Oskar Torres’ creations exude an overall feeling of style and sophistication without pretension, best described as “Renaissance Modernism” by Dana F. Tucker the Publisher & Editor-in-Chief of How We Live Magazine.
Mr. Torres has decorated homes and designed commercial spaces in Manhattan, the Hamptons and Long Island in New York, Greenwich, CT, Los Angeles, CA and Palm Beach, FL including model apartments for the real estate conglomerate NestSeekers International.
He has also styled room settings for IKEA, the Bloomingdale’s and Domestications catalogs and windows for Liberty of London, the D&D Building, Plaza Flowers and the St. Regis Hotel in the Upper East Side of Manhattan.
Oskar received his BA at the New York School of Interior Design while training with several leading design firms: Stephen Sills Associates, Huniford Design Studio, Mary Gilliatt, Naomi Leff, Sheila Bridges, Todd Hase, David Kleinberg, Robyn Karp and Ernest De la Torre.
Interiors designed by Oskar Torres Inc. have been highlighted in different media: the New York Times; the New York, Westchester, Connecticut and the Hamptons Cottages & Gardens magazines, the Andrew Martin Interior Design Review Vol. 11; Better Homes and Gardens, as well as in New York Spaces, New York Moves & How We Live, Jersey City, Luxe Miami & Palm Beach magazines. He was also featured on the TV show “Metro Residential.” Oskar’s editorial work has appeared in EthanAllen.com, Better Homes & her & Editor-in-Chief of How We Live Magazine.
Oskar’s contributions to philanthropy include designs for fundraising events in the Tri-state area such as: The NJ Junior League Designers’ Showhouse in Upper Montclair NJ, the Hamptons Cottages & Garden Idea House in Bridgehampton, Design on a Dime and the Holiday Show House in New York City. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club, the Metropolitan Opera, the Lighthouse for the Blind and the Ronald McDonald House in Long Island, have also received in kind donations.
The interior design magazine, New York Spaces, granted Oskar Torres the award of “A new face of Design” in the “10 under 40”.