Brooklyn-based interior design firm Ishka Designs was co-founded by Anishka Clarke and Niya Bascom. Anishka Clarke worked in finance for years before deciding to pursue her passion for interior design. She graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology in 2007 with a degree in Interior Design. Niya Bascom studied photography and film at New York’s Hunter College and has a background in film set design. His photography has been exhibited in various galleries and museums. Ishka Designs specializes in residential and vacation properties, but the firm’s portfolio also includes commercial and hospitality projects. Clean, modern, and minimalist, the studio’s style also puts an emphasis on casual sophistication and efficiency. The firm has completed work in NYC and the US as well as in France and the Caribbean. Various publications and TV shows have featured Ishka Designs’ work, including NBC Open House, Anthology, New York Spaces, and New York magazine.