Known for interiors that are at once elegant, exotic and urbane, Burnham Design is one of the west coast's most influential interior design practices delivering high-design concepts polished with the grit of the unpredictable and curated with touches of street style and design's cutting edge.
Joining personal taste, rigorous editing and architectural acumen, Betsy Burnham creates spaces for clients that are welcoming and visually delightful. Done, not overdone. The Burnham Design aesthetic is clever and considered, never precious, in tune with their client's sensibilities and focused on comfort and ease.
Widely recognized by the fashion and design press, Burnham Design's work has appeared in magazines and on television and been featured on design sites around the world. From their Los Angeles studio, they design for select clients who appreciate a style that is a little bit country club and a little bit rock-and-roll.
Betsy Burnham marries the classic with the unexpected in fresh, witty compositions that join her clear aesthetic to her client's personal taste. Building on a traditional east coast pedigree and a savvy eye for color, Betsy brings an adventurous sense of style to bear on sophisticated, timeless and livable interiors.
Betsy and her work have been featured across the media, including appearances on the Today Show and coverage in The New York Times, House Beautiful, Los Angeles Times and InStyle among others.
A native of Connecticut and cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College, Betsy began her career in the New York fashion industry. Relocated to Los Angeles, she launched her eponymous design firm in 1996. Betsy lives in Hancock Park with her husband Mark Stern, daughter Carson, son Will and three dogs, Lola, Nina Garcia and Felix.