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Paloma Contreras is an award-winning interior designer and tastemaker based in Houston, Texas. Paloma’s design sensibility is a modern take on traditional style– gravitating towards classic silhouettes and timeless pieces paired with a touch of glamour and an infusion of color. She has developed a reputation for designing beautiful interiors in a broad range of styles which are executed in a manner that is polished, refined, and effortless. Paloma's interiors are at once timeless, yet fresh-- balancing attention to detail and the intersection of form and function to enhance a well-lived life.

Paloma has been repeatedly named to the prestigious ELLE Decor “A-List” of the top interior designers in the world. She has also been recognized as a “Next Wave” interior designer by House Beautiful and has been named to LUXE Magazine’s “Gold List”. Paloma and her work have been featured in numerous publications and websites including ELLE Decor, Architectural Digest, House Beautiful, Vogue, Domino, Luxe, Traditional Home, Southern Living, Better Homes & Gardens, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal. Paloma recently debuted a licensed collection featuring decorative accessories, bedding, textiles, and lighting with Williams Sonoma Home and has new licensed product partnerships debuting in 2021.

Paloma Contreras
can advise on
Furniture and home decor selection and placement
Floor plan layout
Stores and brands to consider
Styling (surfaces, sofas, beds, walls etc.)
Paint/wall treatments and drapery/window treatments
Cabinetry and built-ins
Fixtures, finishes and trims
Construction and remodel ideas
Exterior design
Career advice for aspiring designers
Guidance / second opinion for professional designers

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1:1 Video Consultation

- with Paloma Contreras

Paloma can't wait to connect with you over video and discuss your space. She can support and guide your design decisions and direction, and answer all of your questions!

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Duration55 minutes
Consultation typePrivate

1:1 Mini Video Consultation

- with Paloma Contreras

Paloma can't wait to connect with you over video and discuss your space. She can support and guide your design decisions and direction, and answer all of your questions!

**Recommended for a few targeted questions or to discuss high level concepts.

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Duration25 minutes
Consultation typePrivate

Why a 1:1 Consultation?

Whether your project is a gut renovation or a room in need of a refresh, Paloma Contreras can guide you in creating a fully-realized space that you’ll love living in.

You can show your space over video, put together a presentation with photos and/or links to walk through over screen-share, or simply chat and take notes. The time is yours to use however is most helpful for you.

The countless decisions of home design tend to be time-consuming and costly. Booking an Expert consultation makes the process easier – and more fun!
Client Experience
"Paloma was lovely! We've long admired her design aesthetic and career trajectory, but meeting her exceeded expectations. As a new interior design studio, the conversation focused on how we can best build the foundation of our business. Paloma provided helpful, thoughtful and thorough responses. We are beyond grateful for our time with her and would absolutely recommend her to other aspiring designers."
Lauren G.
1:1 Video Consultation- with Paloma Contreras
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Paloma Contreras
Houston, Texas, USELLE Decor A-List and author of Dream Design Live and La Dolce Vita Blog