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Christina Seix Academy

“I am the founder of an independent school that opened September 2012. Soyka Smith Design Studios is the firm we depended on for all of our furniture needs. Working with this team was an absolute delight.

They are pros in every possible way, from facilitating our decision making, to staying on budget and providing multiple choices staying consistent with our ideas and color schemes.Notably, they came through on an emergency last minute enhancement to our project design with a timely delivery. I recommend the professional services of Soyka Smith Design Studios with no hesitation.”

Christina Seix, Founder & Board President


Newark Academy

“From idea to installation, the members of the Soyka-Smith Design Studios team were patient, attentive to detail, and focused on understanding our individual needs and desires.

They used their experience and sense of style to guide us, delivered exactly what they promised and followed through on any concerns we had. With their combination of professional skills and personal touch, they helped make an academic space that will be enjoyed for generations to come.”

Sam Goldfischer, Director of Business & Finance


Glen Rock Public Schools

“We look to Soyka Smith Design Studios for all our furniture needs. They are a wealth of information with a wide range of furniture and design resources to address our every need. They continue to be our leading consultant on all NJ State Contract Purchasing.

They have earned our repeat business for the last ten years, and will have it for the next 10 going forward. Professional and talented on all levels of furniture and design consulting.”

Michael Rinderknecht, Business Administrator


Essex County Schools of Technology

"I have had the opportunity to work with the team at Soyka Smith Design Studios on several large projects for our district and was extremely impressed with the professionalism and expertise of the company. They took the time to understand the needs of our district and prepared an exceptional presentation that far exceeded our expectations. The Designers worked closely with my team to find the best products for our students and staff that not only look fantastic but are also high quality.


We are very satisfied with Soyka Smith Design Studios and would highly recommend them for any job - big or small. Their expertise and attention to detail are exactly what is needed when decisions have to be made efficiently and effectively." 

Dr. James M. Pedersen, Superintendent


West Orange Public Schools

"Bridget Soyka Smith and her expert design team are true professionals at designing library spaces. They are able to take a school’s vision and make it a reality by creating a space which is visually appealing and functional. I have worked with Bridget Sokya-Smith on several projects and highly recommend her for any library or school design project with total confidence."

Nancy Mullin, Supervisor of Career Education & Library Science

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Livingston Public Library

Bridget Soyka Smith and her team make designing interiors an exciting and inspiring process. They manage all the details from concept to execution to ensure a smooth and stress-free project every time. I have worked with them on several projects and highly recommend them, they have forward-thinking vision, chic and timeless style, and an eye for detail. Bridget and her team can be counted on to create practical, functional, beautiful spaces. 

Amy Babcock, Director


New Providence School District

Our district has had the pleasure of working with Soyka Smith Design Studios on several projects.  From the onset of our projects, the Soyka Smith Design team presented a vision for our district that was aligned to our District's Mission.   Soyka Smith Design Studios is beyond professional and the team's ideas are anchored by what is best for students' learning, exploration, and innovation. The team, led by Bridget, are consummate professionals that work closely with their clients throughout the entire design process, effectively communicating every step of the way.  Bridget's leadership, design acumen, and quality of products for the K-12 education setting is unrivaled!   

Lauren Zirpoli, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services

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