Krista Ninivaggi


Krista Ninivaggi is a designer with more than twenty years of experience tailoring interiors for projects worldwide. In 2014, Krista founded her eponymous firm K&CO based in lower Manhattan. The 10-desk firm focussed on commercial interiors, particularly hospitality, multifamily residential, and office interiors.

Krista is the recipient of multiple awards, in 2013 she was named “Young Gun” by Curbed and was Contract magazine “Designer of the Year” in 2014. Krista is a member of the RISD President’s Alumni Council, Contract Magazine’s Editorial Advisory Board, and New York School of Interior Design’s Undergraduate Program Advisory Board. Krista has previously held teaching positions at Parsons The New School and Columbia’s GSAPP, has been a guest lecturer at numerous Architectural and Interior Design institutions, and has served on the Advisory Board for The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). Krista is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design.


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