Barbara Gilbert

barbara-gilbert-interior-designerBarbara Gilbert is the owner and lead designer at Barbara Gilbert Interiors, an award-winning, luxury interior design firm in Dallas, Texas. Barbara translates her expertise in color theory, principles of design, and environmentally friendly renovation into beautiful, functional interiors.

One of Barbara’s primary goals is streamlining the design and collaboration journey for busy professionals. From concept to completion, Barbara and her team endeavor to make the experience enjoyable and stress free. After an initial meeting to discuss wants, needs, and lifestyle, Barbara’s unique back office processes allows clients to approve design elements, see budget reports, and approve spending online.

Barbara is known for her dedication to excellence, even to the smallest details. Her passion, talent, and professionalism are evidenced in her many design awards, including 13 ASID awards, four Interior Design Society Designer of the Year awards, six consecutive years as Best of Houzz for Interior Design and Customer Service, and HGTV Pro Network Designer.

A life-long passionate learner, Barbara is a Certified Dewey Color Specialist, and a Regreen Certified interior designer. She serves on the National Board of the Interior Design Society, is the former President of the Interior Design Society, Dallas chapter, served as a presenter for the 2011 Dallas Home and Garden Show, and as a judge for 2011 Habitat for Humanity Design Duels. She is a founder and managing partner of Dallas DesignWorks, a design co-op she created to ensure her clients have access to the most exclusive, custom furniture lines.

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HONORS & AWARDS:

  • 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

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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!

 

Expertise

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!