The 15 Best Interior Designers in Indianapolis

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Known as the “Crossroads of America,” Indianapolis has one of the best downtowns in the U.S. They have some of the best interior designers in the country as well.

Here are 15 of them, listed in no particular order.

Paul Hancock - one of the 15 best interior designers in IndianapolisPaul Hancock

From redesign to furnishing, Paul is with you every step of the way to ensure satisfaction. His goal is to provide you with options so that you may choose which you like best. Then he’ll pull it all together into a home or work space design that is beautiful, functional and uniquely yours. He has won numerous awards with his firm, including six National Circle of Excellence Awards.

Jeri Norris - one of the 15 best interior designers in IndianapolisJeri Norris

In a word, Jeri’s designs can be described as different. But that is intentional, because in her words, who wants to be normal when it comes interior design. She establishes her own status quo, and her clients love the creative drive in her projects. Specializing in kitchen and bathroom remodel and design, Jeri treats her clients more like friends, and they often find themselves coming to her with more than one project.

Julie Boutilier - one of the 15 best interior designers in IndianapolisJulie Boutilier

With a slogan like “creating livable luxury,” Julie sets out to combine beauty with functionality. Her no fear approach to her projects means she’s willing to do whatever may be necessary to satisfy her clients’ needs. Her collaborative effort with artists, builders and crafters alike helps produce a home that is comfortable and something that her clients are proud to show off to guests.

Kristin Okeley - one of the 15 best interior designers in IndianapolisKristin Okeley

Fifteen years ago, Kristin started her own firm, Kitchens by Design, with one simple goal: create homes that are a true expression of her clients’ personal style. Although “kitchens” is in her firm’s title, they are full-service designers with skills ranging from space planning to general contracting. Her designs are aesthetically pleasing while remaining functionally sound, and that ability is why she is so respected in the design industry.

Lisa Smith - one of the 15 best interior designers in IndianapolisLisa Smith

Offering comprehensive interior design services to take your new construction or remodeling project from concept to completion, Lisa ensures that every process of the project goes as smoothly as possible. All she wants is to create a design that her clients are proud to call home. She always puts an emphasis on quality service, which is why she recently won a Houzz badge for customer satisfaction.

Jeff Sheats - one of the 15 best interior designers in IndianapolisJeff Sheats

Creating beautiful interior spaces that perfectly reflect his clients’ personality, his philosophy is to discover and pamper clients. By spending that time getting to know you, he can create a design that caters to you and no one else. His distinctive interiors have his clients feeling comfortable and proud of their home. He has won back-to-back Houzz awards each for design and customer satisfaction.

Yamini Hingorani - one of the 15 best interior designers in IndianapolisYamini Hingorani

Above all, Yamini believes that our living and work spaces should be beautiful, safe and nurturing environments. She works closely with clients to meet their individual design requirements, budgetary goals and schedules. Her collaborative effort puts her clients at ease and helps bring their collective vision to fruition. She is a member of the American Society of Interior Designers and is NCIDQ qualified.

Susan Brook - one of the 15 best interior designers in IndianapolisSusan Brook

Originally from West Yorkshire, England, Susan applies her knowledge of world culture and design to her own projects. If her clients don’t think they’ll love her designs 10 years from now as much they do now, she finds a way to make it better. That commitment to long-term satisfaction is part of what makes her one of Indy’s best designers. She has won two Houzz awards, each for customer satisfaction and design.

Kate McCarthy - one of the 15 best interior designers in IndianapolisKate McCarthy

With more than 20 years of experience, Kate learned quickly that very few jobs start from scratch. Most of the time, she is assessing what the client already owns and rearranging it in the best way possible. She specializes in color consultation and decoration, so she knows how to really make a room pop. Regardless of the amount of work needed, her mission is to always provide exemplary customer service.

Christine Bhe - one of the 15 best interior designers in IndianapolisChristine Bhe

After working as a catering and convention services manager for a major hotel, and honing her talents for 10 years with Ethan Allen, Christine used that experience to start her own firm. She even won a President’s Circle of Excellence Award in Design while with Ethan Allen. Now that she has her own firm, she uses her talents to build creative and functional spaces for Indianapolis residents.

Jamie Gauker - one of the 15 best interior designers in IndianapolisJamie Gauker

Having always had a passion for creativity and design, she started her own firm in 2003 after already having many years of experience in the industry. She is always aware of how big an investment her clients are making, so she uses her wealth of knowledge and resources to create a room that adds value to their lives everyday. She is an associate member of ASID, and has a commitment to excellence.

Jaime Shorter - one of the 15 best interior designers in IndianapolisJaime Shorter

Creating signature residential and commercial interiors, it’s Jaime’s attention to detail and commitment to her clients that set her apart. Her organization abilities are top notch as well, starting with the initial consultation. She takes 1-2 hours and then gives a detailed and prioritized list of recommendations. She also knows about being cost-conscious, so she is very flexible to meet her clients needs.

Courtney Casteel - one of the 15 best interior designers in IndianapolisCourtney Casteel

Having started her own firm almost ten years ago, Courtney’s focus is to assist in inspiration and impressive design results. Her design philosophy is a simple marriage of the clients lifestyle and current yet classic design, and offers an array of amazing home furnishings. She is very passionate about the design industry, and has been featured in many local publications, including Shops and Indianapolis Home magazine.

Amy Yacko - one of the 15 best interior designers in IndianapolisAmy Yacko

Although she only started her own firm a little less than three years ago, Amy has already made quite the name for herself in the Indianapolis design industry. She received her undergraduate degree from Rhode Island School of Design, the highest ranking design school in the U.S. She provides high quality, personalized interior design and decorating services, and is ASID Allied Member.

Hope Pace - one of the 15 best interior designers in IndianapolisHope Pace

With a passion for design and staging, Hope’s one rule is that there are no rules. One does not have to “fit” with any design trends, or overcomplicate the project; any design “rule” can be bent or even broken to fit her clients’ perfect aesthetic. She believes that design should be somewhat effortless, in that if you’re working on a project you’ll love, then the work will be easy.

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