Ellie Cullman is a designer and founding partner at Cullman & Kravis. She has been included on the Architectural Digest AD100 list since 2000. Acknowledged for her expertise researching, authenticating, and documenting art and antiques collections, she has been a guest curator at the American Folk Art Museum and a member of the board of the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Ellie is also a founding board member of Friends of Florence and on the boards of The Film Society of Lincoln Center and the Kips Bay Boys and Girls Club. In 2016, she was honored with the Albert Hadley Lifetime Achievement Award by the New York School of Interior Design. Tracey Pruzan has been a senior designer at Cullman & Kravis for more than twenty years. A collector of contemporary art, she writes and lectures extensively on antiques and interior design. Tracey is also the co-writer of the first and second books from Cullman & Kravis- Decorating Master Class and The Detailed Interior.
Ellie Cullman's new book, From Classic to Contemporary, is a
lesson in enriching lives with culture and comfort, no matter what
The authors describe the challenges and strategies of each
residence as well as the considerations required to accommodate
their clients' lifestyles and tastes. The chapter displaying
Cullman's own renovated home, with before and after photos, is
particularly illuminating for its presentation on how the firm
reinvigorated their previous design. Of importance and interest for
its lavish photographs of professionally designed interiors by a
--Library Journal Interior design lovers will curl up immediately with this book--on a stylish sofa... Find beautifully executed spaces from terraces to home bars. It even includes Cullman's residence. The book is sized at a generous 9 x 12 for a better view inside the dreamscapes.
--Aspire Just as society and technology rapidly advance, so do the elements of design. Elissa Cullman and Tracey Pruzan embrace this notion of progress in their third book, From Classic to Contemporary: Decorating with Cullman & Kravis, as they reimagine traditional and contemporary interiors, discovering an amalgam of design through a diverse range of homes.