With exquisite taste and boundless curiosity, Carol Swift has been the passionate creative force of Swift-Morris Interiors since its founding in 1983 with English cabinet-maker Neil Morris. Carol’s approach to interior design integrates her clients’ lifestyle with an assured aesthetic sensibility and an appreciation for fine furnishings and art.
Carol’s creative vision reflects her diverse artistic background, which includes study with master glass blowers Joel Myers and Fritz Dreisbach and an assignment teaching art at the American school in Xalapa, Mexico. While living abroad in Scotland and England, Carol worked at the Richard Demarco Gallery in Edinburgh and at Hammersmith Studios in London. Upon returning to New York, Carol became the antique buyer for Bloomingdales before starting Swift-Morris Interiors. she holds a bachelor of fine arts from Illinois Wesleyan University and a Master of Fine Arts from Ohio University.
Swift-Morris Interiors’ previous commissions have ranged from Caribbean villas to urban brownstones, and all design projects in between. Carol’s style is always original and innovative, using color and unique palettes as a distinctive element in each interior. She has created indelible rooms in ten major designer showhouses along the Eastern Seaboard. Her tasteful and innovative work has graced the cover of New York Spaces, and has been featured in New Jersey Life, Design NJ, Southern New England Home and New England Home magazines.
Swift-Morris Interiors currently maintains design and retail show rooms in Hoboken, New Jersey, and Newport, Rhode Island and travels anywhere.