Barbara Gilbert is a Dallas based Interior Designer who creates breathtaking spaces. She is an expert in the psychology of color, and works with clients to transform home and business spaces. Barbara has been awarded the prestigious Houzz design award for several consecutive years!
Former President of the Interior Design Society (IDS), DFW Chapter, Barbara Gilbert serves on the National Board of the Interior Design Society and has traveled to research and design beautiful spaces for residential and commercial customers alike. These projects include residential homes, commercial offices and apartment complexes.
A respected expert in her field, Barbara has contributed her advice to television, radio and online programs such as HGTV, Good Morning Texas, DFW Closeup, KXAS DFW Nonstop and House Talk Today. She has also served as a presenter for the 2011 Dallas Home and Garden Show and a judge of the 2011 and 2012 Habitat for Humanity Design Duels.
Recent honors include selection as an HGTV Pro Network Designer, a Top 10 Dallas Designer and a Top 10 Window Treatment Designer by AVA Living. Awards include ASID Legacy of Design 2013 1st place , IDS 2013 DOTY Award 1st Place , Best of Houzz 2012, 2013 & 2014, Best of Design Shuffle 2013. Her designs have also been featured in international publications such as Cheers! Wine Cellar Design, by ArtPower Publishing.
Successful design begins with the collaboration of architects, contractors and builders. Function, flow and spacing must be adequately planned and considered to ensure the success of any new construction or remodeling project.
Barbara Gilbert has planned and overseen award-winning remodeling projects and is well-versed in the essentials of successful residential and commercial design, including selecting finishes for entire projects. As a furniture specialist, Barbara has helped countless clients select colors and fabrics for furniture to fit their lifestyles, work environments and budgets.
Barbara is also a founder and managing partner of Dallas DesignWorks, an interior design cooperative created in 2010 to pool the buying power of multiple designers. Through Dallas DesignWorks, our clients have access to exclusive, custom lines of furnishings at furniture store prices!
As a Certified Dewey Color Specialist, Barbara loves color and understands its importance as a key component of interior design. She not only understands how colors interact with one another, but how they affect you psychologically.
With a strong emphasis on open and frequent communication, Barbara prides herself in working closely with clients to design environments that reflect their style and needs and is committed to creating timeless designs that meet budget and scheduling requirements. So what are we waiting for? Let’s begin creating your beautiful new space!