Carole Weaks, owner and principal designer of C. Weaks Interiors, Inc., began her career in 1986. She was chosen by Veranda as the Southeastern Designer of the Year in 2002 and was the first female to receive this award. C. Weaks Interiors, Inc. has projects throughout the country, and its work has been regularly seen in publications and books for more than 25 years. The firm has also been recognized by ASID for designer excellence. A Georgia native and graduate of the University of Georgia, Weaks has residences in both Atlanta and Highlands, North Carolina.
Jessica Bradley Interiors works with clients to create fresh, inviting interiors around a simple premise: your home is your haven from today’s non-stop and hectic lifestyle. Still a believer that every room needs one element from the past, Jessica Bradley Interiors’ style is a well-edited blend of the old with the new. A native of Atlanta and a graduate of the University of Georgia, Jessica Bradley has been in business for 20 years. Her work includes comprehensive interior design, new residential construction, full-scale renovations, Country Club design and light commercial interiors. Her work has been featured in Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, Elegant Homes and The Atlanta Journal Constitutio. Bradley has had the honor of participating in many showhouses and The Junior League of Atlanta’s 21st annual Tour of Kitchens. She is also an active member of the Design Leadership Network, Institute of Classical Architecture and ASID.
Susan Brady has been involved in the Southeastern interior design industry for 21 years. After growing up in Wilmington, North Carolina, and obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree in interior design, Brady moved to Atlanta and began her career under the guidance of renowned designer Dan Carithers. She also has experience in commercial design through the firm of Ferry, Hayes and Allen and enjoyed three years working with residential designer Carole Weaks. Brady founded Susan Brady Interiors, LLC in 2003. She has since completed projects in both Georgia and North Carolina and has overseen jobs that include new construction as well as renovations. Brady has a keen eye and takes pleasure in perfecting the finite details of her work. Whether large or small, she brings continuity to her projects. She enjoys mixing old with new and maintains a timeless sense of design while remaining current.
Lauren Davenport Imber is an Atlanta-based interior designer who launched her namesake company in 2003. She works with clients to transform high-end residential and commercial spaces into livable, chic environments. Known for her timeless style and attention to detail, Davenport Imber delivers a seamless customer experience to her clients from start to finish, completing projects on time and within budget. Her work has been featured on many sites and publications including HGTV.com, Ty Pennington at Home, Kitchen and Bath Design News, BobVila.com and Southern Cottage. In 2017 she was named as an emerging designer to watch by Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles.
An Atlanta native, Lauren DeLoach embraces timeless Southern design with a fresh approach. Finding inspiration in architecture, antiques and art, Lauren combines comfortable with classic to bring her updated traditional style to residences across the South. A sense of history in a home is a key element in DeLoach’s philosophy. She works with clients to blend their family heirlooms with updated designs and fabrics to make each project truly one-of-a-kind. She began refining her design aesthetic while studying at the College of Charleston and then later in art school at the University of Georgia. Founded in 2002, Lauren DeLoach Interiors has evolved into a full-service design firm with projects that have been featured in Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles and Traditional Home.
John Fernandez’s portfolio showcases a history of interiors ranging from traditional European design to clean contemporary. The Cuban-born designer honed his craft in New Orleans, where he began his career at a high-end furniture store in the French Quarter. His published work, both national and local, caught the eye of clients who commissioned him to work on projects throughout the U.S. and abroad. These commissions led him to design homes in New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Palm Springs, West Palm Beach, San Francisco, Jackson Hole, Houston, New Orleans, Atlanta, Miami, Nantucket and Puerto Vallarta Mexico. Fernandez has an intuitive ability to understand what the client wishes to achieve, and then relies on his talent to interpret it, design it and deliver it. From dark and sexy, to light and serene, every project is an opportunity to create a new story.
Liz Godwin is an Atlanta-based interior designer who was drawn to beautiful homes and decorative arts at an early age, growing up with parents also in the industry. While an art history major at Davidson College, she interned for Sotheby’s Auction House in New York and studied art and architecture in Italy for a semester. After college, she lived in London and completed a Decorative Arts Course at Sotheby’s. Godwin’s love of interior design was sparked during an internship with Atlanta design legend Dan Carithers, and then she went on to learn the intricacies of the design business while working many years for noted designer Jackye Lanham. Since establishing Elizabeth Godwin Interiors in 2015, she has mastered her own approach to design and keeps the importance of creating luxurious yet livable spaces at the forefront of each new project.
GordonDunning is an Atlanta-based boutique interior design firm founded by Lathem Gordon and Cate Dunning, two lovers of story and history. A hallmark of their firm is to honor the story of the client as well as the history of the home itself. The team creates spaces for clients to illustrate tales of past adventures, share current interests and create a backdrop for a new chapter. The duo is honored to be members of the prestigious Southern Living Designer Network, thrilled to be recognized as one of the Southeast’s firms to watch by ADAC, and humbled to be highlighted nationally by the legendary textile houseSchumacher. They have been featured in publications such as Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, HGTV Magazine, the Washington Post, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and Charleston Magazine. They have previously participated in the Southeastern Designer Showhouse & Gardens and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra League, Inc. Designer Showhouse.
For more than two decades, B.D. Jeffries has been the premier lifestyle and home decor destination in Atlanta. Originating as the quality source for fine alligator and crocodile accessories, the business is now multifaceted and has evolved to epitomize stylish living. B.D. Jeffries’ carefully curated collection of refined home furnishings, mixed with one-of-a-kind accessories and antiques, is ever-changing and always inspiring. Old and new, local and exotic, rustic and refined are blended together into an eclectic combination sure to compliment every style. In-house designer Kati Hardwick translates the B.D. Jeffries aesthetic in a seamless and flawless fashion in her clients’ homes. Design services and in-home consultations are available for any size project—from one room to whole house.
Chris Holt, a native of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, began his studies at the Savannah College of Art and Design and finished with a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from the University of Alabama. After working in the Interior Design field for more than 10 years, he opened Holt Interiors in 2001, focusing on commercial and residential design. Holt Interiors’ style is traditional and classic but with a fresh sensibility. Holt integrates this design theory into every project, while keeping the client’s specific needs and expectations at the forefront. With every design, Holt maintains his Southern roots by presenting a fresh modern take on traditional Southern charm.
Lisa Joublanc Interiors is an Atlanta-based, full-service interior design firm focused on creating inviting, exceptional interiors that reflect the personal style and imagination of each client. Joublanc’s design experience envelops a diverse clientele, distinctive projects and inspiring locations—always with an attention to detail and a unique client experience. In addition to her degree in interior design from the Art Institute of Atlanta, Joublanc holds a master’s degree in finance. She spent years overseeing the design and development of commercial office space throughout North America and later began her residential design career with Melanie Turner Interiors before starting her own firm in 2015.
Partners Joel Kelly and Whitney Ray want to reinvent the wheel every time, and they pride themselves on the curated, custom environments their firm creates. They push themselves to explore new options based on the client's wants rather than trying to fit their clients vision into a stylistic niche they've carved for themselves. Wyeth Ray Interiors welcomes the challenge to immerse themselves into their clients' lives and ideas. They value the personal experience and connection in every space, which can is evident down to the smallest detail. The talents of Kelly, Ray and team have merged to create and transform spaces for clients across the country, and they continue to expand their diverse clientele.
K Kong Designs is an Atlanta-based, full service interior design firm specializing in both residential and commercial projects. Inspired by architecture, form and function, K Kong Designs creates spaces that are inviting and engaging, while seamlessly blending a classic aesthetic with a fresh mix of bold contemporary elements. Founder and principal Kristin Kong graduated from Vanderbilt University with a degree in fine arts. She started her career in fashion design, which led her to discover and explore her true passion for interior design and applying her sensibilities to three-dimensional spaces. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in interior design from the Art Institute of Atlanta. Kong is NCIDQ certified and is an ASID, Leed Accredited professional registered in the state of Georgia. She is inspired by her clients and the harmony and balance that result from a meticulously designed space.
Kingdom Woodworks is the collaborative vision of Marcel and Mirela Olariu for the last two decades, creating the most coveted kitchens and baths in the world. Their work is distinguished not only by simply elegant design, but impeccable quality of product, all made in America. The Atlanta based firm is renown locally and nationally in luxury residential design and construction circles, as a trendsetting giant through engineering innovation and fresh ideas. One of most important assets to Kingdom Woodworks’ success has been the contributions of the entire team, stacked with talent from across the globe.