We provide architects, designers, builders, real estate owners & managers, and institutional clients with access to our comprehensive knowledge of product, ordering, shipping, installation, and maintenence procedures. We can provide:

  • On and off-site product and process consultations

  • Field ready evaluations

  • Full ready-to-build architectural specifications in hard copy and/or electronic formats

  • Installation oversight

  • Construction management

  • Quality-control oversight

  • Warranty follow-up and implementation

James Turrell Exhibit, Guggenheim NYC

James Turrell Exhibit, Guggenheim NYC

KPMG - Acoustical Plaster

KPMG - Acoustical Plaster

Our Company

DS Finishes began business as Design Strategies in 1995, and has enjoyed a reputation for reliability, service, and integrity in the field of architectural finishing and detailing. 

We have spent the last 22 years refining our product line. 

We represent the latest state-of-the-art products available in the fields of architectural surfacing, lighting, detailing, and structural protection and maintenance.

We provide building professionals with comprehensive and up-to-date architectural specifications and information.


Robert "Buck" Rosenfield

Buck Rosenfield has served the architectural commercial product marketplace in the New York City, Tri-State and New England for over 30 years. While serving as National Sales Manager for the Interfinish Division of Chicago Metallic Corporation he launched Design Strategies. Born and raised in Westport Connecticut, Buck has two daughters and a passion for vintage vehicles.

(203) 258-2426

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Henry Morehouse

Henry started with Design Strategies over two years ago, bringing with him an artist's perspective on the world. After being raised in Cuba during the revolution, Henry worked within the architecture and publishing industries for many years. An integral part of the team, Henry has created much of the literature and graphics we use today. He is an expert in office front systems and truly a master of design.

(203) 247-8955

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Dylan Lindeberg

Dylan has provided sales consultation, lead generation, web design, and marketing services to Design Strategies for over two years. He graduated Northeastern University Cum Laude with a B.S. in Finance and Entrepreneurship, now putting his creative but detail-oriented analytical skills to use in commercial design. You can find him flying drones, drinking tea, or creating photo/video content in his free time. He manages the Instagram account and is an expert in digital marketing.

(203) 644-2151 

Martina Misik

Martina has worked with Design Strategies in various administrative, bookkeeping and accounting roles for over 10 years. 

Are you a self-starter who wants to join a fast growing, established sales group in NYC with unlimited opportunity? We are currently hiring for the below positions, please email with your resume and cover letter.

Marketing & Administrative Associate


  • Market research and qualification of new potential projects and leads

  • Packing/shipping samples and products

  • Blog post creation, cross platform publishing

  • Social media management (Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, LinkedIn)

  • Updating and maintaining Hubspot CRM

  • Outside vendor and supplier communications

  • Project management assistance


  • Answering the phone (taking messages, directing calls)

  • Email sorting/management

  • Quickbooks payment processing (invoicing, purchase orders, inventory)

  • Printing, filing, organizing

  • Calendar management