Where aspirations & design come to life.
At its highest and best, an interior conveys a visual narrative about the life and interests of its owners. At Willetts Design & Associates we are earnest in helping clients realize their deeply-held vision of home, creating spaces that are not only aesthetically pleasing, tactile and welcoming but also effortless in their sense of ease.
Whether you prefer modern comfort or timeless tradition, the Willetts Design & Associates team innovates creative, original solutions.
Do you envision a private sanctuary, comfortable shelter, gathering place for family and friends or all the above? The ﬁrm deftly synthesizes sound design principles with physical and budgetary parameters to create something more. Blending the beautiful with the practical, we combine ﬁne design and craftsmanship with harmony, color, scale and proportion. While we specialize in custom residences, our team is available to work on commercial projects. Always, we bring a keen sensibility, a discerning eye and meticulous execution to create ﬁne, evocative interiors.
Dorothy Willetts, ASID, NCIDQ
Known for her ability to transform concepts and site-specific challenges into beautifully functional and inviting interiors, Dorothy Willetts is sought out for her talent and diligent attention to detail. As a life-long learner and traveler, her work spans a variety of aesthetics. By blending the beautiful with the practical, she combines fine design with craftsmanship creating authentic, immersive and harmonious spaces that extract the essence of her clients’ desires into a unique and highly personalized space.
Originally from Philadelphia, Dorothy combines an East Coast upbringing with her education and life experience in Chicago, infused with a California sensibility. Dorothy’s credentials include a BA in Fine Art and a BFA in Interior Architecture from the prestigious The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, after which she worked with some of Chicago’s finest, including AD Top 100 designer, Bruce Gregga.
A well-regarded industry expert and active member of the LA Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers, her design aesthetic is highlighted in her projects throughout the Coachella Valley, and other destinations including Chicago, Aspen, Seattle, and beyond.