Meet Paloma

Paloma Contreras is an award-winning interior decorator, tastemaker, and design influencer 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. Paloma has honed her distinct eye for style through a decade in the design industry and a lifetime of appreciating beauty in all of its various forms. 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 was recently named to ELLE DECOR‘s prestigious “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”. In 2017, Paloma was named #4 on the Forbes list of the Top Social Media Influencers in the Home category and is one of the Top 10 Instagram accounts to follow for interior design according to ELLE DECOR. Paloma and her work have been featured in numerous publications and websites including  ELLE DECORArchitectural Digest, House BeautifulVogueDomino, Luxe,  Traditional HomeSouthern Living, the New York TimesThe Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal. In additionPaloma has also worked on special projects with top brands such as One Kings Lane, Bravo Television, American Express, Kitchen Aid, Nest, Kohler, Auberge du Soleil, and Peninsula Hotels. Paloma’s first book, Dream Design Live was published by Abrams in September 2018. In her free time, Paloma enjoys traveling with her husband, Fabian and spending time with their sweet dog, Tate.

The Firm

Our firm believes that every home should be a reflection of the people who inhabit its walls. Through our signature design approach, we develop a comprehensive, bespoke plan suited to each individual project resulting in comfortable, luxurious spaces reflective of our clients’ tastes, interests, and lifestyles. Our team strives to make the design process as enjoyable and stress-free for our clients as possible. We pride ourselves in the attention to detail and personal approach we bring to every project. As a result of our commitment to excellence and signature design experience, we have an 92% client return rate with past clients coming back to Paloma Contreras Design for new projects.

We believe that the most beautiful interiors are also the most personal and that the functionality of a home is as important as its beauty.  While based in Houston, we have also completed projects in The Hamptons, Santa Barbara, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, and Chicago and are currently working on projects throughout the country.

“While many try, there are few who can master effortless sophistication like Paloma Contreras.” – Domino