The 15 Best Interior Designers in Charlotte


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Who are the best Interior designers in Charlotte NC? Here is a list of 15 Charlotte interior designers who may be the one. Vote for your fave and suggest new ones too.


As host to a couple of large corporation headquarters and sports teams, Charlotte certainly has a need for quality architecture and design. So we decided to assemble 15 of the best we could find.

Here they are, listed in no particular order.

Laura Casey - one of the 15 best interior designers in CharlotteLaura Casey

At the helm of her firm, Laura offers her clients something many other designers cannot: a chance to see the finished product before it is even begun. 3-D renderings and specifications for interior construction provides her clients with meticulous planning and a flawless finished product. Her work has been featured in many publications, including Charlotte Home + Garden, and South Park Magazine.

Traci Zeller - one of the 15 best interior designers in CharlotteTraci Zeller

When you make the ordinary orderly, Traci believes it is then that true beauty in a home comes to fruition. This philosophy helps her craft designs that are full of style and grace, while helping her clients achieve a harmonious setting in their homes. She understands the challenges of her clients’ lifestyles, and seeks solutions that are beautiful and functional. She has been featured in Better Homes and Gardens.

Amy Vermillion - one of the 15 best interior designers in CharlotteAmy Vermillion

If you’re looking for experience, few have more than Amy. She moved to Charlotte 20 years ago, before then working for two prestigious design firms in Chicago. She believes strongly in developing a collaborative relationship with her clients in order to create surroundings that will be loved. Her eye for detail and knowledge of the industry is top notch. She is an allied member of ASID and has been featured in The New York Times as well as Charlotte Home & Garden.

Beth Keim - one of the 15 best interior designers in CharlotteBeth Keim

A perfectionist by nature, Beth lives to create and organize unique and beautiful spaces for her clients. With a whimsical personality and experience to boot, she loves thinking outside the box in order to achieve a final product that will be adored for years. Her firm is named after her daughter, and she specializes in designing high end kids rooms; she has been featured in many publications, including Kids Rooms magazine.

Lauren Nicole - one of the 15 best interior designers in CharlotteLauren Nicole

After starting her own firm in 2006, Lauren brings a simple philosophy to her designs: it’s all about you! She works closely with her clients to match their personal tastes and lifestyle to their interior décor. Combining beauty and functionality is her ultimate goal, and always wants the final product to be a reflection of its owners. She has won many awards for her work, including an 8-time win in the Dream Room contest.

Douglas Stratton - one of the 15 best interior designers in CharlotteDouglas Stratton

Offering a wide range of innovative services, Douglas and his firm are premier designers who have worked on everything from luxury hotels, restaurants and custom homes. He and his team work independently to provide complete design service from top to bottom and have a plethora architects and developers with whom they can collaborate. He has won the Houzz award for design three years in a row.

Jaclyn Ehrlich - one of the 15 best interior designers in CharlotteJaclyn Ehrlich

With a love of culture and history that influences her designs, Jaclyn is always creating and learning. Her belief is that the character and feeling of a home should reflect that of the owner, and that is what leads to a harmonious outcome. She helps her clients discover their own personal style on the way to creating a beautiful home for them. She has won back to back Houzz awards for customer satisfaction.

Cheryl Luckett - one of the 15 best interior designers in CharlotteCheryl Luckett

Born and raised in South Mississippi, Cheryl draws from her southern roots to create spaces that are not only beautiful but functional. She believes that every square foot of her clients’ homes should be utilized to its fullest, and she is always striving to be better for them; she is seeking her Residential Design Certification. In just the three short years since she started her firm, she has received numerous awards and recognition for her work.

Tamara Heather - one of the 15 best interior designers in CharlotteTamara Heather

Serving residential and commercial clients, Tamara has more than 15 years experience spanning architecture, corporate real estate and commercial and residential design. She launched her own firm five years ago so that she could bring her own style to the residents of Charlotte. She is National Council for Interior Design Qualification certified, and has won the Houzz badge for customer satisfaction three years in a row.

Mary Tobias Miller - one of the 15 best interior designers in CharlotteMary Tobias Miller

With more than 30 years of experience under her belt, Mary brings an in-depth knowledge few others can offer. She understands the intricacies of every detail to your home; from furnishings to plumbing, cabinetry construction to electrical work, there is no part of a project in which she does not have expertise. She now operates her full-service interior design firm, Abode, out of her showroom in Charlotte.

Lisa Sherry - one of the 15 best interior designers in CharlotteLisa Sherry

After having spent years in the fashion photography industry, Lisa took her knowledge of set design and luxury brands and applied it to interiors. Her designs are often referred to as “Casual Luxe,” and the signature element of Lisa’s design process is the moment when an interior project is delivered and fully installed with every detail perfectly placed. She has been featured in many publications, including Home by Design.

Bridget Gasque - one of the 15 best interior designers in CharlotteBridget Gasque

For ten years now, Bridget has been at the helm of her firm, Loftus Design. And in that time, she has won high praise from her clients, as well as five Houzz awards for exemplary design and customer satisfaction. She specializes in commercial and high-end residential renovations, and is ASID certified. Her education includes a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from Rochester Institute of Technology.

Barrie Benson - one of the 15 best interior designers in CharlotteBarrie Benson

Best known for juxtaposing modern with traditional in her signature interiors, Barrie is also known for giving architecturally traditional homes a dash of youthfulness. Her experience includes everything from work on modern hotels in Northern Germany, to residential design. She has been the principal of her own firm for 15 years, and has been featured in Charlotte Home & Garden, and the New York Times.

Donna Livingston - one of the 15 best interior designers in CharlotteDonna Livingston

With an approachable design style, a keen eye for color and a vision for pulling it all together, Donna is passionate about helping create spaces for her clients’ that are uniquely their own. Her commitment to serve as a trusted advisor from concept to completion is what her clients love about her, and she is all about loyalty. She is ASID and NCIDQ certified, and has been at the helm of her firm for almost 15 years.

Amy Cook - one of the 15 best interior designers in CharlotteAmy Cook

Specializing in new home construction, redesign and space planning, Amy is ready to assist her clients with anything they may need. Her experience in home staging is also top notch, having turned houses from on sale to sold in less than a week numerous times. She considers it a great privilege to be invited into another’s home, loves creating beautiful and functional spaces, and building new relationships with her clients.


Charlotte interior designers: your vote, your comments

Of all of the interior designers in Charlotte NC listed above, which one wins your vote? Let us know in the poll below. Think we missed someone who should definitely be represented here? Let us know in the comments!

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