Joey Laurenti’s Home Is All About the Power of Personal Style

Louetta R. Clark

“I’m drawn to a lot of colors and textures, and I love objects and art,” says Joey Laurenti, CEO of fashion label Sies Marjan. “Mixing those things together is important to me, because it feels intuitive. It’s not dictated by anything other than what I like.” When Joey moved into this address in Manhattan’s Gramercy Park neighborhood four years ago, everything had worked out for the best. He was searching for a prewar apartment in this specific area to share with his boyfriend, Shane, a doctor, and this one checked that coveted box with two bedrooms and bathrooms. It had the bones and it had the space, but when it came to Joey’s discerning eye, it certainly didn’t have the style.

<div class="caption"> “The living room overlooks a garden, which is really pretty in the summertime,” Joey says. “The green ceiling <a href="https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/painting-tips-paint-color-ideas?mbid=synd_yahoo_rss" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:paint" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">paint</a> was meant to complement all that greenery outside. I didn’t tell my partner that I was doing it at the time, because I didn’t think he’d go for it, but he loves it.” </div>
“The living room overlooks a garden, which is really pretty in the summertime,” Joey says. “The green ceiling paint was meant to complement all that greenery outside.
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