Leading Designer Awards 2023

10 | LUXlife Magazine 24 | istinguished and innovative designer, Susan Semmelmann is the owner and namesake of Susan Semmelmann Interiors, through which her passion for capturing the dreams and visions of clients and crafting them into a beautiful reality is clear. As an expert in all facets of home design, Susan possesses the unique gift of creating custom pieces of drapery, bedding, upholstery, woodworking, and floral arrangements. When she initially launched her brand in March 2019, Susan brought 23 years of experience in design and construction to the table. With her expertise and a crystal-clear vision, Susan stepped out in faith to begin her new venture with no clients and a handful of employees willing to join her journey. The company has grown quickly in four years, now with 25 employees and over 50 projects currently in the works. Today, the firm has its own manufacturing facility for its collection of furnishings, bedding, and drapery, providing clients with a fully customised design experience if clients prefer, and its experts can take a design vision from CAD to reality in no time at all. Semmelmann Interiors goes directly to the mills to source its luxury fabrics meaning it is able to offer endless options for customisation. In addition, the firm carries hundreds of fabulous vendor lines to fulfil the needs for any taste or style. With this full-service approach, clients can trust that their project will be managed from start to finish by a team of experts, ensuring the best possible outcome, with attention to detail and commitment to quality meaning that every project is handled with the utmost care and precision. Semmelmann Interiors delivers an outcome that is unique and creative while making the experience fun and exciting. Susan believes in honesty and sincerity while caring about the satisfaction of each and every customer. “Our work is always a passion project, which is conveyed beautifully to our clients when they see how invested we are in making their dreams a reality,” Susan states. “We take pride in our ability to connect with clients and bring their vision to reality while adding their own touch of creativity and expertise. This approach to interior design is what sets it apart from the rest and ensures that each project is uniquely tailored.” Globally acknowledged for its out-of-the-box interior design solutions and high levels of excellence, Semmelmann Interiors brings unique solutions to every project – an approach which allows the firm to offer a personalised, one-of-a-kind designs that truly reflect each client’s style and personality. Susan launched her brand because she didn’t want to be limited in her ability to create something truly magical. Both she and her dedicated Interior Motive! Fort Worth design studio, Susan Semmelmann Interiors (Semmelmann Interiors) is a full-service design firm that covers every aspect of construction and design, from renovating an existing home to walking clients through a new build. We learn more in light of it being named Interior Designers of the Year 2023 - DallasFort Worth. team have expertise in luxury design and have an intrinsic focus on bringing joy and giving back, as well as offering time, talent, and resources whilst being authentic and relational with clients, co-workers, and business partners. “The spirit of living is in the giving,” Susan enthuses. “Home is a sanctuary. Family is everything. Faith is the foundation. Giving is the response. From day one, this mission statement is the very foundation of what we do – give back to amazing charitable organisations – it puts air in my lungs and purpose in my days!” Susan goes on to explain what she believes to be her most considerable achievements, which include several prestigious awards from recognised bodies and organisations within the industry. “My work, and the work of my team, speaks for itself through awards acknowledging our professional and philanthropic pursuits,” she says. “We won seven awards at the Fort Worth Magazine ASIDs Awards and have the honour of being a five-time Fort Worth Dream Home designer. My husband and I were also recently honoured to receive the Rosie Moncrief Wings of Hope Award. This award acknowledges individuals and organisations who have dedicated their time and hearts to a Wish with Wings and their mission to grant wishes for young Texans with lifethreatening medical conditions.” Other awards include Philanthropist of the Year, Best of Design, Best of Houzz, Best Luxury Interior Design Firm in Texas, Most Influential People in Fort Worth, Entrepreneur of Excellence Award, Most Innovative Interior Design Firm, and 10 Most Powerful Leaders Revamping the Future. The most recent of them all, however, is Susan’s recognition in the Leading Design Awards 2023 for which her firm was named Interior Designers of the Year 2023 - Dallas-Fort Worth. As the future beckons, Susan believes it is crucial to remain pliable and teachable along the way to stay on top of business strategy and best practices, and collaborate with her team to learn from each other’s talents and expertise. Her thoughts on the trajectory of her company are that she never wants to arrive but to keep pressing forward and growing. For her, it is essential to be outward-focused, not just building a brand but also being a positive force for their community and clients and, to this end, Susan Semmelmann Interiors is poised to continue revolutionising the interior design industry with its innovative and comprehensive approach. Contact: Susan Semmelmann Company: Susan Semmelmann Interiors Web Address: www.semmelmanninteriors.com D May23411