Designer Friday: Philip A. Gulotta

Stylish and savvy, Philip A. Gulotta, a notable interior designer servicing New York City and its surrounding areas, is a go-to for those looking to give their spaces modern makeovers. With hints of vintage and period accents, Gulotta has a timelessness about his work that reflects the city- an amalgamation of all things beautiful, functional, and forward-thinking. After working for some of New York’s top firms as a rising design star, he eventually founded Interior Design by Philip A. Gulotta Jr. In line with the education he gained alongside some of the nation’s top designers, Gulotta has a vision for every project. His passion for perfection leads him to the nation’s best custom furniture and rug designers for new, untapped design ideas, and has caught the eye of Interior Design Magazine and landed him an impressive New England Home cover feature. Get to know the Greenwich-based designer in our conversation below. Always open to unorthodox color combinations, Gulotta’s work in this fresh family room is livened with electric orange accents and shades of blue.

Andrew Joseph – What is your bedtime ritual?
Philip A. Gulotta – A striptease for my husband.

Andrew – What is one thing no one knows about you?
Philip – My real age! I have been shaving years off since I was in my early 30’s.

Andrew – What is the biggest surprise you’ve had?
Philip – Marrying a man from Connecticut who has 3 children. I am still trying to grasp it all, and figuring out how to get rid of them.

Andrew – What are 3 things you cannot live without?
Philip – 1. Xanax
2. Moisturizer
3. 8 hours of sleep.Step into this estate’s contemporary open floor plan; white walls, a mind-bending staircase, and a welcoming balcony make for an immersive, artful domain.

Andrew – What is your biggest fear in life?
Philip – Aging.

Andrew – What is your current TV Obsession?
Philip – Netflix’s Sense 8. Hot and sexy men and women. I really just care about the men.

Andrew – What’s inspiring you in life (in the industry) right now?
Philip – I am really trying to build my business, and I have focused on networking within the industry. I am meeting incredible, talented kind people that are sharing their stories of success and struggles. It is such an inspirational world, and I have been so surprised by how welcoming everyone is being.

Andrew – How do you define beauty?
Philip – Proud to say, outer beauty. Beautiful things make me happy.Sophisticated luxury meets modern simplicity in this Haring-enhanced Chelsea bedroom.

About Philip A. Gulotta | Philip A. Gulotta Jr is an interior designer based out of Greenwich, Connecticut. He creates timeless design with attention to detail, sophistication and elegance without formality.

His keen sense of style has been honed by this experience working for some of the most prominent firms in New York City; Tsao & McKnown Architects, Brian J. McCarthy, and Baker Knapp & Tubbs. His board experience includes high-end residential interior design, visual display and showroom design.

His refined aesthetic includes traditional designs with a modern sensibility. He uses a mix of new and vintage pieces that marry clean lines, strong forms and beautiful finishes with a touch of glamour. He creates warm, personal and real homes that are designed to reflect the lives of the people that live in them.

Philip has been featured in Interior Design magazine and is currently on the cover of New England Home CT Winter 2019.

About Andrew Joseph | Andrew Joseph’s passion for design and rich journalistic history led to the launch of his boutique PR firm in 2012. Prior to enjoying the successes of Andrew Joseph PR, Andrew honed his editorial skills at Vanity Fair and Allure. This experience, as well as the strong network of contacts developed over the years in public relations, brings a valuable edge to his new role as contributing editor. Let the musing begin.

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