Donna approaches each project with a goal of incorporating luxury and practicality that tells the story of each unique space. By paring the client’s personality to the interiors, she is able to give each home a soul. With a design history that started over twenty years ago in Beverly Hills, Donna now lives and designs out of Portland, Oregon.
We specialize in creating custom and timeless spaces. We strive to make every design relevant to the surroundings, and architectural details of the home. It is also important for us to build relationships with our clients, and by staying true to these principles, we have the opportunity to create beautiful and meaningful spaces.
Our projects range from historic renovations to new construction. Let us guide you through the design process, handle the project management, and provide vetted trades to get the job done. We take every detail into consideration to create a home that combines function, style, and high-quality products that withstand the test of time.
Colleen Knowles, one of the Pacific Northwest’s leading luxury residential designers, is known for the exceptional service and the unique interiors she provides prominent homeowners in Greater Seattle, the San Juan Islands and east of the cascades.
Colleen, a full-service custom designer, has worked on primary and secondary homes for clients over her 30-year career. She has won service as well as design awards, and more than 90 percent of her work comes from referrals.
Clients use phrases like “extremely creative,” “exceptionally organized,” “amazing to work with,” and “strong skill set for technical projects requiring complex detailing” to describe her. Some of her client relationships date back 10 years, and she has worked with different generations of the same family.
Colleen helps clients improve their lifestyles by enhancing the look, comfort, and functionality of their homes. In the process, she develops close friendships with those clients.
“My projects are varied because my clients are varied,” says Colleen, who is Mercer Island’s top-rated design professional and also works in Broadmoor, Madison Park, Washington Park, The Highlands, and other area communities. “My best clients ask for a lot. That challenges me to do my very best, and grow.”
A native of Biarritz (France), Gwenaël was bathed in architectural beauty brought on by three generations of landscape architects.
Renowned for her color sense, her eye for the unique detail, her practical approach to planning, and her equal talent in classic or modern styles, Gwenael brings a unique combination of simplicity, functionality and sophistication as she helps her clients discover the untapped potential of their homes. Her love for design, easy-going nature and directness lets her take away much of the stress associated with construction and design projects.
Her talented team thrives on creating genuine connections and designing spaces with a Soul. Their expertise is in full service residential (new construction, remodels, and furnishings).
At Michelle Dirkse Interior Design, we pride ourselves on creating bespoke, client-focused spaces with innovative solutions that complement the personalities of both the home and its owner. We love projects that challenge us to push the boundaries of design.
Our hardworking, experienced team of designers works collaboratively to devise dynamic interiors that are both flawlessly functional and aesthetically inspirational. From private residences to retail spaces, new construction to full remodels, the firm’s diverse talent can do it all.
Christy Yaden specializes in creating beautiful, classic interiors one room at a time. Her expertise is in full service residential furnishing projects, remodels, and new construction. She works closely with clients to create spaces that balance beauty and function. A love of the design process and an eye for beautiful details led her to open her Seattle based independent design practice in 1998.
Susan Marinello Interiors is a multi-disciplinary interior design firm based in Seattle, Washington. Established in 1996, the award-winning firm provides complete interior design, furniture design and procurement for residential, hospitality and commercial projects. Since its inception, the firm has garnered acclaim for its signature approach to creating interiors as natural backdrops for the people occupying the space.
Susan Marinello Interiors designs on multiple scales ranging from urban and commercial commissions to high-end private residences. Within the firm’s experience and ethic, residential design has always been the heartbeat of the practice. An unequivocal depth of knowledge has been cultivated through projects with individual clients, hotels, luxury apartments and condominiums. Altogether, the firm’s significant residential design experience has enabled a study of living well that is engaged in every detail.
The firm’s success is based on its ability to execute thoughtful solutions tailored to the clients’ vision from both a creative and financial perspective.
Complete interior design, furniture design and procurement for residential, hospitality and commercial projects
Karen Ellentuck, ASID, NCIDQ, principal designer of Ellentuck Interiors, is an award-winning interior designer specializing in residential remodeling and custom furnishings. With 30 years of experience, she is more than qualified to guide you through your design project with great expertise. She prides herself as being client-focused working to assist her clients in creating spaces that they want to live in; hence, her tag line is “rooms with your view.” Ellentuck Interiors is looking for clients who are interested in getting great design for their homes and appreciate the value of good design. My clients may know what they like but do know how to pull it all together and are willing to get where they want to go with this designer as their guide.
Awards: ASID Annual Design Awards, Bath Under 85 S.F., 2019; ASID Annual Design Awards, Bath Over 85 S.F., 2019; ASID Annual Design Awards, Kitchen Over 200 S.F., 2018, NW Design Awards, 2015, Textiles, 2013, 1st Place, Kitchen; 2012, 1st Place Bath; 2008.
ASID, NKBA and NCIDQ certified since 2002.
Services: Residential furnishings and remodeling, specializing in kitchen and bathrooms. Design services provided such as space planning, furniture layouts, finish and fixture specifications, lighting design and architectural drawings for spaces being remodeled. Assistance with seniors downsizing into multifamily housing and families upsizing into larger homes.
AMcCurdy Design Firm is an award-winning, full-service interior design firm and real-estate staging company founded in 2014. Our focus is curating interiors that are timeless, balanced, and contemporary.
From whole house renovations to one-room transformations, AMcCurdy Design Firm specializes in residential interior and boutique commercial projects throughout the Seattle, Greater Washington areas, and beyond.
We put passion into every project so that the client’s vision comes to life. Our team works to design spaces that reflect who you are and inspire you through a thoughtful and collaborative design process for years to come. AMcCurdy Design Firm has provided an extraordinary level of service to its clients since its inception. It is helping founder Ashleigh McCurdy to gain notoriety through her loyal following in Washington and across the country.
Contact us TODAY and let us help you transform your house into a home and fall in love with the space you’re in!