Insight + Inspiration

Dee Elms interior designer

Your home should not only fit your lifestyle, but inspire you every day. Elms Interior Design is a full-service interior design firm with a focus on creating distinctive homes that reflect their owners’ values and personality. Whether we’re transforming an urban penthouse or a coastal vacation home, we listen closely to translate each client’s aspirations to create beautiful, functional spaces — for the life they want to live.

Dee Elms is a leader in the Boston design community, and her work has been featured in many regional and national publications. The firm’s multi-disciplinary practice combines design, architecture, and craftsmanship to manage transformations of any complexity and scale. Our network of talented partners includes leading architects, engineers, and craftspeople who share our dedication to exceptional, highly finished work. Talk to us about bringing your vision to life.

A Collaborative Process

creative brainstorming

Creative Brainstorming

First, we need to get to know you. We’ll meet with you in your space to talk about your lifestyle and values, your needs and aspirations. We listen closely to understand your personal style and gather insights that will inform both design and functionality. We then share inspiration boards, brainstorm ideas, and discuss next steps.

selection and planning


Here’s where we identify the elements that will define and elevate your space. Whether your project is a renovation or new construction, we will develop a comprehensive design, including well-considered interior architectural plans where required. Your time is valuable, so we simplify decisions by presenting thoughtful choices for your feedback and approval.

project execution

Project Execution

Finally, our team will execute against the plan, managing every detail of your project and coordinating our dedicated contractors and craftspeople at every step. We will share progress and keep you engaged and excited as we transform your space into a home that speaks to your vision — and inspires you every day.

“The mark of a great designer is the ability to see a space and conceptualize the room. Dee is a problem solver with a sophisticated design aesthetic, and that really adds up.”
Client, Brookline

In the Press

Elms Interior Design featured in Cape Cod Home Color Issue Magazine
Design New England, Jan 2017
New England Home, Jan-Feb 2017

It’s always an honor to see our work in leading regional and national publications. See our projects featured on the covers of the January/February 2017 issues of New England Home and Design New England.