Good design transcends.
It builds on location, budgets, personalities and a host of other factors that must be carefully considered as contributors to successful interiors.
Good design happens when the vision in the designer’s mind is executed to the client’s delight.
How is this repeatedly accomplished? My approach has been formed in over 35 years of professional practice, by working with clients from Park Avenue to Pebble Beach who are particular about combining high design with livable personal spaces – all while having the least amount of compromise between these two ideals. These solutions don’t come from templates, a set style, or a computer program. They come from experience, good management and close client collaboration.
I look forward to personally discussing your next interior design project with you.
— Laurie S. Woods, ASID, RID
At Home Magazine-A List Award 2014
Legacy of Design 2013
Design Ovation Awards 2012
Children's Room - Teenager
Children's Room - Small Child
One Unique Space
Design Ovation Awards 2010
Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of North Texas
Recipient of Read and Pate Foundation Interior Design Scholarship
Seven Private Residences, Greenwich, CT
Twenty-six Private Residences, Westchester County, NY
Thirteen Private Residences, New York, NY
Four Private Residences, Pebble Beach, CA
Private Residence, Boca Raton, FL
Twenty Private Residences, Dallas, TX
Six Private Residences, Charlotte, NC
Two Private Residences, Isle of Palms, SC
Private Residence, Alexandria, VA
Private Residence, Wilmington, VT
Waldorf-Astoria, Tower Suites, New York, NY
New York Hilton, West Penthouse, New York, NY
Queens College, Charlotte, NC
Davidson Town Hall, Davidson, NC
“Always the professional, Laurie has an extraordinary eye coupled with a calm manner. She singlehandedly saved my sanity by providing for us the most perfect of all environments to live.”
— Dr. Dale Atkins, Greenwich, CT, author of Sanity Savers
"Laurie is a very talented designer who can work within your style while educating you and presenting options that either compliment your style or introduce ideas to distinguish your style. She is extremely easy to work with and has impecable taste. She is very good at paint colors, which is one of the absolute hardest tasks to get correct in interior design. I absolutely recommend Laurie for any interior design project."
— David Collins, Architect, Dallas
“Laurie creates interiors that meet the highest design standards, but are at the same time totally responsive to her client's lifestyle and passions. I have worked with her on residential and hospitality projects over a period of more than 20 years, and always love seeing the results.”
— Tracy Salladay, owner Tracy Salladay Architecture PC, New York
"Laurie Woods is an exceptional designer. Her sophisticated taste combined with her dedication to clients makes it a pleasure to work with her. Her extensive experience allows her to navigate through unexpected surprises easily and offer successful solutions."
— Linda Johnson, Dallas
"A consummate professional, Laurie is delightful to work with, and she brings both an exquisite sense of design and a wealth of knowledge to every project. Whether a small job or large, she gives each element her full attention and follows through to completion."
— Jim Olvera, Dallas
"Laurie has guided us through several remodels and additions. She knows our taste, and our home is uniquely reflective of us. Every room appears to have come together organically, and the entire home flows together beautifully. Laurie is always calm, professional and responsive. She comes in on budget and on schedule. We recommend her highly."
— Karen Raskopf, Boston
"Laurie Woods is a terrific Interior Designer with exquisite taste. She listens to her client's wants and needs and works tirelessly to provide knowledgeable design options, while still working within the client's budget and deadlines. I can't say enough about how easy she made the experience of our renovations. I have recommended her to all of my family and friends with design needs."
— Suzy Collins, Dallas
“Laurie has a wonderful way of listening to your ideas and then evolving them into something amazing, something far better than you originally imagined. I’ve really enjoyed working with her over the past 10 years; she’s talented, creative and always respectful of budgets.”
— Carol Biondo, Dallas
"As new homeowners, Laurie guided us through the process every step of the way with thoughtful recommendations, respectful direction, beautifully creative additions, and ideas we never could have dreamt up. She also found ways to showcase and highlight existing family heirloom pieces -- nothing we loved was pushed aside, but thoughtfully displayed in ways that truly work in the home."
— JoAnna Foyle, Bronxville NY