Santa Barbara 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 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 Santa Barbara is a must. More
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Christine Craig, Allied ASID, principal and founder of Designology Studio, launched her interior design company... Read More
  • Click to Call(805) 680-6210
  • Santa Barbara, CA, 93103, 15 projects in Santa Barbara Metro
"Creating Harmony for Interior Spaces" We are a locally owned interior design firm based in Santa Barbara,... Read More
  • Click to Call(805) 689-7320
  • Santa Barbara, CA, 93108, 17 projects in Santa Barbara Metro
Offering innovative and inspired design throughout the Southern California region, Keeping Interiors is dedicated... Read More
  • Click to Call(805) 453-2800
  • Santa Barbara, CA, 93105, 13 projects in Santa Barbara Metro
“Truly great design should be clean, classic, straightforward—and nothing less than fabulous.” – JRS JRS ID... Read More
  • Click to Call(805) 953-7462
  • Santa Barbara, CA, 93101, 7 projects in Santa Barbara Metro
Kisha Gianni Designs is a full-service design firm specializing in residential and commercial projects. I am... Read More
  • Click to Call(805) 308-1006
  • Santa Barbara, CA, 9 projects in Santa Barbara Metro
The only high-end Design Gallery in Santa Barbara with a sophisticated mix of traditional and contemporary... Read More
  • Click to Call(805) 962-0200
  • Santa Barbara, CA, 93101, 10 projects in Santa Barbara Metro
NEAT Method is a lifestyle service company that is committed to creating more luxurious and smartly appointed... Read More
  • Click to Call(805) 705-1437
  • Santa Barbara, CA, 5 projects in Santa Barbara Metro
We are a full service interior design firm located in beautiful Santa Barbara, California. We specialize in... Read More
  • Click to Call(805) 682-3201
  • Santa Barbara, CA, 93110, 5 projects in Santa Barbara Metro
California based interior designer, Lauren Christine Henno, resides in charming Santa Barbara. Her design... Read More
  • Click to Call(805) 698-3523
  • Santa Barbara, CA, 93109, 5 projects in Santa Barbara Metro
Hayley Bridges Design is a boutique interior design company that operates out of Santa Barbara, California. We... Read More
  • Click to Call(805) 706-8943
  • Santa Barbara, CA, 5 projects in Santa Barbara Metro
Interior design is about finding your inner spirit and having that personality reflect in the environment around... Read More
  • Click to Call(805) 886-1142
  • Santa Barbara, CA, 4 projects in Santa Barbara Metro
Karen Andrea Interior Design brings a unique functional elegance to the interior she creates. With over 30 years... Read More
  • Click to Call(805) 340-4608
  • Santa Barbara, CA, 3 projects in Santa Barbara Metro
Known for creating exceptional homes, Ann James is a custom interior designer residing in Santa Barbara. Working... Read More
  • Click to Call(805) 969-4554
  • Santa Barbara, CA, 93108, 3 projects in Santa Barbara Metro
Jenny Hoffman Designs, a division of Koncept1, Inc. is located in the Funk Zone Annex of Santa Barbara, we are an... Read More
  • Click to Call(805) 452-0930
  • Santa Barbara, CA, 93109, 2 projects in Santa Barbara Metro
Interior Design Studio focused on creating delightful backdrops to the lives of our clients. We work in many... Read More
  • Click to Call(805) 965-9101
  • Santa Barbara, CA, 93101, 1 project in Santa Barbara Metro
Featured Reviews for Interior Designers and Decorators in Santa Barbara
Designology Interior Design
Interior Designers and Decorators in Santa Barbara
"Designology was extremely helpful in setting up my office space. I felt that all of my input and specific requests were considered in making the design both functional and beautiful. I look forward to working with Designology again in the future."
- jenbsb
Duet Interior Design
Interior Designers and Decorators in Santa Barbara
"I hired Duet Interior Design to completely remodel my master bathroom. It was a complicated project due to the limitation of space. They were able to optimize the space and create the bathroom of my dreams. The project came in on time and exactly on budget. Duet Interior Design was a delight to work with. They were professional and most attentive to my needs. I could not recommend them more and look forward to our next project together.together."
- Leslie Woods
Keeping Interiors
Interior Designers and Decorators in Santa Barbara
"I've been working with Samantha Keeping of Keeping Interiors in Santa Barbara on a very extensive remodel project for several months. She has proven herself to be available, knowledgeable, creative, energetic, enthusiastic, patient and sensitive to my needs as a client. Samantha has also been highly budget-conscious and has been able to find beautiful finish materials for my project that are surprisingly economical. She has a great sense of color and design! I tend to be conservative and unadventurous in my approach to decor and Samantha has opened my eyes to new colors and textures and my home will be all the more beautiful for it! Samantha has been able to work well with my contractor and others who have been involved with my project. Finally, she has the ability to see a project through from start to finish and is willing to provide her personal supervision on site to make sure that things are done right! I look forward to continuing to benefit from her professional expertise as my project advances towards completion!"
- K Sommer
Jessica Risko Smith Interior Design
Interior Designers and Decorators in Santa Barbara
"Remodel of kitchen/dining/living area of a 1970 ranchstyle home. Designer was very approachable, easy to communicate with; we hit it off immediately. She is meticulous in organization, detail, timeliness, promptness, thoroughness. Her expertise is beyond the design concepts of her profession and her very fresh ideas; she has a very common-sense knowledge of the skill required in accomplishment of the actual work : how a floor is laid, for example, and the details of where & how transitions are applied. Her ideas are fresh, while still in keeping with the livestyle preferences of her clients."
- deedeeg
Kisha Giannni Designs
Interior Designers and Decorators in Santa Barbara
"I hired Kisha to help me with a year-long major house remodel, and she's been fantastic! She not only has a great eye for design, but she's also sensitive to cost constraints, and she's been an essential sounding-board for me on literally every aspect of the project. I would have been lost without her, and I would recommend her to anyone in a heartbeat!"
- Alan Kuhn
Cabana Home
Interior Designers and Decorators in Santa Barbara
"I loved their showroom and decided to have them help me design and redo my master bedroom. It turned out beautiful. The drapes, shades, area rug and wall fabric are amazing. The additional furniture pieces and accessories are useful, beautiful and affordable. The experience working with Zach, one of the designers was very positive."
- munzeee
NEAT Method Santa Barbara
Interior Designers and Decorators in Santa Barbara
"I hired Kat from Neat Method Santa Barbara to organize my kitchen cupboards which were a complete disaster! I am so thrilled with the results. She cleared, sorted and organized everything so not only does it look attractive but it makes sense and is easy to find what I’m looking for. I’m completely hooked on the concept and want to have her back to do the entire house!"
- louisaeckersley
Borden Interiors & Associates
Interior Designers and Decorators in Santa Barbara
"We have used Borden Interiors to remodel homes in Santa Barbara and Florida. We highly recommend Borden Interiors for their creativity, professionalism and streamlined process. Once we made the decision to remodel, the pros at Borden helped us with every aspect - working with our contractor from flooring, surfaces, fixtures, cabinetry, appliances and to finally decorating our home with beautiful furnishings and lighting. Debra Borden and her staff make everything stress free and the process of turning our home from ordinary to spectacular so enjoyable. They get five stars in our book!"
- hmurphy805
Lauren Christine Henno
Interior Designers and Decorators in Santa Barbara
"When we purchased a house in Hope Ranch, Santa Barbara, my challenge was a huge, empty house. Not knowing where to begin, I met Lauren Henno, an interior decorator. My good fortune. She listened to my expectations. And with a keen sense of color, design, and arrangement, she created a beautifully appointed and comfortable home for us."
- msbh2013
Hayley Bridges Design
Interior Designers and Decorators in Santa Barbara
"Hayley is an incredibly talented interior designer. We have been so pleased with our results that I never want to leave the house! She's so good putting the pieces together and very willing to work with varying budgets. She has an incredible eye that only one with true talent possesses."
- Melissa
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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 Santa Barbara — 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 Santa Barbara 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 Santa Barbara. 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 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 Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, San Luis Obispo, Lompoc and Goleta.

Questions to ask when you meet with local 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 Santa Barbara on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section to find interior designers near you. You can also look through Santa Barbara photos to find a room you like, then contact the design firm who designed it.

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