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Erica Peale Design

I came to my career in design by way of an unlikely path. After graduating from the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University, I went on to hold advertising, web development, and management consulting positions. Project management, adhering to budgets, and interpreting clients needs proved to be the perfect training ground for my career in design. Now I use those skills on behalf of my clients as I manage their projects and create beautiful and functional interiors that fit their everyday lives.

After building and designing our own home, I worked with a notable home builder helping clients select paint colors, lighting, and plumbing fixtures. Blending my personal experiences with my professional background, proved to be a pivotal time for me to focus on my own style and design aesthetic. This put me on the path to launch Erica Peale Design in 2011.

My approach is a true collaboration between designer and client, understanding priorities and lifestyle, and providing my clients with a personal, and functional design individual to their family.

Providing full-service interior design, from concept to completion - I approach each project uniquely. With thoughtful input from clients, the scope can range from accessories and finishing touches to complete a space to full renovations and new construction. With completed projects in Virginia, Washington D.C., Maryland, as well as Connecticut, California, Florida, and New York my approach blends quality with budget saving pieces to help you obtain your design vision in a beautiful, efficient, and affordable way.

I look forward to working with you!


We recently finished an ADU in Arlington - La Casita - and Erica Peale was the designer. I must say it was truly a pleasure working together. She has great taste and a keen eye for aesthetics. When homeowners choose a designer who's good at their job and who is easy to work with it adds such value to the project, allowing it to move along smoothly and efficiently. Thank you, Erica, we look forward to future jobs together.


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Arlington Magazine - March/April 2019

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