Chenal home

Arkansas’ Top Interior Designers Transform One Home into a Masterpiece

Since 1974, the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Guild has presented the Symphony Designer House featuring some of Little Rock’s finest homes decorated by Arkansas’s premier designers. In 2014, Symphony Designer House earned the Guild a nationally recognized award from the League of American Orchestras for excellence and creativity in fundraising. Symphony Designer House XXIII is opening April 15th, 2016 and running through May 8th. This will be one of the most exciting events this Spring in Central Arkansas.

Located In Beautiful Chenal Neighborhood

37 Chenal Circle
Little Rock, AR

Designer House Featured Designers

<b>Ashley Childers</b>
Ashley ChildersEmporium Home
Believing that livable luxury is attainable and that our lives are enhanced when we take the time to create spaces we love is what Emporium Home is all about. A young and fresh outlook, artistic perspective and family centered mindset is at the heart of what we do.
<b>Debi Davis</b>
Debi DavisDebi Davis Interior Design
Reborn Relics is the vision of Debi Davis of Debi Davis Interiors, formally D & D Design. Debi and her interior design firm have been in business for over 20 years. Through the course of her work she found a huge void in the availability of quality artisan pieces in the old world design. Debi started filling that void by working beautiful 18th and 19th century antiques into custom creations, and soon after created a successful business venture.
<b>David Fraiser</b>
David FraiserThe Closet Factory
Closet Factory Arkansas is a family owned and operated company. We have been organizing and beautifying Arkansas homes for over 12 years. Our superior custom closets are just the beginning; we specialize in creating quality custom organization systems for the entire home. We pride ourselves in our ability to listen to our clients and come up with a completely custom home organization solution that will perfectly match their wants and needs.
<b>Christina Gore</b>
Christina GoreChristina Gore Design Studio
Christina Gore of Christina Gore Design Studio is a native Arkansan and holds a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from the University of Central Arkansas. She provides design services for residential and small commercial projects. She began her career with an emphasis in commercial design in Nashville, TN with projects ranging from public and private schools, small retail spaces and corporate headquarters. After her return to the Little Rock area, her focus has been in residential design and styling. Christina strives to provide a fresh and personalized design perspective and to create a beautiful backdrop to memories for her clients. She also partners with Jennifer McHam Photography to offer children’s styling services for professional photo shoots. Her three children’s vivid imaginations and creativity, along with her deep love of art and architecture, serve as her biggest inspirations.
<b>Tanarah Haynie</b>
Tanarah HaynieTanarah Lux
Tanarah Luxe Floral specializes in unique, abundant and artistic floral designs. Our clients take pride in knowing Tanarah Luxe Floral will be there through every season of life, from sympathy flowers, birthday arrangements, Valentine’s day, wedding flowers, anniversary arrangements, and of course, everything in between.
<b>Jennifer Huett</b>
Jennifer HuettHouse to Home
Jennifer Huett, Associate ASID, and her team are ready to help you tackle your design needs to make your nest your own. Jennifer’s basic design aesthetic emphasizes the outward expression of individual and fundamental values and ideas. Creating a livable, yet visually pleasing space for her client is her main design goal. Jennifer finds inspiration through various mediums such as nature, fashion, pop culture, and historical periods.
<b>Alisa Johnson</b>
Alisa JohnsonEmbellish
Embellish Design Center, LLC is where beautiful is fun! From the exquisite to the whimsical, we offer everything for your home décor needs, as well as gift items to fit every budget! Owner, Alisa Johnson, has over twenty years of design experience and has worked on projects in Hawaii, Texas, Arizona and Arkansas…just to name a few. In addition to professional interior design service, Embellish offers fine furnishings, art, accessories, lamps and rugs. We have a drapery workroom for all your custom needs and several custom upholstered furniture lines. Whether you are building a new home or looking for the perfect gift, our friendly and fun staff is ready to help with great ideas and the best customer service! We look forward to seeing you soon!.
<b>Kathryn LeMaster</b>
Kathryn LeMasterKathryn J. LeMaster Art & Design
Kathryn J. LeMaster Art & Design specializes in Residential Interior Design and original artwork. Owner Kathryn LeMaster is an Allied member of ASID (American Society of Interior Designers) and holds a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from the University of Central Arkansas. The honors and awards received during her academic career include winning the senior project competition judged and awarded by world-renowned interior designer, Georg Andersen.
<b>Mara Malcolm</b>
Mara MalcolmLamb's Interior Design
Lamb’s is a full-service residential and small commercial interior design firm specializing in the creation of spaces for comfortable, elegant and gracious living. By considering aesthetics and function equally, Lamb’s has, for more than 50 years, provided families (and sometimes generations of families!!) with gorgeous homes that stylishly represent the unique tastes and personalities of the individuals who live in them. From consulting with builders and contractors to placing and fluffing the perfect accent pillow, Lamb’s provides clients unparalleled customer service and very special home furnishings.
<b>Kristen Maness</b>
Kristen ManessPottery Barn
<b>Laurie McFarland</b>
Laurie McFarlandLaurie McFarland Design
Laurie McFarland Design studio.
<b>Garry Mertins</b>
Garry MertinsGarry Mertins Design
Moving into a new home, renovating, or just need a facelift? Look no further. mertinsdykehome™ can help you find the perfect furniture and placement for your home. We know that many of our customers have families, pets, and lifestyles that don’t allow their homes to function as a museum. That’s why, since 1998, we have been dedicated to providing you with quality furniture and accessories that match your personal needs while giving you the contemporary style you love.
<b>Miguel Newberg</b>
Miguel NewbergM. N'teriors
As an Interior designer with over 18 years experience, Miguel Newberg’s love of design has flourished. With projects throughout Arkansas, including Centennial Bank and Arkansas Pediatric Clinic, she has made her mark on the state. Recently those design barriers have been pushed to include Texas, Louisiana, Kentucky and Georgia.
<b>Chris Olson</b>
Chris OlsonBotanical Gardens
Chris Olsen is a nationally known home and garden guru, designer, author, TV personality and public speaker. In his book, Chris shares his landscape and gardening knowledge along with his unique flair for home decor and design.He is also a member of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers.
<b>Scott Paterek</b>
Scott PaterekMassimo Interior Designs
For nearly 30 years, Scott Paterek has been on the scene in the Arkansas interior design arena. Starting with his love of fabrics, Scott segued from fashion into interior design. That influence is apparent in his design aesthetic…elegant with a classically modern feel. In 1995, Scott and his business partner, Rus Venable, opened their interior design firm, Chatelain. During that time, Scott saw the demand for transitional, traditional home furnishings and opened his retail store, Massimo, in 1996. Since then, Scott has worked on projects from Scottsdale to Manhattan and, of course, his hometown of Little Rock.
<b>Ken and Lawrie Rash</b>
Ken and Lawrie RashKen Rash Outdoor Furniture
Ken Rash founded his namesake casual furnishings business in Memphis in 1970. His daughter, Lawrie, followed in his footsteps and started working in the store at the eager age of 14. She graduated from the University of Memphis in 1984 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design, and then garnered experience at a design firm in west Florida, designing interiors of yachts and homes and also doing commercial work. Lawrie has showcased both her store and her talent by participating in every Symphony Designer House and Build for the Cure Idea House since the store opened. She and her staff have also built a dedicated family of clients and friends who return year after year, whether it’s simply to update and refresh or to start over in a new home. Casual furnishings for casual living.
<b>Laure Antonetti Schutze</b>
Laure Antonetti SchutzeL Antonetti Design
L. Antonetti Design is a full service interior design firm specializing in residential interiors. Principal designer Laure Antonetti Schutze believes that function and form should go hand-in-hand to create spaces that are both beautiful and efficient. Laure is an Allied member of ASID and holds both a Bachelors and Masters degree in Interior Design. She is known for her attention to detail and organized project management and tailors your design experience to meet the goals and needs of any project.
<b>Sandy Sutton</b>
Sandy SuttonSandy Sutton Designs
Sandy Sutton grew up in historic Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas. From an early age she found joy in the art of design and later attended the University of Arkansas. It was there that she developed her design philosophies and fine tuned her wonderful sense of style. The application of Design Excellence has always been Sandy’s trademark. A hallmark of her ongoing success is that she has a rare ability to absorb her client’s personality and lifestyles and translate them into rooms of distinction. Sandy has vast experience in residential as well as commercial properties and is an allied member of ASID. She has won top awards for many of her projects, including the ASID Gold Award for her personal Lake Hamilton residence “Southampton”.
<b>Linda Tedder</b>
Linda TedderPhoenix Interiors
Phoenix Interiors is a premiere home furnishings retail showroom and full service design center. Serving the Little Rock Metro area since 1994.
<b>Larry West</b>
Larry WestWest Interiors
Larry West Designs.
<b>Terry Williams</b>
Terry WilliamsTerry Williams Interiors
Terry Williams, owner and designer of Terry Williams Interiors has been in the interior design field for over 30 years. A professional member of A.S.I.D. and a state licensed residential interior designer. I focus on my clients and I understand suitability and function, working together with great design. With emphasis on residential design, I work with my clients through the complete building phase of new construction and remodeling of homes. Through selecting furnishings, art, rugs, and accessories, I bring my projects to beautiful completion.
<b>Bill Wrape</b>
Bill WrapeDistinctive Kitchen and Bath
At Distinctive Kitchens and Baths, our goal is to work closely with our clients to determine and create an environment that is a reflection of their needs – whether it is a single room or an entire home. We believe in open communication as a key to achieving your desired results. And we pride ourselves on meeting budget and scheduling requirements..

Designer House is our signature event in Central Arkansas.

Designers, organizers, and hundreds of volunteers make this event truly spectacular.
The ASOG will have a gift shop area where you can purchase items that directly support the Arkansas Symphony.
In each room, you can use your QR-code enabled smartphone to interact with the various design elements like paint colors, flooring, wall coverings, window treatments, furniture, lighting, rugs, and other furniture pieces. See something you love? Scan it, save it, buy it! A percentage of all purchase proceeds directly support the ASO!

Why Should I Attend?

  • View the work of Arkansas’ top designers.
  • Experience the latest design trends.
  • Support the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra
  • Learn about the products and elements in each room
  • Be inspired for your remodel or new home design
  • Enjoy great food and great company