For interior designers, a well-designed website shows off your design skills as much as the portfolio images you display on it. Creating a beautiful, carefully curated online space to showcase your work is another way of demonstrating to clients that you know how to make a room look compelling.
We rounded up online portfolios from 12 incredible interior designers that highlight their unique talents for creating eye-catching interiors. These design talents have worked as editors at internationally renowned magazines like Architectural Digest, Vogue, House & Home, as well as with brands like COS, Ikea, and Paul Mitchell. Many of these designers have a diverse career portfolio which includes a variety of styling and design work. Some designers, like Emma Kay, do creative direction and styling for commercial shoots, while others like Mouchtaris & Co create bespoke furniture.
Whatever their individual aesthetic might be, these interior designers use their online portfolio to highlight their best work, providing visitors with some design inspiration in the process.
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1. Carlos Mota
Formerly the International Style Editor at Architectural Digest, as well as an editor at Elle Decor, interior designer Carlos Mota has a careful eye for filling up a space, especially when it comes to adding accents with flowers. Mota has styled and produced stories for a wide range of the best design-minded magazines, including House & Garden, Vanity Fair, and Vogue, and he counts brands like Saks, Isaac Mizrahi, Clinique, and Neiman Marcus among his clients. Mota recently published a coffee table book, A Touch of Style, which highlights his design work.
A design editor at House & Home magazine for 12 years, Canadian interior designer Cameron MacNeil creates interiors that mix traditional and modern styles. In his website bio, MacNeil shares that he had a love of design from childhood: “At age 11, he was redesigning his bedroom, even sewing his own curtains to be sure he had just the right look.”
3. Emma Kay
A creative director and interiors stylist, Emma Kay has worked as an editor at Elle Decoration, and her editorial work has been published in magazines including The Wall Street Journal, Homes & Gardens, and The Sunday Times Style. She also has an impressive list of commercial clients, such as COS, Ikea, Phaidon Books, HSBC, and Fortnum & Mason.
Designer Sara Zofko has appeared as the on-screen interior designer for the DIY Network’s Restored, a show which focuses on the restoration of heritage homes. Zofko works in a range of styles, tailored to suit the needs of each client and their space. On her portfolio, she neatly arranges work by style (pictured: a mid-century ranch home).
LA-based stylist Amber Lancaster’s interiors tend towards the Californian: vivid colors, lush textures, lots of natural wood and fur rugs. Her work has been featured in Refinery29. Lancaster displays photos of her design work via a clean, vertically scrolling grid.
Founded in 2012 by designer Karolos Mouchtaris, Mouchtaris & Co has recently branched out to create bespoke furniture, in addition to interior design. Natural materials, contrasted with clean-lined geometric shapes, are the hallmark of Mochtaris’ design work, which treads a neat line between modern and classic.
Sydney designer Katie Uther cites her experiences working in London and Paris as highly influential in her design practice. Specializing in luxury interiors, Uther draws inspiration from her prior work with renowned French designer Christian Liaigre. Pictured is a residential space designed in collaboration with Koichi Takada Architects.
Specializing in staging homes for sale, The Styling Group was founded by experienced Melbourne designer Roberto Iaccino. Iaccino has previously styled events such as Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week and Project Runway Australia, and he brings a stylish eye for curation to his work as The Styling Group’s creative director. A distinctive green background helps this portfolio website stands out.
Founded by Utah brothers Mark and Paul Wadsworth, Wadsworth Design creates furniture and fixtures, in addition to designing residential and commercial interiors. Wadsworth Design has created a range of salon fixtures for Paul Mitchell, as well as designing several Paul Mitchell franchises and other salons. They have a focus on sustainable production, making use of recycled materials and creating work that’s built to last.
Designer Deborah French has a diverse artistic background, ranging from work at Vogue to a sculptural art practice. She’s worked designing stores internationally for Polo Ralph Lauren as well as interiors for Marriott hotels. French’s work with her own design firm focuses on luxury and comfort. A bold logo and a muted grey background add personality to her online portfolio.
The studio of Toronto designer Christopher DeBoer, Sybrandt Creative works on residential projects ranging from visually updating a single room to extensive structural renovations. Sybrandt has a focus on playful texture, adding interest via unusual wallpapers, artworks, and unexpected pops of color.
12. Ore Studios
Andy Beers is the creative behind Seattle’s Ore Studios, which specializes in residential interiors. Beers’ spaces manage to look carefully curated and invitingly casual at the same time, with comfort and natural light always a priority. Ore Studios has been featured in Architectural Digest, among other publications.