Monday, August 11, 2014

“Tradition with a Twist”, Amy Morris Design

Amy Morris has a knack for forming a happy marriage between the classic and the contemporary.  Her designs age naturally.  I have yet to see one of her designs that looks dated.  An Atlanta native, Amy founded her design firm with her trademark philosophy: “simplifying adds a level of elegance”. Specializing in transitional design, she’s known for sophisticated, traditional interiors with a fresh twist.
One of  the most pinned earlier projects of Amy’s is the lovely home she designed for her parents that continues to stand the test of time. I believe this was completed in 2010.

This kitchen served as my inspiration for one of our fixer uppers a couple of years ago.  Love the subway tile and the clock!!

via traditional home
This beautiful bathroom is perfection personified!!
amy morris via traditional home
How many of you have coveted this fabulous mirror on Pinterest?
Great powder room; features a pair of arched iron windowpane mirrors placed together to look like one; the vanity is topped with linden green limestone.
And…speaking of Pinterest…I think Amy may have started the oversize art craze with this fabulous vignette
greige: interior design ideas and inspiration for the transitional home: New Traditional
Like every good designer Amy’s style has evolved over the years.  She still has her same signature take on tradition but with a cleaner more modern spin.
Amy Morris, Amy D. Morris Interiors | Photography by Emily Followill | Christmas House 2012 | Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles |
She still favors a neutral pallet …

Favoring texture over pattern….

Organic materials counterbalance the contemporary surfaces

All photos via Amy Morris Interiors unless otherwise noted.

 If you would like to see more of Amy's beautiful work go here

Amy is one of my design heroes.  How about you?  Who floats your boat when it comes to design?


  1. These images are gorgeous, Cindy! Amy Morris has quite a style. I love the luxurious comfort I'm seeing. I'll definitely check out her website. The perfect design inspirations for today!

  2. The rooms with a sloped ceiling are stunning !

  3. Yes, I have admired the bathroom with the iron mirror on Pinterest! And I love the kitchen too!

  4. A very striking and sophisticated look with the black and cream accents!

    The Arts by Karena

  5. I've never run across Amy Morris' designs before but she is right up my alley. Such stunning spaces!

  6. Beautiful portfolio! What stunning interiors!! Love the architectural iron windows as a mirror. And, Cindy, so glad to see you on Instagram :) Cheers!

  7. Your kitchen is perfect with the sleek kitchen and the simple stools. The choice of bright color theme is popular for this minimalist area. White color is great for this kitchen design with small space. The ultramodern kitchen looks sleek and clean with the contemporary kitchen with the black simple stools.

  8. Amen to everything you said! Love how much she uses raw wood in her designs, traditional but still so elegant!

  9. She definitely makes you want to "go big or go home"…I like that.

  10. Quite a beautiful blend of rustic meets elegant with texture yet a streamlined edge! Love it!


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