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13 Pacific Northwest Designers and Architects on the AD PRO Directory Who You Need to Know About

Pacific Northwest designers and architects are never far from inspiration—all they have to do is look out the window. The area is filled with an array of natural beauty that translates into the architecture and interior design of the region’s talents. From rustic mountain lodges in Sun Valley to sleek modernist mansions in Seattle, the Pacific Northwest designers and architects on the AD PRO Directory are enhancing their corner of the US with skillful renovations, eye-catching interiors, and newly constructed residences that feel connected to their settings. Whether you’re ready to build a secluded lakeside retreat or an urban sanctuary, these AD-approved designers and architects are up to the task.

Interior Designers

Latham Interiors

Latham Interiors, based in Sun Valley, Idaho, celebrates the beauty of their Pacific Northwest surroundings in their calming, comfortable spaces. Natural materials like rugged stone and warm woods are balanced with clean-lined furnishings and minimalist lighting in the firm’s interiors. Led by principal Sarah Latham, the team offers full-service interior design for residential and commercial clients, including drafting and 3D rendering, interior finish selection, and curation and styling of furniture, lighting, and art.

When overseeing a family getaway in Ketchum, Idaho, local designer Sarah Latham wanted to create a space that was durable enough for three boys, but still remained a relaxing retreat for the parents. Adorned with wood, jolts of plaid, and a candle pendant, the dining nook conveys that rustic, calming aesthetic while serving as a natural gathering space for family meals and game nights.

Susan Marinello Interiors

Designer Susan Marinello founded her eponymous firm in 1996, and since then, the multidisciplinary studio has become known for crafting interiors that enhance quality of life. The Seattle-based firm blends classical and modern elements into sophisticated spaces that harmonize with their surroundings. Susan Marinello Interiors specializes in high-end residential designs, completing projects in the Pacific Northwest and farther afield. The firm has also applied its signature style to commercial and hospitality projects.

In the living room of a Sun Valley, Idaho, home, designer Susan Marinello let the artwork take pride of place. A painting by Tony Scherman hangs above the fireplace, and a sculpture by Donald Sultan sits beside the custom linen sofas. A Holly Hunt cocktail table and Wisteria bench were placed atop a Driscoll Robbins rug.

Studio Laloc

Founded by Lauren Lothrop Caron, Studio Laloc has a knack for enlivening historic properties and making them work for modern living. The full-service interior and architectural design and furnishings firm has offices in Seattle and New York. It oversees projects of all scales, from room redesigns, to historic renovations, to collaborating on new builds. The firm’s interiors are rich with detail, making even new homes feel storied and soulful.

In the formal dining room of a home in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, Studio Laloc paired the traditional arts and crafts style Morris & Co. wallpaper with furnishings that feel more modern in style, including midcentury Italian lacquered dining chairs upholstered in a cut House of Hackney velvet and a lacquered metal china cabinet. The large-scale equestrian-style pendant breaks up the black furnishings.

Allison Lind Interiors

Allison Lind Interiors doesn’t showcase a singular style in its work; instead, designer Allison Lind and her team help clients articulate their own signature styles for homes. The results are highly personalized spaces filled with unique details that reflect the tastes and lifestyles of their occupants. The firm isn’t afraid to add a bit of drama, whether through a bold color or material choice, or with the installation of a graphic wall treatment. The collective of designers works coast-to-coast with outposts in Seattle and New York.

In the Catskills mountain cabin of longtime clients, designer Allison Lind worked to create an inviting, comfortable retreat that also suited their modern design tastes. Lind used pine planks on the walls and ceiling and a neutral color palette to connect the primary suite with the surrounding vista.

Hoedemaker Pfeiffer

Hoedemaker Pfeiffer’s team of architects and designers take a holistic approach to their projects, paying careful attention to the architecture, interiors, and landscape, and ensuring that they work together in a meaningful way. Led by Steve Hoedemaker and Tim Pfeiffer, the Seattle-based firm is known for its residential work, especially for its relaxed yet refined family retreats. The beauty of a home’s surroundings comes through in the interiors of each design, featuring rustic color palettes, natural materials, and organic textures. Hoedemaker Pfeiffer also operates Housewright, a gallery of vintage and artisan-made homewares in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood.

Drawing inspiration from California’s relaxed design ethos, this living room in a West Seattle home designed by Hoedemaker Pfeiffer features deep, comfortable Lawson Fenning sofas arranged to foster a casual and conversational atmosphere. The open layout creates a welcoming space for gatherings and everyday living.
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Heidi Caillier Design

Designer Heidi Caillier’s celebrated interiors bring together cozy color palettes, character-filled antiques, and handmade accents, creating a sense of warmth and comfort as soon as you step in the door. Based in Seattle, Heidi Caillier Design tackles high-end residential and hospitality projects in the Pacific Northwest and across the country. The firm is known for spaces enlivened with color and pattern and grounded with furnishings and accents that will stand the test of time. Callier recently published her first book, Memories of Home.

In the living room of a 1920s craftsman home in Berkeley, California, Heidi Caillier brought in a homey yet sophisticated feel with an Atelier Vime pendant, a Pinch London sofa upholstered in a Robert Kime fabric, and a pair of vintage French chairs in a Michael S. Smith fabric. The fireplace was enhanced with new Clé tile.

White Label Interiors

Principal designer Stacy Becker and her team at White Label Interiors take an adventurous approach to their residential and hospitality projects, eschewing trends and cookie-cutter styles. The Seattle firm’s designs celebrate the region’s natural beauty with plenty of organic materials, such as rugged stone and wood, while graphic color palettes and metallic accents add a bit of edge and luxury. The full-service studio works on projects of all sizes, offering everything from design consultations to overseeing remodels and new builds.

For a kitchen remodel of a home in Woodinville, Washington, Stacy Becker focused on exceptional cabinetry, natural finishes, and bringing in a humble but luxurious aesthetic. The designer selected a soft greige paint for the cabinets, marble countertops with substantial drama, and the occasional blackened bronze details to add an edge.

Lucas Interior

Founded in 2012 by sibling trio David, Suzie, and Rachel Lucas, Seattle’s Lucas Interior blends beauty and comfort in their inspiring sanctuary-like spaces. The firm is known for its ability to create modern, clean-lined interiors that still feel inviting and livable, and it works on residential and commercial projects from Massachusetts to New Zealand. Lucas Interior has also created furniture designs for top brands like Sutherland, RH, and Luma Design Workshop.

In the dining area of a Beverly Hills estate, Lucas Interior blended architecture and sculpture with classic and custom furnishing to nod to the firm’s Northwest roots. A David Wiseman Studio branch sculpture hangs from the brushed hemlock ceiling in the gallery-like space, which was furnished with a custom table by David Lucas and George Nakashima chairs.

CEID - Court Earp Interior Design

Principal designer and creative director Court Earp established his eponymous firm in 2006, and since then, Court Earp Interior Design (CEID) has become known for its ability to work across a range of styles and project types, from personal residences to commercial spaces. Earp and his talented team of designers and project managers serve clients from their offices in Portland and Boulder, Colorado, offering a full range of services, including custom cabinet and millwork design, space planning, and curation of furniture, materials, and finishes.

Court Earp took a cue from his client’s fashion sense when choosing the Elitis wall covering in a bedroom of a Boulder home. The designer finished the space with a bed and lighting from RH, as well as a photograph from the client’s personal collection.

StruckSured Interiors

Designer Samantha Struck finds endless inspiration in the landscapes and seasons of the Pacific Northwest, which she brings to her beautifully modern and organic interiors. Her firm, StruckSured Interiors, based in Hood River, Oregon, tackles projects nationwide, offering interior design for renovations and new construction, as well as selection and styling of home furnishings. StruckSured also offers a concierge service for local customers, helping source and layout furnishings for up to three rooms.

When designing a house on a fifth-generation orchard in Hood River, Oregon, StruckSured Interiors wanted the home to feel like it had been there since the beginning of the farm. The team used distressed finishes, layered textures, and a patinaed color palette to add history to the space.

Duett Interiors

Tiffany Thompson founded her Portland-based firm, Duett Interiors, in 2018, and she quickly caught the attention of celeb clients and design editors. Named one of AD’s New American Voices in 2023, Thompson draws inspiration from her travels and upbringing in Queens, New York, translating them into thoughtful and timeless spaces. The firm works on projects nationwide, offering full-scale renovations, room makeovers, and home styling, and has completed homes from Minnesota to Malibu.

In the primary bathroom of a home in Beaverton, Oregon, Duett Interiors transformed a dated space, opening up the walls and adding a new freestanding tub. The designer celebrated the home’s tree-house feel with dark wood, green zellige tile, and brass details.
In the primary bathroom of a home in Beaverton, Oregon, Duett Interiors transformed a dated space, opening up the walls and adding a new freestanding tub. The designer celebrated the home’s tree-house feel with dark wood, green zellige tile, and brass details.

Architects

Studio AM Architecture & Interiors

From modern estates in Palm Springs to Tudor-style mansions in Portland, Studio AM Architecture & Interiors does it all. Principals Aaron Molick and Michael Troyer lead a team of talented architects and interior designers, and they consider collaboration, creativity, and integrity at the heart of how they approach each project and client. The Seattle-based firm works on projects of all sizes nationwide, and clients benefit from their deep relationships with contractors, artisans, and artists.

For the whole-house renovation of this 1970s Pacific Northwest home, Studio AM Architecture & Interiors updated the interiors and brought in custom furniture and lighting.

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For the whole-house renovation of this 1970s Pacific Northwest home, Studio AM Architecture & Interiors updated the interiors and brought in custom furniture and lighting.
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Janof Architecture

After graduating from Yale Architecture School, Amy Driggers-Janof earned her stripes working on the home of Bill and Melinda Gates under architect James Cutler. The architect founded her own practice, Janof Architecture, in 2000, and the firm has become synonymous with elegant homes that incorporate timeless details and materials. Driggers-Janof and her team collaborate closely with clients, continually iterating until the right idea or solution is achieved. The firm works on residential architecture and interior design projects for all types of homes in the Pacific Northwest.

Janof Architecture balanced industrial style with warm wood cabinetry, marble countertops, and a delicate Ochre chandelier in the kitchen of a Seattle home, designed in collaboration with Helen Hald.

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Janof Architecture balanced industrial style with warm wood cabinetry, marble countertops, and a delicate Ochre chandelier in the kitchen of a Seattle home, designed in collaboration with Helen Hald.

Are you looking for an interior decorator or designer to hire for your next project? Whichever style suits you, visit the AD PRO Directory to browse our list of AD-approved designers and find your match for a design consultation.

Originally Appeared on Architectural Digest


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