Barbara Gilbert

barbara-gilbert-interior-designerBarbara 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 and customer service awards for five consecutive years!

Former President of the Interior Design Society (IDS), DFW Chapter, Barbara serves on the National Board of the IDS 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.

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.

Barbara believes 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.

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  • Best of Houzz Design and Customer Service Awards, 2012-2016
  • HGTV Pro Network Designer
  • Top 10 Window Treatment Designer by AVA Living
  • 2015 ASID Legacy of Design award, 1st place transitional living areas
  • 2015 ASID Legacy of Design award, 1st place transitional singular space
  • 2015 ASID Legacy of Design award, 2nd place master bedroom
  • 2015 ASID Legacy of Design award, 2nd place master bathroom
  • 2014 ASID Legacy of Design Award, 1st place contemporary living space
  • 2014 ASID Legacy of Design Award, 1st place traditional living space
  • 2014 ASID Legacy of Design Award, 2nd place singular space
  • 2014 IDS Designer of the Year, 1st place kitchens more than $50,000
  • 2014 IDS Designer of the Year, 1st place sustainable designs award
  • 2013 IDS Designer of the Year, 1st place bathrooms

Award Winning Designer


cheers-magazineHer designs have also been featured in international publications such as Cheers! Wine Cellar Design, by ArtPower Publishing. 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!



regreenBarbara is a Regreen Certified green interior designer. The Regreen certification is the most comprehensive and respected green residential renovation certificate in the industry. This certification builds on years of experience and awards in Green Design, making Barbara Gilbert Interiors the clear choice for all of your green interior design needs – from the environmental impact of your furniture to passive cooling strategies.


dewey-color-specialistAs 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!