Barbara is the Past President of the Interior Design Society (IDS), DFW Chapter, and currently serves on the National Board of the Interior Design Society.
A respected expert in her field, Barbara has contributed her design advice to television, radio and online programs such as HGTV, Good Morning Texas, DFW Closeup, KSAX DFW Nonstop, and House Talk Today. She has also served as a presenter for the 2011 Dallas Home and Garden Show and a judge of the 2011 and 2012 Habitat for Humanity Design Duels.
Amy Guess, Allied ASID, is a graduate from The University of Texas at Arlington where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design. After a successful start in the interior design business, she joined the Barbara Gilbert Interiors team to offer her skills in AutoCAD, Photoshop, Sketch Up 3D, and overall design sense.
She has won ASID Legacy of Design awards, ASID Design Ovation awards, and been featured in Texas Home & Living as an up-and-coming designer in just the few years she has been in the field. With a passion for interior design, she especially enjoys designing custom furniture and accessories tailored to the client’s style and needs.
Kristin is a senior designer at BGI, a problem solver and driven self-starter with diverse design abilities and a strong teamwork ethic. Her contribution to the team includes a strong new home construction background, trouble shooting abilities, and a true love of art and all things uniquely beautiful. Her combination of skills enables her to think through the ideas from start to finish from the perspective of construction crews.With a degree in Housing & Home Furnishings Merchandising / Business from the University of North Texas and more than 10 years of experience, Kristin brings many talents to the BGI team.
Leah has a degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin and more than ten years of experience as a writer, editor, and social media expert. She’s a digital evangelist and Dallas native with a love of design and architecture.
Leah has managed the social media presence of a wide range of clients, from a $3-billion healthcare company to a start-up, community-powered digital store. Leah oversees social media and special projects for Barbara Gilbert Interiors.