“We like to try new things, discover materials and challenge the conventional. At Arise, we infuse your living space with lasting character. Together, we create your fabulous new interior. You will love your space for many years to come.”
-Traci Taylor, Principal

Traci Taylor: Design Maverick

Our principal, Interior Designer, Traci Taylor, has a 12-year background in award-winning interior design. Her firm, Arise Interiors, has become synonymous with innovative design solutions that utilize the best of classic and modern elements. Traci is well known for creating modern, highly functional living environments for a discriminating clientele. Her focus is on Interior Architecture, which includes considerations for flow and space efficiency and pairs that with aesthetics. Her creative approach is a blend of all the current techniques in interior spatial design combined with the beauty of traditional interior styling.

Traci’s goal is to make any project, large or small, manageable for the client. Experience has taught her that the best outcomes are the result of excellent communication and collaboration. She asks questions and listens carefully to consider all her client’s needs. Traci is committed to providing excellent service during every phase of the project and works diligently to deliver every project on budget and on schedule. By paying close attention to her clients, their goals and the way they live, she takes great pride in creating beautiful, functional spaces that are filled with originality and character.


Credentials & Awards

Traci Taylor has a degree in interior design from The Art Institute of Colorado where she received her BA. She is an Allied member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). Over the years, she has received multiple prestigious awards for her progressive interior designs. A few of her awards and press include:

“Kitchen of the Year” San Diego Home & Garden –  2017
1st Place – ASID Design Awards  “Kitchen Design” 2009
2nd Place – ASID Design Awards  “Residential Space – Kitchen” 2009
Grand Prize  “Kitchen of the Year” – San Diego Home/Garden 2008
1st Place – ASID Design Awards  “Single Space/Special Function” 2008
Excellence in Individual Achievement – 500 Club, Heritage Custom Cabinets 2008
Honorable Mention – ASID Design Awards  “Residential Space – Kitchen” 2007

“Interior Designer Traci Taylor took the Grand Prize by cleverly turning a large, confusing loft space into a series of efficient, well-defined and functional living areas, highlighted by a striking, sophisticated kitchen. . . . In describing Taylor’s winning designs, our panel of judges tossed around superlatives as if they were confetti.”

– Wayne Carlson