A materials specialist, a seasoned space planner, and a highly resourceful creative, Alfonsina R. Waters is a designer of experiences. With a decade of experience in commercial, residential and hospitality design, Alfonsina founded AR-NY interior design to deliver beautiful and thoughtfully designed spaces that are value add and enhance the experience of the end user.
After receiving a BA in Communications with dual minors in Marketing and Psychology from Brooklyn College, Alfonsina left the Public Relations and events world she started in to pursue a full-time degree in interior design at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). Throughout her tenures in top NYC hospitality firms, Alfonsina's roles as a key specifier and FF&E interior designer, helped her shape a keen understanding of luxury hospitality and residential interiors as well as an appreciation for materials and the artisanal, hands on process of design. Alfonsina also has an expanded skill set in a variety of markets including workplace, multi-family areas, and completed an interior design package for a 290-key Marriott Property in Times Square.
Alfonsina’s "default" style is minimalist-industrial and contemporary. Her work conveys versatility when adapting to individual client requirements, but always rooted in modern functionality.