As the largest growing city in the pacific northwest, Seattle interior designers have an advantage of living in a hub for amazing contemporary design all around them. The city’s diverse history also plays a part in today’s local interior design interpretations. And while the Decorilla team is lucky enough to work with a few top designers behind these spaces, we also love to highlight other local talent to watch. Get inspired by these 10 top Seattle interior decorators and designers and their exquisite portfolios!
Bold and eclectic, yet inviting and sophisticated designs define the work of Michelle Dirkse and her team. As recipients of the 2017 Northwest Design Award for Small Design Firm Luminary, the Michelle Dirkse team’s work is certainly highly regarded in the professional interior design community. “The final touch in finishing a home is filling it with the life of the client,” says Michelle. Whether working directly with a client or with a team of architects and contractors, in commercial or residential projects, the Michelle Dirkse team seems to always design a beautiful and livable/workable space. As a result, they’ve received all 5-start ratings on Houzz interior designers in Seattle.
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WHAT WE LOVE: The harmony established when incorporating different styles that normally seem like they would not work well together.
Decorilla’s very own Sonia Carlson brings a diverse design background to the Seattle interior design scene. She grew up immersed in the design and construction fields in Norway. Then, she went on to earn her credentials at the University of Oregon after studying Interior Architecture and Historic Preservation. Carlson loves the combination of Scandinavian mid-century and eclectic modern styles. She loves the clean lines and textural elements combined to create a refined, yet comfortable space. Experienced in both hospitality and residential design, Sonia keeps the human experience at the forefront of her design solutions.
In her own words, Sonia says, “I love being able to create a space that is unique, global, and rich in history.” Furthermore, she attributes creating positive, functional spaces to an integral part of her being. As a result, she uses this to motivate her to get the best results for each and every client.
WHAT WE LOVE: The quality of Sonia’s designs and her level of expertise are still offered as some of the most affordable interior design in Seattle. Love Sonia’s work? Get started with her today!
As the founding designer of Seattle interior design firm, Brio, Kenna Stout provides a full suite of services for residential and boutique commercial clients. Drawing from her roots in a large creative family, she certainly has an appreciation for all of the elements as well as the time that goes into creating something special and unique. And there’s not a Brio design that doesn’t capture the essence of those two words. Through this style, Kenna is able to help her clients’ capture their story in their home.
WHAT WE LOVE: One-of-a-kind designs that capture their owner’s personality.
Founded and headed by Nancy Burfiend, NB Design Group Interiors is an interior design firm in Seattle that specializes in high-end residential interiors of all sizes. While they specialize in residential designs, they also have developed swanky interiors for commercial projects. In addition, Nancy and her team have been highly awarded by several design organizations and featured in many magazines over the years. The firm’s opulent designs have garnered them a place on the Luxe Interiors + Design Magazine Gold List several times over.
WHAT WE LOVE: Luxury isn’t limited to a specific neighborhood or style of home with NB Design Group Interiors.
Seattle interior decorator, Kirsten Conner, has been creating timeless spaces since 2004. With this length of experience and consistency in delivery stunning interiors, she’s now along the leaders in the local interior design scene. As a result, she and her team have received numerous awards and recognition including first place in the Northwest Design Awards. Kirsten also sells unique furniture and decor finds on her website sure to bring character to any space.
WHAT WE LOVE: Kirsten’s eclectic flair that brings a uniqueness to every space she designs.
Barbara Hyde Evans
Barbara Hyde Evans established her design firm after switching from her first career in the advertising field to follow her interior design passion. Hyde Evans Design specializes in designing interiors for many types of projects including residential and commercial, new projects and remodels, and projects of varying scales. “Your style, done beautifully,” personifies their approach of working closely with their clients to develop designs that feel like home.
WHAT WE LOVE: The Hyde Evans Design online “Storefront” shop sells some iconic decor created by their team. It has items that are great for every price range so that people can get the Hyde Evans Design look in their homes.
Kelly Lyons & Laura Hockema
Kelly Lyons & Laura Hockema have created on of the most sough-after interior design companies in Seattle, K&L Interiors. Their boutique design studio might be small, but their interiors certainly pack a punch. These friends and now colleagues, put the emphasis of their design process on the client. They are sure to give personal attention to every last detail. The results are bespoke interiors catering to the lifestyle and personality of the homeowner.
WHAT WE LOVE: Their utmost attention to the clients and the resulting personalized interiors.
Sherri Monte has teamed up with her husband, John, to create one of the most unique interior design companies in Seattle, Elegant Simplicity. Not only are they full service Seattle interior designers, they also offer home organizing. The combination of these services is seen in every design through functional spaces that are as practical as they are beautiful. And they’ve become quite the sensation, capturing the attention of major publications such as Architectural Digest, Southern Living, and more.
WHAT WE LOVE: Functional designs that really work for the families behind them.
When you have a website name and book title like “Happy Starts at Home,” and a logo professing “SERIOUSLY. HAPPY. HOMES.,” you can’t help but expect interior design that will make you smile from Rebecca West Interiors. Brightly colored walls and boldly patterned textiles are common in her designs. However, Rebecca isn’t afraid to design with soft, muted, and neutral tones, either. Focusing on the WHY, or the purpose, of your interior design needs helps, Rebecca and her team of Seattle interior designers create the home feeling. Whether that involves lego sculptures or high-end art is all up to you.
WHAT WE LOVE: Rebecca makes design look FUN! Whether you’re reading her book, listening to her speak at a conference, or actually working with her to create designs within your home, she brings cheer to the entire process.
Colleen Knowles is a leading luxury interior designer and decorator in Seattle. Through her 25+ years of industry experience, Colleen has certainly cultivated a signature look the elicits high-end. She attributes the demands of her clients to challenging her and helping her grow. Moreover, she pushes herself to create interiors that enhance the look, comfort, and functionality of homes. As a result, the client’s lifestyle also improves. Thus, it’ll come as no surprise the Colleen is among the most highly rated Houzz interior designers in Seattle.
WHAT WE LOVE: The timeless appeal that Colleen is able to effortlessly create in each of her designs.
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