Alyssa Urban, design partner at Cullman and Kravis , is a New York City native and earned her BA in Interior Design at the University of Wisconsin. After living in Florence, Italy where she developed her antiquing skills, she began her career in television as a set designer for The Conan O’Brien and Dana Carvey shows, and eventually moved her talents to the interior design industry. After working for several noteworthy firms doing both hospitality and residential design, Alyssa came to Cullman and Kravis in 2000.
She has completed significant residences such as a Georgian residence in Houston, a New Jersey estate in Horse Country, a Fifth Avenue Pied-a-terre, and a waterfront home in Sagaponack. Alyssa is known for layering her interiors with both traditional and modern elements and loves shopping the Art and Antique shows, seeking out up and coming artists, popping contemporary art within a traditional setting.