While at the University of Alabama earning a BFA in Painting, Ned Marshall worked for a design and antique studio.
Shortly after college he moved to New York City and apprenticed under Mario Buatta. From there he designed model rooms and interiors for Bloomingdales before eventually forming his own company.
His approach to design is rooted in a firm understanding of virtually all periods and styles of architecture, interior design and antiques as well as 20th and 21st century design.
His work has appeared in Architectural Design, House + Garden, House Beautiful, Town & Country, The New York Times, New York Magazine, Vogue Magazine and The Advocate as well as many hardbound books such as “Big Easy Style”, “40 years of Fabulous”, “House Beautiful Windows”, “Rooms with a View”, “Interior Visions”, and others. On many occasions he has presented exhibition rooms in showhouses such as Southampton Hospital Showhouse in Southampton NY, and the Kips Bay Boys Club Showhouse in New York, New York. A showhouse room in Southampton was awarded Best Showhouse Room in America by House Beautiful Magazine. House Beautiful Magazine would go on to vote Ned one of America’s 100 best designers for several years. Ned also appeared twice on CNN’s Style with Elsa Klensch.
Residential Projects include the US Ambassadorial residence for the OECD in Paris, large apartments at 730 and 740 Park Ave., 800 Fifth ave, 860 Fifth ave, and many other apartments in NYC. In addition Ned has worked on homes in Connecticut, Long Island (NY), Palm Beach (FL), Key West (FL), Montecito (CA), New Orleans (LA), Washington DC, Lexington (KY), Hong Kong and Singapore.
Commercial projects include law offices for Patton Boggs Attorneys in Washington DC as well as NYC offices for Le Boeuf Lamb Attorneys and Fasig Tipton – Equine Auctioneers. He has designed and installed several projects for the Waldorf Astoria in NYC including the Vice Presidential suite. Personal office for Ambassador Amy Bondurant at the Paris headquarters of the OECD. First National Bank, Birmingham, Alabama. Reception and board room for Fanish, Thorton and Gaunt investment advisors in Montgomery, Alabama.
Since 2005 Ned has been based in New Orleans, LA.