Our Firm

We start the process by listening, and then we keep listening.

As a full-service high end design firm, Interior Designs Atelier is committed to designing curated spaces that are a beautiful reflection of what’s most important to you. We share your distinct vision for a home that truly reflects your style, your passions, and your joys.

From foundations to furnishings, Interior Designs Atelier will help you achieve your design goals – we are dedicated to serving you through every phase of your project. The process of creating a living environment for you should be filled with moments of inspiration, hours of hard work and flashes of humor. Your experience with Interior Designs Atelier will be unmatched.

OUR TEAM

Linda Gerace-Skinner,
Allied ASID

Managing Partner
Interior Designer

My interior design goal is to merge functionality with beautiful design details that integrate multiple textures and finishes to create an interesting yet cohesive environment.

Linda Gerace-Skinner, an award-winning designer, is a graduate of The Sage Colleges’ prestigious Interior Design Program. Her design career began thirty years ago in the residential furniture market and has expanded to include remodeling, new build construction and commercial design. Linda is also accredited as an Allied Member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). In 2014, she was awarded 1st place by ASID for her design of Saratgoa’s highly favored restaurant, 15 Church. Linda has also received accolades for her livable designs with Builder Spec homes in the Capital District and Minneapolis where she resided for eight years. Returning to the Upstate region last year, Linda continues to work virtually designing for her clients all over the country including California, Florida, Massachusetts, Vermont, and Wisconsin. “My interior design goal is to merge functionality with beautiful design details that integrate multiple textures and finishes to create an interesting yet cohesive environment.” Linda loves creating relationships with her clients to achieve the best possible reflection of them which is evident in her attitude and the end result!

Diane Meyer,
Allied ASID

Partner
Interior Designer

Above all else, my interiors reflect the personality of the people residing within them. I believe that telling the homeowner’s personal story is paramount.

Diane Meyer is an award-winning interior designer best known for her warm and luxuriously livable interiors. With more than twenty years of extensive and considerable experience, she has helped clients articulate their unique personalities through the art of exceptional design. “Above all else, my interiors reflect the personality of the people residing within them,” says Diane. “I believe that telling the homeowner’s personal story is paramount”. Through a series of discussions she learns the style, needs, and desires of the client as well as that of the space. Inspired by her international travels from living abroad and her early exposure to modern art and design, Diane’s signature aesthetic of a modern interpretation of iconic styles results in interiors that are timeless, functional, and unique. “I’m not afraid to take risks. I’ve learned that if you follow your gut, you’re usually following your gift too, so just go with it”. Diane’s passionate, client-centric approach drives her practice, “Referrals and repeat business has been the key to my success, I am fortunate my clients trust me with their homes and continue as friends.” From the earliest planning decisions to the final placement of artwork and accessories, Diane is dedicated to every detail of your project.

Diane Meyer,
Allied ASID

Partner
Interior Designer

Kathy Woolsey

Operations Manager

Managing expectations and communicating, even the smallest of details to our clients, demonstrates my desire to create a seamless process throughout our relationship.

With over 30 years of sales experience in luxury retail markets, Kathy is instrumental to our firm. A creative and highly disciplined individual who approaches each project with professionalism, enthusiasm and attention to detail, she has multi-faceted roles at Interior Designs Atelier. Kathy began her career honing her customer relationship and communication skills, leading to years of experience in high-end interior design sales and management. With her expertise in our extensive product lines and cultivated vendor/trade relations, she now manages our firm’s day-to-day running of the business’s accounts, order management, installation scheduling, and purchase records maintenance. Not only does Kathy thoroughly support our design team, she also epitomizes our firm’s pledge and commitment to providing exceptional service. “If I tell you I’m going to get back to you asap, it’s going to happen”. Our clients appreciate her chats on the phone, her timely follow through, and her more personal approach.

INDEPENDENT INTERIOR DESIGNERS

Jacqueline Wojtusik

Independant

Interior Designer

Jackie brings a wealth of home furnishings and design industry experience to her designs and projects. With over 20 years experience, she keenly listens to her client’s needs and wants. Her professional portfolio spans all modes and styles, with one constant: each design is a true reflection of how her clients’ live and enjoy their lives. “I believe it is the time I spend listening to my clients that is invaluable, as it truly gives me a comprehensive understanding of their needs and expectations.” Skilled at creating beautiful designs under a variety of budgets, timeframes, and requirements, Jackie possesses an innate desire to create and design interiors that exceed client’s expectations. Combined with her expertise in custom drapery and soft goods, Jackie‘s biggest strength is her command of fabric: the hand, texture, properties of, and the color. With a BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute, Jackie owned a successful fashion design and manufacturing company where her clothes were sold in Barneys, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman and hundreds of boutiques across North America and Japan. With her eye for quality and her passion for travel, she has a refined design aesthetic and an adept understanding of the connection between environment and internal space. Jackie offers a balance of creativity, collaboration, and forward thinking with a structured, organized and detailed mentality; enabling her to deliver and follow through each aspect of the design.

Jacqueline Wojtusik

Independant

Interior Designer