Design Philosophy

We begin reimagining your space with one goal: Create a unique environment of warmth and style that makes you feel swept-off-your-feet-in-love every single time you walk into your home. We believe it all comes down to finding your personal signature style. Expressing your own style and being surrounded by things you love gives you that wonderful feeling of being transformed by the simple beauty and harmony of your home.

We first discuss SSDG’s three basic principles of simplicity, balance, and elegance.
And then we listen.

We sit down with you and listen to what you want to achieve in your home. We listen to how you want things to flow, to work and to look. We listen to how you want to feel when you walk into each room. During this initial consultation, we will also go over any photos or references you have set aside for inspiration, we’ll ask you a few questions, and discuss your budget.
And then we create.

Once this initial conversation has come to a close, we take all the components of style, materials, color, texture – along with your cherished treasures, and mix them together with the goals for each room. From this we create a concept for your space that will be the blueprint for your perfect haven. Then we begin the exciting process of looking at the possibilities. We will choose the perfect furniture for you. We will layer the room with texture, color and light. We will choose inspired touches that will make your home feel luxurious, distinctive and chic. Once it is all put together, we will reveal your newly transformed space that will make you feel tranquil and truly happy, no matter what is going on beyond your front door.

SSDG is the only design firm that goes beyond the everyday furniture, fabric and paint stores. We have a hand-picked team of craftsmen and artisans that will create one-of-a-kind pieces for your home, often for less than retail. We have enlisted potters for custom accessories, old-world carpenters for cabinetry and master upholsterers for exquisite soft goods. Having these uncommon pieces in your home adds an element of fun, whimsy and distinction and guarantees your design is one-of-a-kind.

During your time spent with SSDG we will always:

  • Present you with choices. We want you to see what the possibilities are and choose what makes you happy.
  • Put you in control. You are in control of the entire process. We will take a strong lead if you prefer, but with you actively participating throughout the process, the end result will be that much sweeter.
  • We realize that interior design is an investment. We respect your commitment to renewing your space and we always aim to keep your home looking fresh and relevant but timeless and classic.

We look forward to hearing how we can transform your space.