Principal, Stonehill Taylor
With over twenty years of experience, Sara Duffy leads the Interiors Division as a Principal at Stonehill Taylor. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a Bachelor of Arts in Art History and received her Associate of Applied Science in Interior Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology. Before joining Stonehill Taylor in 2008, Sara worked at MTV and later as a designer at Rockwell Group. In her various roles at Stonehill Taylor, she has contributed significantly to the design of numerous award-winning projects—from the renovation of iconic landmarks like the TWA Hotel to the creation of new destinations like the JW Marriott Nashville Downtown.
Sara expertly oversees hotel and restaurant projects, although in her background she has designed everything from residential and entertainment complexes to retail centers. As a manager of designers, she guides her team to work with clients to craft an immersive and unique narrative for each project with a focus on thoughtful, contemporary interior design. Striving to create elegant, timeless and one-of-a-kind interiors, Sara leads her team of talented designers to shape welcoming and experiential environments for live, work, and play.
Sara has worked with renowned hospitality developers such as the Sydell Group, Eleven Madison Park’s Chef Daniel Humm and Will Guidara, Marriott International, Turnberry Associates, GFI Capital, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, MCR Development, Host Hotels and Resorts, and Hilton Hotels & Resorts.