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Design in the city

Interior Designers & Decorators

About Us

Barbara Valentim is an award-winning interior designer. Her passion for design led her back to school to pursue an education in interior design. She then went to work at one of the top design firms in Charlotte. Her experience has taken her through many aspects of Interior Design. She often works with clients from the blueprint stage throughout completion. In 2006 she founded her own company ”Design in the City” Her talent and creativity is apparent in her ability to work with many different styles and tastes of her clients. She often works with many local artisans to achieve a custom look. Barbara Valentim is an interior designer whose friendly personality and work ethic lead to valued and lasting relationships with her clients. Through years of experience, she has developed a keen ability to identify, through observation, attentive listening and interactive communication, what clients like and how they envision their newly designed environments. This unique talent allows her to deliver creative living spaces that are aesthetically pleasing, highly functional, and most importantly, spaces that reflect the personality and lifestyle of the client. She prides herself with “not” having a “certain look” which she credits herself in listening to the ‘client” and working with Their unique style. This is apparent in the Versatility of her portfolio. Give Barbara a call to talk about your project.

Services Provided

Art Selection, Basement Design, Bathroom Design, Bedroom Design, Color Consulting, Custom Bathroom Vanities, Custom Blinds & Shades, Custom Bookcases, Custom Built-ins, Custom Cabinets, Custom Entertainment Centers, Custom Fireplace Mantels, Custom Furniture, Custom Home Bars, Custom Kitchen Cabinets, Custom Pantries, Custom Rugs, Custom Shelving, Custom Table, Dining Room Design, Downsizing, Entry Design, Floor Plans, Furniture Selection, Guesthouse Design & Construction, Home Office Design, Home Staging, Home Theater Design, Interior Design, Kids Bedroom Design, Kitchen Design, Laundry Room Design, Lighting Design, Living Room Design, Mudroom Design, Nursery Design, Playroom Design, Space Planning, Wine Cellar Design, Kitchen Remodeling

Areas Served

Charlotte, Fort Mill, Ft Mill, Lake Wylie, Marvin, Pineville, Rock Hill, Tega Cay, Weddington


Best of Houzz Design Award 2015••3rd place Interior Design Society Show House lake Norman 2007 •“People’s choice” interior Design Society show House Lake Norman 2007 •“Peoples choice” Spring show 2010 • Festival of the tables IDS participation 2010 …….first place

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14 Projects

Cramerton, NC


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Contact Design in the city
Charlotte Area
charlotte nc area, SC 29715
Typical Job Cost $10,000 - 10,000,000