The professional Interior Design Team at Sheffield Furniture & Interiors consists of talented designers with a diverse range of experience and expertise. Sheffield interior designers can create the look you love in your own home. Explore our designers’ portfolios below to see which of our professionals is right for you.
“The connections I make with my clients are so important to achieving successful design results and, most importantly, keeping my clients happy and involved in the design process!”
Paige exudes an easygoing style that is evident throughout her design work. Her background in architectural drafting,
antiques, and both residential and commercial design enables Paige to tackle any size design project you could fathom.
“Everyone envisions their home reflecting their personality. My job is to understand that vision and make it a reality.”
Liz’s career began over 20 years ago when she and her husband, Jim, purchased a furniture refinishing business. The discovery of her natural ability for working with color, scale, and pattern followed closely behind and has fed her passion for interior design. Liz’s talent has led her to designing spaces in prestigious commercial and residential neighborhoods.
“It is all in the details. I love to incorporate my client’s lifestyle into the designs I create, not only with beautiful colors and perfect scale, but right down to the smallest of details.”
Joanna’s keen eye for scale and her experience works in all aspects of the interior design world from commercial visual
displays to residential designs has enabled her to flourish as an interior designer at Sheffield. She enjoys incorporating unexpected,
yet elegant, touches into her designs, whether that is a traditional sofa in a contemporary fabric or sleek, modern
accessories mixed among antiques.
“I base my philosophy on interpreting each client’s taste and helping them create beautiful environments that they can enjoy. Each client provides a uniquely rewarding challenge. I love to see that ‘A-Ha’ moment on their faces and then know I’ve done it right!”
A personal approach and caring nature are Laura’s trademarks and it’s not uncommon for her to become personal friends with her
clients while working with them. Her love for sophisticated style that makes a home feel well appointed, yet comfortable is evident
throughout all her work. She strongly believes good design is timeless, functional and pleasing to the eye – regardless of the style.
“A beautiful home where you are able to relax, spend time with family, entertain friends, and reenergize for the day – that is what I want to provide for all of my clients.”
Merrie loves the process of design. From the research of a new project, planning the space and the details, and problem
solving any obstacles that may come her way. She is always experimenting with new technology, materials, and construction
techniques in her design plans but has a place in her heart for the integrity of old world craftsmanship.
“As in nature, the beauty of a home is found in the details.”
Cate strongly believes that good design can run the gamut from simple to complex and must consist of many layers, but
should never be static. An accomplished designer, she believes the most rewarding and important part of the design process
is getting to know her customers and ultimately providing them with a space they love to call their home.
“Every design project is a wonderful challenge! I love the journey from beginning to end.”
Diane’s impressive background in art and design includes experience in graphic design, custom framing, fine arts, visual
merchandising, and of course interior design. While she describes her personal style as “french country with an eclectic
flair,” Diane’s ability to work intimately with clients, narrow down the limitless options, and understand their individual style
and preferences always ensures beautiful and successful results.
“Designing a home is better than having every color crayon in the world, there is so much you can do, endless options!”
Leslie credits her successful interior design career to her honed listening skills, intuition and ability to work within each clients’ preferences and tastes. She’s keenly aware of how the pieces in a space work together. Her ability to establish a focal point and design the details around it really make her designs pop.
“Great design should marry beauty with function. I love helping my clients achieve that balance.”
A self-described textile junkie, Christina loves to use fabric and patterns to transform a space. She understands how a well
designed home creates harmony for those who reside there; and it was her desire to help people achieve this harmony that
inspired her to become a designer.
“Clients today are very savvy and know what they want; but even if they don’t, I’m always ready for the adventure of meeting someone new and learning about what’s important to them.”
Mary Katherine believes in educating her clients about furniture and design so they feel confident throughout the decision
making process – whether that is simply selecting one item of furniture or designing an entire room. Her approach is very
collaborative and she loves to incorporate her client’s personal hobbies and collections into her designs.
Jessica Deal Fadgen
Window Treatment Specialist
“It’s my goal to take my client’s vision and deliver results that surpass what they ever could have imagined. I live for the final reveal!”
Jessica’s love for style, pattern, and fabric is evident when she speaks about her love for window treatment design. She believes that everyone deserves good design in their home decor and prides herself on her ability to listen and connect with her clients.
“It's important to allow the client to be the star player when designing a space. I incorporate color and style preferences along with family dynamics in creating a cohesive design plan and a beautiful home.”
Ruth brings to Sheffield over 20 years of professional design experience. She stays inspired by always keeping up to date on new products and trends. Her client focused approach makes the design experience memorable and fun while creating a space that's both beautiful and personalized.
With 20 years of experience in commercial and residential interior design, including a specialization in window treatments, Danielle brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to every project. Building a relationship with her clients is something she both loves to do and believes is essential in achieving the finest results. With her clients’ input, she is able to seamlessly blend their individual tastes and with gorgeous new styles and trends.
Summarized simply, Danielle’s style is modern elegance. She prefers classic and timeless designs, often selecting neutral colors and accenting with pops of color in accessories. Her attention to detail and commitment to her clients creates a stunning final product and a truly first class design experience.
Katie is nationally recognized for her skill as an interior designer. A few of her strengths include space planning, custom window treatments, and accessory selection and placement. And with a focus on residential design, she believes in creating homes that are warm, comfortable, and functional, as well as beautiful.
Her talent is easily observed in the quality and range of her work. From small urban spaces in Philadelphia to large traditional estates, Katie has consistently found the perfect designs to complement her clients’ personal tastes, as well as the unique architecture of their homes. Her many talents and broad range of skills make working with Katie a truly satisfying,
first class experience.
“I see myself as a facilitator in the process, taking my lead from the client and guiding them to achieve their vision. This results in a pleasing experience for everyone involved.”
Fran Healy brings with him over 25 years of experience, and his extensive work in interior design allows him to easily identify a client’s needs and tastes. Fran believes in a collaborative experience and works closely with clients to create a truly dynamic and personal design for their homes.
Fran is very adaptable. While he personally appreciates farmhouse, mid-century modern to contemporary styles, he also enjoys mixing styles together to create a unique design tailored to perfectly meet his client’s needs.
Interior Designer & Window Treatment Specialist
“As a people-person, I am genuinely interested in finding out how I can turn a client’s space into a reflection of what is important to them.”
Lori Yanez is a talented interior designer with over 20 years of experience. From Delaware Today Home and Garden Awards to Reader’s Choice Awards, Lori has been repeatedly recognized for her stunning designs.
Lori’s personal style is classic, timeless elegance that is sophisticated, comfortable, and livable. She loves working with textiles and blending fabrics, colors, and textures into cohesive palettes. Lori is also well-known for her finishing touches, such as window treatments and accessories.
Combining her talent with her love for people, Lori creates a truly collaborative and enjoyable design experience for her clients. She believes that it is a privilege to be invited into someone’s home and be given the opportunity to help them design a space that is individualized, functional, and beautiful. She believes in developing strong relationships with her clients, which is part of why her clients return to her again and again.
Contact Lori today to schedule an appointment.
“I enjoy all aspects of the furniture and design world. Discovering what inspires my clients and helping them make their homes reflect that is the highlight of my day.”
Christina began her career in the furniture industry with Theodore’s Contemporary Furniture in Washington, D.C. She made the transition in 2001 to the former Danker Furniture, now Sheffield Furniture, in Rockville, Maryland. She quickly rose to become one of their top design specialists while accumulating a wide and varied client base. Because she has the unique ability to understand and quickly define a client’s individual needs, Christina is able to deliver a finished design product with exacting style. Christina enjoys all aspects of the furniture and design world, from contemporary, transitional, to traditional. Her great sense of color, form, and design trends makes her an ideal partner on any interior design project. Her accomplishments include a broad range of architectural styles: arts and crafts bungalow, contemporary homes, traditional homes, and beach properties on the Eastern Shore. The Vargo home, a recent prestigious project featured in the 58th annual Potomac Country House Tour, is a re-imagined colonial brought to new life by Christina.
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“When designing your home you need to consider both form and function. It should be beautiful, but also meet your needs.”
Tracy’s open-minded approach to design allows her to assist clients on projects ranging from contemporary to historical
reproductions and everything in between. Her ultimate goal is to help her clients discover their own personal style and
reflect that in her designs.
“My top priority when working with my clients is to listen to their needs and goals for their space. I know I’ve succeeded when I can provide a solution that fits hand to glove.”
Rita enjoys all disciplines of interior design from contemporary, to traditional, to eclectic styles. Not only is Rita focused
on determining ideal furniture placement, but knows it’s also important to fine tune the details of a room such as window
treatments, accessories, greenery and artwork.
“From traditional to contemporary, each style is inspiring and provides unique opportunities to experiment with multiple that together work cohesively to create a beautifully designed space. “
With over 30 years of experience working as an interior designer, Jane’s passion derives from working closely with her
clients to bring their vision to life. She loves working with color and seamlessly integrating new pieces into her client’s
"Details make the room, adding character and life to the space."
Patrick is known for his ability to work comfortably with styles spanning traditional to contemporary and everything in between. His attention to detail and knack for making spaces look livable and personalized keeps his clients returning again and again seeking his expert advice.
“I love using color to add a personal touch to a client’s space and truly make it their own. When working with a client, I want them to feel taken care and that I’m listening to their vision—so they’ll be excited about the finished project.”
Gretchen embraces a collaborative approach to design—she frequently teams up with other designers who share her vision.
The result is a team approach that represents ideas from several creative minds. When she’s not hard at work for
clients, she enjoys exercising, playing tennis, needlework and relaxing at the beach.
“My goal when working with a new client is to make their home a wonderful place that represents them and their family. I want to transform their simple space into the room of their dreams!”
Whether you’re remodeling your entire home or just redecorating a small space, Nancy will create a look that’s stylish, timeless,
comfortable, and most importantly speaks to your personal style. She has a flair for incorporating new pieces in with
her client’s existing items and working with a wide range of design styles from traditional to contemporary.
“I believe that relationship building is a major component of good interior design. In order to create a home that is welcoming, calming and comforting, it is vital to understand my clients’ tastes, objectives and lifestyles. Once I understand the relationship that my clients want with their home, I am able to blend their architectural needs and personal tastes into an interior that is appropriate, timeless, painterly… and completely their own. And, at the end, there is no greater compliment than to have my satisfied clients refer me into the homes of their family and friends.”
Carl Williamson’s career in the luxury furniture and interior design industry began two decades ago in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California when he joined Great Things Antiques, Fine Furnishings & Interior Design as Principal Designer & Buyer. He showed a talent for color, texture, style, and space planning. He deftly embraced the styles appropriate for the trophy beach properties of California’s Gold Coast, the traditionalism demanded by the mansions along the storied 17 Mile Drive of Pebble Beach, the intimate Arts & Crafts bungalows of Carmel and the contemporary style demanded by the Silicon Valley elite. Commercial and hospitality interiors, including hotels and restaurants, expanded his scope in 1997. And, in 2000, Carl began traveling across the United States as clients requested their second and third homes to be “Carlized.” Carl explains that his loyal following is based on his client first ethic, exceeding expectations, and delivering an exemplary finished project.
Carl wholeheartedly looks forward to creating an interior just for you at Sheffield’s Furniture & Interiors in Rockville, MD.
Carl wholeheartedly looks forward to creating an interior just for you at Sheffield’s Furniture & Interiors in Rockville, MD.
“I find in sales, especially, that it’s most important to sell to my clients exactly as I would like to be sold to. To build relationships with them and truly understand their needs.”
Mike has been in the home furnishings industry for over 50 years. Starting out in retail furniture sales at Woodward & Lothrop in Washington, DC, Mike went on to become a factory representative, traveling the Maryland, Virginia, and DC region for 15 years. He then took a break and ran a very successful clothing store in Montgomery Mall in Bethesda for almost 25 years with his wife, Brenda. Never losing his love of the furniture business, he returned after a year of retirement and came to work for Danker/Sheffield Furniture & Interiors. He now has a huge client base and deals with many of the top designers in the area. Mike has extensive knowledge of the industry and has a flair for design that is welcome by all.
“Members of my family worked in custom drapery and design. My exposure to that as a child sparked my interest in the custom home furniture industry.”
Charles’ prides himself on his thorough knowledge of furniture construction and refined ability to pair fabric based on the
needs and style of his client. His no-pressure attitude puts everyone at ease, as well as his patience and never-ending
willingness to listen to his clients.
“After listening to my clients’ needs and desires, I try to create an environment that is uniquely theirs.”
Keith’s loyal client following can be attributed not only to his 40 years experience in the furniture and interior design industry,
but also the versatility in his ability to work with styles ranging from modern, to transitional, to classic.
“Your home should tell the story of who you are and what you love.”
Growing up in a family of interior designers, Allen learned the value of beautiful spaces, that are also practical and approachable, at an early age. Known for his courageous approach to color and pattern, he welcomes the opportunity to find a creative solution to fit his client’s needs. Allen truly believes that the client is the most important member of the design team and their collaboration yields the most inspiring results.
Philip J. Rowe has an impressive history in interior design. He has worked with clients, both residential and commercial, from all around the world—Singapore, South Africa, Swiss Alps, Boulder, Colorado, Paris and many more. An expert in fabric and draperies, Philip excels at layering textures to create the perfect look.
Philip’s design principles revolve around creative function, and he considers himself to be a creative realist. Taking personal pride in listening, Philip is always able to really understand what his clients are looking for in their design. He is exceptional at balancing their styles to create beautiful and practical interiors that are a true reflection of his clients’ needs and tastes.
With his talent for design, broad experience, and dedication to serving his clients, Philip J. Rowe will provide you with the experience you deserve and the timeless interior you crave.
“In today’s hectic and stressful times, it’s relaxing to come home to a place of respite and be surrounded by beauty and comfort.”
Michelle combines her love of design with over 30 years of experience to create amazing spaces that uniquely reflect her clients. She attributes her success to the close partnership she forms with new customers, helping them achieve a customized designed that unique reflects their own style.
“I like to mix shapes, textures and colors to create a finished space that looks put together, but not as though it’s trying too hard.”
Elena’s experiences working across United States, in South America, and the Caribbean brings a fresh perspective to the
design team. She has worked in both residential and commercial spaces and is adept at creating fresh and innovative
looking to satisfy her client’s every need.
“I love the process of good design because it makes the client’s home a reflection of them. And when your home looks good, you feel better about yourself.”
Randy is a firm believer that a home is like a portrait of its owners and his job as the designer is to beautifully illustrate the
personality of the family that lives there. He loves learning about his clients and how best to reflect their style and personality
in his designs.
“Listening to the client is one of the most important elements of good design.”
Terry boasts 30 years of experience in the interior design industry; her career began in custom window treatments, then she
moved into furnishings and floor coverings before she landed at a design firm. She has lead designs on both commercial
and residential homes and excels at helping clients at every stage of their project from blueprint interior specifications to
window treatments and accessories.
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“Your home is your sanctuary-where you create memories that last a lifetime. It should reflect who you are and should be a space that makes you happy and puts you at ease.”
MaryRose is an accomplished artist who uses her natural talent and sense of color to create warm and inviting spaces for her clients. She takes pride in the trust and confidence her clients have in her; and says that
building relationships with those clients is one of her favorite parts of the design process.
“It’s so important to turn rooms into comfortable living spaces to suit a client’s lifestyle and personal taste, and to take into account their children and pets. A home should be beautiful but also fit your individual needs.”
Sharon prides herself on listening carefully to the needs of each client in order to create cozy yet chic interiors. Her relaxed
attitude and open approach, combined with a fine attention to detail, leave her with the ability to create functional and
beautiful rooms for her loyal clients.
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Welcome to Sheffield Furniture & Interiors "One of the Largest Stickley Furniture Dealers in the World".
Sheffield offers so much more than the average furniture store. Yes, we carry the top name brand furniture lines such as Stickley, Henredon, Baker Furniture, and Hickory Chair. We even carry world famous designer collections from Christopher Guy, Suzanne Kasler, Mariette Himes Gomez, Thomas Pheasant, Alexa Hampton, Thomas O'Brien, Ralph Lauren, and Barbara Barry. Yes, we are one of the largest dealer of Stickley fine furniture and hand made Oriental rugs in the world, and yes, we have been named the "Most Beautiful Showroom" in the Tri-State area. But, none of the above is what makes Sheffield different... We are different because of our excellent service and our diverse teams of professional interior designers and interior design consultants.
For more than 60 years, Sheffield has been offering excellent service and products to our clients from homes on Philadelphia's Main Line to the Jersey & Delaware Shores, from the peaks of the Rockies to the sands of the Turks in Caicos, even to as far as Europe and South Africa. We have also opened two new furniture stores in the DC metro area. You can now shop Sheffield Furniture in Rockville, MD, and Sheffield Furniture in Dulles, VA.
Our talented interior design teams that have enabled us to uphold our long standing reputation as "The Best of the Main Line". Our design team's main objective and purpose is to assist all of our clients in attaining their "Dream Home". We recognize that each individual has a different dream of the perfect home. That is why each Sheffield interior designer is trained to work very closely with a client. They will spend time discovering their needs, wants, and dreams. It is only with this information that they can best guide a client in making selections that will be the very best choice for their particular desires.
Our interior designers also assist our clients with custom window treatments, custom bed linens, wood blinds, wallpaper and paint selections, as well as, carpeting and Oriental rug selections. They will even go to the home and place lighting and accessories after the furniture has been delivered. To learn more about the benefits of our interior designers, please visit our Design Studio.
We welcome you to explore our site... It offers you a glimpse of who we are and what we can offer you. You may wish to take a showroom tour of our flagship store in Malvern while you are here... But, we encourage you to experience Sheffield Furniture & Interiors for yourself. It is only by a personal visit that you can fully appreciate the vast selections of furniture and home accessories we offer. A personal visit will also give you a chance to see one of our design teams in action. If you prefer to set up a private appointment, please contact one of our showroom managers.
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