The Best Dallas Interior Designers on the AD PRO Directory

The Best Dallas Interior Designers on the AD PRO Directory
The Best Dallas Interior Designers on the AD PRO Directory

Read McKendree

The Dallas interior designers in the AD PRO Directory bring Texas-size style to their wide variety of projects. Whether they’re creating homey residential spaces in new construction projects or renovating houses in sought-after neighborhoods like Highland Park, these 16 Dallas designers present some of the best design the Big D has to offer. Common themes among their designs include splashes of bold color in otherwise neutral kitchens and living areas, dark and moody dens and library spaces, and generous entertaining spaces for putting that famed Southern hospitality into practice. If you’re looking for an interior designer in Dallas, we recommend starting here.

Angeline Guido Design outfitted this ethereal dining space with pastel and brass accents and a bubble-like chandelier.Angeline Guido Design outfitted this ethereal dining space with pastel and brass accents and a bubble-like chandelier.

Angeline Guido Design outfitted this ethereal dining space with pastel and brass accents and a bubble-like chandelier.

Dallas native Angeline Guido Hall grew up in a family of home builders and designers, so her love of interiors began at a young age. After beginning her career designing for the hospitality industry, she founded Angeline Guido Design in 2014. The full-service firm specializes in high-end residential and hospitality designs, creating warm and welcoming spaces—whether they’re family homes or a hip barbecue restaurant in East Dallas.

Natural materials and a statement light fixture bring this open kitchen together by Angeline Guido Design.Natural materials and a statement light fixture bring this open kitchen together by Angeline Guido Design.

Natural materials and a statement light fixture bring this open kitchen together by Angeline Guido Design.

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Hall and her team focus on functionality and durability in their sophisticated yet comfortable interiors, designing rooms that will work throughout all stages of life. The firm works closely with clients and manages every aspect of the design process, from construction to furnishings. While Angeline Guido Design has expanded a great deal over the past nine years, Hall remains involved in every project.

In this bar area, Kara Adam Interiors went for all-over color, covering walls and trim in a sultry high-gloss shade.In this bar area, Kara Adam Interiors went for all-over color, covering walls and trim in a sultry high-gloss shade.

In this bar area, Kara Adam Interiors went for all-over color, covering walls and trim in a sultry high-gloss shade.

Designer Kara Adam doesn’t have a signature style: Each of her interiors is one-of-a-kind, reflecting the tastes and lifestyles of her clients. Adam founded her firm, Kara Adam Interiors, in 2004, and over the years she has built a reputation as creative problem solver with a vast network of collaborators, including artisans, architects, builders, and art advisors.

Adam sticks the landing, so to speak, with a sumptuous corner sofa and patterned rug.Adam sticks the landing, so to speak, with a sumptuous corner sofa and patterned rug.

Adam sticks the landing, so to speak, with a sumptuous corner sofa and patterned rug.

Adam works in a variety of styles, injecting her expressive projects with texture, pattern, and a mix of contemporary and antique pieces. The detail-oriented designer has completed projects across the country, each with unexpected elements and a welcoming air, from moody lacquered bar areas to bright and airy kitchens.

A custom hide-on-hair rug anchors this lake house living room, which was designed by Cheri Etchelecu Interior Design.A custom hide-on-hair rug anchors this lake house living room, which was designed by Cheri Etchelecu Interior Design.

A custom hide-on-hair rug anchors this lake house living room, which was designed by Cheri Etchelecu Interior Design.

Cheri Etchelecu Martin cut her teeth at prestigious design firms before founding her eponymous firm more than 30 years ago. The award-winning studio works collaboratively with clients, guiding them through every phase of the project. Etchelecu Martin’s experience and dedication to cultivating a sense of trust and comfort throughout the design process has earned the firm many repeat clients.

Cheri Etchelecu Interior Design doubles up on chic window treatments in this client’s bedroom.Cheri Etchelecu Interior Design doubles up on chic window treatments in this client’s bedroom.

Cheri Etchelecu Interior Design doubles up on chic window treatments in this client’s bedroom.

Cheri Etchelecu Interior Design takes a layered approach to interiors, mixing new pieces with the clients’ beloved furnishings, art, and decor. From peaceful primary bedrooms to eye-catching baths, the resulting spaces are functional and incredibly personal. The firm takes on a variety of projects, from high-rise apartments to mountain homes, and can assist with even the toughest renovations—all while keeping things fun and inspiring.

Twilly and Fig plays up the pattern in this living room, where florals, geometrics, and animal prints all live in harmony.Twilly and Fig plays up the pattern in this living room, where florals, geometrics, and animal prints all live in harmony.

Twilly and Fig plays up the pattern in this living room, where florals, geometrics, and animal prints all live in harmony.

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Twilly and Fig offers something for every client, whether they need paint color consultation, a single-room refresh, or a gut renovation. The full-service firm has studio locations in the Dallas and Austin areas and works in a variety of styles to suit their clients’ personal tastes. Twilly and Fig’s team of interior and kitchen and bath designers takes on every aspect of the design or renovation process, from project management to space planning. They also have a wide network of trusted contractors, carpenters, painters and other pros to help get the job done well (and within budget).

A patterned purple wall covering defines this elevated dining space by Twilly and Fig.A patterned purple wall covering defines this elevated dining space by Twilly and Fig.

A patterned purple wall covering defines this elevated dining space by Twilly and Fig.

Michael Hunter Photography

The firm doesn’t shy away from color and is skilled at adding unique details, such as bold murals or custom dog kennels, to create one-of-a-kind spaces for each member of the family.

Forest green covers the paneled walls of this library, which Meredith Ellis Design filled with antique furniture.Forest green covers the paneled walls of this library, which Meredith Ellis Design filled with antique furniture.

Forest green covers the paneled walls of this library, which Meredith Ellis Design filled with antique furniture.

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With over 25 years of experience in the luxury interior design industry, a national trade showroom, and a new textile line launching in spring 2023, Meredith Ellis has vast knowledge and resources in the field of design and decorating. She and her well-trained Meredith Ellis Design team of Dallas interior designers take a hands-on approach, working closely with architects, contractors, and craftsmen to ensure a successful end product, all while remaining focused on managing budgets, timelines, and schedules.

Meredith Ellis Design added depth to this white kitchen using dark wood for flooring, stools, and the island countertop.Meredith Ellis Design added depth to this white kitchen using dark wood for flooring, stools, and the island countertop.

Meredith Ellis Design added depth to this white kitchen using dark wood for flooring, stools, and the island countertop.

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Ellis knows what it takes to make a home feel authentic, personal, unique, and welcoming. She is an expert at layering fabrics, incorporating antiques and art, and addressing the client’s needs to create a home that is storied, classic, high-functioning, and inviting. Her studio specializes in large-scale renovations, new construction, and whole-house decorating. Meredith Ellis Design is currently working on projects across the US.

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Bodron/Fruit thoughtfully renovated and restored this 1963 house designed by Philip Johnson, ensuring the interiors respected the architecture.Bodron/Fruit thoughtfully renovated and restored this 1963 house designed by Philip Johnson, ensuring the interiors respected the architecture.

Bodron/Fruit thoughtfully renovated and restored this 1963 house designed by Philip Johnson, ensuring the interiors respected the architecture.

Scott Frances

Founded by interior designer Mil Bodron and architect Svend Fruit in 1998, Bodron/Fruit has contributed to many well-known modern homes across the US. The firm provides both architecture and interior design services to its clients. Bodron/Fruit’s team of creative professionals share a passion for design that is tailored to the needs of each project through careful collaboration between architectural elements and interior details.

The clients’ collection of early-20th-century furniture guided Bodron/Fruit's design of this high-rise apartment.The clients’ collection of early-20th-century furniture guided Bodron/Fruit's design of this high-rise apartment.

The clients’ collection of early-20th-century furniture guided Bodron/Fruit’s design of this high-rise apartment.

Tim Kolk

Bodron/Fruit is methodical and purposeful throughout the design process, and considers each project a new opportunity to create something unique. Establishing expectations comes first in their iterative process, which includes drawings, furniture plans, 3D renderings, material selections, and site visits, all leading to project completion.

Shades of blue add personality to this neutral living space by Mary Beth Wagner Interiors.Shades of blue add personality to this neutral living space by Mary Beth Wagner Interiors.

Shades of blue add personality to this neutral living space by Mary Beth Wagner Interiors.

Emery Davis

Led by a lifelong love of interior design, Mary Beth Wagner has dedicated her career to creating homes that are a true reflection of each individual client, expressing their unique personalities while providing a seamless and enjoyable experience. Wagner leverages her skill set and appreciation for impeccable design to create beautiful yet livable spaces that feature a refreshing mix of colors and textures.

Brass accents, plaid upholstery, and floral flourishes come together in this open-plan kitchen and living area, completed by Mary Beth Wagner Interiors.Brass accents, plaid upholstery, and floral flourishes come together in this open-plan kitchen and living area, completed by Mary Beth Wagner Interiors.

Brass accents, plaid upholstery, and floral flourishes come together in this open-plan kitchen and living area, completed by Mary Beth Wagner Interiors.

Nathan Schroeder

Prior to launching her eponymous design firm Mary Beth Wagner Interiors in 2020, Wagner cofounded and managed Avrea Wagner Interiors from 2009 to 2019. Her current company specializes in all aspects of interior design, from the initial conceptual phase through the construction process and final installation. Her firm designs homes in Dallas as well as across the United States, and also participated as a featured designer in the 2021 Kips Bay Decorator Show House Dallas.

To decorate this new-construction lake house in Long Cove, Texas, Lindley Arthur Interiors used custom lanterns by Urban Electric, a light blue tiled backsplash, and counter stools by Rove Concepts.To decorate this new-construction lake house in Long Cove, Texas, Lindley Arthur Interiors used custom lanterns by Urban Electric, a light blue tiled backsplash, and counter stools by Rove Concepts.

To decorate this new-construction lake house in Long Cove, Texas, Lindley Arthur Interiors used custom lanterns by Urban Electric, a light blue tiled backsplash, and counter stools by Rove Concepts.

Emery Davis

Dallas-based designer Lindley Arthur spent a decade in public relations before she took a leap of faith, turning her love of antiques into a specialty business. In 2008, she set up shop in Antique Row on Dallas’s Lovers Lane, and before long, her scope naturally expanded into interior design. Today, her firm Lindley Arthur Interiors focuses on residential projects in Texas and beyond.

Lindley Arthur Interiors opted for Pierre Frey wallpaper, sconces from Visual Comfort, and custom chartreuse linen shades in this Dallas bathroom.Lindley Arthur Interiors opted for Pierre Frey wallpaper, sconces from Visual Comfort, and custom chartreuse linen shades in this Dallas bathroom.

Lindley Arthur Interiors opted for Pierre Frey wallpaper, sconces from Visual Comfort, and custom chartreuse linen shades in this Dallas bathroom.

Emery Davis

Arthur’s design philosophy is that homes should be a well-curated collection of old and new, resulting in timeless interiors with a fresh edge. The placement of striking, clean, well-selected antiques remains a priority in all projects. She often gains inspiration for her work through her vast travels. Arthur has been awarded honors for her designs and participated in the 2023 Kips Bay Decorator Show House Palm Beach.

Layered Dimensions Interior Design added a second island to this kitchen in a home northwest of Dallas.Layered Dimensions Interior Design added a second island to this kitchen in a home northwest of Dallas.

Layered Dimensions Interior Design added a second island to this kitchen in a home northwest of Dallas.

Nathan Schroder

With a focus on custom, high-end residential design, Layered Dimensions Interior Design principals Christina Garcia Lysaught and Grayson Knight lead their team of expert designers with a comprehensive range of specializations. The studio’s meticulous attention to detail ensures their clients’ interiors go far beyond expectations—and are comfortable too.

This dining space by Layered Dimensions features a moody palette, with eye-catching details and luxurious yet livable furnishings.This dining space by Layered Dimensions features a moody palette, with eye-catching details and luxurious yet livable furnishings.

This dining space by Layered Dimensions features a moody palette, with eye-catching details and luxurious yet livable furnishings.

Nathan Schroder

By sensitively layering their interior projects, the studio helps clients create the ultimate feeling of home. From space planning, cabinet drawings, and tile designs to selecting sophisticated yet livable furnishings exclusive to a client’s space, each aspect of the project is carefully thought out to achieve the desired design for each home.

Yates Desygn sought to create a kitchen that could both host large parties and offer a calm, relaxed vibe for everyday living in this West Highland Park home.Yates Desygn sought to create a kitchen that could both host large parties and offer a calm, relaxed vibe for everyday living in this West Highland Park home.

Yates Desygn sought to create a kitchen that could both host large parties and offer a calm, relaxed vibe for everyday living in this West Highland Park home.

Michael Wiltbank

Practicing with restraint and clarity, Yates Desygn creates interiors that fuse elegance and livable luxury. With vast combined experience and a fervent shared passion for style and design, Bryan and Mike Yates created Yates Desygn in 2015, and established their Dallas-based headquarters the following year.

The clients’ artwork provided a starting point for the design of this entry lounge by Yates Desygn.The clients’ artwork provided a starting point for the design of this entry lounge by Yates Desygn.

The clients’ artwork provided a starting point for the design of this entry lounge by Yates Desygn.

Michael Wiltbank

The full-service design firm connects with clients on a personal level, collaborating with them to ensure their needs are met with the best design for their project. The firm’s goal is to replace intimidation with inspiration, make the creative process one that a client will enjoy, and ultimately enhance quality of life. Yates Desygn was selected to participate in the Kips Bay Decorator Show House Dallas in 2021, and launched its first wall covering collection, Ever x Yates, in 2023.

A geometric orange headboard is paired with sherbet-toned accents in this bedroom designed by Mary Anne Smiley Interiors.A geometric orange headboard is paired with sherbet-toned accents in this bedroom designed by Mary Anne Smiley Interiors.

A geometric orange headboard is paired with sherbet-toned accents in this bedroom designed by Mary Anne Smiley Interiors.

Danny Piassick

Mary Anne Smiley Interiors is known for paying attention to detail and making sure a space is perfect before furniture is even introduced. Whether it’s tile layout, lighting placement, or the right wall finish, the smallest detail can make the biggest impact. The studio frequently incorporates pops of pure color, creates custom furniture, and places original artwork in the spaces the team designs. Founder Mary Anne Smiley also loves to come up with creative design solutions and think outside the box to make a space truly unique.

Mary Anne Smiley Interiors matched bright blue armchairs with the doorframe color is this bold music room.Mary Anne Smiley Interiors matched bright blue armchairs with the doorframe color is this bold music room.

Mary Anne Smiley Interiors matched bright blue armchairs with the doorframe color is this bold music room.

Danny Piassick

From new construction to remodel projects to interior furnishings, Mary Anne Smiley Interiors aims to help clients through the entire process—consultation to installation—and strives to oversee each project in its entirety. Based in Dallas, the studio has worked on projects from coast to coast, and as far away as Kuwait.

For a home in Dallas’s Highland Park neighborhood, Roz Murphy Design created an open-plan kitchen that faces the living space.For a home in Dallas’s Highland Park neighborhood, Roz Murphy Design created an open-plan kitchen that faces the living space.

For a home in Dallas’s Highland Park neighborhood, Roz Murphy Design created an open-plan kitchen that faces the living space.

Dan Piassick

With a passion for creating luxury designs that are as comfortable as they are timeless, Roz Murphy created Roz Murphy Design in 2002, specializing in full-service home design. Murphy’s expertise includes custom window treatments, residential design and decoration, and commercial window treatment fabrication. She has also completed design work for boutiques such as Neiman Marcus’s Cusp.

In this upstairs lounge, Murphy used a textured Osborne & Little wall covering and custom upholstered velvet to add maximalist touches.In this upstairs lounge, Murphy used a textured Osborne & Little wall covering and custom upholstered velvet to add maximalist touches.

In this upstairs lounge, Murphy used a textured Osborne & Little wall covering and custom upholstered velvet to add maximalist touches.

Dan Piassick

Thriving on sophisticated and vibrant design, Murphy also works as an expert designer for new construction and remodel projects, helping to facilitate the entire process. Furthermore, she has designed and customized an array of corporate spaces, executive offices, and other commercial venues over the years.

A moody neutral palette and metallic accents pull together this art-filled space in a home designed by Ten Plus Three in San Pedro Garza García, Mexico.A moody neutral palette and metallic accents pull together this art-filled space in a home designed by Ten Plus Three in San Pedro Garza García, Mexico.

A moody neutral palette and metallic accents pull together this art-filled space in a home designed by Ten Plus Three in San Pedro Garza García, Mexico.

Stephen Karlisch

Founded by Gonzalo Bueno and Mauricio Lobeira, Ten Plus Three is an interior design and architecture practice with offices in Dallas and Monterrey, Mexico. The duo has a passion for beautiful things, and that love is evident in their carefully curated interiors, which feature dazzling details and unexpected accents. Their attention to detail has made them go-tos for art collectors looking for stunning settings to best showcase their collections.

Ten Plus Three chose modern low-slung seating in this Aspen living area, allowing the view to take center stage.Ten Plus Three chose modern low-slung seating in this Aspen living area, allowing the view to take center stage.

Ten Plus Three chose modern low-slung seating in this Aspen living area, allowing the view to take center stage.

Douglas Friedman

Ten Plus Three boasts a portfolio of high-end residences, including mountain homes, beach retreats, and urban dwellings, yet no matter the location, each space exudes warmth and sophistication. The firm also works on commercial and hospitality projects in the US and Mexico.

Arveaux Interiors wanted the bar area of a Copper Canyon, Texas, home to make an impact, so they chose bold elements, such as the fluted tile and creative light fixture.Arveaux Interiors wanted the bar area of a Copper Canyon, Texas, home to make an impact, so they chose bold elements, such as the fluted tile and creative light fixture.

Arveaux Interiors wanted the bar area of a Copper Canyon, Texas, home to make an impact, so they chose bold elements, such as the fluted tile and creative light fixture.

Arveaux Interiors is a full-service design firm serving clients in the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex and beyond. The firm partners closely with its clients, taking inspiration from their lifestyles and personalities to create unique and highly individualized spaces, from serene bedroom retreats to lively game rooms.

For a new construction project in Dallas, Arveaux Interiors married comfort, durability, and style by accenting the gray sectional with playful touches of orange.For a new construction project in Dallas, Arveaux Interiors married comfort, durability, and style by accenting the gray sectional with playful touches of orange.

For a new construction project in Dallas, Arveaux Interiors married comfort, durability, and style by accenting the gray sectional with playful touches of orange.

Working in a variety of styles, the designers handle every aspect of the design process, from interior architectural detailing to custom furniture design. Arveaux Interiors tackles projects of all sizes, including new construction, renovations, and home expansions. Fans of the firm’s style can shop a curated selection of design finds at its Dallas boutique or online store.

Nicole Arnold Interiors combined transitional, modern, and midcentury styles in this bright open-concept kitchen, which has plenty of room for each family member's hobbies and interests.Nicole Arnold Interiors combined transitional, modern, and midcentury styles in this bright open-concept kitchen, which has plenty of room for each family member's hobbies and interests.

Nicole Arnold Interiors combined transitional, modern, and midcentury styles in this bright open-concept kitchen, which has plenty of room for each family member’s hobbies and interests.

Photo by Michael Hunter Photography

Founded by designer Nicole Arnold 15 years ago, Nicole Arnold Interiors is a full-service design firm that works with residential and commercial clients in the Dallas area and nationwide. While the style of each project is tailored to the client’s taste, a feeling of comfort and a sense of timelessness serve as a through line in the firm’s work.

To bring their clients’ love for their native California home into their new Texas residence, Nicole Arnold Interiors incorporated textural elements, a monochromatic color palette, and organic influences.To bring their clients’ love for their native California home into their new Texas residence, Nicole Arnold Interiors incorporated textural elements, a monochromatic color palette, and organic influences.

Nicole Arnold Interiors offers a range of services, from providing a design roadmap for DIY’ers to complete turn-key renovations. The firm has a deep Rolodex of talented architects, artisans, and other trade professionals to help execute the project with ease and exceptional attention to detail.

For the bedroom of a family home, Lambert Home created a timeless, relaxing space with comfortable furnishings and classic patterns.For the bedroom of a family home, Lambert Home created a timeless, relaxing space with comfortable furnishings and classic patterns.

For the bedroom of a family home, Lambert Home created a timeless, relaxing space with comfortable furnishings and classic patterns.

Sisters Sarah and Katie Lambert founded Lambert Home, their home furnishings and decor shop in 2015, and the business quickly grew as the design duo added an interior design studio and construction company. The one-stop shop can handle design and construction quickly and seamlessly. Designer Sarah Lambert works with clients to design spaces that reflect them, while Katie Lambert handles pricing and construction management.

Lambert Home transformed the great room of a Colleyville, Texas, with modern elements such as black grasscloth wallpaper and a concrete fireplace.Lambert Home transformed the great room of a Colleyville, Texas, with modern elements such as black grasscloth wallpaper and a concrete fireplace.

Lambert Home transformed the great room of a Colleyville, Texas, with modern elements such as black grasscloth wallpaper and a concrete fireplace.

The Southlake-based firm serves the Dallas–Fort Worth area and handles projects of all sizes, whether it’s redesigning one room or gut-renovating the whole house. Authenticity is a core value of Lambert Home, and they pride themselves on sourcing ethically produced furnishings and decor.

Are you looking for an interior decorator or designer to hire for your next project? Wherever you are in the US, visit the AD PRO Directory to browse our list of AD-approved designers and find your match for a design consultation

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