah Jefferys Architecture + Interiors, Jefferys has become an authority in New York City and Brooklyn townhouse architecture and design, country home construction, and bespoke structures. Personally designing each and every project, Jefferys gives her clients a customized space that feels like an experience to travel through and inhabit, with every detail perfected.