Kristy Mastrandonas, RID, ASID, IDS
Hallmark Design Group LLC
ASID Texas Chapter, Fort Worth Design Community, Chair 2011-2012
IDS Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter, Membership Chair 2011-2012
(214) 458-9479 phone
(940) 784-2229 fax
Kristy Mastrandonas is a licensed & registered interior designer (RID) with the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners (TBAE), as well as owner and principal interior designer of Hallmark Design Group, an award- winning full-service interior design firm which services the greater Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. In addition, Kristy is also a professional member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and the Interior Design Society (IDS), where she is actively involved in each local chapter as a board member. Currently, she is serving on the ASID Fort Worth Design Community Board as Chair for 2011-2012, and on the Interior Design Society DFW Chapter Board as Membership Chair for 2011-2012.
While Kristy has 23 years of design industry experience to include commercial, retail and residential interiors, she discovered that her true passion was in residential interior design 15 years ago and hasn’t looked back since. In 2003, she founded Hallmark Design Group to better serve her growing list of clientele, with the goal of helping her clients design and furnish a home that is true to their personal taste and lifestyle. So whether you’re building a new home or remodeling an existing one, or needing design assistance for only one room, let Kristy inspire and assist you in creating the spaces you’ve always dreamed of coming home to.
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|Traci Connell 972-523-6157 Link
Interior designer, Traci Connell, IDS, IFDA, currently serves as the Dallas/Fort Worth Chapter President of the Interior Design Society, where she has held office for the past 4 years. Owner of Connell Interiors, an interior design firm serving the Dallas metroplex, Traci and her team bring over 12 years of expertise to her rapidly growing client base of over 300 satisfied clients. Their glowing praises combined with her exquisite work have landed her several feature articles from a full range of publications. Traci attributes her success to her unique ability to pull her client's lifestyle & tastes into her design to create living spaces that are beautiful, yet functional. Get to know Traci a bit beyond the fringe & fabrics by taking a look at her design blog 'Classic…with a twist' at www.connellinteriors.blogspot.com.
|Nancy Anderson Ross 214.752.9005 Link
Owner and Principal Designer Nancy Anderson Ross, TAID, Allied Member ASID, and her award-winning design teams at Dallas Design Group Interiors have carved out a niche in the design field. Their firm offers very innovative interior construction detailing, along with all aspects of interior design and furnishings. This combination has proven key in today's discriminating marketplace. An impressive 29 years of providing excellent service and personal commitment is evidenced by their prestigious client list, both local and national.
| Sherry Hayslip 214.871.9106 Link
Over the past 25 plus years, Sherry Hayslip, ASID, IIDA, has established a reputation as one of the premier interior designers in Dallas/Fort Worth. As owner and principal designer for Hayslip Design Associates, Inc., Ms. Hayslip is personally involved in every firm project. Sherry received her bachelor’s degree with honors and has done graduate work in Liberal Arts at SMU. She has also attended Parson School of Design in Italy, the National Institute of Design and the Cooper Hewitt graduate studies program in Italy, studying in Rome at the Cornell University abroad program and numerous other study trips. One of the secrets of her success has been her passion for this continuing study in the decorative arts and architecture. She attended the Harvard University Graduate School of Design summer programs and participated in a Bard Graduate Studies in Decorative Arts Program. Along with architect Cole Smith, Ms. Hayslip co-founded the Dallas Symposium of Decorative Arts & Interiors. The Symposium was held for seven years in conjunction with the Dallas Museum of Art and brought scholars from Europe and the United States to lecture for each three-day event.
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|Sarah Pickard Pickard Design Studio 214-902-0069 Link
With over 15 years of industry experience, Sarah Pickard has cultivated her eye for style and business leadership successfully founding her own business, Pickard Design Studio, in 2006. Noted for creating room designs with her sophisticated color sense and refined use of materials, her distinctive style reflects her passion for the unexpected grounded by her knowledge of design history.
She holds her degree in Interior Design from El Centro College and is a Registered Interior Designer with the State of Texas. Ms. Pickard has worked both nationally and internationally with her work featured in award-winning projects and publications. While her career began in multi-family and clubhouses, she has since become one the leading and “go-to” interior designers for commercial and hospitality projects. Sarah Pickard and Sarah Pickard Interiors are registered members of WBENC, HUB and NTCRCA as well as several business and industry organizations. Sarah is known for her sophisticated style, bold new ideas and a strong point of view. Her ability to unite fine detailing and functionality makes her an innovative giant in the field of interior design both locally and internationally.
|Rhonda Vandiver White 972.458.7787 Link
Principal Designer - RID.ASID.IIDA.LEED AP
Rhonda Vandiver White formed RSVP Design Services to offer clients her design skills and extraordinary attention to detail. Her design work in exceptional furniture and antique showrooms has given her the opportunity to work in many different styles. This is including, but not limited to, Traditional, Texas Ranch, and Contemporary. Her work has been featured in TIME, Southern Accents, and Texas Ranch magazines.
Rhonda has degrees in both Interior Design and Fashion & Textile Merchandising, is a registered Interior Designer in Texas and Tennessee, and she is NCIDQ-certified. She is also a member of ASID and IIDA and has been LEED certified since 2008. She has over twenty years experience in the field of Interior Design, including residential, commercial and sustainable projects.
|Shay Geyer IBB Design Group 214-618-6609 Link
Designing professionally since 2001, she considers her design style traditional with clean lines and a comfortable feeling with a touch of glamour. Her work has been published in several magazines & other print media including her monthly editorial feature in ON Magazine. Shay's goal in design is to create a warm inviting atmosphere that reflects the unique personal taste of each client. Being a part of a company with a highly regarded reputation for quality home furnishings and a personal approach to design often lands her high-profile and lifelong clients that trust her not only with their primary homes but also vacation homes across the country. Shay's favorite projects are transitional and traditional in nature, but she
welcomes the challenge of numerous other styles. Shay has been the design expert for WFAA's Good Morning Texas since 2006. Her design segments can be
seen on the show every Friday. She is one of IBB Design Furniture Showroom's buyers for furniture, accessories, and lighting traveling all over the world to markets several times a year. Her blog, Designer Detective, has a huge following of fans from all over the world.
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Barbara Gilbert , CPD, CDCS 214-641-7897 LINK
Barbara Gilbert Interiors is a full-service interior design and furniture specialty firm located in Dallas, Texas. The company was founded by professional designer Barbara Gilbert on the
premise that everyone deserves to live in style and comfort. Barbara prides herself in creating timeless designs that are a true reflection of her client’s style and always meets budget and scheduling requirements.
A respected expert in her field, Barbara is a Certified Dewey Color Specialist and is the current
Vice President of the Interior Design Society, DFW Chapter and has contributed her advice to television and radio programs such as Good Morning Texas, DFW Closeup, KSAX DFW Nonstop and House Talk Today. She has also served as a presenter for the 2011 Dallas Home and
Garden Show and a judge of the 2011 and 2012 Habitat for Humanity Design Duel.
Recent honors include Houzz’s ‘Best of Remodeling’ 2012 award and designation by AVA Living as a Top 10 Window Treatment Designer. Her designs have also been featured in international publications such as Cheers! Wine Cellar Design, by ArtPower Publishing.
|Cheryl Van Duyne, RID, ASID 214-649-4239 LINK
Cheryl Van Duyneis a registered interior designer in the State of Texas, a professional member of the American Society of Interior Designers and the National Council of Interior Design Qualification and the Texas Association for Interior Designers. She is the owner and principal of her company and has been in business over 25 years.
Continued study in England and France has influenced Cheryl’s design work; however, she enjoys the challenge and opportunity to work in all design styles and has designed several modern projects. Cheryl has won numerous design awards for her work and has worked all across the United States including Kauai, HI. Her work has been published several times locally, nationally and internationally.
Cheryl enjoys all aspects of interior design from space planning to the placement of the last piece of art and accessories. Remodeling, often considered the most difficult projects because of the constant uncertainty and surprises, is one of Cheryl’s strong suits. Never one to turn down a challenge, the rewards are often the greatest when designing and rebuilding completely unique and beautifully functional spaces.
“Interior design is the process for creating functional, comfortable and beautiful spaces for people to use and enjoy. I love the process and it is very rewarding when clients tell me that my work has made their lives better. Listening to clients and guiding them to achieve the look and lifestyle they desire is what interior design is all about. “
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| Nicole Arnold 214-616-3340 LINK
Nicole Arnold is passionate about creating home designs that reflect her clients' personalities and lifestyles. She designs office environments that emanate the professional image her clientele seeks. Nicole excels in uncovering each client’s desired outcome, balancing aesthetics and functionality, to create his or her perfect space. She's developed a best of best list of contractors and vendors to insure she delivers the results her clients expect. Many of Nicole's clients view her as a friend, not just their designer, due to her warm personality and professionalism.
Nicole's design style is best defined as transitional. However, her talents enable her to blend combinations of contemporary and traditional elements to produce an eclectic look, uniquely tailored to each client's taste. Her clients appreciate the range of design services she offers which include originating a custom residential or commercial office look from scratch, modernizing and enhancing existing furnishings, or simply rearranging them for a fresh look and feel.
Nicole has a BA in Marketing and Professional Sales from Kennesaw State University. Prior to opening her Interior Design firm, she enjoyed a 16-year sales career with Levi Strauss & Co., where she developed brand awareness initiatives, increased revenues and led those on her team to reach higher potential through personal mentoring and empowerment.