Who is the best interior designer in McKinney Texas? Here are 15 candidates. Vote for your favorite, and tell us who we missed in the comments.
With small town Southern charm and a vibrant downtown, McKinney offers an excellent quality of life to its residents. In fact, it was ranked number one on Money Magazine’s “Best Places to Live 2014″ list. All the positive press means that this fast-growing Texas city has plenty of jobs for local interior designers.
There are many talented designers to choose from, but certain professionals excel at their craft in a way that makes them stand out from the crowd. Our list, named in no particular order, compiles the 15 best interior designers in McKinney. See for yourself, and don’t forget to vote for your favorite in the poll below!
Kathy holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering, which brings a unique perspective to her studies in interior design. Her design philosophy is that great design happens within all budgets, and that it should be a joyful and rewarding process. She pays meticulous attention to detail, and advocates for her clients. Kathy’s streamlined business practices and creative solutions facilitate a stress free experience.
Lori graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in interior design. She founded Lori Rourk Interiors in Georgia, before moving first to Florida and finally to Texas. Lori works diligently to determine, enhance, and bring life to the personal aesthetic of each client. Her versatile design approach involves mixing old with new to create her own “elegantly chic” style.
Stephanie fell in love with design back in grade school, and since that time, has honed her innate sense of scale and eye for color. She earned her bachelor’s degree in historical studies from the University of Texas at Dallas, and studied interior design at El Centro Community College. Her company, Nix Interiors, can handle projects as small as a fast refresher to an all-encompassing home makeover. She offers services from interior styling to new construction.
If hands-on experience is what you’re looking for, Michael has spent 35 years working in the interior design industry. He has designed award winning model homes, been featured in Spectacular Homes, and won a Detroit Home Magazine design award. His designs are exclusive, creative, and refined. As the owner of Foran Interior Design, Michael helps his clients capture their own personal style and taste.
Karyn studied abroad, and lived and worked on three different continents before opening Karyn Dismore Interiors in Texas. She has designed unique and inviting interiors for over 15 years. Karyn’s extensive exposure to global aesthetics and architecture heavily influence her ideas and designs. Her unique talent is in transforming a room to best represent a family’s character and bring to life their history and aspirations.
With 30 years in the field of interior design and a positive word-of-mouth reputation, Ann keeps busy without the need for mainstream advertising. Her exquisite design, kindness, and love of life have rewarded her with a loyal client base. Ann respects that a home should be a sanctuary that reflects one’s individual taste and style. Her goal is to make each living space a place of peace and relaxation for her clients.
Michelle’s lifelong love of design was fulfilled in 2008, with the opening of Michelle’s Interiors. Through talent, skill, and a commitment to her clients, Michelle has grown the small business into a successful interior design firm. She holds an associates degree in interior and architectural design from Collin College. Michelle emphasizes sustainable design, and incorporates principles from programs such as LEED, Green Built Texas, and Green Guard into her designs.
Roy Mitchell & Diane Thompson
This creative team brings a male and female perspective to every design project. Roy excels in conceptual design, and has extensive resources with American furniture manufacturers, designer fabric mills, and art brokers. Diane has experience in all aspects of residential design, and previously owned and managed her own company for eight years. Together, they help clients discover a holistic and fun approach to interior design.
This Texas native was inspired by her mother, who started her own interior design firm more than 30 years ago. Melody received her bachelor’s degree in interior design from Texas Tech University. Her varied background includes launching a successful health and wellness business, and serving Fortune 500 companies as a commercial account executive. Melody Jurick Designs won a 2013 Readers’ Choice award for “Best Interior Design” from Star Local Media.
In 2006, Holly launched a home staging business that led to the creation of her full-service interior design firm, Holly Bellomy Interiors. Her “casually elegant” style mixes traditional and contemporary styles with a splash of color. As a mom and former elementary school teacher, Holly’s management and organizational skills enable her to better assist her clients. She also provides furnishings for the residents at City House, as a way of giving back to her community.
Alba has transformed hundreds of homes in Florida, North Carolina, and Texas. She writes the bi-monthly decorating column for Carousel Magazine in North Carolina. The key to Alba’s success lies in her superb communication skills, attention to detail, and ability to accommodate diverse decorating styles. Alba has served as president and treasurer of the Interior Design Society Dallas/Ft. Worth chapter.
Robin has 15 years of experience in the field, and a degree in interior design from Baylor University. She devoted her expertise to the hospitality design industry, designing for major hotel brands around the world. With this experience, she creates comfortable and beautiful spaces for her clients. Robin is the founder of R. Stevens Interiors, and has merged her travel-work lifestyle with hotel and residential designs that go beyond the expected.
Ashley received her bachelor’s degree in interior design from the Art Institute of Dallas. She specializes in residential interior design as well as kitchen and bath, and has completed custom cabinetry design school and appliance training for several brands. Ashley was featured in the Home Builders Association “Parade of Homes” and “Remodelers Tour” for four consecutive years. She was named Best of McKinney 2014 by McKinney Magazine, and Best of 2014 by Living Magazine.
Andrea Drake & Tracy Frye
These two designers both worked to make their own homes inviting, and have helped their friends do the same. They joined forces to create Drake + Frye Home, believing that an inviting home should be available to everyone. It is their goal to give their clients the most value for their budget. Clients can choose from comprehensive design plans to a la carte options like space planning, paint selection, and custom design furniture.
Kim’s passion for interior design began more than 25 years ago, eventually blossoming into the creation of Kim Bailey Interiors. Using her affiliations and access to trade-only resources like the Dallas Market Center, Kim offers her clients elegant, beautiful, and affordable options. She incorporates technology into her renderings, providing digital designs of the finished product. Kim currently serves as treasurer for the Interior Design Society Dallas/Ft. Worth chapter.
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