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Sara Bengur, the New York-based interior designer, enjoys a reputation for creating sophisticated yet warm spaces that unabashedly mix color, pattern and texture. All a reflection of her multi-cultural and well-traveled background. Sara comes by her particular brand of contemporary exoticism naturally; the daughter of a Turkish economist with the IMF, she spent her formative years in Istanbul, Turkey and abroad. Sara's work has been published widely in such publications as Elle Decor, House Beautiful, New York, New York Times and W.