A pool house in Sagaponack, New York, designed by Billy Cotton.
Photo: Stephen Kent Johnson

Billy Cotton

The multidisciplinary designer crafts a sophisticated entertainment room for the Galerie House of Art and Design

Billy Cotton. Photo: Stephen Kent Johnson

Billy Cotton is a multidisciplinary American design firm known for its intelligence and unique sensibility. Led by creative director Billy Cotton, its mission is to imbue environments and products with originality and nuance. Specializing in a multi-scaled approach to design, Billy Cotton creates work that spans architecture, interiors, furniture, lighting, and product design. The practice produces projects ranging from residential to commercial as well as new constructions and renovations. The firm has earned spots on the Architectural Digest AD100 and the Elle Décor A-List and been featured in publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The World of Interiors, among others.

A pool house in Sagaponack, New York, designed by Billy Cotton. Photo: Stephen Kent Johnson

Hamptons style: “The Hamptons is about experimentation and escape. It’s a place where clients challenge you to design something they’ve never seen before, such as a pool house that feels like a modern pergola.”

A pool house in Sagaponack, New York, designed by Billy Cotton. Photo: Stephen Kent Johnson

Favorite Hamptons design shops: Turpan was always my favorite, and now you can also shop online.”

Favorite Hamptons art venues: “I love the Parrish Art Museum for its incredible building and the LongHouse Reserve for Jack Lenor Larsen’s imagination.”

Favorite East End restaurants: East Hampton Grill, Sam’s, and Babette’s are all classics.”

A pool house in Sagaponack, New York, designed by Billy Cotton.

A pool house in Sagaponack, New York, designed by Billy Cotton. Photo: Stephen Kent Johnson

The Galerie House of Art and Design will kick off with a VIP event on August 5, with public viewings taking place from August 7 through September 6. Click here to view the full list of participating designers. 

Cover: A pool house in Sagaponack, New York, designed by Billy Cotton.
Photo: Stephen Kent Johnson

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