Interior design should be a total sensory experience. From my training as both a performer and artisan - I seek to create interiors that nurture and stimulate all the senses.
Linda Merrill, is an expert in the fields of interior design, media communications & marketing. A lifelong passion for creating beautiful - and livable - spaces combined with a savvy business mind has brought her design work and writing to a national and even international audience. Linda offers her interior design services in person in Massachusetts and "virtually" world wide - which is a great service for budget projects both far and near. Her blog, Surroundings, offers her unique views on wide ranging aspects of the built environment from architecture, photographic tours, product reviews, design inspirations, special events and even movie set decor! Linda is a sought after writer and voice in the field of interior design and not only publishes her own popular blogs, but is a contributing writer to other media outlets. She is also producer and moderator of a weekly roundtable discussion group, The Skirted Roundtable, that is available via podcast. Linda has served on the Board of Directors of the New England Chapter of the IFDA (International Furnishing & Design Association) as VP of Communications and provides both consulting and hands on marketing expertise for her peers in the industry. In addition to artistic pursuits, Linda had a long public-television career as a business executive at WGBH-Channel 2, Boston, the nation¿s flagship PBS station. Working in product development and management, Linda honed the project and financial management skills essential to the successful management an interior design firm as well as client budgets.
Linda holds a certificate in Decorative Arts from the acclaimed Boston Architectural College and a Bachelor's of Music Performance degree. Linda continues to perform and teach flute students. Her love of all the arts informs and inspires her designs on every level.