Guided by a passion for design, architecture, color, and texture, Ariel utilizes her experience on residential interior design projects to create a sense of polish in any space. As a Premier Designer at Homepolish and a contributing writer to's living section, Ariel has honed an ability to define spaces both visually and with language, making the process easier for clients who sometimes find it hard to articulate what styles they're drawn to. Ariel has developed a reputation for creating refined, elegant spaces with a focus on interesting textures and clean lines. Current projects include a complete gut renovation of an Upper East Side pre-war apartment, a Brooklyn penthouse with ample outdoor space, and a four bedroom home at the new Four Seasons Residences downtown. Ariel has been featured and profiled in Elle Decor, Vogue, The Wall Street Journal, Mansion Global, and Domino Magazine. She was also named one of the top 20 Instagram accounts to follow for Interior Design by Domino Magazine in 2016.


Trend Report: Pretty in Pastel

Winter isn’t coming... it’s already here. In the waning weeks of the coldest season, it’s time to peel off the layers and usher in a new season. Here we have a few ways to add spring’s soft touch to your chilly…


Escape with Pantone’s Greenery

With the help of Homepolish designers Ariel Okin and Angela Belt, see how to incorporate the 2017 Pantone Color of the Year into your home with furnishings, textiles, and wallcoverings.


Trend Alert: Brass Lighting

Once reserved only for doorknobs (or maybe as a section of your high school marching band), brass has become the unmistakeable darling of the interior design world, especially when it comes to lighting.


Cozy Up to Fall in 6 Easy Steps

With autumn's crisp chill comes pumpkin spiced lattes, apple picking adventures, and warm cashmere. It's fall, and our designer Ariel Okin shows us how to make our homes cozy and rustic for the season.


New (School) Year, New You

The beginning of school has images of apples on desks and fall foliage, but we know it isn't all peace and serenity. Our designer Ariel Okin gives some small home improvements to brace you for the school year.