BGD ltd

About

Barbara Gisel Design is a full service interior design firm specializing in unique designs with a global influence.  Whether residential or commercial, Barbara and her team of 15 employees work with each client to create cultured and familiar spaces that reflect purpose and emphasize functionality.

About

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About Barbara Gisel

Barbara Gisel Design is a full service interior design firm specializing in unique designs with a global influence. Whether residential or commercial, Barbara and her team of 15 employees work with each client to create cultured and familiar spaces that reflect purpose and emphasize functionality. BGD has built a world-renowned reputation, with a diverse clientele throughout the United States, Europe and South America.

Barbara Gisel launched BGD in 1975. Coming from a background in hospitality design, she decided to bring her experience and skills to the main line, by focusing on designing homes for residents in the area that truly reflect who they are. Barbara is a firm believer in the concept that form follows function, which is reflected in her designs when building, renovating and curating fixtures, finishes and fabrics.

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Philosophy

BGD is a comprehensive interior design firm specializing in corporate, residential, and hospitality design nationally and internationally. Over the last forty years, BGD has established and developed a reputation for fresh and innovative approaches to architecture and interior design. Our fifteen-member staff includes two registered architects, seven senior interior designers and two certified WELL accredited professionals. 

BGD brings a commitment to architecture and design to each project we undertake. It is our philosophy that design which combines a refined quality in aesthetics, wellness, workmanship, and materials provides the client with value that is sustainable. For our hospitality clients, their interests, needs and personality allow us to craft a one-of-a kind architectural interior. Across all disciplines, we work closely with our clients to develop creative, sensitive solutions to the project requirements and budget. The detail that marks the difference between an ordinary interior and a unique space that is truly expressive of the client is a BGD hallmark. 

BGD designs projects based on principles of sustainability, green design strategies, and are active in their awareness of new advances in technology that create spaces enriching the occupants as well as leaving a lighter footprint. 

 

Team

 
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Barbara Gisel
Principal

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Sue Hummerston
Designer

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Marjo Van Gelderen
Designer

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Sarah Kasowitz
DESIGNER

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Kurt Fisher
Architect

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Laura Kreiser
Designer

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Jennifer Tierney
Designer

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Jenny Gibson
DESIGNER

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Mary Anne Fitti
 Office Manager

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Heather Mckeon
Designer

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Mallory Frank
DESIGNER

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Pia Halloran
Designer

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Lindsey Hellberg
Designer

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Heather VanderGast Client Liason