Meet The Team
At Short Hills Design Studio, our goal is to enhance the way you live by making the most out of your space. We are able to take your personality and transform it into well designed art. The result of our craft is exceptional luxury that is tailored and timeless. We are here to create a one-of-a-kind portrait of who you are, how you live, and what you love.
Principal -Interior Designer
Intel Assoc AIA
American Institute of Architects
Zak graduated from Alexandria university with a bachelor’s degree in architecture in 1992. After a brief internship he began his professional career in New York City working for various high end residential architectural and interior design firms.
In 2002 he moved to New Jersey and formed partnership with Lev Kigel, which evolved into Short Hills Design Studio.
With a focus on high end interior residential projects the studio is now recognized for its versatile and exquisite designs.
ASID Industry Partner
Sales & Construction
Lev graduated from The Kiev Institute of Arts and Music.
Lev has over 25 years of experience in overseeing and taking a part in various construction projects in NYC luxury apartments, retail business and restaurants including one for famous chef Richard Sandoval "MAYA" .
His vast experience is further enriched by his travels within US and to Europe attending several trade shows.
He is a home improvement licensed contractor.
Senior Interior and Architectural Designer
Sarah has a BA in architecture and a Diploma in Art history.
With her intelligent integration of architecture and interior design, Sarah creates designs that exceed our clients' expectations.
Sarah has more than 20 years pf experience working with several prestigious and well known design firms in New York.
Alongside her experiences, Sarah has also mastered various sophisticated architectural renderings software, making her a valuable member of our team.
Antonov Stone Work
Antonov Stone Work, Corp. has been a family owned and operated business for 30 years. they provide top of the line stone fabrication and installation services.
LP Decor and Woodwork
Wojtek Cagara is our head of installers and owner of LP Decor. With more than 25 years of experience, he provides high quality installation and Milwork service.