Oakland, CA Interior Designers and Decorators

The work of a professional can make all the difference. Whether your home has 10 bedrooms, or your apartment is 800 square feet, it can be tricky to create a cohesive look that is representative of your style. That's where a local Oakland interior designer comes in. A home decorator will help distill your tastes and ideas into a design that suits the needs of your space. Whether you need help creating a functional space plan, rearranging existing pieces, designing the inside of a new home, or simply sourcing amazing furniture and decor, seeking the help of professional interior designers and decorators in Oakland, CA is a must. More
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Joy Street Design is a Oakland-based residential interior design firm. Joy Street Design creates custom,... Read More
East Bay Area Interior Designer Best of Houzz 2014 - 2017
We create a mashup of space & style. We believe that your home should be an expression of who you are, & our...
Check out Visual Jill's featured article on Houzz - Houzz Tour: Modern With a View to Being Warm and Cozy! Copy... Read More
  • Click to Call(707) 367-3211
  • 5 miles from Oakland, 13 projects in Oakland
East Bay Emmy-Nominated Interior Designer | Best of Houzz 2015-2018
With a background as an Emmy-nominated set designer, I have a unique perspective for my interior projects: I...
Creating a beautiful home supports us in creating a beautiful life. My vision is to take your vision, who you... Read More
Bay Area's Leading Designer for Interior Design & Decorating
Susan is a Best Selling Author and Designer. Projects include interior architecture, interior design, exterior...
Kelley Flynn Interior Design’s expertise lies in beautifully detailed and furnished residential interiors. We... Read More
East Bay's Top Interior Design Firm Best of Houzz 2013-2018
Blending a depth of technical savvy, focus, and refined aesthetic sensibility, Jeff Culbertson and Jill Durst are...
Niche Interiors is an award-winning, sustainable design firm with offices in San Francisco and Wine Country. Best... Read More
  • Click to Call(415) 749-0610
  • 8 miles from Oakland, 2 projects in Oakland
East Bay's Collaborative Interior Designer Best of Houzz - Design
Joy Street Design creates custom and affordable design with an emphasis on providing each client with unique...
Lane McNab’s interiors combine elegance and beauty with charm and livability. Honest, understated, style is the... Read More
  • Click to Call(510) 944-1683
  • 5 miles from Oakland, 4 projects in Oakland
Bay Area Interior Design Firm Best of Houzz Winner 2013-2017
We collaborate closely with each client, listen carefully, and together create a beautifully, inspired home that...
Bay Area Kitchen & Bath Designer Best of Houzz 2014-2016!
I work with homeowners who don't have hours to spend in showrooms. They’ve tried architects and are overwhelmed...
Jeff Culbertson and Jill Durst bring a unique, sharp-focused and creative presence into play. Whether... Read More
  • Click to Call(925) 350-4296
  • 17 miles from Oakland, 3 projects in Oakland
The East Bay's Full Service, Eco-Conscious Interior Design Studio
We take pride in establishing long-term relationships by creating eclectic, eco-friendly and functional...
East Bay Full Service Interior Designer 5X Best of Houzz Winner
VGA Designs specializes in residential interior design throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and the San Ramon...
Mulberry’s Home customers will find a collection of furniture, home accessories and gifts for all occasions. The... Read More
Bay Area's Full Scope Interior Design & Home Staging - Best of Houzz!
Alexis Dongallo Design is a full service residential design and staging company for serving the bay area. We are...
East Bay's Highly Skilled Interior Designer
What I strive to accomplish with my clients is to successfully translate their ideas and desires into a cohesive...
With a background as a set designer for film and television, I bring a unique perspective to interior projects. I... Read More
  • Click to Call(646) 798-8395
  • 3 miles from Oakland, 3 projects in Oakland
Bay Area's Experienced Interior Design Firm
Callahan Design Group creates engaging interiors that express your personal taste and style. We use our...
Life is too short to worry about having the “perfect home.” Perfection is paralyzing and who wants to feel... Read More
Bay Area's Creative Design and Remodel Solutions
Consulting and designing services dedicated to making your renovation easier, a reflection of your aesthetic and...
"Whatever the style (classic, modern, eclectic, bohemian), the current that runs through MAS’ work is chic,... Read More
  • Click to Call(510) 817-4647
  • 5 miles from Oakland, 2 projects in Oakland
Savvy Designer Serving the Bay Area
I like clean, comfortable, compelling, and sophisticated design. Form and function go hand in hand to create a...
Rachel Perls is an architectural color consultant serving residential and business clients in the greater Bay... Read More
  • Click to Call(510) 316-4310
  • 4 miles from Oakland, 4 projects in Oakland
Bay Area Full Service Interior Designer | Best of Houzz 2014-2018
We create livable residential spaces by understanding your personal aesthetic and then combining it with our...
We create livable residential spaces. We do this by first understanding your personal aesthetic and then... Read More
  • Click to Call(650) 667-7574
  • 3 miles from Oakland, 2 projects in Oakland
East Bay Interior Designer Best of Houzz 2013 -2017
HCD was founded in 2003, and the firm quickly became known for a clean style, energized by an eye for the...
Our design philosophy: your home should reflect your lifestyle and personality, not look like you hired a... Read More
We share our retail discounts w/ clients
East Bay Modern Interior Design | Best of Houzz
Our style is "comfortable California modern". We are known for our use of color and our trademark is our unique...
"Alina Druga Interiors" is a full service Interior Design firm, specializing in residential and small commercial... Read More
  • Click to Call(510) 566-5917
  • 13 miles from Oakland, 1 project in Oakland
San Francisco Bay Area's Leading Full-Service Interior Designer
Dedicated to creating unique environments that reflect out clients' individual styles. Our job is to add, edit...
Featured Reviews for Interior Designers and Decorators in Oakland, CA
Joy Street Design
Interior Designers and Decorators in Oakland, CA
"We hired Kelly at Joy Street Design for our whole house remodel. Kelly acted as our project manager for the entire remodel, and worked closely with our general contractor, subcontractors and us in connection with every single design detail on the project. We were first time remodelers but watch a ton of HGTV (and of course, are constantly on HOUZZ) and are very particular. She made everything easy and we never had to worry about a thing, which was great as we did not live close by. She did not try to impose her style on us - she figured out what style we liked and made recommendations based on that. Her work on the kitchen and on the kids' rooms was especially fantastic. We were making a big move from the Bay Area to LA and wanted to make sure that the kids' rooms were awesome and something they could really get excited about. The kids LOVE their rooms and so do we."
- jchawkinson
Visual Jill Interior Decorating
Interior Designers and Decorators in Oakland, CA
"I have worked with Jill on 2 houses that I designed, and had a great experience in both cases. The first one was for a homeowner, and Jill was fantastic at coming up with livable solutions that fit the occupant perfectly. The second was staging for a spec house, and the interior was a lot of fun while maintaining a mass appeal. Again, excellent work, I highly recommend Visual Jill!"
- Baran Studio Architecture
LMB Interiors
Interior Designers and Decorators in Oakland, CA
"Laura was our fantastic project manager in a renovation project on our town home that involved a kitchen and master bath renovation as well as the creation of a beautiful and functional LR fireplace, hearth and shelving/cabinet surround. She directed our contractor through the details of realizing her beautiful designs and colour palette. She searched and suggested all finishing details including furniture, lighting, window treatments and kitchen and bath fixtures and appliances. The result was a stunning redo of an ordinary town home into a lovely and soothing living space that was both functional and stylish. All that and she was extremely fun and personable to work with!"
- bhelsley
Kelley Flynn Interior Design
Interior Designers and Decorators in Oakland, CA
"I would rate higher if I could. Kelley's design is so beautiful. I hired her for three projects. Three years later I look at my living room and say I can't believe how beautiful this space is. She also designed an office for me where I have clients thanking me for having such a peaceful beautiful space to come to. Kelley's design is on a different level than most designers in the field. She truly gets how the space will make you feel and how to balance it. She also truly gets how to make the space reflect who you are. I am thrilled"
- annacscott
Niche Interiors
Interior Designers and Decorators in Oakland, CA
"I used Niche Interiors to help me decorate and stylize my condo and it turned out amazing! The thing I was most impressed with was her ability to capture the essence of my personality and interests and transform it into fashionable interior design qualities. She was also easy to work with and provided plenty of suggestions that allowed me to have a wide selection of choices. I would highly recommend her to any friends."
- mjcohen
Lane McNab Interiors
Interior Designers and Decorators in Oakland, CA
"We have partnered with Lane at Urban Orchard Interiors on numerous projects she has designed for clients. From a custom media cabinet and end tables handcrafted out of reclaimed doug fir, reclaimed teak dressers, to a reclaimed white oak dining room table and bed frame. Lane passionately works with her clients to create beautiful spaces with an emphasis on the use of sustainable materials. Highly recommend!"
- Teak Me Home Furniture
Culbertson Durst Interiors
Interior Designers and Decorators in Oakland, CA
"Jeff Culbertson is a very professional decorator. His expertise in picking out colors, selecting the right style for any room is over and above my expectations. He has decorated two homes and my office. I received many, many compliments on his design and work. I would highly recommend him to decorate your home or commercial project. Erica R"
- 2066stratton
Mulberry's Home
Interior Designers and Decorators in Oakland, CA
"I loved working with Chad at Mulberry’s Home to give my living and dining room a much needed ‘facelift’ after my kids had grown and these rooms were looking dated and tired. He helped me create updated spaces which feel modern, usable and still traditional to match the style of my home. He skillfully introduced new colors, fabrics, furnishings and artwork while honoring the meaningful pieces that have been part of my family for generations. I am in love with these rooms once again and it is a pleasure to be at home! The process was seamless and enjoyable with the talented Mulberry’s design team and their exceptional service."
- Jane Inch
Coombs Design
Interior Designers and Decorators in Oakland, CA
"Sarah is more than a designer, she’s a godsend for anyone who wants to live in a beautiful, tasteful, functional space. Not a square foot is wasted, not a dollar misspent. She took our bland box of a living room and transformed it into a warm, inviting and incredibly stylish place, all while staying within our small budget. Simply put, she’s a creative genius and an utter delight to work with."
- greencrest
Monogram Decor
Interior Designers and Decorators in Oakland, CA
"Being in the design industry as an interior designer, I have the background to know good design. Courtney Lake of Courtney Lake Interiors is such a talented designer! His projects demonstrate thoughtful planning, are well executed and leave his clients delighted. I have born witness to many of his projects and would recommend his firm without hesitation!"
- Heather Cleveland Design
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What does an interior designer do?

A good home design professional will hone your style down to its very essence and be able to choose a functional layout that feels natural to you. Interior design companies can be involved as much or as little as the client desires. Many clients who hire an interior decorator in Oakland, CA — particularly those who are remodeling — have a good sense of how the room should look and what products they should use. Often clients will insist that interior decorators use the products already present in the house. Other times a designer will need to start from scratch — especially if this is a newly purchased or just-built home. An interior design company will need to figure out exactly what the client needs, which includes organizing rooms, picking flooring and wall colors, and finding furniture to complement it all. Sometimes that means he or she will have to recruit help from other Oakland, CA home professionals to help create the perfect look for your renovation. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of interior designers & decorators: Architects & Building Designers, General Contractors, Home Builders, Design-Build Firms, Photographers.

Do your research before meeting with an interior designer or home decorator in Oakland, CA. Ask yourself what you want your space to become and what it will be used for. Figure out the extent of what you need help with, what your must-haves are and what your budget is. Interior design services can add up fast, so be up front with a potential design firm or individual from the beginning. Also, pick an interior decorator that fits your style. Browse through the portfolios of different Oakland interior design firms and decide if you would live in those houses. Just because you like something doesn’t mean you could live in it. There's a big difference! You can find more interior designers & decorators in San Francisco, Hayward, Concord, Richmond and Berkeley.

Questions to ask when you meet with local Oakland interior designers:

  • Can you give me a referral? (It makes a big difference to talk with a client who's worked with the designer before.)
  • Can I see your design portfolio?
  • When will the home renovation be done?
  • Do you charge an hourly rate or a flat rate, or use the cost-plus method or a mixed method?

Find an interior designer or home decorator in Oakland, CA on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section to find Oakland interior designers near you. You can also look through Oakland, CA photos to find a room you like, then contact the design firm who designed it.

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