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


Home to more Fortune 500 companies than any other city except New York, Houston is at the top when it comes to business prosperity. The sleek, modern layout does not overcast the southern, old school charm in Space City. Their architecture and design is some of the best, so we wanted to highlight 15 of the best interior designers in the city. Houston, having a high number of great designers is not a problem.

Here they are, listed in no particular order.

Lori Toups-Fenton - one of the 15 best interior designers in Houston

Lori Toups-Fenton

As the owner of a full service, high-end residential and commercial design firm, Lori’s experience in all aspects of interior design enables her to provide a variety of design services. She provides an attentive level of service to her clients, and can transform homes into elegant spaces. She is an award winning designer, has been featured in many publications, and is an ASID Allied Member.

Nina Magon - one of the 15 best interior designers in Houston

Nina Magon

Perhaps one of the more famous designers in Houston, Nina is a nationally renowned, award winning interior designer who has appeared on television. But that kind of praise and attention does not hinder her ability to provide an excellent service to her clients, as she has also won the Houzz award for customer satisfaction two years in a row. Her innovation and expertise is what has made her such a great designer.

Robin McHaney - one of the 15 best interior designers in Houston

Robin McHaney

A highly acclaimed consultant, Robin takes her unique and sophisticated ideas and adapts them to the clients own unique personality. With many years of experience working on projects in the Houston area, she and her firm, Simply Elegant Interiors, has earned a reputation built on gaining the clients trust and delivering nothing but the highest quality of customer service. Her tireless effort for her clients has earned her firm a five-star ranking from the Better Business Bureau, and a five-star designer on Houzz.

Mauricio Nava - one of the 15 best interior designers in Houston

Mauricio Nava

With a focus on providing high-quality design and customer satisfaction, Mauricio offers his full-service design skills in order to meet his client’s expectations. He started his own firm almost four years ago after designing spaces for his friends. He has done projects in Mexico as well as the U.S., and has been featured in a few online publications, including Home Design Lover.

J. Randall Powers - one of the 15 best interior designers in Houston

J. Randall Powers

Having grown up around the home construction business, Powers’ has always felt a passion for interior design. He started his own design and decoration firm 16 years ago, and he has become one of the more respected designers in the industry. His innate ability to see an empty room and design it almost all in his head is a natural skill that his clients love. He has been featured in Elle Decor and House Beautiful Magazine.

William Stubbs - one of the 15 best interior designers in Houston

William Stubbs

There is very little that Bill cannot do; he has overseen design and renovation projects on historical building, private estates, and even a corporate jet. He was named a top 100 Designer in the World by Architectural Digest. He’s the Emmy award-winning host of Moment of Luxury, which can be seen on PBS. But he’s accomplished all that because of his ability to listen to his clients, and design something that lifts their spirits each time they walk in the door.

Ariana Smetana - one of the 15 best interior designers in Houston

Ariana Smetana

Having worked and lived in Europe, there are many cultural influences in Ariana’s designs. But beyond her multi-cultural influences, she has a great deal of experience in the corporate, art and architecture worlds. This makes her a very knowledgeable designer, with a great ability to fulfill her client’s dreams. She has been featured in many local publications, including Houston Design and Texas Home.

Peggy Fuller - one of the 15 best interior designers in Houston

Peggy Fuller

As founder of By Design Interiors, Peggy works successfully with home owners, architects, home designers, builders, and remodelers, to create uniquely beautiful spaces. She has been a designer for more than 30 years, and that wealth of experience shows in her work. She has been featured in several publications, and has won the Greater Houston Builders Association Award for Interior Design three times.

Peggy Hull - one of the 15 best interior designers in Houston

Peggy Hull

A native Houstonian, Peggy begins each new project with a complete space analysis to define the client’s needs, time frame and budget. By working closely with clients, she can design the room or home of their dreams. She has won numerous awards and been featured in many publications for her work, and has even previously served as President of the Texas Gulf Coast Chapter for the American Society of Interior Designers.

Teresa Reissig - one of the 15 best interior designers in Houston

Teresa Reissig

As the owner of the firm bearing her name, Teresa offers a full-service design, specializing in residential homes, high-rises, commercial office interiors, second homes and ranches. She has more than 30 years of experience, is NCIDQ certified, and a Registered Interior Designer in the State of Texas. Her clients rave about her flexibility and creativity, and she has even been featured in Texas Home & Living.

Kristina Wilson - one of the 15 best interior designers in Houston

Kristina Wilson

After starting her career in Memphis and Chicago, Kristin has been a fixture in the Houston design industry for many years. From night clubs to luxury residences, she has the experience and flexibility to tackle any project. Her eclectic use of patterns and innovational style is a hit with clients, and has certainly gotten her noticed. She won four ASID awards in 2012, including Best of Show.

Kathy Anderson - one of the 15 best interior designers in Houston

Kathy Anderson

As principal designer and founder of Eklektic Interiors, Kathy focuses on creating a personal design that is timeless. Using her world travels as inspiration, she brings a broad perspective to her designs, and believes the design process should be an enjoyable one. By helping her clients through the process, she has received high praise from them. She has also won an ASID award for Best Green Design.

Pamela O'Brien - one of the 15 best interior designers in Houston

Pamela O’Brien

After having lived in Italy and France, Pamela’s approach to design is one of the more creative and passionate among designers in the Houston area. She loves providing creative solutions to a variety of residential and commercial clients, and has worked on a wide variety of projects; residential and commercial. She is ASID certified and is a Gold Member of the Interior Redecorators Network.

Jillian O'Neill - one of the 15 best interior designers in Houston

Jillian O’Neill

After founding her own firm in 2002, Jillian quickly established her niche by working on modern yet livable residential spaces. She has a discerning eye for fresh and timeless furnishings that accentuate either existing spaces or renovated architecture. She is expected to release her own line of furnishings, and has been featured in several publications, including Elle Decor and Modern Luxury.

Lisa Goe Roberts - one of the 15 best interior designers in Houston

Lisa Goe Roberts

Coming from a background that included fashion and art, Lisa uses that experience to create modern yet traditional interiors. She always seeks to design interiors that are both current and enduring; something with which her clients can be satisfied for years to come. Clients love her sensibility and pragmatic approach to every project. Her firm, The Luxe Designer, is an award-winning firm working in both residential and commercial design.

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