‘Home is where your story begins,’ says Santa Barbara interior designer Debra Borden
Owner and principal designer with Borden Interiors & Associates, Debra Borden lives by the motto “home is where your story begins.”
This exemplifies how she has approached design projects throughout her 35 years as a professional interior designer.
After graduating with a bachelor’s of science degree in interior design from the University of Arizona, Borden started her career at Barker Brothers in Los Angeles, where she participated in store planning and was head designer for the Home Design Studio.
In 1980 she moved to Santa Barbara, where she launched her own business. Since then, her projects have included model homes, residential and commercial design, retail and home staging.
Her specialties are apartment design, bathroom design, budget design, color consulting, commercial design, home staging, interior decorating, interior design, kitchen design, new construction, product purchasing, remodeling, residential design, space planning and window treatment.
Her primary styles are Americana, children, coastal, contemporary, cottage, country, eclectic, traditional, transitional, Tuscan and urban loft.
She is a certified interior designer and a member of IIDA.
Borden Interiors & Associates works within any budget, no matter how large or small. The firm has the experience and ability to incorporate existing pieces to redesign a home as well as starting from a blank slate.
“We listen to our clients and can translate their needs into a beautiful and comfortable home with style and character,” said Borden. “We pride ourselves in being professional and attentive to our client’s desires and strive to achieve your vision.”
The hands on Borden Interiors design team provides a full range of services, including paint and furniture selection, space planning, window and wall treatments, kitchen and bath design, accessory selection, redesign and home staging.
“Our goal as designers is to make our clients experience an easy and enjoyable one,” said Borden. “We listen to our clients needs and strive to create the ultimate living space for their lifestyle. We work within a multitude of budgets, no project is too small.”