Emily Kandel is an interior designer in the New York Metropolitan area. Her design experience ranges from high-end residential to health care interiors. After completing a BFA in design, Emily worked in the facilities department of Citibank Credit Card Services. Subsequently, she worked for M (Group), a high-end interiors firm in NYC. After leaving M (Group), Emily went out on her own, first founding Inverness Design Group with a partner, and for the past three years she has owned Emily Kandel Design.
Emily was raised in New York City, and attended the Brearley School. She has a BA from Bryn Mawr College, and a BFA from The Parsons School of Design.
She and her husband, Paul, who serves on the NHF Honorary Board, live in Scarsdale, New York. Emily, her husband and daughters, Allie and Libby, established the Libby Fund in 2012. The Libby Fund is an affiliate of the National Headache Foundation and supports research into adolescent migraine.