Along with the individual rooms and suites, our common areas have all been updated by award-winning designers in Spring 2021 – no doilies here! Our lobby, pub and dining room are all new for you – enjoy luxury and beauty as you explore Lenox, take in a show, or just relax here at The Cornell Inn – read more about our designers, below.
Designer: Everick Brown
Everick Brown is an interior designer with clients throughout the United States and abroad. Based in New York, he launched everick brown design in 2009 to dedicate 100% of his time to creating modern, elegant homes for a discerning clientele.
Prior to everick brown design, he was the founder and proprietor of ebhome, an upscale home furnishings and design studio established in 2000. Located in Mt. Kisco, NY and South Norwalk, CT, his home furnishings store and design studios are a compilation of his life experience as a fashion merchant and connoisseur of fine home furnishings. For over 15 years, Everick traveled to Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand as a senior retail executive, providing merchandising and design expertise for Duty Free Stores, Coach Leatherwear and J. Crew, to name a few.
Everick offers an intriguing mix of fashion, design and style. His interiors are self described as, “modern classic with a global perspective”. He has been acknowledged by Architectural Digest, House Beautiful, and Westchester Magazine, to name a few. Everick has also been featured on television and was a design expert on several shows, including NBC Open House.
Everick is married, has two children and is a graduate of Dartmouth College.
Designer: David Santiago
David Santiago is an award winning designer and owner of Casa Santi Interior Design, established in 2011. He caters to clients who seek the unique, creative details that elevate a project blending his traditional sensibility with the unexpected, known as his signature and trademark “Santified”.
His Strictly Santi brand was created as an umbrella brand in 2018 and since then, David launched several products; a lighting collection with American Brass & Crystal Lighting and a wallpaper collection entitled The Passport Collection, catering to hospitality and residential markets with Bijou wallcoverings. David is known as the “Prince of Wallpaper” highlighting his ability to master the art of wallpaper application on every project. David is acknowledged by the High Point Market Authority as an influencer.
He is the 2021 President of the NY Chapter of the International Furniture and Design Association (IFDANY), an active contributing member of the Interior Design Society (IDS), International Society of Furniture Design, and Accessory Resource Team. He also serves on charity committees for The Bailey House, Kids Need More, Hope Lodge and My Face. Currently, David continues to grow as a brand ambassador and give back through the media platforms as a design and lifestyle correspondent for “The Donna Drake Show” on CBS NY and guest designer on the NBC hit television series “George To The Rescue”.
Designer: Virginia Toledo
Virginia founded Toledo Geller in 2006 after recognizing a need in the luxury residential market for a firm with specialized knowledge in both the design and construction process. Formally trained in interior design, she also gained invaluable experience working along side her father, a general contractor, on construction sites.
A native of Brooklyn, Virginia is a mother who loves historical fiction and entertaining in her 1920’s Craftsman style New Jersey home, which she is constantly updating.