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Top 10 Interior Designers in Charlotte

Updated: Sep 15, 2021

Need some inspiration to design your nest. Here are our top 10 choices of interior designers in the Charlotte area.

Embellish Inviting Interiors

by Karen Wagener


Embellish Inviting Interiors, is a firm founded by Karen Wagener. Courtney Bard our Design Assistant joined Embellish inviting interiors at the beginning of 2013. She is a graduate of University of Florida, and has a Masters degree from University of South Carolina. Along with great style, she brings strong marketing and social media skills to the team.

“Embellish” is a carefully chosen name because it means “to increase the beauty of something by adding decoration,” and our keen eye and years of experience make us skilled at bringing you beauty. Whether your home needs fresh paint and accessories, rooms rearranged, or custom window treatments and reupholstery, from start to finish, we can manage all of your design needs and bring you the revitalized look that will refresh and enliven your home. We offer a turn key service, that will transform your space and bring style home.

Dwell b

by Cheryl Luckett


Southern Home describes Cheryl Luckett’s style as "opulence in reach” with “vintage treasures and ingenious restyles” as essential tools in her design kit. Cheryl believes her clients should dwell in a home they love; a place that gives them a sense of well-being both indoors and out. She describes her design aesthetic as sophisticated but approachable; easy and livable. Launched in 2012, Dwell by Cheryl Interiors continues to grow with clients raving about Cheryl’s ability to transform a space, as well as her professionalism and attention to detail.

Laura Casey Interiors

by Laura Casey


Laura Casey, NCIDQ, is a nationally licensed interior designer. She is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and The New York School of Interior Design. Laura has extensive design experience and has worked at top NYC interior design firms including Victoria Hagan Interiors and Cullman & Kravis, Inc. She has collaborated on a significant number of residential renovations and newly built homes and enjoys all aspects of the architectural, construction and interior design process.

Traci Zeller Interiors

by Traci Zeller


Traci Zeller Interiors offers full-service interior design with an emphasis on residential design. Our award-winning firm serves clients across the country and often works as a guiding partner between homeowner, architect and builder.

Her work has been featured in national design publications like Traditional Home, Better Homes and Gardens, Cottages and Bungalows and Southern Cottage and on the cover of magazines like Southern Style, Charlotte Home + Garden, SouthPark magazine, Lake Norman magazine and Charlotte Home Design and Décor. Traci has thrice been named one of Charlotte's most stylish people.

Amy Vermillion Interiors

by Amy Vermillion


As one of the Southeast's leading interior designers, Amy Vermillion believes strongly in the collaborative relationship between client and designer. "My function as a design professional is to create, suggest and gently guide my client through the process. I take every aspect of my client's lifestyle and individual taste into consideration when working on their project. My goal is to have a client who loves their surroundings and who regards my involvement as essential."

Whether she is working on a residential interior or private jet design, Amy attributes her success to meticulous attention to detail, a close designer-client relationship and personalized service. Her work and expertise have been featured in The New York Times Magazine, Stark Carpet’s beautiful book, Decorating with Carpets, Charlotte Magazine, Southpark Magazine and Charlotte Home & Garden Magazine among others. She is an Allied Member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Interior Design from Illinois State University.

Douglas Stratton Design Group

by Douglas Stratton


For the last 12 years, Douglas Stratton and the talented team at Stratton Design Group have been helping homeowners and hospitality business owners create beautiful spaces. Offering a wide range of innovative, creative services, Stratton Design Group provides complete design services from top to bottom for residential and hospitality environments. Stratton Design Group frequently collaborates with architects, developers, and property owners to create custom spaces that are beautiful, comfortable, and functional.

After relocating to beautiful Asheville with his wife and daughter, Doug started Stratton Design Group. Now, with more than 15 years of experience and an extensive portfolio, SDG specializes in interior environments for luxury homes and hospitality projects. Doug’s vast understanding of mood, ambiance, character, lighting, and functional, creative design has proven to be a perfect match for the building design and hospitality industries.

Jaclyn Ehrlich Interior Design

by Jaclyn Ehrlich


I was born with my feet on the ground and my head in the sky in a small farming community in Southeastern Idaho. My wandering soul and creative spirit have led me to faraway & beautiful places but I am at home in my own little countryside of Charlotte, North Carolina. I am passionate about living, about people, about dreams, about learning. I am married to my best friend and blessed to be the mother of 4 amazing children. I believe that we each hold the key to our own happiness, that living in the right environment makes all the difference in the world & that we all need love & beauty in our everyday lives. 

Loftus Design

by Bridget Loftus Gasque


Loftus Design, LLC, started in 2003, is an established interior design firm located in Charlotte, North Carolina. Mrs. Bridget Loftus Gasque, Principle, received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). Loftus Design specializes in commercial and high-end residential renovations. Services also include: minor upgrades, such as paint colors, furniture, window treatments etc.

Barrie Benson

by Barrie Benson


Barrie Benson is a Charlotte-based interior designer best known for balancing the modern with the traditional in her signature interiors. She transforms residences like her iconic 1950s ranch with traditional pieces to create an interesting blend of periods, rooms, and moods.

Barrie is also known for giving architecturally traditional homes a dash of energy and color with her fresh take on European and American 20th-century furniture, art, and collections.

In addition to interiors, Barrie designs a signature line of furniture for Highland House and a line of decorative hardware and accessories in collaboration with Addison Weeks.

Top publications have featured Barrie’s work including AD, Coastal Living, Domino, Elle Dècor, Garden & Gun, House Beautiful, Southern Living and The Wall Street Journal.

Donna Livingston Interiors

by Donna Livingtson


Known for her fresh look, clean lines and classic style, Charlotte interior designer Donna Livingston has a passion for designing beautiful spaces. As she layers soft hues, luxurious textures and pleasing patterns, Donna creates warm and inviting interiors that enrich her clients’ lives. Her focus on comfort, scale, respect for the architecture and the setting of the home, brings her clients fulfillment for years to come.

Donna Livingston has an intuitive ability to seamlessly blend a mix of styles into a sophisticated and cohesive personal collection for her clients.  While the interiors of the Charlotte interior designer are decidedly twenty-first century, Donna continues to draw upon the influences of her early career in Charleston, SC.  The result is a casual elegance which suits her clients well.

A leader in high end residential interior design, Donna Livingston Interiors is a full service residential and commercial design firm based in Charlotte NC.

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