Deborah Houseworth is NCIDQ certified and has over 31 years of professional design experience. After graduating with a BA in Interior Design from the International Institute of Interior Design, she worked for two top design firms in the Washington DC area for 11 years before establishing DLH Design Studio, LLC in 1989. She has completed design
projects in Maryland, Virginia, Washington DC, and Florida.
Ms. Houseworth strongly believes that designers must continue to learn in order to create functional interiors suitable for today. Coupled with a strong desire to strengthen the image of interior designers to the general public and business community, she has appeared as a guest lecturer, participated in NSO showhouses , mentored students and taught interior design courses at local colleges.
Ms. Houseworth has been recently named one of the top 28 designers in the Washington DC metro area in the March 2007 issue of Washingtonian Magazine.
Deborah has been practicing for 28 years in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. She is NCIDQ certified and holds a BA in Interior Design from the International Institute of Interior Design.
Function is the most important design principle to award-winning designer, Deborah Houseworth, ASID. Known for her sensitive ability to draw out the needs of each client, Ms. Houseworth creates timeless spaces unique to each individual. She stresses originality rather than the design trend of the moment. By focusing on creativity and detail, along with the combination of comfort with classic design principles, she skillfully interprets the client's needs in order to provide an appropriate design solution. The result is the creation of original, livable spaces.
Professional design experience is only the beginning and must be coupled with strong business skills and efficient project management. DLH Design Studio, LLC is known for skilled project budgeting and site management and is well respected by the architects and contractors they team with.