James O. President

James is a 1984 industrial-design graduate of the Philadelphia College of Art (now The University of the Arts). His 30-year career includes many projects that benefited from the active participation of his eight brothers and five sisters—who include architects, designers, art historians, art teachers, artists and builders. James founded his firm in 1990 and has since done work to design and build custom furniture, make models and other exhibition displays, and serves the more comprehensive design/build needs of a wide variety of commercial and private clients. James fuses style and utility, function and beauty.

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Company profile
Services
Millwork
Service area
Essex, NJ
Hudson, NJ
Nassau, NY
Suffolk, NY
Westchester, NY
Bronx, NY
Brooklyn, NY
New York, NY
Queens, NY
Richmond, NY
Typical projects
Custom Built-in
Retail Space
Kitchen
Office
Cabinets
Bedroom
Bookcases
Apartment
Other
Styles
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Christine H.

Bronx County, NY

Working with James and the rest of his team was wonderful. They came up with a beautiful design that separated our basement into three areas, a master bedroom, shared children's room and hallway. James came to our house twice to discuss our needs and take measurements, and then produced drawing for us to review and give feedback. He was conscious to stay within our budget, while still giving us all of our needs for privacy and storage within the final design. The end product was even better than we could have imaged. Our daughter loves her new room. It has more storage that we envisioned. We absolutely enjoyed the process of working with James, and are extremely happy with the final product. Read Christine's review

Other
Sep 2018
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Kate S.

Hudson County, NJ

James was very easy to work with, especially during the initial design phase, when he sat down and listened to my thoughts and gave advice and ideas that really brought the design together. Not only is his work fabulous but he was very conscious of staying within my budget. Also, I appreciated that he made sure that I was without a functioning kitchen for as little time as possible. Read Kate's review

Kitchen
Sep 2017
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Camille C.

Brooklyn, NY

James and his team were honest, easy to contact, efficient, and dedicated to the highest-quality work. He worked to achieve the effect we wanted while keeping budget in mind. Read Camille's review

Apartment
Feb 2016
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Ed L.

Brooklyn, NY

James did a fantastic job with our bookshelves. He is a talented designer with a great vision and truly collaborative approach. I would recommend him highly for anyone looking for design work in their home. Read Ed's review

Bookcases
Apr 2015
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Robin P.

I have worked with James many times, on both personal work and client jobs. Below are just a few of the jobs. - 18 Foot Buffet with slate stone top. 10 Doors many shelves, lined silverware drawers - 8 Foot Flame maple dinning table with matching wall hung buffet. - Large window seat with cabinetry below. - 20 feet of built ins, book shelves, bar, media center. Stone counter tops. Read Robin's review

Jun 2014
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Leigh A.

While I was at Sony for 15 years, James and his team did many projects in the Sony Plaza Headquarters and flag ship store. There were many window creative projects as well as store renovations. They built curved walls, tables, cabinets and many custom fixtures. In the windows they constructed environments for many Sony Pictures movie launches such as Spiderman, Angels and Demons and Da Vinci Code. Read Leigh's review

Jun 2014
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Bruce A.

My family lives in a co-op historic building and every room has work done by James. We have worked with him for 7 - 8 years and have done $85k worth of project. First project was designing and building our custom kitchen and cabinetry. Second time was in the second phase of home reno when we had demo done. James and his team came in a replaced all of trim to replicate the original trim and molding. He has done custom closets and trim work in sons room. Read Bruce's review

Jun 2014
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Lizzie G.

We love James. He was recommended to us by a designer friend that has worked with him several times. We hired him for one job and enjoyed him and the results so much we have continued to work with him. He has designed and built our homes kitchen cabinetry, bookshelf, custom table, and other smaller jobs. Read Lizzie's review

Jun 2014

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Company profile
Services
Millwork
Service area
Essex, NJ
Hudson, NJ
Nassau, NY
Suffolk, NY
Westchester, NY
Bronx, NY
Brooklyn, NY
New York, NY
Queens, NY
Richmond, NY
Typical projects
Custom Built-in
Retail Space
Kitchen
Office
Cabinets
Bedroom
Bookcases
Apartment
Other
Styles
All
Need help? Call Sweeten on
(212) 671-1713