Professional Profile: Sarah Levine 2022
Name: Sarah Levine
Title: Associate, Senior Interior Designer
Company: ZGF Architects
Location: New York, NY
Birthplace: Lexington, MA
Education: BS in Meteorology (Rutgers); MS in Interior Design (Pratt Institute)
First job: Receptionist/office staff member at a pediatrics office
First job in real estate or allied field: Corporate interior designer at TPG Architecture
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I program, plan and design commercial and institutional interior spaces. I also serve as chapter president for the International Interior Design Association’s (IIDA) New York Chapter. I’m currently prioritizing our return to in-person events and industry advocacy. I hope to bring more awareness to the efforts being done to modernize the laws governing the practice of interior design in New York State.
How do you unwind from a busy day? Cooking dinner and listening to linguistics podcasts
Favorite author: Amy Tan
Favorite movie: “Twister”
Favorite streaming series: “Downton Abbey”
One word to describe your work environment: Active!
Rules to live by in business: Supporting the growth of those around you will help you grow yourself.
If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? I’d love to have tea with Queen Elizabeth.
What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job) Gardener – I love to be outside.