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About Us:

Applied Design Initiative, LLC is a professional consulting firm dedicated to interior architecture and design.  The principals and professional staff of ADI combined have been responsible for over nine million square feet of interior space buildouts and completed over several hundred individual projects for various clients.  We are considered leaders in the field of interior architecture and design for corporations, professional service firms, financial institutions, and not-for-profit organizations, as well as fitness, retail, and hospitality facilities.  As we are concerned about our environment and sustainability, 55% of our staff is recognized by the USGBC.

Our long-term client relationships are a testament to our ability to provide responsive, high-quality service and distinctive design to such clients as Accenture, Associated Press, CGI Technology Solutions, Dow Jones & Company, Fifth & Pacific Companies (formerly Liz Claiborne), JPMorgan Chase, Muss Developments, New Jersey Society of CPA’s, New York Athletic Club, Queens Public Library, RR Donnelley, WNYC –NY Public Radio, Warner Brothers, Weil Gothshal & Manges, Xinhua News Agency, Yeshiva University, YMCA, and numerous others.  Our client, Associated Press, was the recipient of the IFMA Greater New York Chapter’s Award for Excellence in Design for the 2004 completed Associated Press World Headquarters, and more recently, two of our Queens Public Library projects have been recognized for design excellence by the Queens Chamber of Commerce.

At ADI, we believe that design is not an individual act.  Our clients’ goals and objectives are paramount.  The hallmarks to our successful client engagements are our unimpeachable integrity combined with an ability to team with our clients and develop solutions from their perspective.  These solutions are based on each individual client’s business requirements, always encompassing their functional, aesthetic, and economic needs.

We consider our professional staff to be our most valued asset, and we have the advantage of having productively worked together with them for many years. ADI is organized in a team-oriented studio environment and we firmly believe in providing our clients with the same principal and project manager throughout the life of a client relationship.  Our client references will attest to a track record of providing this important aspect of ADI’s service, which we believe to be the cornerstone of our success.

Our Philosophy:


We are committed to developing a long-term relationship with you by providing exceptional service delivery and 'green' initiative recommendations.

We have an excellent track record of providing a high degree of hands-on ADI principal involvement and staff continuity to our clients.



We cultivate design solutions based on collaborative facilitation by listening to your specific requirements, visions and budget needs.

We will provide a work environment that will motivate the organizational spirit and enhance overall productivity for your partners, professional staff and support staff.



We will maintain the highest levels of confidentiality to protect and preserve the security of your firm’s business.

Company Accountability

We hold ourselves personally responsible for our actions and the success of our team.

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