Alexandra Naranjo Designs is an award-winning, full-service interior design firm that offers a wide range of services, from project management, single-room solutions to incredible whole-home makeovers.
When it comes to style, she always stands out. Her signature style can be defined by three words: Spirited, fresh and timeless. Clients and design partners say there is no one who uses color the way she does, and the unexpected ways she combines modern and traditional design has truly taken her to the top of her field. She has an incomparable attention to detail, her shining, enthusiastic energy brightens every project she guides. She has a deep understanding of her client’s lifestyles and her fresh and innovative outlook allows her to execute perfectly every time.
Amy Morris is nationally renowned for creating artful, tradition-steeped interiors that function beautifully in the modern world. Since founding Amy Morris Interiors in 2005, this Atlanta-based designer has built a collaborative, client-centered practice dedicated to shaping residential environments marked by warmth, simplicity, and seamless continuity between past and present. Amy loves layering interiors with elegance and ease, history and surprise. Every Amy Morris room reflects the possibilities that come to life when the designer, architect and homeowner share an appreciation for craftsmanship, clean lines, and sculptural objects—old and new.
A graduate of the Art Institute of Atlanta, Amy holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design and travels internationally to source one-of-a-kind antiques, artworks, and custom furnishings for her clients’ homes. The firm’s work is showcased regularly in regional and national design publications including Veranda, Traditional Homes, Décor, Southern Home, and Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles. Amy was named Veranda’s Southeast Residential Designer of the Year in 2016. In the spring 2019, she launched her first collection of handcrafted lighting for Avrett.
Anna Braund is the founder of Atlanta-based Anna Braund Interiors. With a traveled eye and a storyteller’s keen sensitivity for capturing meaningful detail, Anna creates spaces that are true expressions of beauty, emotion, and memory. Believing that no two interiors—just as no two stories—are ever the same, she approaches each new project with a philosophy that design begins with the history of the space and story of the people that live within them. The sophisticated interiors that result reflect the architecture in which they are rooted and the one-of-a-kind stories of the individuals living within them, while leaving space for more to unfold, as life itself unfolds over time, in the seasons and years to come.
Since earning her fine arts degree at the University of Georgia, Anna has collaborated with some of the Southeast’s most respected architecture, design, and planning professionals. Her multilayered interiors have graced projects by Peter Block & Associates, Historical Concepts and Lew Oliver, among others.
Kentucky native Benjamin Deaton specializes in thoughtful and glamorously approachable design. Drawing upon the influence of his architectural design background, Benjamin has an innate understanding of order and the relationship and interplay between furniture, fabrics and accessories. He believes in enduring style, creating spaces that are highly personal and highlighted by a modern traditional touch. Through his design approach and attention to detail, Benjamin is known for comfortable, timeless and luxurious spaces that are reflective of his clients’ tastes, interests, and lifestyle.
A graduate of the University of Kentucky, Benjamin’s background in Fine Arts and work with a Lexington-based architecture firm helped to develop his signature interiors and honed his personal style. He launched Benjamin Deaton Interiors, a full-service design firm, in 2015. The firm focuses on residential interiors with projects throughout Central Kentucky, Louisiana and New York. In 2020, he launched his curated retail store, Benjamin Deaton Home on Lexington’s fashionable Romany Road.
Brittany Bromley’s eponymous firm, Brittany Bromley Interiors, is based in New York and manages projects nationally and internationally. The firm’s scope of services includes full-service interior design, architectural rendering and design build management, always paired with a devotion to detail, aesthetic scale and proportion. Brittany’s work has been featured in numerous publications, including Veranda, Elle Décor, House Beautiful, Luxe and Cottages & Gardens. Currently the firm is engaged in projects in Palm Beach, Nantucket, Jackson Hole, Chicago, Greenwich, Los Angeles and Greece.
Casa Gusto is a West Palm Beach-based interior design brand, studio, and retailer primarily selling antiques, objects, and manufactured goods online (www.getthegusto.com) and at its brick and mortar retail location at 6316 Georgia Ave. Gusto is a culturally romantic term that rests at the heart of this studio, which stands for them to be the passion and joy only created when enthralled by enlivened atmospheres. Casa Gusto persists in creating and curating historically distinct feelings by reimagining 17th and 18th C. qualities into contemporary settings without losing a modern notion of comfort.
Although relatively young on the design scene, Casa Gusto is led by the experience and eye of Cris Briger, who brings over thirty years of experience creating beautiful, joyful, and comfortable settings. She has now partnered with her sons Charles Peed and Pablo Briger in the young business, supplying an incredible collection of curated antiques, inventive tabletop pieces, numerous assortments of tole flowers, papier-mâché objects, and painted frames and furniture. Casa Gusto and Briger have been featured in several publications such as; Veranda, Milieu, House Beautiful, Modern Luxury Palm Beach, Flower, Home & Design DC, and several blogs and online publications. AD Pro has only recently featured Casa Gusto as one of the top forty antique stores in America.
Courtney Giles Interiors is a full-service, high end residential design firm. Courtney works closely with her clients to create clean, classic, and comfortable settings. While carefully editing each space, she incorporates the stylistic preferences and personalities of her clients. Whether traditional, glamorous, or contemporary, Courtney creates enticing rooms her clients want to spend time in.
A native of Alabama, Courtney, Allied Member of ASID, attained her design degree from Auburn University. After graduation, she moved to Atlanta where she spent eight years working with Carter Kay Interiors. With this training, Courtney launched her own design firm in 2008. She and her team have worked closely with architects and clients throughout the Southeast, Colorado, Manhattan, and as far afield as the Netherlands
Ellen Kavanaugh’s attention to every detail has made her a stand out interior designer in the Palm Beaches for over 10 years. Her versatile style emphasizes crisp color, organic texture, and individual aesthetic. With every project, she aspires to marry architecture and interiors by selecting distinct details and finishes, designing custom millwork, and sourcing unique furnishings. Her work includes projects in Palm Beach, The Hamptons, New York City, Atlanta, and beyond.
Her designs have been featured in House Beautiful, Traditional Home, Coastal Living, Luxe Magazine, Flower and Southern Home. This is Ellen’s second Kips Bay Show House appearance in Palm Beach, after receiving recognition in Veranda and Architectural Digest in 2018. Ellen Kavanaugh Interiors received the Luxe Red Award for the best bathroom design in the southeast in 2018, and most recently was added to Luxe’s prestigious Gold List for 2021. She was honored to also receive the 2020 Addison Mizner Award for Interior Design, given by the Institute of Classical Architecture and Art. Ellen is a professional member of the American Society of Interior Designers
Fernando Wong Outdoor Living Design, Inc. is an award winning boutique firm that takes a limited number of select residential and commercial projects each year.
Fernando Wong and Tim Johnson started the company in 2005 with headquarters in Miami Beach. Since that time they have added offices in Palm Beach and Southampton and have completed commercial and residential projects across the country and around the world.
They are an internationally recognized leader in full-service garden design, landscape architecture and project management. The firm is known for moving large trees (the largest so far is a 90 foot tall Kapok) as well as designing elaborate Garden Follies, Pool Pavilions, Outdoor Kitchens, Pools, Fountains, Sculpture Gardens and Hardscapes all using Classical Architectural Principles.
FORBES MASTERS is a full-service Atlanta-based interior design team that specializes in curating the essence of you or your brand into custom-tailored spaces. Helmed by acclaimed young designers Tavia Forbes and Monet Masters, since its establishment in 2017. The firm’s affinity for bold, eclectic designs which marry with the vision, personality and lifestyles of their clients to become personalized and infused with each client’s unique fingerprint.
FORBES MASTERS’ work has been featured in leading design and lifestyle publications including Architectural Digest, Essence, House Beautiful, Luxe Magazine, Modern Luxury and numerous blogs. In a new design collaboration with Mitchell Black, FORBES MASTERS’ wallpaper is a collection of bold and eclectic patterns that have made their way into homes and showhouses across the country.
HARRY HEISSMAN IN COLLABORATION WITH ARTIST STASZEK KOTOWSKI
Harry Heissmann Inc. was established in New York City in 2009.
After obtaining a Masters of Interior Design degree from the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich, Germany, Harry arrived in the United States in 1995.
He gained extensive experience working for some of the city’s most respected firms and spent nine years in the offices of Albert Hadley, who dubbed his desk ‘the magic shop’ before opening his own eponymous firm.
For his clients, Harry moves effortlessly from traditional to contemporary and everything in between, which prompted him to describe his style as ‘client-centric’.
HW Interiors began in 2015 when good friends Lisa Hynes and Heather Weisz began collaborating on Lisa’s own new construction project. That success of that initial project led to inquiries from potential clients and HW Interiors was officially incorporated in 2016, combining Heather’s unique aesthetic and Lisa’s organizational skills into a design firm that addresses the two things all clients desire from an interior designer: beautifully comfortable spaces executed in an efficient manner. Since then we have completed countless projects both locally and across the US and Puerto Rico.
Heather and Lisa’s dedication to perfection is exhibited throughout their portfolio. The ultimate goal is that every finished room be turnkey- functional, comfortable, accessorized and styled right down to the last beautiful detail.
Lori Deeds has been a lead designer for Kemble Interiors in Palm Beach for over 20 years. Her work is an expression of her client’s identity, and she takes extraordinary care to interpret and reflect the message of their personalities. Lori is adept at creating artful interiors with stylistic versatility, that are unrepetitive, even within our own firm. Her projects benefit from her years of buying experience — she has a fluency in both finding sources around the world that cannot be replicated in mass, but also in understanding materials, texture, and their appropriateness in variant interior styles.
Cece Bowman joined Kemble Interiors in Palm Beach in 2011, where she has learned the delicate balance of creating imaginative interiors that never compromise the comfort and logic of a well-thought room. The results, in both her commercial and residential work, are spaces that feel both memorable and personal. During her time at Kemble, Cece has worked alongside the firm’s founder Mimi McMakin.
Lorna Gross, President & Principal Designer, of LORNA GROSS Interior Design has a talent for unearthing statement pieces that embody the essence of her clients. She says, “If the project feels cookie-cutter, I haven’t done my job well.” Lorna designs homes throughout North America and Great Britain and is considered the consummate client advocate
Hailing from Louisiana and New York, Lorna is as comfortable with the formal bone china dinner as she is with the raucous crawfish boil or crab feast. From sugarcane fields to corporate America, Lorna infuses a lifetime of dynamic influences and world travel into her design and her firm’s values and business practices. Her father was a contractor and her mother was a teacher and seamstress who emphasized hard work and education. Fittingly, Lorna holds a bachelor’s degree and MBA from University of Maryland’s Smith School and a B.A. in interior design from Marymount University.
Mally Skok Design is an interior design firm West of Boston specializing in private residences and small commercial projects and artisanal fabrics and wallpaper. Mally is an internationally published interior designer, furniture designer, and award-winning fabric designer.
In addition to her interior design business and fabric and wallpaper line, Mally has an active and lively social media presence. Mally is also involved as a brand ambassador, an active board member, and is considered a mentor and friend to many in the design community. Always inspired by her travels, Mally loves to share her life and experiences, most recently with the video series she has created with her husband David, called “Through Mally’s Lens”. The video series provides amazing images of places that are important to her, mixed with fun tips and insight into her life!
Mark Williams Design is a firm made up of a long-standing team of architectural and interior designers who have been creating signature projects together since 1998. Our philosophy is one that respects the cohesive relationship between architecture and interior design. Having both disciplines under one roof results in a thoughtful and responsive approach that answers the personal needs of each client and project. Our precise process sets a collaborative tone from the outset. Both the design team and the client share in the initial vision, monitor the progress and celebrate the success at the end of each project which results in an elevated design experience for all.
As a young boy growing up in Southfield, Michigan, Mikel Welch busied himself with the construction of sofas and dining tables using toy Legos for imaginary houses. It was evident to his family that an innate sense of creativity and a passion for design were embedded in Mikel from birth.
Today Welch runs a New York based interior design business, Mikel Welch Designs, and works as a host and design expert on Roku's Murder House Flip. On camera, Mikel shows viewers tips and tricks for renovating homes, designing sophisticated spaces and creating luxury looks at affordable prices. Mikel is a former on-air personality of TLC’s Trading Spaces, and his designs have been featured on HGTV, The Real Housewives Of Atlanta and Good Morning America.
Renowned for creating spectacular spaces, Nina Magon, founder and principal of Nina Magon Studio, formerly known as Contour Interior Design, is a multifaceted interior design studio, delivering luxurious residential, commercial, and hospitality projects, inclusive of a curated collection of lifestyle product designs. Her edgy and daring aesthetic infuses each design with her signature style by using bold elements, color, and timeless modernity. Nina creates uniquely luxurious spaces and pieces inspired by worldly cultures, which excite the senses and deliver excellence to her discerning clientele. Nina has received accolades and global recognition from features in distinguished publications such as Architectural Digest, Elle Décor, Interior Design Magazine, Hospitality Design Magazine, Luxe Magazine, The Robb Report, Wall Street Journal, House Beautiful, and many more, for her exquisite collection of work.
Nicole White is the CEO and Principal Designer of Nicole White Designs Interiors, a fullservice boutique interior design firm, based in Sunrise, Florida. Nicole, known for her renovation prowess, has been featured in various local, national and international publications including - HGTV, House Beautiful, Better Homes and Gardens, Essence magazines; Ocean Drive, Huffington Post and Domino online magazines and The Wall Street Journal, The Miami Herald and Jamaica Observer.
Voted among the top 25 Interior Design Firms by the South Florida Luxury Guide, Nicole has also twice been noted as an emerging designer to watch by the Black Interior Designers Network and was a recipient of the Z-Gallerie Design Award Fall/Winter 2013. Nicole is also a brand ambassador/influencer for The Home Depot, Zephyr, Purple Drywall and City Furniture.
Founded in 1982, our philosophy incorporates a “botanical garden” approach fused with the historic and classical formal garden design framework, creating exotic and thoughtful design solutions.
The elegance of classic gardens immersed in lush tropical foliage; the serenity of a garden; the intrigue of a secret jungle path; the splendor of a fountain; the grandeur of a formal vista… SMI is a landscape architectural design firm specializing in master planning, garden design, landscape preservation and restoration, botanical gardens/parks, civic and commercial master planning.
Today the firm has refined its staff and services to encompass complex projects utilizing employees with diverse design and consulting skills, including garden designers, landscape architects, site planners, construction managers and project managers.