Julie O'Brien, Principal Designer, Allied ASID

Company: Julie O'Brien Design Group
200 S Range Line Rd
Indiana Design Center 200 S. Rangeline Road, Suite 228
Carmel, IN 46032 map
Phone: (317) 706-0772
Email: julie@julieobriendesign.com
Website: www.julieobriendesign.com

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Designer Profile

"Good design reflects the tastes, lifestyle and the qualities of the individuals living within the space, and a good designer never loses sight of that."Julie O'Brien

The idea of a home reflecting an individual has been the guiding force for Julie and her firm for more than twenty years. She happily and effortlessly guides you to ensure a comfortable transition while respecting your property, the times and your interests , wherever they may be focused. The firm specializes in interior design/interior architecture of residential spaces and enjoys a loyal, friendly and ever expanding national client base.

Julie was honored by the international magazine, Design Times, as one of its "10 Designers to Watch" for the millennium. Her firm has already achieved many accomplishments including more that 30 professional, first-place awards for hospitality and residential projects. Showcase studies have been featured in other national and international consumer and professional periodicals including Traditional Home, House Beautiful, Contract, Interiors, Southern Accents and Bride's Magazine.

Julie O'Brien Design Group has also delivered distinction to Indiana. Five of their client's beautiful Indiana homes have been featured on HGTV's national television show, "Homes Across America."

Services Offered

- Concept Development
- Interior Design
- On Site Consultation
- Space Planning
- Furnishings Layout and Selection
- Furniture Buying Trip (Chicago Merchandise Mart, NYC Design Center, LA Design Center)
- Interior Architectural Detailing
- Kitchen and Cabinetry Design
- Lighting Design
- Window Treatment Design
- Color Design and Selection
- Art Consultation, Purchase and Placement
- Accessory Selection and Placement
- Project Management

We are a full service interior design / interior architectural firm. We can help you with as much or as little as you would like, depending on your needs. Most of the projects featured on this site are ones in which our complete services were utilized.

Awards & Publications

American Society of Interior Designers
2015 ASID Design Excellence Award for a Lake Cottage residence. Deemed best in class for residential spaces under 3000 square feet

Other "Excellence in Design" Awards include: Finale Dessert Cafe Flagship location, Loon Lake Lodge, Cafe Nora, Zorro's, RCI Executive Offices, MT Cup, Finale Dessert Cafe II and ten other residential interiors

City of Indianapolis
"Monumental Award" for Loon Lake Lodge, Finale Dessert Cafe Flagship location, and two residential interiors

Indianapolis Monthly magazine, "Critics Choice Awards"

St. Margaret's Guild Decorator's Showhouse "Key Award"

International Interior Design Association
"Best Idea Award" for Residential Design 2006
"Best Idea Award" for Residential Design 2007
"Make A Wish Foundation - Award of Distinction"

Builder's Association of Greater Indianapolis
"Best Interior Design Award"

Major interior architectural renovation
Comfortable getaway for wine sipping
Sensitive 19th century home renovation. Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia
Condominium loft, bachelor pad
Sleek condominium upgrade
Law offices, Old Northside, Indianapolis
19th Century home converted to law offices
Sensitive design for a period Italianate house now used for commercial use
Interior architectural changes included adding columns to the early 20th century home
Dramatic contemporary update for this 19th century home in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia
Custom design and interior architecture for this 10 seat home theatre
Interior architecture/interior design for a spacious and totally livable open theater with bar service
Theatre design started at the blueprint stage. One of five homes featured on HGTV, Home Across America
A singular concept connects both levels of this historic building for a small-plate cafe and bar(s)
Cheery street-level bar greets you at the door. Stairs lead to cozier dining up.
Hipster bar area links to friendly dining and balcony service outside
Casual small plate dining designed into a historic urban landmark.
Young saplings, steel [resting] posts and steer hides set the stage for this bistro
Complete interior concept and brand identity for this dessert cafe
Four custom steel frame mirrors add dimension and interest to a master bath design
Total kitchen, dining and connected family room design
Small condominium makes big statement with upgraded plumbing and design coordination with the entire floor plan
Extraordinary master bath design included vaulted ceilings
Custom home planned for family living. One of five homes featured on HGTVs Home Across America
Bathroom, massage, and sauna suite. Client was inspired by the soothing Japanese design influence
Complete concept and brand identity for a Greek food court offering
2015 Excellence in Design Winner—Lake Cottage. Detail
2015 Excellence in Design Winner—Lake Cottage. Family room.
2015 Excellence in Design Winner—Lake Cottage. Entrance to 3000 sq. ft. area
2015 Excellence in Design Winner—Lake Cottage. Detail of doors
2015 Excellence in Design Winner—Lake Cottage. Bathroom/detail.
2015 Excellence in Design Winner—Lake Cottage. Dining area.
2015 Excellence in Design Winner—Lake Cottage. Kitchen.
2015 Excellence in Design Winner—Lake Cottage. Custom made bunks.