About

Vani Sayeed Studios is an award-winning collective of interior décor/design, interior architecture, fine art and product design based in Newton, Massachusetts. For over a decade, it has created masterfully beautiful spaces for residential and commercial clients on America’s East and West Coasts, as well as in India.  

Vani Sayeed is the firm’s principal; she was recently awarded Interior Designer of the year by IFDA, New England. Her inspiration comes from a deeply creative sensibility. Vani’s love of an incredibly diverse spectrum of global architecture and art helps to inform her design aesthetic. She is fascinated by the possibility of both honoring classic traditions and a need to embrace novelty and innovation.

Vani Sayeed obtained her Bachelor of Fine Art degree in Interior Design at the prestigious J.J. School of Art in Mumbai, where she spent the first two years in rigorous fine art training. She completed her Master of Fine Art degree in Design on scholarship at the University of Iowa. As a design professional, she is a member of the Design Leadership Network, Institute of Classical Architecture and Art and International Furnishings and Design Association. Vani is recognized as one of the greater Boston area’s top interior designers.  A committed and full-time artist herself, Vani’s work as an artist has won numerous prizes.

Her interior design work has won multiple awards and she has been featured in Architectural Digest, Elle DécorHouse BeautifulNew England Home, Cottages and Bungalows
Modern Luxury Interiors Boston, Boston HomeBoston Globe, etc.


AWARDS

Clarke – Wolfe, Sub-Zero 
2nd Place for Transitional Kitchen Design

Baldwin Design Council 
2015 to 2017 and 2017 to 2019

PRISM Awards

Gold: Best Interior Design of a Living Area
Dining Room, 2023

Silver: Best Living Area of Private Residence
Bathroom, 2023

Silver: Best Living Area, Private Residence
Dining Room, 2023

Best Design of Living Area,
Private Residence – Bath, 2022

Best Interior Design Private
Residence Bedroom/Bath, 2022

Best Interior Design Specialty Space
2021

Best Design of a Private Residence
Living/Dining Room 2018, 2017, 2016

Best Design of a Private Residence
Bathroom 2019, 2017, 2016

Best Design of a Private Residence
Kitchen 2021, 2019, 2015

Best Design of a Private Residence
Bedroom 2017, 2016

Best Design of a Private Residence
Living/Dining Room 2015, 2014

IFDA-NE
Interior Designer of the Year
2023

Design Showcase Award
Best Traditional Specialty Space 2023

Design Showcase Award
Best Traditional Dining Room 2022

Design Showcase Award
Best Living Space Design 2017

ROBERN Brand Ambassador
2015 – 2022

Best of Houzz Service
2021, 2018, 2017, 2016

Best of Houzz Design
2022, 2018, 2016

Newton Art Association
Bonnar Show 2017, 3rd Prize

Mollie L. and Henry Shoenberg
Prize, 2014

Arsenal Center Exhibit
3rd Prize, 2013

New Art Center Exhibit
Honorable Mention, 2013