Ries Hayes is a New York City-based interior design studio which focuses on incorporating design, craft, and concept into spaces that reflect the way we live today. We are a solutions-based firm, an approach that relies on simple, bold gestures, rooting the design in landscape and architecture. Our work effortlessly weaves together a story and dialog of periods, resulting in timeless spaces which enhance our clients’ lives.

Thad Hayes

Thad Hayes has been named as one of thirty “Deans of American Design” by Architectural Digest, honored as one of “The AD100”, and recognized as one of the “The Best of the Best” by House Beautiful. Architectural Digest has said, “Altogether, the designer has wielded restraint so astutely that the rooms exude a sense of being complete without being full.”

David Ries

David Ries has extensive experience in the world of architecture and interior design. Throughout his career, he has worked to create memorable environments in both residential and commercial spaces. His decade-long collaboration with Hayes has resulted in a wide range of projects, steeped in history and culture. It has been said of his work “Ries designs spaces that respect the past, but at the same time he brings something altogether new, timeless, and effortlessly personal.”



  • Architectural Digest
  • Architectural Digest
    Named one of 30 “Deans of American Design”
  • Elle Decor 
  • 1st Dibs
    “Fifty Rooms of Distinction”
  • House Beautiful
    Best of the Best


  • Architectural Digest
    “At Home with Marc Jacobs and Neville, His Insta-Famous Full Terrior”
  • Architectural Digest
    “Boston Uncommon”
  • Architectural Digest
    “Vantage Point”
  • Elle Decor 
    “A Refined Eye”

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