Linda Baker is an Award Winning Dallas Interior Designer known for her passionate approach on life, relationships and design.
With over 25 years of experience in the design industry, Linda and her team are known in Dallas for their custom high-end design in both residential and commercial properties, while still creating a comfortable environment for all to enjoy. Linda works with commercial clientele such as lawyers, financial firms, banks, doctors, oil and energy companies, and has had the recent privilege of renovating several Dallas Republic Title offices.
Her enthusiasm for her profession is reflected in her ability to help clients achieve their goals. She combines her passionate approach to life with her remarkable design talent. It gives her great pleasure to see her clients embrace their newly designed spaces and how the design impacts the way they view and enjoy their environment. Baker Design Group has been the recipient of numerous Dallas and Texas ASID awards- 11 in 2016, five in 2015, four in 2014 and Four in 2013.
Prior to launching Baker Design Group in 2006, Linda launched the nation’s leading artificial plant and permanent tree company, The Creative Branch in Houston, Texas. She was a pioneer in and branded the name for the “permanent interiorscape” industry, which garnered the attention of the Houston Business Journal, ABC TV, and the Houston Chronicle. Her experience with floral design and incorporating permanent interiorscapes into interior design has shaped her accessorizing philosophy and benefits clients today. Sold in 2004 Linda has brought this entrepreneurial approach to another branch of Baker Design Group: Curate Florals by BDG, the latest addition to the firm, which sells wholesale floral artistry to design professionals. Baker Design Group is also well known in the DFW for their outstanding full-service Christmas
Linda is involved with every project and every client. A “people person” and master networker with a reputation for establishing long term relationships with clients, vendors, and suppliers, Linda’s personal touch benefits all who come in contact with her. She does whatever it takes to resolve client concerns, and assures that projects proceed on time and on budget– welcoming clients into the Baker Design Group family and treating them accordingly.
Before an inspired career change into the interior design industry, Linda gained invaluable sales and management skills during her highly successful career in broadcasting in Houston, Texas. During her tenure she served as President of the Houston Chapter of the American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT) and was the winner of the Westinghouse Broadcast national Winner’s Circle and recognition of her peers. Linda’s clients benefit from the project management, communication, and organizational skills she gained through growing in her earlier career.
She is an active volunteer to a variety of organizations, including Interior design industry events through ISD and ASID. She is also has been a popular speaker who presents programs several times a year on timely business topics, such as Making a Well Run Business Look Easy, How to Successfully Grow Your Business and Common Mistakes Made in Business.
Her deep faith is the center point of all of her decisions and the basis of how she runs her business and one of her favorite verses is “Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people.”
In addition to running an award-winning design firm, Linda has received considerable recognition for her personal and professional achievements:
AWARDS & PUBLICATIONS
- Top 10 Dallas Designer
- 2016 – Five-Time Award Winner of ASID, including First Place Construction Residential
- 2015 – Eleven-Time Award Winner of ASID, Dallas and Texas
- 2014 – Four-Time Legacy Design Award of Texas: First Place for Entire Residence in Traditional Large Space
- 2013 – Four-Time Award Winner of ASID Dallas Design Ovation
- HGTV Pro Network Designer
- Industry Partner Director – American Society of Interior Design
- WTC – Dallas Arts Award Finalist
- Featured Success Story in the Houston Business Journal
- Featured Success Story – ABC Affiliate – KTRK Television
- The Houston Chronicle – Top Business Women in Houston
- Plano Profile – Women in Business
- Luxe Interiors & Design