APS DESIGNS is a New York-based, multi-disciplinary design firm that seamlessly merges the realms of architecture, design, and public art. The company was founded by Antonio Pio Saracino, a licensed Italian architect, and a member of the Association of Professional Architects in Rome. Our work has received international acclaim over the years, including accolades for award-winning projects, acquisitions for permanent museum collections, and notable public commissions.
Our portfolio encompasses a wide array of projects, ranging from expansive, multi-use commercial and residential structures boasting cutting-edge interiors, to public art installations, landmarks, and bespoke furniture design. Each project is approached with a unique perspective, reflecting our commitment to our clients’ intentions and personalized excellence. Our designs embody contemporary creative thought and modern ideas, giving rise to innovative concepts. We meticulously attend to material details and application techniques, infusing both timelessness and simplicity. With an expansive international portfolio, APS Designs thrives in today’s global market where effective collaborations are pivotal. We undertake international projects by assembling professionals from diverse backgrounds and cultivating global partnerships, enabling us to attain a heightened level of contextual awareness and specialized expertise. This synergy has propelled us to partake in diverse and successful ventures.
At the core of our firm’s ethos is the mission to deliver iconic, elegant designs and high-quality services—from conceptualization to seamless execution and completion.
ATELIER APS is a design and art studio established by Antonio Pio Saracino. His creations draw inspiration from over two decades of experience in architectural design and public art, deeply rooted in Italian hand-craftsmanship and his European heritage. With ATELIER APS, Saracino introduces a curated collection of sculptural artworks, furniture, lighting, and collectible design pieces, rekindling the essence of beauty within the contemporary experience, converging art, architecture, and design. His creations transcend time, blending the past and the future seamlessly. By harnessing digital technologies, he reimagines objects through the lens of natural structures, investigating the evolving relationship between nature and design. His work encapsulates a yearning to craft enduring, distinctive pieces rooted in history while shaping a confident future.
Saracino’s furniture and collectible design pieces have been showcased in art fairs, galleries, and museum exhibitions. His designs are part of the permanent collections of several museums, including the Centre Pompidou in Paris, the LACMA Museum in Los Angeles, the Brooklyn Museum in New York, the Museum of Art and Design in New York, and the MAAS Museum in Sydney. His design work was selected as part of the Italian Pavilion of the World for the 54th Venice Biennale. He is a four-time winner of Interior Design’s Future Furniture design award, and he was named one of the world’s 25 Most Interesting Trendsetters by ARTnews. His work has been featured in prominent international publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Interior Design, Architectural Digest, Vanity Fair, and Vogue.
Antonio Pio Saracino’s signature fusion of design and art continues to forge a legacy of innovation and beauty that resonates across the globe.