Linda Merrill is an award-winning interior designer based in Massachusetts. Her passion for creating beautiful spaces began early on when she was allowed to select the finish color of her first “big girl” bedroom set at the age of six. Linda received a Certificate in Decorative Arts from the prestigious Boston Architectural College in 2002 and opened her own firm shortly thereafter. In 2012 Linda was awarded the IFDA New England/Design New England Magazine Showcase award for Best Living Space for her Back Bay Penthouse project. She was recently named to the Boston Design Center Designer-on-Call program for 2017 which offers professional interior design services to those who wish access to this exclusive trade-only design center.
Linda offers both in-person traditional full-service design as well as custom virtual designs for those outside the area or who are looking for a great design that they can implement themselves.
Linda’s blog, Surroundings, has an international readership and is often named to Best Blog and Design Influencer lists and was most recently named to the Top 19 Interior Designers in Boston by Expertize.
She was moderator of a popular podcast series called “The Skirted Roundtable” from 2009-2013 and her
first book HOW TO START A HOME BASED INTERIOR DESIGN BUSINESS, published by Taylor Trade Publishing, was released in May, 2015
Linda has appeared on Martha Stewart’s Sirius Radio Channel; NECN’s “New England Dream House”; WHDH Television’s “Room for Improvement”; WBZ-TV’s “Sundays With Liz” and been featured in CAPE COD MAGAZINE, CAPE COD HOME, HOME REMODELERS magazine, THE BOSTON GLOBE Sunday Magazine, THE WASHINGTON POST, NEW ENGLAND HOME MAGAZINE, SOUTH SHORE LIVING MAGAZINE and THE PATRIOT LEDGER.