" If I had asked people what they would have wanted,  they would have said a faster horse."   - Henry Ford 

I’ve always loved this quote as a principal of good design. My intention with every project is to deliver beyond the expected and provide a superior product.


Faster Horse Designs, LLC

Interior Architecture Firm established 2016

Faster Horse Designs is a full service design firm specializing in interior renovations for commercial and high-end residential projects. Faster Horse works closely with clients at all stages of the process; as a consultant during real estate walk thrus, as a liaison during leasing negotiations, and from design phase all the way through until construction completion. 


Sarah Engelke

Owner and Principal Designer

Sarah Engelke received both a Bachelor of Fine Arts and Bachelor of Interior Architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design. In college, she spent her Summers in Paris studying under world renowned exhibition designer Adrien Gardère.  After receiving her professional degree, Sarah moved to New York City and worked as in-house architect for fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg, for real estate developers Little Red House, and under architect West Chin of West Chin Architects. Her work has been published in Architectural Digest, Popular Science, The New York Times Real Estate Section and appeared on Bravo TV’s Million Dollar Listing. Her custom designs have been made for clients including but not limited to Space.N.K. Apothecary, Barnes and Noble, Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, Royce Chocolates, and Lady M Cakes.