Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Cool designer alert- Chris Barrett!

Featuring interior designer and Southern California native Chris Barett. Her design firm was founded in 1987 and is renowned for its breathtaking residential interiors and chic commercial spaces. Skilled at executing bold visions while creating functionally creative living spaces with a balanced look that is both dramatic and restrained, she also offers decoration that has an "accumulated over time" sensibility. Her hallmark designs include fusing electrifying color combinations, multi-cultural reference points and hand-crafted elements in all the firm's interior design projects. Her work has been featured in publications such as the Los Angeles Times, House Beautiful, Traditional Home, The Robb Report and Architectural Digest, among others. Let's take a look at some of her beautiful work below:


So, what are your thoughts about her designs? I thought her work is marvelous! Chris Barrett's innate ability to create so many different designs and styles successfully and beautifully while retaining a sense of elegance and refinement made her a very talented and versatile designer. Do you have a favorite room? Any design elements that catches your eye?

For more info regarding Chris Barrett, please visit www.chrisbarrettdesign.com.


  1. What gorgeous rooms !! I dont even know which to pick as my favorites ! Really love the 5th room and the gorgeous kitchens at the bottom !!


  2. Impressing portfolio indeed <3 My faves are the 3rd & 4th room! Going to check the website now - thanks for sharing :) Xo

    - Urska @

  3. Jessie, you have always cool designers ! :)
    Gorgeous projects !


  4. Hi Jessie,
    I enjoyed your opening paragraph. Your description of Chris's talents and design style is well done, and the images you selected support it perfectly.

  5. Beautiful images there are simply far too many lovely rooms for me to have a favourite!
    Such lovely ideas an beautiful homes.
    Fab post.

    Abigail x

  6. I fell for her look hook, line, and sinker! Love her clean approach to design and the wondrous use of color {and the colors she uses ... that buttery yellow is simply heavenly :)}

    ❤ Cat brideblu

  7. Beatiful! I love the wallpapered bathroom ceiling and those framed swimsuits in the third photo.

  8. I LOVE that first bookshelf. Would die to have that in my house! :)

  9. Wonderful eye candy-- she's got such a clean and sophisticated look to her designs. Thanks for sharing!
    Heidi @ Show Some Decor

  10. How fantastic is that Moroccan bathroom?!!

  11. These are some beautiful space...I am loving his outdoors spaces and his use of browns and blues. Thanks for sharing!


  12. Definitely a super talent going on there...I love how all the designs look so varied and different! Modern, retro, traditional, ethnic...they've got it all!

  13. I really like the contrast of dark and ligh and traditional and contemporary of the third to last image.

  14. Wow Jessie, she has a great range of styles and I love them all! The moroccan inspired rooms? Just divine! I would love to have that bathroom... but I also love the rooms with the wood walls, and oh that patio with the pool - ok that is my favorite!

    Hugs & kisses from Rio!

  15. Jessie...she is extremely versatile. It looks like she can pull off any look and do it well. Thanks for the intro.

  16. WOW! How gorgeous and hello framed swimsuits...killer!!

  17. Clearly this lady can do just about anything! Her own home in the latest issue of House Beautiful is by far my favorite. So feminine and warm.

  18. Wow, LOVE. Thank you for stopping by my blog. So glad I found yours today. Love it!

  19. Well there's a lot to love in there. The restaurants are fabulous, especially the one with mirrors. The room with the great photography is a highlight as well as Spanish style interior. Thanks for sharing!

  20. What amazing spaces-especially like all the images from 4 onward. Really love those light fixtures she used in the restaurants in the last couple of pics.

    Hope you have a sweet day, Jessie!

  21. Oh, these are beautiful! Love the tiled fireplace!
    Thanks for stopping by, commenting and following. I'm your newest follower:)


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