Sandra presents at Dwell on Design NY alongside David Scott Parker and Carlos Perez San Martin to discuss the restoration of the Williamsburg Savings Bank





Check out Sandra Spannan’s feature on the Architectural League of NY’s website in connection with the 2014 Beaux Arts Ball themed: CRAFT!

We won both the Lucy G. Moses award for Excellence in Historic Preservation as well as the New York Preservation League’s Excellence in Preservation Award for our work in restoring the Williamsburgh Savings Bank.

excellence in historic preservation award 2014 lucy g moses award program







A sweet mention in on for our signage painting at Hamilton’s Soda Fountain, a luncheonette in the West Village







We’re honored to have been involved with restoring the historic Williamsburg Savings Bank:

An article in the New York Times about our work, with a beautiful slideshow featuring our vault and dome restorations







A HARLEM BESPOKE article discussing our mural and restoration work


Photographs of our work were also featured on and Curbed NY.

Check out our work at the Paramount Hotel’s newly revived Diamond Horseshoe Club:

– An article by HARLEM BESPOKE

– NYTimes article with image featuring our dome gilding work

– Another article by Architectural Digest with an image featuring our ceiling work

Queen of the Night Performance

Some of our diverse 2008/2009/2010/2011 projects:

– gilded glass signage for   LV WOOD  on 22 W 2oth Street, NYC 2011

– painted a graphic landscape mural on wall structure designed & built by Philip Cortelyou Johnson (July 8, 1906 – January 25, 2005) the influential American architect for store display at DDC (Madison/34th Str) for the german furniture companies COR & interlübke, NYC 2011

– painted the logo mural for the super huge (6000sf!!) and very cool new est Williamsburg addition; the infamous SPITZENHAUS at Mc Carren Park. A German-Austrian Beer garden, NYC 2011

– hand painted verre eglomise sign on giant glass jar for Brad Ford & Moore and Giles at DIFFA’S Dining by Design (Architecture Digest Show), NYC 2011

– re-gilding glass signage for MAE MAE cafe on Vandam Street, NYC 2011

– fabrication and installation of all signage at KAVA CAFE on Washington Street, NYC 2011

– fabrication and installation of glass gilded wall panels (in Palladium Leaf), custom made by Capitol Glass, framed by Peter Miller for private client, Park Ave, NYC 2010

– painted a mural of hemispheric map, incl. transparent regions for The National Museum of the American Indian’s steady exhibition “Infinity of Nations” (5′ wide by 8′ high) One Bowling Green, NYC 2010

– gilded all glass signage for ACE hotel, 29th/Broadway and TOMMY GUNS SALON, Ludlow Street, NYC 2009/2010/2011

– installation of light grey marmur fine italian plaster finish on 12000sf in private residence in Amagansett, Long Island with Todd WIlliams Billie Tsien Architects and Lettieri Construction 2010

– design and installation of white/silver sparkle lime based marmorino itaian plaster finish on staircase walls in La Prairie’s USA headquaters on 5th Ave/53rd Street with d’Aquinomonaco and Sal la Barca 2010

– gilding with silver composition leaf on all walls and cabinets in conference room of La Prairie’s USA headquaters on 5th Ave/53rd Street with d’Aquinomonaco and Sal la Barca 2010

– gilding backdrop glass signage for the club “claw” for scenes in the movie “date Night” – Starring Steve Carell and Tina Fey. 2009

– painting 6 large scale red restroom figures for the new GREY agency office in NYC with Design Communications and Pentagram in 2009 which won the 2010 design award

– design and painting a large scale exterior jungle mural on the famous Kraft Strauss corner building with the Durst organizaion 2009

– full plaster, painting and gilding restoration of an original (never restored!) 1860 ballroom in a private 5 floor house on riverside drive (which functions as a chapel for the Opus Dei organization) 2009

– painting faux bois inlays with custom cut stencils on floors at the Drumlin hall residence upstate with Thomas Jayne (Interior Design), David Winer (Wood) and designer Tom Nugent, of Peter Pennoyer Architects 2009

– gilding a 800sf ceiling dome with 12 Karat White Gold in the “beauty room” in the new victoria secret flagship store (Lexington Ave / 57th street with Apropos studios 2008/9

– gilding entrance and powder room ceilings  in palladium leaf at Siebel Residence , 79th Floor, Time warner building, south tower with MYRIAD construction and designer JUAN MONTOYA 2009

– gilding large wall sections in custom cut Composition Gold leaf at NYC’s MANGO store in SOHO with BAUHAUS, INC 2008

– gilding ceiling sections in the SHEFFIELD LOBBY on 57th Street  with Pinnacle/MBI contractors 2008

– refinishing and gilding metal benches and tables for the 25 BROAD STR LOBBY with Pinnacle/MBI contractors 2008

– gilding Palladium Leaf signage on 250 West 10th Street , a private showhouse for designer STEVEN ROBERT GAMBREL 2008

– Leafing large scale crown moldings in palladium leaf and on glass in a private residence at the St. Regis Hotel with XHEMA construction and designer SUZANNE LOVELL INC / chicago 2008