A Keen Eye for Detail

Rick Howard is delighted to be recognised as a part of the LUX 2017 Leading Designers. As the owner, lead designer and founder of Howard’s Design Centre, Rick Howard has built an impeccable reputation spanning across three decades. In this article, we discover more about his firm’s work and his expertise in design.

Howard’s Design Centre is an upscale, internationally recognised design firm located on the east coast of Florida. Their clients encompass locales throughout the entire state of Florida; Miami Metro area, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach, Jupiter and the Treasure Coast. The firm caters to clients in metropolitan cities encompassing Manhattan, Aspen, Highlands, N.C., Martha’s Vineyard and The Cape of New England. International clients residing in Quebec and Ontario, Canada, as well as Europe have been delighted with the talent and vision of Howard’s Design.

While developing, and growing a successful design firm, Mr. Howard sought out quality companies to ally himself with. From artists and impeccable workrooms to fine furniture manufacturers and world-class fabrics, Howard has kept ahead of the mainstream. Howard’s Design Centre has built a reputation as a full-service interior design firm. Working side-byside with artists and craftsmen, ensures Howard’s clients the highest level of quality. As Howard’s Design integrates a vast network of resources and services, the heartbeat of the firm is found within the ability to capture the essence of each client. For this reason, every project is unique and so too, is Rick’s involvement.

With Rick’s involvement, his sense of style surfaces to the forefront. Mr. Howard’s expertise encompasses all styles from traditional, transitional to modern. Creating classic, refined interiors pairs well with Rick’s natural love of contemporary style. While catering to the upper echelon of Palm Beach and Jupiter Island, Rick incorporates a Florida-styled flair, as well. His artistic use of colour and texture creates an environment of warmth, sophistication and comfort.

An essential key component to the overall success of a project is the ability to listen. Having said that, Rick possesses the innate skill of listening; but not just listening and executing. Rather, Rick can absorb and then materialise the client’s dreams into  reality. Rick states “that the home’s architecture and homeowner’s lifestyles are not only crucial, but are tightly woven into the way each project is tailored”. Of the many facets that set Mr. Howard apart, is his keen eye for architectural detail. Rick involves himself with builders, architects and clients from inception to the final phase of the project. As Rick is so meticulous, his selections create living spaces that are truly unique. Rick ensures that each project is seamlessly executed thereby building upon the trust bestowed to him by his clients. Each project is comprised of a team inclusive of designers, design assistants and coordinators immersing their commitment to every design element. The design team, with a breadth of knowledge in architecture, interior design and construction, is a key combination for an outstanding design process.

Along with high-end residential homes, Rick Howard also specialises in commercial design and Yachts. Howard’s Design has furnished several lobbies and vestibules in extravagant condominiums and apartment buildings, in the Palm Beach waterfront areas. He has enjoyed the good fortune of being the key interior designer of several luxury yachts. From outrageous sports fishing vessels to intricate deluxe Salons, Rick’s attention-to-detail is always on point.

Rick Howard is inspired by art, people and the ability to embrace life’s important moments. He stays motivated with an everlasting positive attitude regarding any design challenge. Howard’s Design has endured many undulations in the financial climate for interior design through the years. Rick has earned a high level of respect in the design community. A polished reputation and client recommendations have played a key role in the success of the firm.

Howard’s Design Centre enjoys international notoriety which is comprised of entrepreneurs and chief executives of Fortune 500 companies. The future of Howard’s Design Centre is bright, as Rick Howard appreciates the opportunity of fresh designs and perspectives that await.


Company: Howard’s Design Centre

Name: Lisa Oldakowski

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Address: 3323 SE Federal Highway, Stuart FL, 34997 USA

Telephone: +1 772 286 0221