Sarah Barnard Wins 1st Place in Locale Magazine Los Angeles’s Favorite Interior Designer Poll


A flurry of votes were cast for the top 10 designers competing for the title of Los Angeles’ Favorite Interior Designer, 2018. The contest, run by Locale Magazine and titled, “POLL: Who’s Your Favorite Interior Designer in Los Angeles?” was open from July 10th to July 16th, 2018 and allowed design fans to vote once per day through the contest’s closing.

The first-place winner, Sarah Barnard of Sarah Barnard Design, is a luxury interior designer with a focus on smart, sustainable design and historic preservation. Known for her personable nature, experience with unusual requests, and her careful attention to detail, Sarah’s design practice contributes to the health and well-being of her clients. She understands that beauty and comfort can encourage physical and mental well-being and that our mental, physical, and emotional health are connected to the art and design of our surroundings.


With an elegant and approachable design aesthetic that is truly healthy and happy, Sarah has garnered a loyal following. Her clients are the 1% with a conscience. They own more than one multi-million dollar home; they are celebrities, entertainment executives, influencers and corporate leaders. They care about the environment and their impact on the world and thus choose quality, responsible design.

When the poll closed on July 16th, Sarah held 56.13% of the popular vote. The Locale Magazine article announcing the winners (on August 28th, 2018) captured Sarah’s secret to lasting relationships and returning clientele: “I am committed to meeting people where they are. My team is made up of diverse individuals, and we pride ourselves on enhancing the lifestyle of our clients through design. An authentic home has the potential to be truly restorative and inspiring. Whether that means ultra-healthy materials for a new mom, blending two contrasting styles for a newlywed couple or utilizing universal design for a client with health concerns, it is always rewarding to help improve a client’s home and lifestyle.”

Featured first among the top 5 finalists and with a growing 39.8k following on Instagram, Sarah Barnard Design is consistently one of the highest ranking, top rated, most searched design firms on Houzz with over 1.8 million hits in the last year. Sarah’s projects have been featured in local, national, and international publications, and have placed prominently in several noted design competitions. She is committed to creating lasting spaces that contribute to the health and wellness of those who use them.

Sarah Barnard designs healthy, happy, personalized spaces that are deeply connected to nature and art.

To learn more about Sarah Barnard Design, please visit

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