Inspired by Her Touch: 30 Top Female Luxury Interior Designers We Love
The power of the female touch runs deep at Love Happens! Founded by a woman and led by a team of talented women, at Lh and our publisher KOKET we are all about empowering other women. Both through luxury home décor and with the content in our magazine. So, of course, we love Women’s History Month and are so excited to celebrate top female luxury interior designers from around the world!
Not only do we love empowering women, but we also love being inspired by all the amazing women working in the design industry. So, read on to discover the creative touch of some of our favorite top female luxury interior designers. These talented women make the world a more beautiful, inspiring, and functional place. Cheers to them and women around the world!
30 Top Female Luxury Interior Designers We Love
DIRECTOR | ELICYON
After studying at Architectural Association in London, Charu founded the award-winning luxury interior design and architecture studio, Elicyon. Her stylistic details are reflected in the bespoke furniture, carefully selected art, and satisfying color choices.
FIONA BARRATT CAMPBELL
FOUNDER | FIONA BARRATT INTERIORS & FBC LONDON
Renowned for her signature design aesthetic of bold silhouettes, texture, and diverse materiality, Fiona Barratt creates stunning interiors and collections of handcrafted luxury indoor and outdoor furniture.
FOUNDER | LAURA HAMMETT
Known for her classic contemporary style, Laura’s interior architecture and designs come with a strong sense of identity. Always bespoke tailored to each location and client, whether it’s a famous race car driver or a top pop artist.
ALEXANDRA NORD & HELEN WESTLAKE
CO-FOUNDERS | MILLIER
Established in 2010 by Alexandra Nord and Helen Westlake, Millier’s team now consists of 16 highly skilled architects and designers. From grand townhouses and super-prime residences to high-profile heritage-listed country estates in the UK and around the world, Millier’s portfolio is full of stunning creations.
CEO & FOUNDER | KOKET, DEMORAIS INTERNATIONAL, MOOD & LOVE HAPPENS
Washington DC, USA & Lisbon, Portugal
Design and fashion connoisseur with an unparalleled sense of style and charisma, over her 20+ year career to date, Janet has gracefully put her stamp on the worlds of interior design, women empowerment, and luxury living.
FOUNDER | ANA DONOHUE INTERIORS
Boston, MA USA
Ana fell in love with design at a young age, founded her firm in 2002, and has since won numerous awards and carefully honed her interior design sensibility. Projects range from city residences to mountain top retreats, all sharing their meticulous attention to detail and “desire to find those unexpected elements that capture the essence of every client’s personal style.”
CEO | CELIA SAWYER LUXURY INTERIORS
Providing both private and commercial clients with bespoke, luxury interiors for over 20 years, Celia Sawyer strives to turn dreams into practical day-to-day reality. Interpreting clients’ needs with flair, passion, innovation, and excitement, Celia Sawyer delivers each of her projects with diligent attention to detail and timeliness.
FOUNDER | IMG INTERIOR MARKETING GROUP
New York, USA
Founded in 2007 by real estate agent turned designer, Cheryl Eisen, the unique concept of Interior Marketing was conceived from her distinct understanding of what drives buyer decision-making in luxury real estate. Eisen reinvented the singular focus of traditional staging by creating a unique hybrid of interior design, public relations, marketing, and event planning.
OWNER & PRINCIPAL DESIGNER | JENSEN INTERIOR DESIGN
Los Angeles, CA USA
A Cornell graduate and world traveler, Robyn’s passion for design was born while living in India amidst its vibrancy and history. Her royal clients love her poetic, beautifully refined designs. An expert in luxury, each Jensen interior radiates comfort and opulence.
FOUNDER | LORI MORRIS DESIGN
Toronto, ON Canada
Known for her seductive sophistication, avant-garde edge, and the unparalleled luxury experience she provides her clients as she transforms their dreams into reality, the inimitable Lori Morris is in no way your typical designer.
FOUNDER & CEO | NINA MAGON STUDIO
Houston, TX USA
A luminary of forward-thinking modernity, Nina is renowned for creating spectacular luxury spaces. Each infused with bold timeless modernity through the use of her edgy and daring aesthetic.
FOUNDER | NINA TAKESH
Los Angeles, CA USA
Nina is the creative force behind three successful businesses: Petit Tresor, a luxury baby brand store frequented by celebrity moms like Madonna & JLo; a home-flipping business; and her residential and commercial international interior design firm.
FOUNDER | SUMMER THORNTON DESIGN
Chicago, IL USA
Known for her fearlessly bold and colorful interiors that give homes life, Summer is an award-winning luxury designer who firmly believes that each client’s soul, passions, and personality should be present throughout their home. Love Summer’s style? Check out her book (launching 3/22/22!), Wonderland: Adventures in Decorating.
LETRICIA WILBANKS & SELENA MACKAY
CO-FOUNDERS | THE WM
Houston, TX USA
If there is one thing KOKET loves it’s a design firm that not only exceeds client expectations but also their shared interests in interior design and luxurious looks. So of course we have a major design crush on the powerhouse duo leading The WM. If you are in Houston, don’t miss their stunning showroom!
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FOUNDER | TAYLOR HOWES
A design force to note, Karen Howes serves as the chief executive of her luxury interior design studio where quintessential turnkey interiors for private individuals and property developers are the Taylor Howes’ forte.
OWNER | CARRIER AND COMPANY INTERIORS
New York, USA
Working alongside her husband Jesse Carrier, Mara Miller creates rooms that offer a confident mix of timeless and contemporary design – both familiar and fresh at once. From bohemian glamour and modern luxe to country charm and the timeless and ineffable, from the historically informed to the tailored and refined, the Carriers delight in adapting their impassioned sensibility to the unique elements each project presents.
CO-FOUNDER | WARD & CO INTERIORS
Rosie Ward leads Ward & Co alongside her mother Sarah. With over thirty years of experience and multiple design awards to their name, Ward & Co loves nothing more than creating inviting spaces, full of soul and charming details.
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FOUNDER & CEO | LAURA U DESIGN COLLECTIVE
Houston, TX & Aspen, CO USA
With her signature Classically Current style, Laura is all about creating timeless interiors. The most bold and luxurious spaces that provide gorgeous and functional backdrops for the memories that build a family’s legacy.
FOUNDER | CAROLINE’S DESIGN
Poland & Los Angeles, CA USA
With an inherent sense of style and a natural talent for painting, designing is in Karolina’s DNA. With her firm, Caroline’s Design the interior artist creates stunningly unique and luxurious atmospheres, each beautifully detailed and reflective of its inhabitants.
FOUNDER & CEO | XBD COLLECTIVE
Dubai, UAE & London, UK
Founding member of the award-winning international brand XBC Collective, Ellen has created spaces for some of the most prominent clientele in the Hospitality, Residential and Commercial sectors, always delivering pure excellence.
FOUNDER | DONNA MONDI INTERIOR DESIGN
Chicago, IL & Denver, CO USA
Known for beautifully blending classicism and modernity, while always adding a touch of the unexpected, Donna Mondi creates stunning, truly livable, bespoke interiors.
Bergman Design House
CO-FOUNDER | BERGMAN INTERIORS
CO-FOUNDER | NJORD BY BERGMAN YACHTING
Maria and Sarah are female luxury interior designers to love! At Bergman Design House alongside their fabulous male partner Albin Berglund, the trio makes waves in the luxury interior and architectural design world, while also changing the yachting interior design sector.
FOUNDER | ROMANEK DESIGN STUDIO
Los Angeles, CA USA
One of LA’s most sought-after luxury interior designers, Brigette’s ability to draw on her passion for the many genres of design, and combining them in fresh unexpected ways has earned her a well-deserved star-studded client list.
FOUNDER | SABRINA MONTE-CARLO
With four showrooms offering a diverse selection of luxury home decor, Sabrina Monte-Carlo is a one-stop destination for all interior and exterior decoration projects. With a portfolio full of villas, palaces, yachts, private jets, and beyond, Sabrina is a luxury design powerhouse.
OSIRYS MENDEZ & SABRINA VELA
CO-FOUNDERS | MENDEZ VELA
Miami, FL USA
The amazing duo behind Mendez Vela, Osirys Mendez and Sabrina Vela transform their clients’ visions into reality. Additionally, in their showroom, they offer a unique collection of luxury furniture, lighting, and accessories.
CO-FOUNDER | GODDARD LITTLEFAIR
From multi-award-winning hotels, restaurants, and bars to spas, wellness centers, and luxurious residences, Goddard Littlefair and its co-founders Jo Littlefair and Martin Goddard are masters of their trade.