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Susan Arann, CID

Licensed & Certified Interior Designer

American & International Designs, Inc (A&ID) , under the direction of licensed and certified interior designer Susan Arann creates luxury spaces with a focus on client satisfaction and quality of workmanship. Our mission is to simultaneously design an inspired interior while crafting an extraordinary client experience.

Core Values
Excellence – We are constantly discovering new and innovative design solutions to better serve our clients’ ever changing needs.

Teamwork – Our extensively vetted vendors coordinate seamlessly with the A&ID team to deliver a beautiful space with details and deadlines in mind.

Quality – Creating world class interiors means emphasizing longevity in our craftsmanship and choosing materials that stand the test of time.

Integrity – Our clients trust us because we give them good reason. We use our vast experience to create state of the art designs but also to teach, mentor and inspire future interior designers (like being a Business Ambassador for NYC Small Business Services).

Commitment – From the first meet to the final reveal, we provide our clients with complete follow-through at every point in the process and stand behind our finished product.


Licensed and certified New York City Interior Designer and Space Planner, Susan Arann specializes in luxury residential, corporate, medical and hospitality design. Susan Arann has been the design talent behind successful residences and apartments in the New York City Metropolitan area and Florida market for more than 30 years.

Susan Arann is a graduate of the City University of New York. She attended Parsons School of Design and New York School of Design. She is Design Director, as well as Principal Designer, of American & International Designs, Inc. (A&ID), a full service interior design firm with offices in New York and Florida. She is past-president of the American Society of Interior Designers New York Metropolitan Chapter. She is a leader in her industry. Susan holds professional licenses and is certified in New York and Florida and has won numerous awards for excellence in interior design and space planning.

Her firm specializes in luxury residences and estate homes that include waterfront properties, vacation homes, and spas. In addition, A&ID has been called upon for their design expertise in numerous commercial projects. Included in these projects are the Ritz Carlton and Hilton properties as well as a variety of restaurants, clubhouses, and lobbies.

Ms. Arann’s international clientele speaks to her global design perspective as well as her highly regarded reputation for project management and regularly communicating on project status with her clients. She is a lecturer, panelist, and judge on a variety of interior decorating and design topics. Ms. Arann’s ideas and works have been published throughout her career.

Ms. Arann is also widely acclaimed for her expertise in color trends and has given numerous well-received lectures on the subject. Further, she was nominated for Working Woman Entrepreneurial Excellence.

Considering her flair for color and design, it comes as no surprise to learn that she owned and operated a highly successful fashion boutique prior to entering the field of interior design. As an aside, Ms. Arann was once prominent in New York State politics and ran as a candidate for state assembly prior to launching her career as an interior designer.