Design Styles of Elaine Griffin

“Feed someone, change his evening. Change his clothes, you impact his day. Change a person's environment, you change his life,” is the motto that fuels the work of New York decorator

Elaine Griffin

. Griffin truly believes that your house is a reflection of who you are, where you’re from and where you’re going, which is a shared sentiment of interior designers alike.  Don't you just love that?  It's how we feel , but she says it better than we do.

Backed by a Bachelor of Art in Art History from Yale and postgraduate studies from New York School of Interior Design, Elaine Griffin is a very accomplished decorator with an amazing resume to follow her. Aside from being a current editor of Better Homes & Gardens and a former editor of special projects at Elle Décor, Griffin has been honored as being one of House Beautiful’s Top 100 American Designers. Much of Elaine’s work has been featured in large publications such as Elle Décor, Southern Accents and Oprah’s O at Home, to name a few. She has also appeared in several television design segments for broadcasts such as The Today Show. Elaine's new book "

Design Rules

" is currently available in stores.

Elaine Griffin’s approach to designing the living space of her clients is to simply implement a refined version of the client’s vision for the space, no matter what style the client prefers. Here’s a look at the design styles of Elaine Griffin and some of her past work.

We weren't too familiar with the work of Elaine Griffin, but we must admit that her designs are quite good, especially the stunning bathroom shown above.  Also love the black forest deer chandelier above the library table in the image before.

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Elaine Griffin Interior Design