• Earned B.S. in Interior Design from The University of Texas at Austin, 1986
  • Passed the National Council for Interior Design Qualifications examination (NCIDQ) 1995
  • VP Government Relations – National Kitchen & Bath Association, (NKBA) Texas South Plains Chapter 2013-2017
  • Chapter Representative – National Kitchen & Bath Association, (NKBA) Texas South Plains Chapter 2015-2017
  • Speaker at KBIS 2014, Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • The American Society of Interior Designers, Professional Member 18 years (ASID)
  • Woman-Owned Small Business Enterprise
  • Minority Owned Small Business Enterprise
  • Texas Registered Interior Designer 1993-2010
  • President, The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Texas Chapter 2011-2012
  • President-Elect, The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Texas Chapter 2010-2011
  • Membership Director, The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Texas Chapter 2008-2010
  • Practicing interior design since 1986


  • Breast Cancer survivor 2016 – keenly aware of Universal Design principles and psychological impact of color and spaces
  • Lived in and directed, 3 extensive personal home renovations and survived – learned to edit, organize, plan wisely
  • Mother of a Johns Hopkins University graduate, in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, who constantly challenges my problem solving skills.
  • Wife of 28 years, same amazing husband – I completely understand how “opposites attract” expresses itself in interior design
  • Daughter of FBI Special Agent who moved us all over the USA – taught me truth, honesty, integrity, and flexibility
  • My Mom made everything from scratch. So I design AND cook and bake in kitchen
  • One of 5 siblings – learned to share, listen, lead, and maximize small spaces

Establishing appropriate space planning and lighting design for your office, proper furniture and accessories for your restaurant, décor and upholstery for your home, can all be overwhelming tasks. Add in ADA requirements, accessibility codes, sustainable considerations, and “overwhelmed” becomes “incapacitating.” If you are wondering where to begin, contact Kelley Barnett Interior Design, LLC.

As an experienced interior designer since 1986, college degreed, national examination qualified, Kelley Barnett, NCIDQ can help you fulfill your design priorities through practical solutions by creating functional and beautiful spaces in which to work, live, play and entertain.

In Texas (and 47 other states), the practice of interior design is open to anyone. Designers and decorators at all (or no) skill levels work in this industry. Consumers must perform due diligence when selecting an interior designer. We are known for our professional interior design capabilities, space planning, attention to detail, custom furnishings, lighting designs, creative color use, charitable work, and more. Just take a look at our qualifications as they speak volumes about our expertise in the interior design industry.

Contact Kelley Barnett, NCIDQ to discuss your interior design priorities now.

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