Designer Friday: An Aspire Exclusive Interview With Lindye Galloway

Lindye Galloway is the founder and chief creative officer of Lindye Galloway Studio + Shop, an interior design firm that delivers a California style that combines sophistication and laid-back elegance. The company, which started as a solo passion project, has grown into a successful studio with an exclusive list of clients across the US. Recently, Lindye and her husband Winn launched an online store, The Lindye Galloway Shop, to help design lovers achieve the company’s signature style in their own homes. Learn more about all things Lindye Galloway in today’s Designer Friday.

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This clean, white, Coastal-style living room features soft and comfortable furniture. The patterned rug stands out against the wooden floors.

This clean, white, Coastal-style living room features soft and comfortable furniture. The patterned rug stands out against the wooden floors.

Andrew Joseph: What was your first job?
Lindye Galloway: This is always a full-circle moment! I worked at an interior design showroom in my town when I was in high school. It was high-end design but I was mostly tasked with unpacking the lamps in the back room and organizing receipts. All to say, I’ve come a long way!

AJ: Favorite app?
LG: Well, my screen time would say Instagram. I love seeing what artists, creatives and designers are up to and I’m never mad if a cat video pops up too. Although, lately my team is really trying to get me to expand to regular time on TikTok so they’re showing me the ropes of the Gen Z life.

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A standalone tub is the true beauty in this modern bathroom. The matte black outer contrasts with the white glazed ceramic inner, ultimately elevating a simple design into something special.

A standalone tub is the true beauty in this modern bathroom. The matte black outer contrasts with the white glazed ceramic inner, ultimately elevating a simple design into something special.

AJ: Has there been a shift in what clients are requesting post-covid?
LG: So many things shifted as people were home more and I think everyone wanted a sense of calm. I had 2 kids at home during lockdown, so I know I was the first in line for a sense of calm and a bubble bath! In homes, we have seen a request for things like serene spaces, calm colors and warm tones that give a cozy home feel.

AJ: If you weren’t a designer, you’d be a ….?
LG: I would be Kelly Ripa, without a doubt! I guess I should say a morning talk show host, but specifically Kelly Ripa’s job. I mean, starting the day with a cup of coffee, celebrity chit chats, and fun games… sign me up!

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Meridian green velvet chairs and a two-level island with complementary materials of white marble and wood make this kitchen a great morning coffee spot. Gold hardware accents throughout elevate the modern details.

Meridian green velvet chairs and a two-level island with complementary materials of white marble and wood make this kitchen a great morning coffee spot. Gold hardware accents throughout elevate the modern details.

AJ: What’s a guilty pleasure you have?
LG: All the shows on Bravo. Give me some Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and a bowl of Frosted Flakes and my evening is set!


blankAbout the Designer | Lindye Galloway is the Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Lindye Galloway Studio + Shop. As an interior design tastemaker, she delivers an effortless take on a California style that perfectly juxtaposes a tailored sophistication in a laid-back setting.

Entrepreneurial in spirit, what started as a solo passion project, has quickly grown into a successful interior design studio and team serving an exclusive list of clientele across the US each year.

Lindye joined forces with her husband, Winn, to launch The Lindye Galloway Shop. This online destination for home furnishing and decor was launched to help design-lovers easily achieve their own take on The Lindye Galloway Studio’s signature California style and sophistication in their own homes.

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