At Interior Consultants we believe in creating classic, timeless environments that not only enhance one's lifestyle but also increase the value and functionality of the space itself. Helping our clients interpret their wants, needs, and desires is the first step toward turning a "house into a home." Our combination of interior architectural detailing and warm color palettes creates enchanting homes that emphasize warm, inviting interiors that reflect the individual personality of each of our clients.

  • Space planning
  • Building design and renovation
  • Specification documentation and project management
  • Kitchen and bath design
  • Millwork design
  • Design consultations
  • Furniture layout and window treatment design
  • Custom capabilities for home furnishings
  • Acquisition of art, antiques and accessories

Denise Balassi

Denise Balassi, President of Interior Consultants, is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology and is an Allied Member of the American Society of Interior Designers. After graduating, Denise worked for two major NYC design firms whose focus was in commercial design. She later became lead designer for a prestigious Westport, Connecticut design firm where she specialized in furnishing models for residential real estate developers. She later went on to form her own company and founded Interior Consultants in 1986. Her designs, which encompass creativity and character, have been featured in both local and national publications.

Denise is well respected by her colleagues for her expertise in space planning and architectural detailing. She has traveled throughout Europe and the Far East in an effort to bring an individual and unique look to her designs. The success of her projects reflects the team’s creative genius and is fueled with her artistic vision and passion for detail. Denise’s dedication to excellence is clearly visible.

Chris Leder

Chris, lead designer, offers over 15 years experience in space planning and design. Her beautifully executed renderings are a demonstration of her artistic vision and diverse technical skills. Even the most demanding projects are executed professionally and with precision. They serve as the source of illustration for our unique and extraordinary design concepts.

Chris is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC. She comes to Interior Consultants after several years in the corporate design field. Her exceptional spatial creativity has resulted in numerous successful interior renovations.

Judy Romano

Judy received her degree in business administration from The Simmons School in White Plains, NY and brings over 20 years of office management experience to Interior Consultants.

Her extraordinary organizational and problem-solving skills help her to manage each facet of the design process, resulting in the successful completion and installation of each and every project. She handles each task with respect, patience, and composure. In addition, Judy’s genuine concern for the client’s well being and her ability to successfully negotiate matters on their behalf ensure that our client accounts are well maintained.