Situated in the Mid-Atlantic region of America, Maryland is a state often labeled ‘America in Miniature’ due to the fact that almost every terrain type found in America is also found within the borders of Maryland – from the forest trails of Swallow Falls State Park to the beaches of Sandy Point State Park. Wonderful history and architecture run throughout this diverse state, from the Victorian-esque aesthetic of its capital, Annapolis, to the ‘Monmental City’ of Baltimore which as the name suggests, features the most monuments and statues per capita than any other US state. Posing as a state with a love of natural beauty and architecture, it makes sense that Maryland is home to so many talented interior designers. For those who also reside in and around the state, The LuxPad has created a list of some of the best interior designers in Maryland. Read on to be inspired by some tremendous interior design.
Michelle Miller is an interior designer based in Catonsville, Baltimore County. With over 10 year’s experience in the industry, Michelle combines traditional and modern interior styles to create beautifully elegant homes that ooze energy. Previously, Michelle owned an antique shop, which is where she gained a great eye for detail, along with her love of unique furnishings and upholstery. Regardless of the space Michelle Miller is designing, be it a children’s bedroom or city apartment, she always takes time to understand the feelings of those that live there, which allows her to bring homes to life time and time again.
Ella Scott Design is a high-end interior design firm, founded by Sandra Meyer in 2001. With a portfolio of contemporary designs that push the boundaries between design styles, it’s clear to see that principal designer, Sandra, has a brilliant eye for design. When deciding on a design style for each project, the firm takes influence from each client’s wants and needs but believes that the best way to achieve a home that suits clients down to the ground is to push them out of their comfort zone. Ella Scott Design has featured in numerous interior design magazines including Home & Design, Modern Luxury DC and The Cottage Journal – a testament to the firm’s skills and out of the box designs.
Lorna Gross Interior Design is the namesake firm of Maryland-based interior designer, Lorna Gross. Layered, dynamic and personalized is how Lorna describes her design style; this matched with her meticulous attention to detail and top-class customer service makes for a lot of very happy clients. The firm’s highly personalized approach to design has been recognized by many design publications, such as Elle Décor and Home & Design and has previously received the Designer of Distinction Award from the American Society of Interior Designers. On top of this, Lorna has also taken part in various charity show houses.
Circa Studio 8 is a boutique interior design firm that specializes in residential interiors as well as kitchen and bathroom design. Creative director, Cynthia Ryan and her team strive to define their clients’ sense of style and create spaces that are warm, timeless and full of character, altogether resulting in an individual sense of luxury for each client. Although the firm specializes in residential properties, Circa Studio 8 often carries out commercial projects in the form of retail spaces, hotels, restaurants and even fitness spaces. No matter the project type, the firm follows the same process to ensure results are everything the client wished for and more. Along with giving great results, Circa Studio 8 is also big on giving to charity, so with every project the firm works on, a donation is made to a Children’s hospital or local food bank.
B. Chic Interiors was founded by principal interior designer, Brigid Wethington, in 2007 after having worked in sales and marketing for eight years. Now following her lifelong passion of interior design, Brigid brings a new lease of life to the homes of her clients, focusing on the layout, construction and aesthetics of every space, from the start to finish of each project. Staying up to date with current interior design trends and new technologies, Brigid and her team transform properties, creating functional, stylish spaces across Howard County, Baltimore County and Baltimore City.
Folding Chair Design was founded out of a passion for design by Jennifer Walter. Offering services that include online/remote interior design, home redesign, and full-service interior design, the firm makes the home renovation process easy. Founder, Jennifer’s design aesthetic includes a mixture of styles and textiles as well as lots of layers and items that mean something to her clients. Although every project is different, the theme that runs throughout Folding Chair Design’s seamlessly styled interior portfolio is fresh, airy spaces with pops of color and pattern.
For the team at Marika Meyer Interiors, design is a collaborative process. Working together with each client, founder, Marika Meyer and her team work on projects of all shapes and sizes to ultimately create sophisticated, comfortable homes that are functional and reflect the occupant’s lifestyle. Whether the team is renovating a period property or giving a new build a little refresh, each space designed by Marika Meyer Interiors features a touch of effortless elegance and luxury. The firm’s projects have been seen in the likes of Southern Living, House Beautiful, Luxe Interiors + Design and Traditional Home.
Karen Renee Interior Design, Inc is a full-service interior design firm situated in Annapolis, Maryland. The firm believes that homes should be an extension of one’s personality – a place where you feel relaxed, comfortable and balanced. Headed by experienced interior designer, Karen Osborne, the firm constantly strives to enrich each of its client’s lifestyles through interior design. Whether the firm is working on a commercial property to improve a business’s working environment, preparing a model home for potential buyers or updating a residential property to make it feel more like ‘home’, Karen Renee Interior Design brings an innovative and imaginative approach to each project.
Patrick Sutton Associates is an interior design firm based in Baltimore, Maryland. Founded by well-traveled interior designer, Patrick Sutton, each space the firm creates is both luxurious and elegant. Taking into account the architecture of a space and unifying this with artistic detail, Patrick Sutton and his team work on a variety of residential and commercial projects and have designed everything from beach houses to private jets. The talents of the design team at Patrick Sutton Associates have been recognized widely, with plenty of appearances in the pages of esteemed interior design magazines and reception of a number of awards from the industry.
Baltimore-based interior design firm, Redhead Design, is owned by Meghan Friedman. With a background in graphic design, Meghan decided to make a career switch to interior design after successfully renovating two homes. Now, through Redhead Design, Meghan is following her passion and designing new spaces every day. Through communicating with her clients from the very start of a project, Meghan is able to understand her clients’ individual lifestyles and find ways to make spaces work for them. A big fan of custom millwork and utilizing every ounce of space, Meghan combines style and function to achieve clients’ dream homes and perfectly suited environments.
Samantha Friedman is an interior designer with a passion for combining color and texture and a love of making her clients happy. With experience in many different design fields, Samantha holds over 15 years’ experience in the industry. This experience allows her to understand clients’ wants and needs and fashion livable spaces that match their tastes, style and budget. Specializing in residential planning and design, Samantha Friedman is not afraid to think outside the box, mix styles and use her imagination to create truly unique spaces for each of her clients, no matter the scale of the project.
Trish Albano has been helping clients design their dream homes for over a decade. She loves to collaborate with busy professionals who want a home that is a haven, that is highly functional, and that ultimately is a reflection of themselves. With a fabulous eye for detail and design, Trish knows how to capture the individual style of all her clients, even when they think they don’t have one. It may be grand, contemporary, comfortable or classic, but it always brings joy. Trish tastefully mixes styles to incorporate favorite pieces clients already own, or she may even start fresh. When working with Trish, clients feel confident. They benefit not only from her experience, analysis and clear communication style but also from her extraordinary access to furnishings, fabrics and decor. Trish enjoys collaborating with architects, builders and trades to ensure a finished home that is both a sanctuary and a showcase.
Turner Design Firm is a Baltimore-based interior design firm, owned by Jeanine Turner. Working alongside Jeanine is associate director, Jenny Wohl, who has a love of mid-century modern interiors. Jeanine’s signature style is something she calls organic contemporary, which combines clean lines and organic materials, resulting in modern, comfortable environments. Working on a range of projects from new construction, to remodeling and redecorating, the duo design efficient, livable spaces across Baltimore and surrounding states. The firm has gained a lot of recognition in recent years, with three Best of Houzz Design and Service awards and an International Properties Award for 2016 – 2017.
Interior Concepts, Inc is a full-service interior design firm offering residential design, model home design, and commercial design. Founded by Arlene Critzos in 1979, the firm is well established and full of experienced interior design professionals. Working across a whole spectrum of interior design styles and property types, the dedicated firm adds a touch of luxury to every space, whether it be contemporary, transitional or rustic. In the three decades that the firm has been in business, Interior Concepts has received plenty of accolades from clients and numerous awards, such as Home & Design’s 100 Top Designers and Annapolis Home’s Grand Prize.
Valeria Design Studio is a boutique interior design firm, headed by Valeria Coster, a Brazilian architect and Interior Designer. Offering a wide range of services, the team at Valeria Design Studio offer their vast experience, creative perspective and multicultural backgrounds to each project. Offering bold, unique and beautiful designs, the firm believes everyone is different and continuously builds client relationships through utmost respect and listening to client’s needs. Taking influence from art, culture and nature, Valeria Design Studio successfully carries out an array of residential, commercial and hospitality projects that reflect clients’ desired outcomes.
Carol Weil is The Decorating Therapist; striving to find what ‘home’ means to each of her clients, Carol has over 25 year’s experience in the interior design industry, along with knowledge, patience, and passion. No matter the scale of the project, Carol makes sure to sit down with each client and listen to their decor frustrations, lifestyle needs, and personal tastes. As The Decorating Therapist, Carol is able to create homes that are beautiful, unique and function exactly how her clients need them to. With a fabulous eye for color, detail, and sense of proportion, The Decorating Therapist blends design and practicality perfectly.
With over three decade’s experience in the interior design industry, Victor Liberatore’s self-titled firm offers interior design services throughout Maryland, Florida, and Virginia. Since founding the firm in 1981, the team has grown considerably, but this doesn’t stop Victor from ensuring he is involved in each and every project to add his very own personal touch. Victor’s signature style combines contemporary, transitional and eclectic designs, which he translates into a number of different spaces and project types, from residential and commercial, to retail and healthcare spaces. Over the years, Victor Liberatore has had works featured in a number of books and magazines and has featured on HGTV’s Designer’s Challenge twice.
April Force Pardoe Interiors offers full-service interior design, from concept to completion, including space planning, furniture selection, kitchen and bath design, material and paint color selections, purchase management and one-day installation of full rooms and homes. Founder April’s path to interior design started with opportunities in graphic design and event planning, culminating with the opening of her Elkridge, MD design studio in 2008. She strives to create spaces that match her clients’ aspirational lifestyles, reflecting who they are and making a lasting impression. Award-winning and AKBD certified April Force Pardoe Interiors serves homeowners in the Baltimore Metro area.
From traditional interior design styles to modern and contemporary spaces, we hope you enjoyed this roundup of some of our favorite interior designers in Maryland.
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