WCA is an NYC and East Hampton based architecture, interior design & decorating firm known for its distinctly modern work. Selected by New York magazine as one of "The City's 100 Best Architects and Decorators", WCA maintains a design philosophy that combines style with functionality, utilizing minimal, clean lines to create fluid, light-filled, spacious environments.
West Chin founded a design/build firm in 1992, which became the foundation for his architectural practice WCA. He maintains a design philosophy that combines style with functionality, utilizing minimal, clean lines to create fluid, light-filled, spacious environments.
Commercial and residential projects include Lux Photography Studio for photographer Michael Thompson, Serge Normant at John Frieda Salon, New York City restaurants Whym, and Eatery, The Campbell; new condominiums at 148 Chambers Street in TriBeCa, and private residences in Manhattan, Hudson Valley and the Hamptons. Together with his wife, interior designer Roseann Repetti, they have designed and decorated the homes of Christy Turlington and Ed Burns, Francois Nars, Shalom Harlow, Alexis Glick and David Gahan of Depeche Mode.
WCA launched a modern furniture and accessory collection under the name FTF Design Studio in 2006. The collection is an extension of the custom designs that West and Roseann created for their private clients. The products are available at the FTF Design Studio showroom in Manhattan, as well as select retailers nationwide.
West Chin has been featured in such publications as the New York Times, Vogue, Interior Design, Elle Décor, GQ, Financial Times, House & Garden, Gourmet, New York magazine, Dwell, Harpers Bazaar, and a forthcoming book featuring Manhattan apartments (HarperCollins, 2008) edited by James Trulove.
Bathroom Design, Closet Design, Color Consulting, Custom Bathroom Vanities, Custom Built-ins, Custom Cabinets, Custom Furniture, Custom Kitchen Cabinets, Custom Rugs, Custom Shelving, Custom Walk-in Closets, Drafting, Historic Building Conservation, Kids Bedroom Design, Kitchen Design, Kitchen Remodeling, Lighting Design, Building Design, Custom Homes, Home Additions, Home Extensions, Home Remodeling, New Home Construction
Brooklyn, Clifton, Manhattan, New York, West New York, East Hampton, Long Island
Interior Design Magazine Best of the Year Award - Residential RetreatHC&G Innovation in Design Award - ArchitectureAIA Archi Award Commendation - Residential